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Embracing “the Oppressor as Well as the Oppressed”: Quaker Antislavery before 1830

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 4 explores northern Virginia Friends' antislavery efforts before 1830 and the reasons they adopted deferential and gradualist tactics, including colonization. Friends condemned slavery ... More


Coming Out of Sin – the Road from Mitigation to the Call for Immediate Abolition

Iain Whyte

in Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery, 1756-1838

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624324
eISBN:
9780748672196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624324.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The campaign against slavery itself began cautiously in 1823 seeking ‘mitigation and eventual abolition.’ Throughout the 1820s there were fewer petitions from Scotland than those against the trade in ... More


Strategy

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

in Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Reforms that fall significantly short of a movement’s ultimate aims may move society closer to those aims but they may instead prove counter-productive, because they may signal to the public that, as ... More


The state and processes of change

Edward Ashbee

in The Right and the recession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090820
eISBN:
9781781708873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090820.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the impact of “Thatcherism” and “Reaganomics” and the extent to which the British and American states were restructured during the 1980s. It argues that despite the neoliberal ... More


A permanently leaner state?

Edward Ashbee

in The Right and the recession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090820
eISBN:
9781781708873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090820.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The concluding chapter considers the durability of the processes of restructuring and the efforts to create a permanently, leaner state that are now taking place particularly in the UK. It argues ... More


Treat People Equaly: From Gradualism to Integration

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil always acknowledged that as a Southerner she had inherited racial prejudices. Her career prior to civil rights movement included paternalistic support of black uplift through philanthropy, ... More


Afterword

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The afterword reflects briefly on the reasons for the continued decline of Darwin’s appeal among Arabic readers after the second World War. Explaining this in terms of broad social, political and ... More


The Anti-Slavery Society into the Twentieth Century

James Heartfield

in The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

At the opening of the twentieth century the Society was changing again. It was still more integrated into a growing imperial officialdom but the most forward of its leaders, Secretary Charles Allen, ... More


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