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Introduction

Christine Rosen

in Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195156799
eISBN:
9780199835218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515679X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter describes the main themes of the book, placing them within the context of the scientific and cultural milieu from which the eugenics movement and its religious supporters ... More


Certifying Eugenic Purity in the Churches

Christine Rosen

in Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195156799
eISBN:
9780199835218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515679X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter further places religious leaders’ enthusiasm for eugenics in the context of both Progressivism and the Social Gospel movement. As eugenic ideas gained in popularity, religious leaders ... More


Reforming Education, Transforming Religion, 1876–1931

George M. Thomas, Lisa R. Peck, and Channin G. De Haan

in The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Progressive movements revolutionized educational ideology. This chapter studies the Progressive reform period, 1876 through 1931, focusing on the interplay between people organizing movements to ... More


Liking Progress, Loving Change: A Literary History of the ProgressiveWriters' Movement in Urdu

Rakhshanda Jalil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096733
eISBN:
9780199082841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096733.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The aim of this book is to trace the birth, development, and decline of the Progressive Writers’ Movement (PWM) in the context of Urdu, and study the reasons thereof. This study begins not with the ... More


A Consumer Revolution?: Marketplace Activism since the Founding

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter describes seven distinct peaks of consumer activism in the U.S. that coincide with key moments of political action: The American Revolution, the Free Produce Movement, the era of Chinese ... More


The Most Sinister Lobby

Isaac William Martin

in Rich People's Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199928996
eISBN:
9780199367733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928996.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Second World War brought new policy threats—the Revenue Act of 1942, which increased income taxes on all Americans, and the administration’s proposal for a maximum income of $25,000—that ... More


Disappointed Hopes?: Female Voters and the 1924 Progressive Surge

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

How did the first female voters use their ballots? Focusing on the presidential election of 1924—in which Progressive Robert M. La Follette secured 17% of the vote—this chapter examines the ... More


The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

Judith Daar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300137156
eISBN:
9780300229035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137156.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

A provocative examination of how unequal access to reproductive technology replays the sins of the eugenics movement. Eugenics, the effort to improve the human species by inhibiting reproduction of ... More


The “True Temple of Art”: Philharmonic Auditorium and Progressive Ideology

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251397
eISBN:
9780520933835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251397.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the role of music in the Progressive movement, taking a look at the Temple Auditorium, which was founded by Clara Bradley and became one of the cornerstones of the Progressive ... More


Progressivism and Urban Reform, 1890–1915

Robert G. Spinney

in City of Big Shoulders: A History of Chicago

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749599
eISBN:
9781501748356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749599.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter speaks of Judge Murray F. Tuley and the Municipal Voters' League who sought to save the city from the Chicago City Council and their conspirators, the elected city aldermen. It analyzes ... More


The Progressives

Gopi Chand Narang

in The Urdu Ghazal: A Gift of India's Composite Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190120795
eISBN:
9780190990053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120795.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Poetry

Several Urdu poets drew their inspiration from revolutions in Russia and China and advocated similar transformation in India. The Progressive Writers’ Movement, established by Mulk Raj Anand and ... More


The United States and Europe: 1909–1920

Constance Jordan (ed.)

in Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199899104
eISBN:
9780190260132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899104.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines Hand's correspondence from 1909 to 1920, showing his investment in the politics of the nation and his engagement with the policies of the European powers. His letters to ... More


Prologue The Great War, Greenwich Village, and the Upper East Side

Warren Goldstein

in William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about World War I and how it scarred a continent and an entire generation. For thousands of Americans, however, particularly those whose service lay outside the trenches, the Great ... More


Public Participation

Daniel R. Huebner

in Becoming Mead: The Social Process of Academic Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226171371
eISBN:
9780226171548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226171548.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter 1 utilizes the critical literature on the intellectual history and social context of George Herbert Mead in order to locate peculiar aspects of Mead's own knowledge making practices. Mead ... More


Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0038
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes how Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) addressed the crisis of the Great Depression, which was one of the first critical issues he faced as president. FDR augmented his formal ... More


The Community College and the Politics of Inequality

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

Since its origins at the turn of the century, the junior college has had a complex, and at times uneasy, relationship with a public that has looked to the educational system as a vehicle for the ... More


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