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Our Duty: Sacrifice and Citizenship

J. Matthew Gallman

in Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620992
eISBN:
9781469623184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620992.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter reflects on Abraham Lincoln’s memo regarding the conscription and the Constitution, which reveals poignant insights regarding wartime citizenship, or more broadly speaking, the ... More


Out of the Ordinary

Ali Aslam

in Ordinary Democracy: Sovereignty and Citizenship Beyond the Neoliberal Impasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190601812
eISBN:
9780190601836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601812.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The second chapter considers the role of documentary in the Occupy Movement in helping citizens perceive how their ordinary lives are the products of political and economic forces and might be ... More


Medieval Understandings of Charity: From Penance to Commerce

Adam J. Davis

in The Medieval Economy of Salvation: Charity, Commerce, and the Rise of the Hospital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742101
eISBN:
9781501742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742101.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses religious and moral ideas about charity, sanctity, and salvation, largely emanating from the University of Paris during the thirteenth century. Medieval representations of ... More


Investigative Journalism in China: Eight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism

David Bandurski and Martin Hala

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091733
eISBN:
9789882207066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Despite persistent pressure from state censors and other tools of political control, investigative journalism has flourished in China over the last decade. This volume looks at investigative ... More


Life after the Madrasa

Usha Sanyal

in Scholars of Faith: South Asian Muslim Women and the Embodiment of Religious Knowledge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190120801
eISBN:
9780199099900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120801.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 5 examines the lives of six madrasa students who graduated from Jami‘a Nur. This chapter was written collaboratively with Sumbul Farah, an anthropologist, who interviewed the students ... More


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