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Olivier Fillieule

in Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252060
eISBN:
9780191601064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252068.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The incidence of environmental protest in France is examined by means of an analysis of all the environmental protest events reported in Le Monde during the years 1988–97. The relatively low level of ... More


What to Mobilize Against

Robert Wuthnow

in Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730872
eISBN:
9780199777389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730872.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that the highly institutionalized response to nuclear peril minimized what ordinary people could reasonably expect to do but also shaped the grassroots response that did occur. ... More


United Kingdom Doctrine and Policy

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.00011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter recalls the evolution of plans for UK nuclear-weapon capability from complete independence in the decade after World War II through the shift to US/UK cooperation, with reliance upon the ... More


Conclusion

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Failure in establishg a new university in Pakistan (Khaldouniya); people exchanges between India and Pakistan; anti-nuclear activism; attachment to Islam.


Hiroshima and The U.S. Peace Movement: Commemoration of August 6, 1948–1960

Rieko Asai

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the role that anti-nuclear activists have played in shaping the public memory of the war's cataclysmic end. It examines how, soon after the war's end, a ... More


Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the geography, demography, and culture of New Zealand; the arrival of the Maori; the arrival of Europeans; the European settlement of New Zealand; the origins of the early ... More


The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume investigates nuclear energy policies in Western Europe over the entire post-war period, giving special attention to the two most recent decades. It focuses on the interplay between ... More


Conclusion: The last Muggletonian Marxist: EP Thompson's paradoxical triumph

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that Edward Palmer Thompson's political and intellectual failures were inextricably connected to his successes, and that both his failures and his triumphs make him an urgently ... More


Heave-ho: Radical Recontextualization and Cyclical Movements

Claire Maree

in queerqueen: Linguistic Excess in Japanese Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190869618
eISBN:
9780190869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869618.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 6 examines nostalgia and dissent as contradictory companions to queerqueen excess. It provides a critical analysis of Miwa Akihiro’s performances at the annual New Year’s Eve songfest (NHK) ... More


Money for AIDS, Not War: Anti-militarism, Direct Action against the Epidemic, and Movement History

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although AIDS direct action is generally described as beginning with ACT UP, it first developed as activists drew tactics and ideas from Central American solidarity and the anti-nuclear movement. ... More


The Misappropriation of Peace: From the UN to the Cold War

John Gittings

in The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575763
eISBN:
9780191804458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199575763.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The Cold War illustrated a continuing inability of world leaders and advisers to escape from the traditional mind-set in which war or its threat is the default mechanism, rather than — to use the ... More


Bertrand Russell in Bollyworld: Film, the Cold War, and a Postmortem on Peace

Raminder Kaur

in India and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651163
eISBN:
9781469651187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651163.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The chapter considers the scope of film to act as what is described as a ‘docu-drama-ment’ for conveying affective engagements with political history. It does so with a focus on unique incidents in ... More


The Conflict over Nuclear Energy: Public Opinion, Protest Movements, and Green Parties in Comparative Perspective

Sylvain Brouard, Martin Dolezal, Isabelle Guinaudeau, and Swen Hutter

Paul W. Thurner and Wolfgang C. Müller (eds)

in The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an account of the contestation of nuclear energy in Western Europe and beyond. It presents a new compilation of comparative public opinion data on nuclear energy, original data ... More


The Opposition to Nuclear Energy: A Transnational History of Protest in the 1970s

Andrew S. Tompkins

in Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779056
eISBN:
9780191826207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779056.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The anti-nuclear movement emerged as a distinct phenomenon of the 1970s, with developments in France and West Germany closely related to one another and to the wider world. Like more recent protest ... More


Legacies: Trajectories of Activism and Activists since the 1980s

Andrew S. Tompkins

in Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779056
eISBN:
9780191826207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779056.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Measured by the number of nuclear facilities cancelled, anti-nuclear protest appears to have been moderately successful in Germany while failing in France. However, as this chapter argues, terms like ... More


Conclusion

Andrew S. Tompkins

in Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779056
eISBN:
9780191826207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779056.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, editorialists recycled old cultural stereotypes to explain differences between environmental protests in France and Germany. However, neither Germany’s ... More


The Bomb and the Arms Race

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

This chapter addresses the issue of Einstein’s supposed involvement with the atom bomb. His signature on the letter to Roosevelt in 1939 warning the President that fission of uranium could mean bombs ... More


Indian Democracy and the ‘Moment of Contradiction’

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The sixth chapter theorizes the patterns emerging in the working of the law of sedition in India by identifying specific themes along which the law has been used. It focuses on the quotidian life of ... More


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