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The Constituency Associations: Members and Activities

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The third chapter begins the bottom-to-top examination of the Conservative Party, starting with its local constituency Associations—the basic building block of the party machine. Its conclusions are ... More


The Fall and Rise of Party Militants

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Democratic politics engineered a sea change among politicians in the linkage between holding a party position and a nationally prominent office. Party militants have increased in number dramatically ... More


American Conservatism in Historical Perspective

Gillian Peele

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 details the evolution of the conservative movement and its interaction with the Republican Party from 1945 to the present. It provides a periodization of the modern American right which ... More


In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

James G. Patterson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On Monday 19 September 1803, the most significant trial in the history of Ireland took place in Dublin. At the dock stood a twenty-five-year-old former Trinity College student and doctor's son. His ... More


Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Michael Lavalette and Vasilios Ioakimidis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What is the relationship between social work and the state? Who controls which services' needs are addressed and how? This book looks at social work responses in different countries to extreme ... More


Astroturf versus Grass Roots: Scenes from Early Tea Party Mobilization1

Clarence Y. H. Lo

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/9780520274228.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter takes on the much-disputed question of whether the Tea Party is Astroturf or grassroots. The Astroturf metaphor asserts that conservative leadership organizations provided resources, ... More


David Lilienthal and the Era of Public Power

Jeremiah D. Lambert

in The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

During the election of 1932 Roosevelt attacked public utility holding companies as an evil and inveighed against the “Insull monstrosity.” Once in office, with the indispensable support of Senator ... More


Introduction: Responding to Crisis at the Grass Roots

ALEXANDER I. GRAY and ANTONI KAPCIA

in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031927
eISBN:
9780813038513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031927.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the effects on civil society of the Cuban state's necessary adaptation to the effects of various changes in the 1990s, ... More


Organizations and Ideals

in Philip Selznick: Ideals in the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804744751
eISBN:
9780804783743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804744751.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Until the mid-1950s Selznick' s academic work focused on organization theory. Several articles and three books were foundational contributions to a particular way of thinking about organizations, ... More


Retribution in Newham

Geoff Horn

in Crossing the floor: Reg Prentice and the crisis of British social democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088698
eISBN:
9781781705780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088698.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the events and issues surrounding Prentice‘s deselection by his local party in Newham North East. It examines in detail the context within which this local challenge occurred, ... More


Response

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the call and response tradition of African American churches, the concluding chapter reflects on ways in which this book responds to calls for serious scholarship in religious ethnography. As part ... More


Race Today cannot fail’: black radicalism in the long 1980s

Robin Bunce

in Labour and the Left in the 1980s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526106438
eISBN:
9781526120939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106438.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Race Today Collective occupied a unique position on the British left during the 1980s. Inspired by the example of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the thought of radicals such as ... More


Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Krista Cowman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313608
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book offers a detailed regional study of women's politics in the United Kingdom in the period before the First World War. Its purpose is to investigate how women's politics functioned at the ... More


Peace Formation and Political Order in Conflict Affected Societies

Oliver P. Richmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190237639
eISBN:
9780190237660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237639.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Throughout history, wherever there has been conflict and violence, institutions and processes aimed at peace stability and order have emerged simultaneously in and across society. Conflict often ... More


Democratizing Human Rights Fact-Finding

Molly K. Land

in The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Using the example of a participatory mapping project in Nairobi, Kenya called Map Kibera, this chapter argues that participatory fact-finding will differ qualitatively from traditional fact-finding ... More


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