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Introduction

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book introduces a population that, until now, has been un-theorized and under-described, despite their importance for any full understanding of contemporary Cuba. This group is called ... More


Historical Overview: Tracing Discontent

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In establishing the historical foundation for this book's argument, this chapter presents an overview of citizen-consumer discontent as it has developed in Cuba, focusing particularly on events since ... More


Private Space

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Part I of this book, “Private”, describes what constitutes the private in the context of heavy state control and economic dependence on the welfare state, and engages with current theoretical ... More


Health and social policy: a moving target

Ian Rees Jones, Martin Hyde, Christina R. Victor, Richard D. Wiggins, Chris Gilleard, and Paul Higgs

in Ageing in a consumer society: From passive to active consumption in Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348821
eISBN:
9781447301431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348821.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter is concerned with the consequence of changes to later life health and social policy. It states that health and social policies have gone through considerable transformation since the ... More


Consumer thrift: Keynes, consumer rights and the new thrifty consumers

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Examines how the context of the Great Depression saw the beginning of consumer rights organisations. Looks at the New Deal and how it taught the American people that not only was the thrift of the ... More


Liberal Fragments

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the dominant moral frames embraced in the United States and similar cultures, frames that recognize moral value in humans alone among species (human exceptionalism), that ... More


The United Kingdom

Athanasios Psygkas

in From the Democratic Deficit to a Democratic Surplus: Constructing Administrative Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190632762
eISBN:
9780190632793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632762.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The influence of EU law on the United Kingdom was different from that in France and Greece. The United Kingdom had been at the forefront of the privatization revolution, and the British regulators ... More


Social Opulence and Private Restraint: The Consumer in British Socialist Thought Since 1800

Noel Thompson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199646012
eISBN:
9780191778490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646012.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This volume represents a unique study of the place of the consumer and consumption in the political economy of British socialism, from its early-nineteenth-century origins through to the ... More


The Citizen Marketer Approach to Political Action

Joel Penney

in The Citizen Marketer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658052
eISBN:
9780190658090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658052.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This introductory chapter lays the conceptual foundation for the book, defining the citizen marketer approach to political activism and its close connection to the concept of the citizen consumer, as ... More


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