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Introduction

Rebecca L. Henn and Andrew J. Hoffman

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The Introduction summarizes the topics covered in this book. This book examines recent shifts of building processes in reaction to concerns for environmental sustainability: what has been termed ... More


“Property Must Be Secured”: Establishing a New Constitutional Order

James W. Ely

in The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195323337
eISBN:
9780199851508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323337.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter investigates how the establishment of a new constitutional order in America in 1878 affected government policy on property rights. It explains that protection of property and enhancement ... More


The Making of the Negro Mecca: Harlem and the Struggle for Community Rights

Shannon King

in Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the “real estate race war” and blacks' search for housing in Harlem in the aftermath of the 1900 race riot. Over the course of roughly two decades, a network of black realtors, ... More


Critical Alliances: Intersecting National Coalitions

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter studies the translation of the frames outlined in chapters 3, 4, and 5 to national coalition-building processes. National coalitions offer unique organizing opportunities and ... More


Representation and Voting

Lawrence E. Susskind and Saleem H. Ali

in Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199397976
eISBN:
9780199398003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397976.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

In the first edition of this book, this chapter was focused on the mechanics by which treaties are able to gain acceptance. It covered the following key themes which are maintained but augmented: why ... More


Introduction

Andrea Gamberini

in The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The introduction gives a critical rereading of the historiographical debate regarding the processes of state building at the end of the Middle Ages, highlighting its limitations in the lack of ... More


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