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The Boundaries of Political Diversity in Two U.S. Congregations

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter finds that a broad set of laypeople serve as opinion leaders, helping their less politically engaged peers to link evangelical identity to conservative politics. Local opinion leaders ... More


Local Conservatism and the Evolution of the Party Organization

STUART BALL

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the importance of the local level for both the internal politics and the electoral efficiency of the Conservative Party. It argues that Conservative politics in practice can ... More


The Past and Future of Race in the Tea Party Movement

Joseph Lowndes

in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the role of race and racism in the Tea Party movement. It argues that race is indeed central to the Tea Party movement, but in ways not fully appreciated by its supporters or ... More


The Meaning of Local Control

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explains local control in the context of suburbanization, conservative politics, and school reform, and demonstrates how the confluence of these issues changed practices of municipal ... More


The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Jeffrey R. Dudas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is an examination of how grassroots conservative activists use rights discourse to pursue their political goals. It argues that conservative activists engage in frequent and sincere ... More


Reconstructed conservatism? ‘Cameronism’ in context

Richard Hayton

in Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The concluding chapter draws together the findings of the research, briefly reviewing what the book has shown about leadership strategy between 1997 and 2010. The book argues that the ideological ... More


Conservatism, Protection and Empire in the 1930s

Jim Tomlinson

in Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the complex, intertwined Conservative politics of protectionism and empire in the Scottish city of Dundee, dubbed Juteopolis, during the 1930s. In the anti-Labour landslide of ... More


The wilderness years: leadership strategy in opposition, 1997–2005

Richard Hayton

in Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the leadership strategies pursued by the Conservatives in two full terms of opposition, between 1997 and 2005. It analyses the Conservative reaction to landslide ... More


Race Doesn’t Matter

Corey D. Fields

in Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291898
eISBN:
9780520965508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291898.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on African American Republicans who can be labeled as “color-blind” because their strategy for linking black identity to Republican politics involves de-emphasizing the role of ... More


The Re-establishment of Authority

Jaime M. Pensado

in Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines both putatively legal and extralegal mechanisms of control employed by government authorities and competing political powerbrokers to repress, co-opt, and/or negotiate with ... More


Hedda Hopper's Hollywood: Celebrity Gossip and American Conservatism

Jennifer Frost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728239
eISBN:
9780814728482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728239.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1938, Hedda Hopper (a 52-year-old struggling actress) rose to fame and influence writing an incendiary gossip column, “Hedda Hopper's Hollywood,” that appeared in the Los Angeles Times and other ... More


Introduction: Why Dirty Harry Matters

Joe Street

in Dirty Harry's America: "Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061672
eISBN:
9780813051192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061672.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is a short introduction to the key themes of the book: the Dirty Harry films, and their relationship to their location, San Francisco; Clint Eastwood’s career; and conservative politics. It ... More


Politics: Or “Ninety-Nine and Forty-Four One-Hundredths Percent” Practical Christianity, 1935–1955

Carol V. R. George

in God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190914769
eISBN:
9780190914806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Norman Vincent Peale’s message of practical Christianity intertwined with his conservative politics during the period 1935–1955. It argues that Peale’s populist religion and ... More


Philadelphia Divided: Race and Politics in the City of Brotherly Love

James Wolfinger

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831496
eISBN:
9781469603551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878101_wolfinger
Subject:
History, African-American History

In a detailed study of life and politics in Philadelphia between the 1930s and the 1950s, this book demonstrates how racial tensions in working-class neighborhoods and job sites shaped the contours ... More


Conservatism and Counterrevolution

Corey Robin

in The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199793747
eISBN:
9780190252557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793747.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents a general discussion of the counterrevolutionary thrust of conservative politics, from the French Revolution through today. It focuses less on the aims and intentions of the ... More


Belonging, 1871–1914

Philipp Nielsen

in Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter covers the period of the Second German Empire from 1871 until 1914. It describes the evolution of efforts to advance agricultural settlement and Germandom in the East and Jewish ... More


Constructing a Region of Christian Free Enterprise

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the emergence of a Christian free enterprise vision for the South at the end of the war. For evangelical businessmen, the region seemed a new promised land for growth and ... More


Introduction

Philipp Nielsen

in Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The introduction to Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871 and 1935 outlines the major themes of the book. The book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the ... More


Bitter Harvest: Emancipation and the Politics of Loyalty

Christopher Phillips

in The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780195187236
eISBN:
9780199378180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187236.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Among the political and ideological effects of the Emancipation Proclamation was a more deeply divided white population in the middle border states in 1862 and 1863, pitting white and black civilians ... More


Conclusion: We Hope for Better Things; It Shall Rise from the Ashes

Jennifer Carlson

in Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion summarizes the book’s findings and their implications for scholarship as well as gun policy. Taking stock of how the everyday politics of armed self-defense intersects with racial ... More


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