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Unifying Pension Schemes in Japan: Toward a Single Scheme for Both Civil Servants and Private Employees

Junichi Sakamoto

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

A topic of long-standing discussion in Japan has been how to equitably merge the retirement plans for civil servants and private employees, which in the past have been managed separately. Recent ... More


“We Are Not Powerless, China’s Affairs Are Not Hopeless”

Shakhar Rahav

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China: May Fourth Societies and the Roots of Mass-party Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199382262
eISBN:
9780190238971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382262.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This chapter presents the circumstances and motivations that led Yun Daiying to found The Mutual Aid Society (Huzhu she). Although cultural-political societies are often mentioned as the seedbed of ... More


Anarchism: Utopian and Scientific

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Kropotkin's utopianism and shows how his concern with anarchist organisation reflected his understanding of the role of ideas in advancing revolutionary change and the need to ... More


Out with the Old, in with the New

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines the idea of 'classical anarchism'. It presents a historiography of anarchism to illustrate the ways that assessments of Kropotkin's work have helped shape and articulate the ... More


Evolutionary Socialism

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/9780226001449.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the rise of a new evolutionary discourse in Arabic during the early twentieth century: evolutionary socialism. Looking at the rise of Arab evolutionists who rejected the ... More


Cuban Cigar Makers in Havana, Key West, and Ybor City, 1850s–1890s: A Single Universe?

Evan Matthew Daniel

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter underscores both the unity and diversity of the various nodes that made up the transnational network of tobacco workers and anarchist activists in Cuba and Florida in the second half of ... More


The trade unions and legal services

Kate Bradley

in Lawyers for the Poor: Legal Advice, Voluntary Action and Citizenship in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526136053
eISBN:
9781526150394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136077.00011
Subject:
History, Social History

Members of trade unions could also access legal advice and support through the mutual aid provision of their union. This emerged through the growth of tort law in the nineteenth century, and the ... More


Slave Kings and Black Brotherhoods in the Atlantic World

Jeroen Dewulf

in The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496808813
eISBN:
9781496808851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808813.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fourth chapter serves to demonstrate how African American Pinkster celebrations in North America can be traced back to performance traditions that had developed in the context of Afro-Catholic ... More


Defending the strategic force

Ken Young

in The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter submits the defensibility of the British Isles to a detailed analysis, showing how throughout the period under review, early warning radar cover was inadequate to secure US bases against ... More


Mexican Workers and Life in South Chicago

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By recognizing and not underestimating the significance of everyday forms of resistance and the politics of culture, as well as institutions and organizations not normally seen as vehicles for ... More


The Group Experience in Camping: Observations from Schwartz and Shulman

William Schwartz and Lawrence Shulman

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“The Group Experience in Camping: Observations from Schwartz and Shulman” pairs an April 1960 article by social worker William Schwartz with commentary by Lawrence Shulman, who has continued to ... More


Fellowship and philanthropy

Derek Fraser

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In this chapter the importance of mutual aid and philanthropic endeavour are stressed as a means of community cohesion and as a counter to the fragmentation so characteristic of the Leeds community. ... More


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