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The Politics of Hunger: Protest, Poverty and Policy in England, c. 1750-c. 1840

Carl J. Griffin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145628
eISBN:
9781526152022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145635
Subject:
History, Social History

In the age of Malthus and the workhouse when the threat of famine and absolute biological want had supposedly been lifted from the peoples of England, hunger remained a potent political force – and ... More


Perspectives

Irene W. Leigh

in A Lens on Deaf Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter attempts some resolution in dealing with the questions posed in the Preface. The fact that this is an extremely complex area rife with multiple nuances is emphasized. The notion of ... More


Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Despite more than a decade of rapid economic development, rising living standards, and large-scale improvements in infrastructure and services, China’s western borderlands are awash in a wave of ... More


Keeping the Faith

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

The Epilogue situates the Freedom Vote within the framework of contemporary politics and again demonstrates that the campaign is worthy of sustained analysis. The primary goal of the Freedom Vote, ... More


Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Simon Peplow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In 1980–1, anti-police collective violence spread across England. This was the earliest confrontation between the state and members of the British public during Thatcher’s divisive government. This ... More


Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1968 a series of local, national and global upheavals coalesced to produce some of the most consequential protest movements in the history of the United States. By examining the impact of 1968 on ... More


Contested Identities in Costa Rica: Constructions of the Tico in Literature and Film

Liz Harvey-Kattou

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781789620054
eISBN:
9781789629569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620054.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Costa Rica is a country known internationally for its eco-credentials, dazzling coastlines, and reputation as one of the happiest and most peaceful nations on earth. Beneath this façade, however, ... More


The Crucible: Du Bois Versus Washington

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Booker T. Washington was a towering figure in American life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and the leader of the dominant form of the black social gospel. All other schools had ... More


In the Spirit of Niagara

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The civil rights movement began in 1884 with a call for what became the National Afro-American League; it had a brilliant movement of hope in the Niagara Movement of 1905 to 1909; it entered a second ... More


Women, workplace protest and political identity in England, 1968–85

Jonathan Moss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124883
eISBN:
9781526144591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124883.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book draws upon original research into women’s workplace protest to deliver a new account of working-class women’s political identity and participation in post-war England. In doing so, the book ... More


Joanna Russ and the New Wave: Experiment and Experience in the World of And Chaos Died

Gwyneth Jones

in Joanna Russ

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

“Experiment and Experience” covers Joanna’s first years as a reviewer for the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, under the editorship of Judith Merril, and her first post as a university ... More


“There Ain’t No Justice, Man”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Jim Darst believed that his future lay with the Christian Brothers, a religious order that traced its origins back to the educational innovator St. John Baptist de La Salle. Midway through 1959, he ... More


Similarities of the Societal Position of Women and Negroes: Education and Protest in New York City, 1943–1948

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s battle to challenge discrimination once she arrived in New York City during World War II. During her first decade in the city, she was an undergraduate at Columbia ... More


Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Katrina Navickas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a wide-ranging survey of the development of mass movements for democracy and workers’ rights in northern England. It surveys movements throughout the whole period, from the first ... More


Epilogue: ‘Turning point’ or ‘opportunity lost’? The legacy of 1980–81

Simon Peplow

in Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This closing chapter initially examines the nature of and differing reactions to the events of 1980–1, before providing an overview of the subsequent developments since, in terms of race, policing, ... More


Industrial/Occupational Union Identity

Bob Smale

in Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores industrial and occupational union identities because it was observed that more than half of certified unions draw upon both occupational and industrial sources of identity. ... More


Comparative Analysis of Union Identities

Bob Smale

in Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a limited comparative analysis in order to explore the potential transferability of the multidimensional framework. It considers five countries, namely, China, France, Germany, ... More


Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

From the earliest oral traditions to print accounts of frontier exploration, from local color to modernism and postmodernism, from an exuberant flowering in the 1970s to its high popular and critical ... More


Crucibles of liberty and ruin

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In chapter five, attention turns to nineteenth-century attempts to represent the increasingly incendiary politics of urban Britain. The long nineteenth century was a period of significant political ... More


Life without state‑supported housing

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 looks back on the history and development of council housing and the reasons why the state intervened in the housing market. Looking at key moments in its development, it highlights the ... More


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