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Framing the Work of School Governors, 2008–15

Jacqueline Baxter

in School Governance: Policy, Politics and Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326021
eISBN:
9781447326229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326021.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Education is not a top priority for newspaper editors and stories on education are often squeezed out in order to give priority to areas such as health, social care or immigration. In terms of ... More


The Chinese American (1883)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Wong left Chicago for New York, and he established the first Chinese-language newspaper east of the Rockies. He named the paper ‘Chinese American’ and became the paper’s editor. The challenges which ... More


The Publicist and his Newspaper in Syria in the Era of the Young Turk Revolution, between Reformist Commitment and Political Pressures: Muhammad Kurd ‘Ali and al-Muqtabas (1908–17)

Kaïs Ezzerelli

in The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950: Politics, Social History and Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474430616
eISBN:
9781474444804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430616.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the career of Muhammad Kurd ‘Ali (1876–1953) and his daily newspaper al-Muqtabas, founded in Damascus in December 1908 following the Young Turk Revolution. Close to the Syrian ... More


Ruth Perry: The Librarian Raises Her Voice

Judith G. Poucher

in State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049939
eISBN:
9780813050393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049939.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Ruth Perry, a Miami NAACP officer, worked as an activist, journalist, and witness to fight the Committee. She foiled the Johns Committee's Communism strategy, which was to destroy the Florida NAACP ... More


The lived narrative versus the learned narrative

Linden MacIntyre

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John McGahern, in his fiction and memoir, follows an ancient bardic tradition exemplified in our time by the poets Seamus Heaney and Sorley MacLean. This chapter takes a more personal approach to ... More


America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Lee Bernstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1970s, while politicians and activists outside prisons debated the proper response to crime, incarcerated people helped shape those debates though a broad range of remarkable political and ... More


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