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Afterword

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This afterword argues that small towns are not characteristic of what the United States is really like. Small towns are instead what many people think the United States should be like, and indeed, ... More


Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

More than thirty million Americans live in small, out-of-the-way places. Many of them could have joined the vast majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs. They could live closer to more ... More


Community Spirit: Small-Town Identities That Bind

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines what residents understand as the most important sources of community spirit in their towns. It is widely believed that small towns do encourage community participation, but the ... More


The Impact of Safe Third Country Practices on Inter-State Relations

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter examines how safe third country practices and related arrangements impinge on the international refugee regime. The first question raised in this chapter is the extent to which a State ... More


Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America

Nancy L. Rosenblum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169439
eISBN:
9781400881314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169439.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The moral principles prescribed for friendship, civil society, and democratic public life apply imperfectly to life around home, where we interact day to day without the formal institutions, rules of ... More


A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Benjamin Looker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Nation of Neighborhoods investigates what the concept of “neighborhood” came to mean to Americans who grappled with vast changes in their urban spaces from World War II to the Reagan era. Across ... More


The Working Class (II)

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses working-class domesticity and sociability. It considers relationships within the family, the extent to which they were characterized by ‘role-segregation’, and the consequences ... More


The Ethics of Neighborliness

John Hayes

in Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635323
eISBN:
9781469635330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635323.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning with a close analysis of the life and musical oeuvre of “Blind” Willie Johnson, this chapter explores the ethical vision of folk Christianity. It argues that folk Christians confronted the ... More


Tenancy agreements: a mechanism for governing anti-social behaviour?

Lister Diane

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter assesses the extent to which tenancy agreements offer a mechanism for governing ASB. It regards the growing emphasis on tenancy agreements as symptomatic of a wider contractualisation of ... More


Necessary Strangers: Law's Hospitality in the Age of Transnational Migrancy

Pheng Cheah

in Law and the Stranger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771542
eISBN:
9780804775151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771542.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines how global capitalism and the circulation of workers across borders give rise to so-called “necessary strangers.” It offers a critique of Immanuel Kant's ideas on neighborliness ... More


The politics of neighbourliness: social democracy on the home front in Britain during the Second World War

Clare Griffiths

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Clare Griffiths probes the historical and political implications of the social and psychological concept of ‘neighbourliness’, especially as it played out in that pivotal moment of apparent social ... More


Practices from Everyday Life: Mobilizing Values and Strategies

Lori G. Beaman

in Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198803485
eISBN:
9780191841682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803485.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses specific values and strategies key to the production of deep equality. Within a broad framework in which cooperation, similarity, and contaminated diversity define the ... More


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