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“The Nazareth of the Orient”: The Particular Work of the Evangelists

Elisheva A. Perelman

in American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how foreign, Protestant nondenominational evangelical organizations in Japan around the turn of the 20th century utilized the moral enterprise for their own ends. By appearing ... More


American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Elisheva A. Perelman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The tuberculosis epidemic of Meiji and Taishō helped to define the relationship between Japan’s government and the foreign, Protestant nondenominational evangelist organizations and individuals who ... More


Introduction: The Story of Something That Did Not Happen

Elisheva A. Perelman

in American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528141
eISBN:
9789882204959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528141.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introductory chapter discusses the nature of the tuberculosis epidemic in Japan during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. During this period, there was a tensive relationship between foreign ... More


The moral crusade against paedophilia

Frank Furedi

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The focus of this chapter is the transformation of the threat of paedophilia into a permanent focus of moral outrage. It explores the moral landscape that has turned the child predator into the ... More


The new economy of poverty

Stefan Selke

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reflects the consequences of an established system of poverty relief: German foodbanks (Tafeln), which meanwhile have become part of the basic food supply of many citizens. Even if ... More


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