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The New Generation of Political Advocacy Groups

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the book’s central argument. It uses the February 2011 labor protests in Wisconsin to examine the role that internet-mediated advocacy groups play in American ... More


The MoveOn Effect: Disruptive Innovation in the Interest Group Ecology of American Politics

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 places the new generation of internet-mediated organizations into historical context, emphasizing the substantive importance of the new communications technologies. Building upon the works ... More


Political Blogs as Political Associations

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Not all netroots advocacy groups mimic MoveOn’s organizational structure. Chapter 3 turns attention to a set of large-scale community blogs that function as political associations. Previous blog ... More


The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The internet is facilitating a generational transition within America’s advocacy group system. New “netroots” political associations have arisen in the past decade and play an increasingly prominent ... More


Cultural Challenges for Mainline Protestant Political Progressives

Paul Lichterman and Rhys H. Williams

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Lichterman and Rhys H. Williams’s chapter focuses on theologically liberal Mainline Protestants, who have historically been at the forefront of many progressive religious actions. First, the ... More


Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Steven M. Tipton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 2000 presidential election, debate over the role of religion in public life has followed a narrow course as pundits and politicians alike have focused on the influence wielded by ... More


Action Effects of OCI on Migration and Development

Daniel Naujoks

in Migration, Citizenship, and Development: Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084983
eISBN:
9780199082643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084983.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

For the assessment of the effect of a diasporic membership status like Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) has on India’s development, this chapter explores what its consequences are on ... More


The Conceptual Framework of Migration and Development

Daniel Naujoks

in Migration, Citizenship, and Development: Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084983
eISBN:
9780199082643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084983.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter contains a conceptual framework of migration and development. It elaborates upon the meanings, concepts, and metrics of development, India’s development needs, as well as the diasporic ... More


Religious Freedom and the New Evangelical Foreign Policy Lobby

Lauren Frances Turek

in To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748912
eISBN:
9781501748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748912.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how evangelical internationalism developed into a focused vision for U.S. foreign relations that provided the foundation for political advocacy on a wide range of global issues ... More


Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for “a more perfect union”

Wei Ming Dariotis and Grace J. Yoo

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An examination of the role of race in the voting patterns of mothers seeking better outcomes for their children's future during the 2008 U.S. presidential election.


“To Serve and Bless”: Julia Stephen, Isabel Somerset, and Late-Victorian Women’s Politics

Mary Jean Corbett

in Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752469
eISBN:
9781501752483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752469.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews epigraphs taken from letters written about a year apart that provide evidence for Virginia Stephen's first foray into political advocacy. It looks at Stephen's short-lived ... More


Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and the Mystification of Maimonidean Rationalism

James A. Diamond

in Reinventing Maimonides in Contemporary Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764951
eISBN:
9781800343344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764951.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter points out how modern Jewish thinkers looked back and engaged a foundational Jewish canon of scriptural and rabbinic texts when they staked out their own novel ground and advanced Jewish ... More


To “Really Do a Little Good”: A Redemptive Conclusion

Ian Kumekawa

in The First Serious Optimist: A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163482
eISBN:
9781400885206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163482.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the circumstances of Pigou's retirement. Despite all the vitriol Pigou spewed during the late 1940s and 1950s, he was hardly as despairing or as resentful as he had been over ... More


The Bishops Speak

Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman, and Paul M. Perl

in Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920289
eISBN:
9780190920319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920289.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Catholic bishops speaking out on issues of the day. Catholic Church teaching and tradition yields “conservative” positions on issues such as abortion and physician-assisted ... More


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