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The Corporate World Unravels, 1815–1840

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the 1820s and 1830s, it became increasingly apparent that changes in the wider political world were rendering Dublin corporation's role as a representative body and guardian of Patriot values ... More


Just Authority

Paul Langford

in Public Life and the Propertied Englishman 1689–1798: The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205340
eISBN:
9780191676574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205340.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Law and authority in England during the 18th century were confronted with difficult problems in urban, industrial, and semi-rural areas. There were numerous country districts as well as towns which ... More


The Race for Urban Status

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 1 explores why turn-of-the-century municipal reformers viewed cities as “the hope of democracy” and why they believed that public education—especially the large urban school district—was an ... More


Introduction: District Progressives and the Progressive School District

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The book’s opening chapter introduces key concepts that rest at the core of The Importance of Being Urban and identifies the years between 1913 and 1928 as crucial to the forging of district ... More


Competing Visions for a Progressive Portland, Oregon

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 5 opens with a portrait of Portland, Oregon School Superintendent Frank Rigler (1896-1913), who had designed a citywide curriculum so precise that he believed that on any given school day he ... More


The Transatlantic Study of Modern Political Systems: The New Political Science of James Bryce, A. Lawrence Lowell, and Frank Goodnow

Robert Adcock

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the rise of a new approach to political science pursuing a present-oriented method of relating a broad array of contemporary institutions and phenomena as interacting parts of a ... More


Introduction: Plotting the Great Society and the Urban Crisis in Newark

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction begins with President Lyndon Johnson’s invocation of the Great Society as an effort to think social problems beyond the limitations of the state. Central to this vision was a set of ... More


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