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South Africa: The Role of Peace and Conflict‐Resolution Organizations in the Struggle Against Apartheid

Rupert Taylor

in Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125924
eISBN:
9780199833894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125924.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Participation in civil society was one of the few options for the pursuit of peaceful progressive change in apartheid South Africa, and a range of peace and conflict‐resolution organizations (P/CROs) ... More


The Russian Experience: Theoretical Interpretations

Vladimir Mau and Irina Starodubrovskaya

in The Challenge of Revolution: Contemporary Russia in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241507
eISBN:
9780191599835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241503.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter speculates on how the theory of revolution might develop further, in the light of the experiences of post‐communist Russia. This means regarding the Russian example, not as a case study ... More


Introduction

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the major questions and problems which the book seeks to tackle, placing them in historical and historiographical context. Following an overview of the conversion movements in ... More


Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Christopher Harding

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This book investigates mass conversion movements towards Christianity in late colonial India, examining the internal dynamics of conversion and Christian community-building in the region of Punjab. ... More


The Communication of Christianity

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at the ways in which Christianity was communicated across vast expanses of rural Punjab, the reaction of missionaries once they became aware that a large-scale movement of poor ... More


Living in New Traditions

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at missionary and convert attempts to construct a Christian community life in the wake of the mass movements, including attempted socialization through education, ceremony, and ... More


The Democratization of Christianity and the Character of American Politics

Nathan O. Hatch

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Returning from more narrowly political debates to broader cultural questions, this chapter takes democratization as its theme. It testifies to the incompleteness of any historical view that leaves ... More


Why the Social Democratic Option Failed: Poland’s Experience of Systemic Change

Tadeusz Kowalik

in Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times: The Left and Economic Policy since 1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241378
eISBN:
9780191696923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241378.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Unexpected introduction of social democratic policies, mainly in the form of systemic change, in Poland was caused by the foundations and actions of mass movements, the various events in relation to ... More


Changing Conception of Representation: Issues, Concerns, and Institutions

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the shift that has taken place in the Indian Parliament from 1950 to the present with regard to the idea of representation. In the early 1950s, elected representatives in the ... More


Soka Gakkai: Searching for the Mainstream

Robert Kisala

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay examines the conflict-ridden history of the Soka Gakkai, the largest new religious movement in Japan with over eight million members in that country and over one million members abroad. ... More


The Revival of Non-Militant Suffragism, 1912–1914

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes the renewed emphasis and promotion of non-militant suffragism. By seeking a more democratic approach to suffragism, a left-wing alliance, and the mobilization of working-class ... More


A cycle and its aftermath

Phil Edwards

in More Work! Less Pay!': Rebellion and Repression in Italy, 1972-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078736
eISBN:
9781781702192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078736.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the second cycle of contention in Italy from 1972 to 1977 using quantitative data on mass disorder and armed actions. These data are also used to support an account of the ... More


On Being a “Thumbprint”: Time and Space in Arivoli Activism

Francis Cody

in The Light of Knowledge: Literacy Activism and the Politics of Writing in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452024
eISBN:
9780801469022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452024.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how activism works to produce senses of time and place among activists and villagers in the Arivoli Iyakkam. It focuses on ideological conflicts ensuing from a pedagogical ... More


Preview

Robert Heilbroner

in Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102864
eISBN:
9780199854974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102864.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter suggests that there are three distinct ways of looking at the future—the Distant Past, Yesterday, and Today, which includes some portion of Tomorrow. It contends that science, economics, ... More


The Intermodern Assumption of the Future: William Empson, Charles Madge and Mass-Observation

Nick Hubble

in Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635092
eISBN:
9780748651924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines William Empson and the Mass-Observation movement, which it pinpoints as the most relevant expression of Empson's type of intermodernism. This is supported by Empson's ... More


Where Does Sex Divide?: Feminism, Sexuality, and the Structures of Gender Since 1960

Mary P. Ryan

in Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the emergence and historical course of a second wave of feminist mass movement that swept through American politics and culture. It also describes how movements for sexual ... More


Democratization, Elites, and the Expansion of Access to Health Care and Medicine

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Sociologists have rarely imagined elites as capable of delivering for society the promise of a better future. More frequently, labor unions and left-wing parties, or grassroots social movements, have ... More


Do you remember revolution?

Phil Edwards

in More Work! Less Pay!': Rebellion and Repression in Italy, 1972-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078736
eISBN:
9781781702192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078736.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the effects of the Partito Comunista Italiano's (PCI) negative engagement with the mass movements for the party itself as well as the movements. The history of the 1972–7 cycle ... More


Pan-Germanism from empire to republic

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Research evidence proves that the most elementary definition of pan-Germanism, a belief or ‘desire’ for German unity and a common mission, is best suited for assessing the breadth of pan-Germanism in ... More


Popular Nationalism and the Fate of the Nation

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the motivation for popular nationalism in China. It explains that Chinese and Western observers of Chinese nationalism have long disagreed over who the agents of Chinese ... More


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