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The new material and moral saliences of private capital

Steve Tombs

in Social Protection After the Crisis: Regulation without enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313755
eISBN:
9781447313786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A key, if often under-explored, dimension of the power and resources to which corporations have access is their level of ‘moral capital’ – the ways in and the extent to which private corporate ... More


The Quest for Moral Capital

Raymond Bryant

in Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on nongovernmental organizations' (NGOs') moral capital, empowerment, and strategic behavior. Moral capital can facilitate spatial and territorial strategizing in as much as it ... More


Financing Prophets

Raymond Bryant

in Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the different aspects of the nongovernmental organizations' (NGOs') financial strategies. NGOs need sophisticated strategies if they are to acquire the money needed to sustain ... More


Conclusion Morality Plays

Raymond Bryant

in Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents different aspects of NGOs as reputation-seeking actors operating in a world of moral capital production and consumption. NGO empowerment can be partly a matter of an ... More


Spirituality in a Modern Chinese Metropolis

Lizhu Fan and James D. Whitehead

in Chinese Religious Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731398
eISBN:
9780199914487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731398.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the spirituality of the urban residents of Shenzhen, a new city just across the border from Hong Kong. As a prosperous metropolis with little history and no tradition, ... More


Who Went Where and Why

David V. Barrett

in The Fragmentation of a Sect: Schism in the Worldwide Church of God

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199861514
eISBN:
9780199979943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861514.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The final substantive chapter uses the results of a questionnaire to explore what ministers and members said about why they made the choices they did. Analysis of both past experience and a ... More


Introduction

Manata Hashemi

in Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The introduction lays the groundwork for the arguments made in the rest of the book. It maps out how, contrary to popular assumptions, some marginalized youth in Iran—termed the face-savers—are not a ... More


Dead Sea Fruits, 1872 –1874

Mark Wahlgren Summers

in The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617572
eISBN:
9781469617596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617572.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how the fruits of Republican victory in 1872 soon turned into ashes. What would follow would be a run of bankruptcies: bankrupted reputations, bankrupted policies, and ... More


Saving Face

Manata Hashemi

in Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the history and structure of face (aberu) and facework in Iran. Upon analyzing the interlinkages between saving face and cultural norms of modesty, the chapter argues that ... More


The Fragmentation of a Sect: Schism in the Worldwide Church of God

David V. Barrett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199861514
eISBN:
9780199979943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861514.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Worldwide Church of God was a largely American 20th century Christian sect (or new religious movement: NRM) with heterodox beliefs and practices. It was Sabbatarian, millenarian, British ... More


Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Manata Hashemi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The subject of intense media scrutiny, young men and women in the Islamic Republic of Iran have long been characterized as walking rebels—a frustrated, alienated generation devoid of hope and prone ... More


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