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Synergy

Mark L. Latash

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333169
eISBN:
9780199864195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333169.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

This book discusses a general problem in biology: the lack of an adequate language for formulating biologically specific problems. This book describes recent progress in the control and coordination ... More


Social Movements and Europeanization: An Introduction

Donatella della Porta and Manuela Caiani

in Social Movements and Europeanization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557783
eISBN:
9780191721304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557783.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This first chapter discusses some principal hypotheses from literature on political mobilization and social movements, but also from research on Europe and Europeanization, within which these ... More


The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Sally Shuttleworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What is the difference between a lie and a fantasy, when the subject is a child? Moving between literary and scientific texts, this book explores the range of fascinating issues that emerge when the ... More


Introduction

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about child development in literature, science, and medicine in England during the period from 1840 to 1900. The book examines ... More


The Extreme Right and Social Movement Studies: An Introduction

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Notwithstanding its limited capacity in terms of members and mobilization, the extreme right is perceived as an increasing challenge even in established democracies. On delicate issues such as ... More


Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Manuela Caiani, Donatella della Porta, and Claudius Wagemann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyses the actions, networks and frames of right wing extremism. If research on extreme right political parties is growing, the extreme right has however only very rarely been studied as ... More


Unnatural History: Father and Son

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines naturalist Edmund Gosse's memoir called Father and Son in relation to childhood study in England during the 19th century. This memoir offered a study of the development of moral ... More


The Extreme Right: A Conclusion

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 11 In the conclusions, the authors summarize their main results and reflect on the contributions that social movement studies give to the understanding of the phenomenon, ... More


Critical Legal Studies

John Finnis

in Philosophy of Law: Collected Essays Volume IV

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580088
eISBN:
9780191729409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580088.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a critical examination of Unger's seminal article and book The Critical Legal Studies Movement, and of its account of legal thought, tested against its account of certain ... More


¡Escucha! ¡Escucha! ¡Estamos en la Lucha!

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introductory chapter sets the scene with a description of the mass wave of immigrant rights marches that filled city streets across the United States in the spring of 2006. It notes the role of ... More


Providing for the ‘children of the nation’, 1880s–1918

Harry Hendrick

in Child welfare: Historical dimensions, contemporary debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344779
eISBN:
9781447301721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344779.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on child welfare during the late 19th century until the early 20th century. The chapter immediately starts off with a discussion of the background of child welfare during this ... More


Introduction

Sydney Hutchinson

in Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405322
eISBN:
9780226405636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405636.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A music video by New York-based Dominican-American “tropical punk” artist Maluca Mala frames this chapter exploring the state of gender and performance studies in the Caribbean, particularly with ... More


Disability: prospects for social inclusion

Carol Thomas

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at Peter's landmark contribution to the sociological understanding of disability and, through his campaigning, to the acceptance of disability rights as a focus for social policy ... More


Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Yuichiro Onishi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762646
eISBN:
9780814762653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762646.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book introduces the dynamic process out of which social movements in black America, Japan, and Okinawa formed Afro-Asian solidarities against the practice of white supremacy in the twentieth ... More


Reworking Roots: Black Women Writers, The Sapelo Interviews in Drums and Shadows, and the Making of a New Gullah Folk

Melissa L. Cooper

in Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632681
eISBN:
9781469632704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632681.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 discusses the legacies of 1920s and 1930s studies within the Gullah revival and the land battles raging throughout the region. Chapter 5 unearths the origins of the revival, analyzes the ... More


Life Histories

Donatella della Porta

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at the use of a specific type of in-depth interview in social movement studies: life histories, in which a subject tells his/her life story. The chapter discusses the different ... More


Clara Ellen Grant

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Clara Ellen Grant. Grant was one of nine children of a fairly prosperous family in a Wiltshire village. As a young girl, she aspired to be a teacher in London. However, her ... More


Focus Groups

Donatella della Porta

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents focus groups (or group interviews) as a technique of data collection based on discussions within a small group, moderated by a researcher, and oriented to obtain information on ... More


The Nature Study Movement at Cornell University; A Journey South to Study Spiders

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

in The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details Anna Botsford Comstock's early days in the nature study education movement. She joined several key figures—Alice McCloskey, Julia Rogers, and Mary Rogers Miller—who were already ... More


Legal History

Morton Horwitz

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Morton Horwitz, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at the Harvard Law School. Professor Horwitz has made major contributions in the field ... More


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