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Introduction to Part II

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction to part II of Power in Modernity introduces the problematic of modernity—or, to be more specific, transitions to modernity in the Atlantic world—to the analysis. In studying ... More


Hope and Honor: Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust

Rachel L. Einwohner

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780190079437
eISBN:
9780190079475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079437.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Holocaust accounts typically cast Jewish victims as meek, going “like sheep to the slaughter.” Given such portrayals, people ask, “Why didn’t Jews resist?” But Jews did resist, staging armed ... More


Studying Jewish Resistance

Rachel L. Einwohner

in Hope and Honor: Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780190079437
eISBN:
9780190079475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079437.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 opens with a description of the memorials along the Path of Remembrance in Warsaw, in what used to be the Warsaw Ghetto—home to nearly one-half million Jews during World War II. Many of ... More


Modernization Theories

Raj Kollmorgen

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Modernization theories represent one of the most important and most controversial approaches in transformation research. After their golden age in the 1950s and 1960s, they came under pressure by ... More


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