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History and Value: The Clarendon Lectures and the Northcliffe Lectures 1987

Frank Kermode

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122241
eISBN:
9780191671388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122241.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The author returns to the literature of his youth to ask why we appear to have forgotten how urgent and powerful it seemed in a time of economic crisis and imminent world war. The general questions ... More


Rethinking Economic Alternatives: Left Parties and the Articulation of Popular Demands in Chile and Peru

Kenneth M. Roberts

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

How have left parties responded to the challenges of neo‐liberalism, the debt crisis, and the decline of socialist models, and how have they adapted their economic projects? In Peru, the left went ... More


Conclusion: The Feminist Policy Formation Puzzle

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The comparative analysis of the 27 policy cases suggests that feminist policies appear to be quite feminist in action, although successful feminist policies do not always achieve the same level of ... More


Left–Right Materialist Value Orientations

Oddbjørn Knutsen

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the antithesis between right‐wing materialist beliefs, dominated by emphasis on market competition, personal freedom and private ownership, and left‐wing materialist beliefs, ... More


The Regionalist Movement in France 1890-1914: Jean Charles-Brun and French Political Thought

Julian Wright

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264889
eISBN:
9780191718380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264889.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first full academic study of the political thought of the French regionalist movement in the Belle Époque. The book examines the private papers of Jean Charles-Brun, founder of the ... More


Conclusion

Udi Greenberg

in The Weimar Century: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159331
eISBN:
9781400852390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159331.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers the new vision of democracy ushered in by the generation of the 1960s. Unlike the architects of the postwar order, left-wing students challenged, rather than celebrated, the ... More


Labor in the Time of Trump

Jasmine Kerrissey, Eve Weinbaum, Clare Hammonds, Tom Juravich, and Dan Clawson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746598
eISBN:
9781501746611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book critically analyzes the right-wing attack on workers and unions in the United States and offers strategies to build a working-class movement. While President Trump's election in 2016 may ... More


Politics and Military Morale: Current Affairs and Citizenship Education in the British Army 1914-1950

S. P. MacKenzie

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202448
eISBN:
9780191675362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202448.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This book, a scholarly examination of education in current affairs and citizenship within the British Army in the 20th century, charts the development of army education from its beginnings in the ... More


Disciplining Doubt: Expressing Uncertainty in Gush Katif

Joyce Dalsheim

in Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751204
eISBN:
9780199895014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751204.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Left-wing, secular Israeli Jews are annoyed by settler sensibilities. They can’t stand the settlers’ self-righteousness and question their apparent certainty. This chapter approaches that seeming ... More


Imaginary Jews and Jewish Imagination

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the writings of the French Jewish critic Alain Finkielkraurt called The Imaginary Jew. Finkielkraut is the son of Polish immigrants to France who gradually became disconcerted by ... More


The Changing Ideological Context of the 1980s

Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the ramifications of the intellectual decline of French Communism. It explains the immediate consequences of the French Communist Party's (PCF) declining appeal to the French ... More


J. Edgar Hoover Goes to the Movies: The FBI and the Origins of Hollywood's Cold War

John Sbardellati

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450082
eISBN:
9780801464218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450082.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1942 and 1958, J. Edgar Hoover's Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a sweeping and sustained investigation of the motion picture industry to expose Hollywood's alleged subversion of ... More


Army Education and the 1945 General Election

S. P. Mackenzie

in Politics and Military Morale: Current Affairs and Citizenship Education in the British Army 1914-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202448
eISBN:
9780191675362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202448.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

As planning proceeded into the spring of 1945, the Army experienced what in some ways current-affairs and citizenship work had been aiming toward — a General Election to decide the shape of post-war ... More


You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Daniel Chirot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why have so many of the iconic revolutions of modern times ended in bloody tragedies? And what lessons can be drawn from these failures today, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and ... More


Feliks Tych: 31 July 1929 — 17 February 2015

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides the obituary for Feliks Tych, who died on 17 February 2015 and at the time was a leading figure in Jewish life in Poland. It mentions Tych's birth in Warsaw as the ninth child ... More


Opposition, Escalation, and Integration

Erik Esselstrom

in Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Japanese consular police intensified their commitment to deal with the problem of Korean resistance. More specifically, it considers the Gaimushō police's adoption of ... More


Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature in the 1930s

Benjamin Kohlmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198715467
eISBN:
9780191783197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a new understanding of the politicized literature of the 1930s and its relationship to modernism. It reclaims a central body of literary and critical works for modernist studies, ... More


Finale to the Hong Kong-style Cultural Revolution

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The burning of the British diplomatic compound in Beijing strengthened the hand of the moderate faction led by Zhou Enlai. It also allowed secret talks between the left wing and the Hong Kong ... More


Impact of the 1967 riots

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The left wing paid a heavy price for instigating the riots which briefly brought Hong Kong society to a standstill. At the beginning of the labour dispute at the Hong Kong Artificial Flower Works, ... More


The Chinese Communist Party and the Overseas Chinese

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the memoirs, diaries, poems, and theater scripts written by Ba Ren, an undercover member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a writer, and those who used to work with him ... More


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