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Children's Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, Peter S. Jensen, Mary McKay, and Serene Olin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195307825
eISBN:
9780199863402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307825.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Children and Families

Research in children's mental health lags behind research for adults, in part because it is intrinsically context-bound. Children are embedded in families, in schools, and in communities who have ... More


To Lead and to Know: Religious Leaders and Scholars in the Work against Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer

in Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on the training of Muslim community leaders as advocates against domestic violence (DV). The imam trainings and interviews with these leaders illustrate the tension between their ... More


Community leadership cycles and neighbourhood governance

Derrick Purdue

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the process by which community leaders engage with regeneration partnerships through leadership coalitions. It describes a cycle of leadership, which operates differently in ... More


Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Ian Leigh

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

More than any other area of the British constitution, local government has undergone constant change over the past two decades. The Conservative legislation introducing compulsory competitive ... More


Voices of contention and BBC programming

Darrell M. Newton

in Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter begins with an examination of the 1960s, and looks at heightened concerns about urban unrest following the riots at Notting Hill and in Nottingham. Each event created further concerns ... More


Portraits of a City on the Eve of War

Emily Greble

in Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to demonstrate by through looking at the lives of four local community leaders how the two central concepts of community and social organization were lived in Sarajevo on the eve ... More


People

Hannah E. Britton

in Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

During the democratic transition, the South African women’s movement focused on creating governmental institutions for women’s empowerment. However, these institutions have not been sufficient to ... More


A Biographical Sketch

Avraham Grossman

in Rashi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113898
eISBN:
9781800340213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113898.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a biographical sketch of Rashi. There are numerous folk legends about Rashi's birth, especially the miracles wrought for his mother during her pregnancy, and about his father and ... More


Society

Avraham Grossman

in Rashi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113898
eISBN:
9781800340213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113898.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Rashi's views on the Jewish community. Rashi greatly honoured scholars, considering them to be the most exalted of men. They ensure the continued existence of the world, which ... More


The Leader, Vernon Dahmer

Gordon A. Martin

in Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737899
eISBN:
9781604737905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737899.003.0018
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on government witness Vernon Dahmer, who served as president of Forrest County’s tiny, furtive, but durable NAACP chapter until the year before his death. Dahmer was also a ... More


Communal Mobilization and Riots in Western Uttar Pradesh: Muzaffarnagar and Shamli Districts

Sudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar

in Everyday Communalism: Riots in Contemporary Uttar Pradesh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199466290
eISBN:
9780199095865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199466290.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter based on fieldwork in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts describes the communal incidents from 2011 onwards and the riots in September 2013. Contrasting narratives emerged from ... More


The Festivalization of Garlic: Creating and Celebrating Community in Gilroy

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter first describes the changes the Gilroy Garlic Festival has undergone over the years. It then discusses why food festivals are so popular among community leaders seeking to distinguish ... More


Planning Derry: Planning and Politics in Northern Ireland

Gerald McSheffrey

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237143
eISBN:
9781846313776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313776
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The story of the making and eventual implementation of a city and regional plan for the Londonderry area makes fascinating reading. Published in 1968, just before the outbreak of the recent ... More


Recruiting a Leadership Planning Team

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers guidelines for recruiting a leadership planning team for a worker center. The initial leaders are likely to be the most active volunteers, promoters, and supporters, including ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Graber

in The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber.4
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book begins by arguing that America's high incarceration rate prompts impassioned debate. Politicians and activists, editorialists and community leaders consider a range of issues. They discuss ... More


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