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Maintaining the Family Interest

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses women's contributions to family interests by exploring the nature of familial politics and the kinds of socio-political activities that women could engage in. It argues that ... More


Disaggregating the secret ballot: electioneering and the politics of self-knowledge

Alexander Thomas T. Smith

in Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines one important challenge for the Conservative Party's senior strategists as they sought to address their apparent ‘crisis’ of irrelevance: how to establish the voting intentions ... More


Knock, Knock, Who's There? Door-to-Door Canvassing and Getting Out the Vote

Lisa García Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

in Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the effectiveness of door-to-door canvassing that targeted different ethnoracial populations; rural, suburban, and urban voters; and voters in different electoral contexts. The ... More


Inside the Politics Machine

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Taking the Irish local and European elections in 2009 as a point of entry, this chapter follows two Nigerian women as they navigate the vagaries of Irish local politics in Dundalk and Drogheda. This ... More


“We will Walk in the Light of Freedom”: Attending and Teaching in the Freedom Schools

Jon N. Hale

in The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175685
eISBN:
9780231541824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175685.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fourth chapter examines the day-to-day experiences in the Freedom Schools and the pedagogy and curriculum that translated into student protest. The Freedom Schools were by far the most successful ... More


A Living Wage in Long Beach

Ray Brescia

in The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748110
eISBN:
9781501748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748110.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes a campaign to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers in Long Beach, California, exploring the deft use of the social change matrix to address income inequality in a way that ... More


“The Very Heart and Soul and Spirit of Our National Will”: Promoting the Corporate Dream, 1920–1980

Amanda Porterfield

in Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199372652
eISBN:
9780199372683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372652.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Public relations and advertising developed during the 1920s, supporting new theories of corporate trusteeship that called on managers to balance the interests of owners, workers, and consumers. ... More


A Matter of Persuasion: Campaigning and Corruption

Malcolm Crook

in How the French Learned to Vote: A History of Electoral Practice in France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192894786
eISBN:
9780191915659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894786.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

How did French voters decide whom to elect to office, or which option to support in referendums? Just as declared candidatures were long resisted, so overt campaigning was condemned by custom. Yet ... More


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