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James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This collective biography of James and Esther Cooper Jackson argues that, in the face of major political transformations, activists responded to new political contexts and drew on their own personal ... More


Jane Crow (1960s)

Sarah Azaransky

in The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes landmark legal arguments Murray made about equal protection in the 1960s. Using the category of “Jane Crow,” she demanded that the law be responsive to the synthetic nature of ... More


Conclusions

Chaloka Beyani

in Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The freedom of movement and residence within States involve a multitude of concerns such as internal migration, the state of those who are displaced within States brought about by civil conflicts, ... More


Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Monica M. White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the late 1960s, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the Mississippi Delta, launching the Freedom Farms Cooperative (FFC). A community-based rural ... More


Introduction: Love and Activism

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

James and Esther Cooper Jackson’s marriage, commitment to communism, and devotion to the black freedom movement evolved over the course of the twentieth century. Their experiences were shaped by ... More


The Case of the Honest Prostitute: Sex, Work, and Freedom in the Indian Constitution

Rohit De

in A People's Constitution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174433
eISBN:
9780691185132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174433.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies the new laws against prostitution, enacted to enforce Article 23 of the Constitution, which sought to end the trafficking of women. For nationalists and leaders of the Indian ... More


Regulation of Movement within States

Chaloka Beyani

in Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Because the freedom of movement is somewhat encouraged through its protection by human rights, it is necessary for States to regulate the residence, whereabouts, and physical movement of persons ... More


Introduction

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter investigates how the pioneers of the Women's Liberation Movement gained the courage and consciousness to make a movement against male supremacy in the United States in the ... More


Involvement and Resistance of Women

RUMINA SETHI

in Myths of the Nation: National Identity and Literary Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183396
eISBN:
9780191674020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183396.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the involvement of the women of Kanthapura in the freedom movement to provide a fuller realization of Rao's model of cultural identity. The issue of women's participation is ... More


Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Carol Giardina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this first-hand history of the contemporary Women's Liberation Movement (WLM), the book argues against the prevalent belief that the movement grew out of frustrations over the male chauvinism ... More


Liberty of Movement within the Territory of a State: The Contribution of the Committee on Human Rights*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations Committee on Human Rights exists under Article 28 of the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. One of its functions is to study reports submitted by the states parties — in ... More


Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Tanisha Ford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores how and why black women in places as far-flung as New York City, Atlanta, London, and Johannesburg incorporated style and beauty culture into their activism. From the civil rights ... More


Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Chaloka Beyani

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is an exposition of the standards of human rights, which are applicable to the right of freedom of movement and residence of people within states. Written from the standpoint of ... More


The Explosion in Watts: The Second Reconstruction and the Cold War Roots of the Carceral State

Jordan T. Camp

in Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the relationships between the freedom movement, the Watts insurrection, and the formation of the carceral-security apparatus during the Cold War. The counterinsurgency against ... More


Introductory

Chaloka Beyani

in Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the most basic of human rights which international law protects allows an individual to freely move around and select where he or she wants to live within States. Such protection may have ... More


Treaty Standards on Freedom of Movement within States

Chaloka Beyani

in Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268215
eISBN:
9780191683459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268215.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International legal standards for such concerns as the freedom of movement and choosing one's residence within States is given importance by both the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in ... More


We Were Making History: Students, Sharecroppers, and Sanitation Workers in the Memphis Freedom Movement

Laurie B. Green

in Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the rise of the freedom movement in Memphis involving black students, sharecroppers, and sanitation workers. It begins with an overview of politics in Memphis following the ... More


Battling the Plantation Mentality: From the Civil Rights Act to the Sanitation Strike

Laurie B. Green

in Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the mass movement launched by African Americans in Memphis as part of their struggle for economic justice, racial equality, and respect following the Civil Rights Act of 1964. ... More


Self-Generated Self-Defence

Fiona Leverick

in Killing in Self-Defence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199283460
eISBN:
9780191712654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the issue of how to deal with the accused who is some way at fault in generating the need to use self-defensive force. The most common example is the accused who starts a fight, ... More


How New Was the New Kashmir (1948–53)?

Aijaz Ashraf Wani

in What Happened to Governance in Kashmir?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199487608
eISBN:
9780199097166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487608.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Being the main inspiration behind the Naya Kashmir programme and its chief sponsor, Sheikh Abdullah’s brief period of little over five years (1948–1953) is characterized by the process of speedy ... More


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