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International Perspectives

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

As community musicians in the UK began to network, coordinate and debate, the International Society of Music Education’s (ISME) Commission for Community Music Activity (CMA) was in the process of ... More


Social and Civic Participation in a Community Network

John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Andrea Kavanaugh, Daniel Dunlap, Wendy Schafer, Jason Snook, and Philip Isenhour

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter moves the focus of attention from the individual in the household to the larger community. The field site is a mid-sized American university town in a rural setting, which has had one of ... More


Community Intervention in the Cultural Field: Continuity or Change?

Rachael Craufurd Smith

in Culture and European Union Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275472
eISBN:
9780191699825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275472.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The original draft of the European Economic Treaty in 1957 presented only two Articles regarding the possibility of incorporating cultural affairs into matters of Community competence — Article 131 ... More


Family roles in community matters

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines why involvement in community activity and decision making matters to parents; what enhances or detracts from a sense of community; and how rapid change can undermine it. It ... More


DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Liz Richardson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How people can be persuaded to take more control of their own lives continues to be a subject of policy and academic debate, and the contribution of active citizens to improving societal well-being ... More


Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Andrew Billingsley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout the history of the African American people there has been no stronger resource for overcoming adversity than the black church. From its role in leading a group of free Blacks to form a ... More


Below the radar? Community groups and activities in context

Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore (eds)

in Community Groups in Context: Local Activities and Actions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327776
eISBN:
9781447327806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327776.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘below the radar’ community groups. The term is defined as a means of understanding small scale, informal, civil society actions and how these relate to the ... More


Introduction

Marian Barnes, Janet Newman, and Helen Sullivan

in Power, participation and political renewal: Case studies in public participation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346681
eISBN:
9781447303053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346681.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book discusses public participation, drawn substantially on research carried out as part of the Economic and Social Research Council's Democracy and Participation programme as well as related ... More


The changing role of housing associations

David Mullins

in The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Housing associations are key examples of hybrids that have grown and been re-constituted as ‘delivery agencies’ for publicly funded social and affordable housing over a 25-year period. This long-term ... More


Conclusion

Katherine West Scheil

in She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450426
eISBN:
9780801464225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450426.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This concluding chapter considers the implications drawn from the discussions in previous chapters—most notably that Shakespeare's appeal to ordinary readers (and particularly women) shatters the ... More


Christian Martyrdom in Bolghar Land

Agnès Nilüfer Kefeli

in Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia: Conversion, Apostasy, and Literacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452314
eISBN:
9780801454776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452314.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter considers the implications drawn from the discussions in previous chapters—most notably that Shakespeare's appeal to ordinary readers (and particularly women) shatters the ... More


Is the Gap Widening?

Russell J. Dalton

in The Participation Gap: Social Status and Political Inequality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198733607
eISBN:
9780191797989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733607.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Using longitudinal studies, this chapter examines changes in the participation gap over time. There is a persisting social-status participation gap across all the political activities presented in ... More


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