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On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Steve Hindle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a study of the negotiations which took place over the allocation of poor relief in the rural communities of 16th-, 17th-, and early 18th-century England. It analyses the relationships ... More


The Quest for Social Justice

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Perkins was acutely aware of the pressing social and economic problems of his day, including poverty, homelessness, unemployment, begging, and crime, and he showed how biblical teachings could ... More


The Global Pillage: Consequences of Unmanaged Commons

Garrett Hardin

in Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078114
eISBN:
9780197560716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078114.003.0027
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Great is the power of words when manipulated by a master who has his finger on the public pulse. In the 1960s the Canadian Marshall McLuhan evidently ... More


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