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Conclusion

Vernon Bogdanor

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the British constitution in the twentieth century. The findings reveal that while there was widespread confidence in ... More


Intellectual Elites and the 1989 Movement

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The 1989 Beijing Student Movement was framed around issues concerning the economic crisis and pro-democratic political reform in China. While the rank-and-file students provided manpower, it was the ... More


Spain in the Nineteenth Century: New Essays on Experiences of Culture and Society

Andrew Ginger and Geraldine Lawless (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526124746
eISBN:
9781526138866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124753
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Over the past quarter of a century, the study of nineteenth-century Hispanic culture and society has undergone two major shifts. The first was a rejection of ‘the myth of backwardness’ a notion that ... More


Spatial Imagination and the Avant-Garde

in The Heroic City: Paris, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226870236
eISBN:
9780226870175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226870175.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the urban explorers and theorists who were instrumental in fashioning the image of Paris in the 1950s, focusing on urban sociologists, urban planners, and the 1950s avant-garde. ... More


The Apolitics of Rebellion

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how malcontented young adults rebel against various aspects of the established society, in terms of education, intellectual elite, morality, domestic and social authority, and ... More


Patrolling the Frontier

Robert P. Saldin and Steven M. Teles

in Never Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190880446
eISBN:
9780190933173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880446.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter assesses how public intellectuals responded with such virulence to Donald Trump. Despite overwhelming opposition to Trump among the conservative intellectual elite, Republican voters had ... More


Conclusion

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses three issues: First, in sharp contrast to its repeated political upheavals during the 1980s, China exhibited a prolonged period of political stability in the 1990s. Second, ... More


For Youths and Simpletons: The Folly of Elite Astrology

Michael A. Ryan

in A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449840
eISBN:
9780801463150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449840.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter investigates the criticism of astrology and the occult arts in elite medieval venues—in particular, the university and the royal court. Critics of the occult arts have long railed ... More


Introduction

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

On the morning of April 22, 1989, seven days after the emergence of the 1989 Beijing Student Movement, a state funeral was held for Hu Yaobang inside the Great Hall of the People. The previous night, ... More


On the Eve of the 1989 Movement

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

By the late 1980s, China's economic reform had gone into a deep crisis. Inflation and corruption hounded Chinese society. People's confidence in the reform was at its lowest point, and grievances ... More


From exclusion to inclusion: women and interfaith dialogue in the Mediterranean area

Francesco Antonelli and Elisabetta Ruspini

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details women's contribution to interfaith dialogue in the Mediterranean. This area is often referred to a uniform region and usually depicted as highly problematic, since conflicts and ... More


The Newtonian Magi

Paul Kléber Monod

in Solomon's Secret Arts: The Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123586
eISBN:
9780300195392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123586.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows the steady decline of the occult by the year 1715, and the few influential men within the English intellectual elite who longed to resuscitate it and appropriate it in ways that ... More


The Decline of the System for Controlling Students in Universities

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the student control system in Chinese universities during the 1980s, showing how it was greatly weakened by changes in social structure brought about by the reform. This ... More


Conclusion

Allan W. Maccoll

in Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623822
eISBN:
9780748653379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623822.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. The period 1843–93, but most especially during the ‘crofters' war’, illustrate the intellectual elite of Highland society influencing the development ... More


The Love Song of the Millennium: Medieval Christian Apocalyptic and the Song of Songs

E. Ann Matter

in Scrolls of Love: Ruth and the Song of Songs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225712
eISBN:
9780823237067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225712.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Latin Middle Ages was a period of great Christian interest in the Song of Songs. Judging from the surviving texts, at least twenty Latin line-by-line expositions of Solomon's love ... More


Selected Philosophical and Scientific Writings

Emilie Du Chatelet

Judith P. Zinsser (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226168067
eISBN:
9780226168081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226168081.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Though most historians remember her as the mistress of Voltaire, Emilie Du Châtelet (1706–1749) was an accomplished writer in her own right, who published multiple editions of her scientific writings ... More


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