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Not to Rely Completely on the Courts: Black Feminist Leadership in the Reproductive Rights Battles, 1969–1971

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the ways in which Flo Kennedy brought her legal expertise and political knowledge to the campaign to repeal New York State’s restrictive abortion laws. She served as counsel for ... More


I Was the Force of Them: Leading the Women’s Liberation Movement, 1968–1969

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at Flo Kennedy’s activities as a leader of the burgeoning women’s liberation movement. Her actions as a lawyer, fundraiser, and organizer in the Black Power movement enhanced her ... More


Defending the liberty to meet, 1795–1819

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

From 1795 radicals and trades unions held mass meetings in politically resonant sites. This chapter examines their defence of the liberty to meet during and after the French and Napoleonic wars. It ... More


Political participation

Michael Lister

in Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A range of contemporary European societies have witnessed a decline in formal political participation. In many countries, turnout at elections, and membership of political parties and trade unions is ... More


Technology and Social Work

Ian Shaw

in Social Work Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Here I start from the previous chapter’s attention to social work science and history and move from a wide-angle view to look at specific issues and challenges for social work. A brief excursion ... More


On War and Persecution: Aphrahaṭ the Persian Sage and the Martyrdom and History of Blessed Simeon Bar Ṣabba‘e

Kyle Smith

in Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia: Martyrdom and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289604
eISBN:
9780520964204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289604.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines two Syriac martyrdom narratives that chronicle the death of Simeon bar Sabba'e, the bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon and are considered among the best Syriac sources for the history ... More


The Generation and Dissolution of Images

Nick Wilding

in Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166971
eISBN:
9780226167022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167022.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter delves behind the literary figure of Sagredo created by Galileo as an interlocutor in his two final masterpieces, the Dialogo (1632) and Discorsi (1638), to explore the historical ... More


Internal supply side: strategy, organization, role of paramilitaries and international cooperation

Vera Stojarova

in The far right in the Balkans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089732
eISBN:
9781781706473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089732.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter briefly outlines the strategies and tactics used by far right parties and focuses on party organizational structure and its relationship to the way parties perform at the polls. Strong, ... More


Taking a Stand: The Response of the Unemployed 1931–34

Stephanie Ward

in Unemployment and the state in Britain: The means test and protest in 1930s south Wales and north-east England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086809
eISBN:
9781781705995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086809.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter draws together the themes of the previous two chapters to analyse how the unemployed responded to the means test. While many studies of the unemployed have noted that the movement ... More


Public Politics and Demonstrations of the Unemployed

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The political culture of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century placed a premium on the physical occupation of contested public spaces. Rooted in local custom, this confrontational ... More


An Escalating Cycle of Mutinies: Case Study of Burkina Faso

Maggie Dwyer

in Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876074
eISBN:
9780190943134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876074.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the mass mutinies in Burkina Faso in 2011. A brief history of revolts in Burkina Faso will show that while the mutinies were exceptional in their size, they followed a pattern ... More


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