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Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Matthew Rendle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Russian Revolution of 1917 has long been seen in terms of the political manoeuvrings of revolutionary politicians and the actions of lower social groups. This book argues that elite groups, ... More


What will the twenty-first-century developmental state look like?: Implication of contemporary development theory for the state's role

Peter B. Evans

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a theoretical basis for understanding the role of the state in Hong Kong's development. Using three new developments in economic theories of growth – the endogenous growth ... More


In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Clifton Hood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A history that extends from the 1750s to the present, In Pursuit of Privilege recounts upper-class New Yorkers’ struggle to create a distinct world guarded against outsiders, even as economic growth ... More


Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: "How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Tamara Plakins Thornton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626932
eISBN:
9781469628110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626932.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) was a mathematician, astronomer, navigator, seafarer, and business executive whose Enlightenment-inspired perspectives shaped nineteenth-century capitalism while ... More


Social structures and Byzantine administration in early medieval Greece

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

With the withdrawal of the urban elites from cities in the late sixth and early seventh century, all links to the late antique social hierarchy were severed. The aristocracy of early medieval Greece ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion argues that elites in Russia were far from obsolete by 1917 and that a move from a class‐based identity to one focused on professional concerns provided a basis for them to exist in ... More


Business Structures, Religious Structures, and Business Élites, 1900–1960

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Paternalism characterized many late Victorian businesses however in twentieth century Britain it was vanquished partly because of the changes within the company and the changes in the company's ... More


Christian Influences in the Formation of Business Values, Skills, and Networks in British Business Élites, 1900–1960

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Before the First World War, business Élites were closely tied to the Christian religion as the Victorian culture of these times was intensely religious. The tenets of Christianity are imposed upon ... More


Instruments of state violence in hybridising regimes: the case of post-communist Russia

Matthew Sussex

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how violence is utilised in political transitions away from democratic consolidation towards hybrid forms. Using the case of post-communist Russia, three types of violence are ... More


The Yadava Century

Christian Lee Novetzke

in The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175807
eISBN:
9780231542418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175807.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores the sociopolitical world of the Yadava century that served as the context for Marathi literary vernacularization. The Yadavas, also called the Sevunas, were a non-Brahmin dynasty that ... More


Private study

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The rise of the managerial class has effected a fundamental reversal of priorities in the university sector, such that faculty now exist primarily in order to serve the demands of management as such. ... More


Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Simone Polillo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Common understandings of money, credit, and banking, rely on notions of efficiency--how well they work in allocating resources and coordinating economic activities. This book, by contrast, focuses on ... More


Towards Another Minority Educational Elite Group in Xinjiang?

Chen Yangbin

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In his chapter, Chen Yangbin suggests that given their different responses to the growing complexity of the “Xinjiang problem,” Uyghur graduates from specialized dislocated schools are likely to form ... More


New Wine in Old Bottles: The Failure of the Democratic Transition in Haiti

Francois Pierre-Louis

in Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062266
eISBN:
9780813051987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062266.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

“New Wine in Old Bottles” examines the intersection of external political actors with the Haitian elite to understand how political outcomes are determined in Haiti. It analyzes the international ... More


Government, perceptions and experiences of security threats, and citizen involvement in the risk management cycle

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Five takes as its starting point the various ways in which elite responses to security threats such as the National Security Strategy both summarise government perceptions of the most salient ... More


Introduction

Peter Jones

in From virtue to venality: Corruption in the city

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088728
eISBN:
9781781706411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088728.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Definitions of corruption are provided. The cultural constructions of corruption are introduced and major theoretical approaches are outlined including elite theory; the role of ‘modernisation’; ... More


Introduction

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter establishes the book’s area of interest as the culture of bribery, corruption, and black markets that took root in the Soviet Union during the important years between World ... More


Cameroon: Autochthony, Democratization, and New Struggles over Citizenship

in The Perils of Belonging: Autochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289649
eISBN:
9780226289663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289663.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the violent manifestations by autochthons in close relation with the politics of belonging of President Paul Biya's former one-party regime. Indeed, it was its support for ... More


Setting the Stage: El Salvador’s Long Twentieth Century

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter provides an overview of Salvadoran history over its long twentieth century, roughly 1880-2010. It employs a structure-agency framework, arguing that structural conditions put El Salvador ... More


The Aggrieved Minority: Civilian Elites

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the first of four memory communities that dominate the public discourse of collective memory about the civil war in El Salvador. This first group, comprised of civilian elites, ... More


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