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A Tale of Two Cities: Black Churches in Denver and Atlanta

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the potential for collaboration was developed in Denver and Atlanta and how it is proving appropriate and effective for both internal and external strategies of social ... More


This Is Our School!: Race and Community Resistance to School Reform

Hava Rachel Gordon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479848317
eISBN:
9781479843633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479848317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This Is Our School! provides a compelling ethnographic account of the ways various local educational justice movements wrestle with neoliberal education reform in one national hot spot for ... More


Emergence as a Public Leader, 1912–1913

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1912 to 1913. The chance to serve as Denver's first policewoman drew Roche out of graduate school in 1912. She was thrilled to go back west. ... More


“My Melancholy Baby”

Michael G. Garber

in My Melancholy Baby: The First Ballads of the Great American Songbook, 1902-1913

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834294
eISBN:
9781496834287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834294.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on “My Melancholy Baby” (1911), an example of collective innovation through its performance traditions and disputed authorship. Its mysterious origins center in Denver, Colorado, ... More


Mobilizing Marchers in the Mile-High City: The Role of Community-Based Organizations

Lisa M. Martinez

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the spring of 2006, about 150,000 protestors took part in three major demonstrations in Denver, Colorado. This chapter focuses on the coalition of community-based organizations (CBOs) that drove ... More


I Can Learn Any Kind of Work: Indian Initiative in Urban America

Douglas K. Miller

in Indians on the Move: Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651385
eISBN:
9781469651408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651385.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Beginning with the introduction of the federal urban relocation program in 1952, thousands of Native American people hoped to use the program on their own terms, with their own goals in mind. Many ... More


Boundaries

Richard B. Collins, Dale A. Oesterle, and Lawrence Friedman

in The Colorado State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907723
eISBN:
9780190907754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907723.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains Article I of the Colorado Constitution, which defines the state’s boundaries. The constitution adopted the boundaries established by Congress under the Organic Act establishing ... More


State Institutions

Richard B. Collins, Dale A. Oesterle, and Lawrence Friedman

in The Colorado State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907723
eISBN:
9780190907754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907723.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores Article VIII of the Colorado Constitution, on state institutions. Section 1 requires that the general assembly establish and support educational, reformatory, and penal ... More


The Workhorse of the Watchdogs

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the results of a content analysis of four metropolitan dailies. These medium-sized dailies, the workhorses of the watchdogs in this study, give concrete evidence that ... More


The Right to Equal Protection: Segregation and Inequality in the Denver Public Schools

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines a school desegregation lawsuit out of Denver, Colorado:Keyes v. School District No. 1. This case was the first case in which the Supreme Court ruled on the issue of de facto ... More


Crafting Kit Carson, 1950s–1960s: The West Is a Happy Vector

Susan Lee Johnson

in Writing Kit Carson: Fallen Heroes in a Changing West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469658834
eISBN:
9781469658858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658834.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part I focuses on the 1950s and early 60s, chronicling Quantrille McClung and Bernice Blackwelder work on their reappraisals of frontiersman Christopher “Kit” Carson. It situates their work vis-à-vis ... More


Shopping for Schools

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

in School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter assesses the experiences of parents as they choose schools. It uses data from the survey research of parents' school choice in the cities of Milwaukee, Baltimore, and Denver. Analysis ... More


Ruth Steiner: December 13, 1964, First Unitarian Society of Denver, Colorado

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0034
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born in Holtville, California, Ruth Steiner experienced the civil rights movement firsthand as she grew up watching her father fight fervently against the racial discrimination endured by Mexican ... More


Sustainability in American Cities: A Comprehensive Look at What Cities Are Doing and Why

Kent E. Portney

in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter reviews the depth and breadth of what cities are doing to try to become more sustainable. It focuses on the cities of Seattle, Portland, Denver, Austin, and Chicago, with additional ... More


Givin' Up This Beer for Sweeter Wine: Brewery Workers on Strike, 1977–1978

Allyson P. Brantley

in Brewing a Boycott: How a Grassroots Coalition Fought Coors and Remade American Consumer Activism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469661032
eISBN:
9781469661056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661032.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the longest labor-management standoff at the Coors Brewing Company in Colorado: a 21-month strike by Brewery Workers Local 366, from April 1977 to December 1978. Like the ... More


All in Good Measure

Arthur Lupia

in Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190263720
eISBN:
9780197559598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263720.003.0024
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is about how to word recall questions effectively. An example of why this topic matters occurred just days before the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. At that ... More


Psychology

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199550777
eISBN:
9780191917790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199550777.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Which of the following theories was NOT proposed by Sigmund Freud? The topographical model of mind Affect trauma theory Individual psychology theory The structural model of the mind ... More


A Mote in the Eye

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Without any higher organizational control such as denominational boards or conventions, fundamentalist schools struggled to figure out how to make difficult decisions. This chapter examines three ... More


Policy Responses to El Niño 1997-1998 : Implications for Forecast Value and the Future of Climate Services

Roger A., Jr. Pielke

in El Niño, 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135510
eISBN:
9780197561614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135510.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

El Niño 97-98 will be remembered as one of the strongest ever recorded (Glantz, 1999). For the first time, climate anomalies associated with the event were anticipated by scientists, and this ... More


Non-Medication Therapies for ASD

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

There are a multitude of nonpharmacological (non-medication) therapies for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These therapies generally have mainstream acceptance, especially compared with the ... More


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