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 A Place on the Map: Communicating Religious Presence in Civic Life

Paul Lichterman

in Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305418
eISBN:
9780199785094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305418.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How, if at all, is religion present in local American civic groups? This chapter compares uses of religious language in a variety of religious community service groups in a midwestern U.S. city, ... More


Civil Society and Systems of Political Communication

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter develops grounded theory about the role of information and communication technologies in civil society development. Civic groups are important for democratization because they are, by ... More


Shimin, New Civic Movements, and the Politics of Proposal

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The emergence of new civic groups from the 1970s onward is discussed in this chapter. The new civic movements which begun in the 1970s can be understood as a Japanese form of the new social movements ... More


Conclusion: The Shimin Idea and Civil Society

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The shimin idea has made possible the construction of an idea of civil society in Japan that is at once national and international. In defining civil society, Satō Yoshiyuki, speaks of a civic public ... More


The Continued Crusade “Not myself nor my reputation, but the life of my people”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights Wells's triumphs as she continued her anti-lynching campaign. Many African Americans celebrated the many anti-lynching resolutions passed by the church and civic groups sent ... More


Youth Activism and the NAACP

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the youth movement in Baltimore, from early NAACP college chapters to other groups in the 1960s. It looks at the NAACP’s creation of Youth Councils and College Chapters to ... More


Trapped in the Liberal Peace: The EU’s Approach to Peacebuilding via Civil Society

Raffaele Marchetti and Nathalie Tocci

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The EU’s involvement in conflict resolution is driven by its belief in the ‘liberal peace’ principle: peace is achieved through the consolidation of democracy and human rights. This has led the EU to ... More


Intrinsic or Extrinsic Incentives: The Evolution of Cooperative Groups in Pakistan

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the origins and changes in the major forms of other-regarding and self-regarding groups within Pakistan. The first portion of the chapter helps readers understand the ... More


Political Microcultures: The Structure of Political Talk

in Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660790
eISBN:
9780226660783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter pulls together the theoretical and empirical threads developed so far and uses them to propose that we think about group settings as political microcultures. These are localized social ... More


Women and the Teachers Union

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role played by women in shaping the New York City Teachers Union (TU). More specifically, it considers how women's leadership helped foster union ties with parents, labor, ... More


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