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Democratic Vistas in the Old Dominion: Organizing for Change among Working Virginians

Michael Dennis

in The New Economy and the Modern South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beyond the political maneuvering in Richmond, some Virginians kept alive the notion that government could play a positive role in resolving complex social problems. That belief was founded on an even ... More


“Three Worlds” versus the Three “D”s: Détente, Development, and Disarmament, 1970–1976

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the Chinese reemergence on the world stage in the 1970s, particularly following their entry into the UN in 1971, and China's attempt to put itself at the head of a rising Third ... More


Lapè Nan Vant: Hunger, Poverty, and Food Economies

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

There is a huge financial difference between the citizens of Haiti and the United States. This chapter thus points out that there is a need to be vigilant about the methods used by first world ... More


The Rights of Man: A Gandhian Intervention

Bindu Puri

in Human Rights: India and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Gandhi rejected the central idea of the 1948 Declaration that human rights belong to human beings simply in virtue of their humanity. This may appear odd, given Gandhi’s central role in the ... More


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