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Crime, Law, and Group Politics in Two Urban Locales

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the need to re-vision political mobilization and interest group activity through the lens provided by politicized urban neighborhoods. The scholarly emphasis ... More


Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities

Bill Edwards and Michael Woods

in Landscapes of voluntarism: New spaces of health, welfare and governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346322
eISBN:
9781447302650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346322.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter investigates the roles of voluntary and community organisations' (VCO) s in working alongside formal institutions of local government in community governance. It analyses the enrolment ... More


Building Bridges, Fighting Poverty, and Empowering Citizens

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the role of various civil rights groups in building bridges, fighting poverty and empowering citizens. It notes that the West End Community Council organized residents of ... More


Representation

Alex Mold

in Making the patient-consumer: Patient organisations and health consumerism in Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095313
eISBN:
9781781708606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095313.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines attempts to represent the patient-consumer during the 1970s, focusing particularly on the part played by the Community Health Councils (CHCs). It suggests that a lack of clarity ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Desegregation Paradigm

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the history of desegregation strategies pursued in Chicago and the processes by which those strategies fell out of favor. The chapter situates these developments within the ... More


Organs—Structure, Competences, and Decision-Making Processes

David S Berry

in Caribbean Integration Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Chapter 4 introduces the primary, secondary, and administrative organs of both CARICOM and the OECS. It examines their natures, competences, and decision-making processes. It contrasts the qualified ... More


A localist future?

Jane Wills

in Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter concludes the book. It highlights the fact that the four different research projects – Poplar’s Neighbourhood Community Budget, Lambeth’s local government, neighbourhood planning and ... More


Voice

Alex Mold

in Making the patient-consumer: Patient organisations and health consumerism in Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095313
eISBN:
9781781708606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095313.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explains the rise of patient ‘voice’ in the late 1990s, explores its multiple meanings and the implications that these had for organisations claiming to speak for the patient-consumer. ... More


Constitutional Governance

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

in A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226200545
eISBN:
9780226200712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200712.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 develops the idea of constitutionally-limited local governance of K-12 public education. It describes an alternative to the current school board, the Community Education Council. The ... More


The Awakening of the Coptic Church

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's role in the reformist movement within the Coptic Orthodox Church. To understand the position of the Copts in Egypt during Simaika's lifetime, it is important ... More


Sustaining Community Schools: Learning from Children's Aid Society's Experience

Jane Quinn

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0024
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Before The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) opened its first two community schools in Washington Heights (1992–1993), our staff and board had already begun to address the issue of sustainability—that ... More


Copts and Archaeology: Sons of Saint Mark / Sons of the Pharaohs

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Murqus Simaika's career, the Coptic Museum he founded in 1908, Mirrit Boutros Ghali's Society of Coptic Archeology (1934), and the perception that Copts were “sons of the pharaohs” provide main ... More


The Patriarchs

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's relationship with the Coptic patriarchs of his time as a member, then vice president, of the Coptic Community Council (Majlis al-Milli) for thirty-nine ... More


The Study of Society

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the creation of the School of Social Science at the University of Liverpool in the 1920s. It describes the author's own experience as one of the first students of ... More


The Annexation of Thessaly

Stefanos Katsikas

in Islam and Nationalism in Modern Greece, 1821-1940

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190652005
eISBN:
9780190652036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652005.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The annexation of the region of Thessaly to Greece was a turning point in the organization and life of the Muslims in the region. Thessaly did not become part of Greece after a revolution or a ... More


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