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‘Get Me the Boy from the Age of Six’: D. C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.

Joseph McAleer

in Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914–1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203292
eISBN:
9780191675843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203292.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The most successful publisher of letterpress weekly papers for women and for boys during this period was D. C. Thomson & Co., Ltd., of Dundee. It has also been one of the most controversial. This ... More


The People

James W. Underhill and Mariarosaria Gianninoto

in Migrating Meanings: Sharing Keywords in a Global World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748696949
eISBN:
9781474460170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696949.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This long chapter is divided into the keywords used in European languages to refer to ‘the people’, and the various keywords that the Chinese language has used throughout its history. In Chinese, the ... More


The Irish People and the Fenian movement

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concentrates on The Irish People (1863–65), a political and literary newspaper produced by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) whose physical force organization was allied to the ... More


The Industrial Front and Trade Unionism

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses British industrial mobilization and the introduction of a framework of manpower controls by Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour. While limiting the freedom of workers, the controls ... More


Conclusion: “Those Wayward, Multitudinous People”

Dana D. Nelson

in Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268382
eISBN:
9780823272525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268382.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The vernacular, daily, ordinariness of commons democracy was neither an obstacle to the cultivation of the Framers’ liberal, representative democracy nor a misunderstanding of it. Rather, it was the ... More


Signs and Signifiers: Visual Translations of Revolt

Lewis Sanders IV

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Reads and translates the throng of revolutionary banners and signs whose visual immediacy both established the demands of protesters and responded to the emerging political discourse as it unfolded ... More


Mental health, psychological well-being, successful ageing and quality of life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Positive mental health is a prerequisite for a good quality of life across the whole lifespan. It is an overarching concept, which intersects with a number of related concepts, psychological ... More


Love on the Dole: the Play and the Film – a Tale of Two Adaptations

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the play and film versions of Greenwoods story. It starts with the 1935 play adaptation of Love on the Dole (co-written by Walter Greenwood and Ronald Gow). This was a great ... More


The Politics of “at Home” Abroad

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The aftermath of World War I sees the granting of suffrage to women (by the narrowest of margins). The Great Depression makes these deficiencies dramatically clear. The New Deal is an attempt by non- ... More


Socio-economic disadvantage and poverty

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 5 is the first of three chapters exploring the impact of age related risks affecting particular sub populations of older people. Socioeconomic disadvantage in later life tends to reflect a ... More


International Law, Indigenous Land Rights, and Israel

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the development of international law on indigeneity. It reviews the legal protections endowed by key documents, such as International Labor Organizations Convention No. 169 and ... More


A Criticism of Later Rawls and a Defense of a Decent (Confucian) People

Tongdong Bai

in The Philosophical Challenge from China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Rawls in The Law of Peoples argues that decent peoples should be tolerated by liberal peoples, but he offers few considerations about the relative merits of decent peoples to liberal peoples. In this ... More


The Event of Democracy

François Raffoul

in Nancy and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748683178
eISBN:
9781474408684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683178.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

I seek to explore how Nancy rethinks the question of democracy, that is, what remains to be thought with that term. Nancy attempts to grasp democracy no longer as a particular political system, but ... More


Social democracy and the people

Jeremy Nuttall

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Jeremy Nuttall’s chapter examines the many-sided relationship between social democracy and ‘the people’ in Britain. Standing up for ordinary people is the very purpose of social democracy, and yet ... More


The People: Ethnoracial Configurations, Old and New

Leila Brännström

in Constituent Power: Law, Popular Rule and Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474454971
eISBN:
9781474490733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454971.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In recent years the Sweden Democrats have championed a clarification of the identity of the ‘the people’ in the Instrument of government. The reference, they argue, should be to the ethnic group of ... More


Complicity: New Zealand’s Modernization and the Postcolonial Trickster of Keri Hulme’s The Bone People

Bonnie Roos

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The duplicitous potential of masks and modernism uncover fissures in global settings as well as local populations. The common tensions between tradition and market become evident in Bonnie Roos’s ... More


Disruptive Innovation: The Jewish People as a Modern Invention

Steven Weitzman

in The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174600
eISBN:
9781400884933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174600.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the theory advanced by the Israeli historian Shlomo Sand stating that the Jews were a product of invention, and thus were an artificial people. In his book The Invention of the ... More


Constituent Power: Law, Popular Rule and Politics

Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström, and Panu Minkkinen (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474454971
eISBN:
9781474490733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454971.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Recent social and political developments, including the presidential elections in the United States, antidemocratic state policies in Hungary and Poland, and the political climate in the rest of ... More


The Limits of Liberalism: The White House, 1965–1968

Sylvia Ellis

in Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044569
eISBN:
9780813046174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044569.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the final years of Johnson's political career. After the passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act, Johnson planned to address the remaining challenges faced by the nation's ... More


Afterword

Ron Formisano

in American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The history of this country is not an unrelieved narrative of wealth and power always winning, always greedy, and never limited.


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