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 Ethnicity, Civil Society, and the Church: The Politics of Evangelical Christianity in Northeast India

Fernandes Sujatha

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the contemporary relationship between politics and evangelical activity. Focusing on the northeast Indian state of Manipur, it makes comparisons with Mizoram, Nagaland, and ... More


Discontents, Distractions, and a Long Farewell

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how the political climate of the 1930s affected the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The 1930s (and 1940s) were one of those deeply unhappy periods of ... More


Election News

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the political climate affecting the New South. Patronage was a constant and party loyalty was the basis on which everything else stood. This chapter also discusses the effects ... More


The Kannada Nation: 1957–69

M.K. Raghavendra

in Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071587
eISBN:
9780199080793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071587.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Mysore acceded to the Indian Union nearly two months after Independence and it was only on 12 October that Maharaja Jayachamaraja Wadeyar signed away the prerogatives of the princely house of Mysore. ... More


Form and narrative in the 1980s

Alan Clarke

in Alan Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines several of Clarke's productions from the 1980s, exploring how his crucial themes, including the gap between personal narratives and state discourses, repetition and the ... More


Trends in the Production of Knowledge about the Middle East within and across Disciplines: A Survey of PhD Dissertations, 2000–2010

Laura Bier

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter surveys topical, methodological, and geographic trends in the production of knowledge about the Middle East in doctoral dissertations written over the decade 2000–2010. It assesses the ... More


Political context

christian bason

in Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

The public sector innovation context can be described as a set of dilemmas that managers and staff face, often in each of their day-to-day decisions and service activities, and which are not ... More


Prince of Broadway

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter details Harold Prince's main motive for undertaking the show: the degenerative sociopolitical climate of Berlin in the thirties and the moral questions this provoked even in a ... More


Scientists In Germany Seen From The Outside

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter expands the view on ruined Germany through the eyes of emigrant scientists sent to evaluate the state of Nazi science in 1945. The economic devastation, the general mood, and political ... More


Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Niv Horesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As China emerges as a global powerhouse, this book examines its economic past and the shaping of its financial institutions. A comparative study of foreign banking in prewar China, it surveys the ... More


Revelry and Revolution: The Paradox of the 1950s

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes the musical life of the 1950s, examining the political climate of the late Batista era, along with its social problems and cultural expression. It focuses on how a country with ... More


The Third-Term Controversy

Brian C. Kalt

in Constitutional Cliffhangers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123517
eISBN:
9780300178012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123517.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the Twenty-Second Amendment, ratified in 1951, which states that the president of the United States is limited to serving two terms. However, given strong enough incentives and ... More


The way forward: policy and practice proposals

Luke Clements and Janet Read

in Disabled people and European human rights: A review of the implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act for disabled children and adults in the UK

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344250
eISBN:
9781447302087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344250.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at some of the ways the 1998 Human Rights Act may benefit disabled adults and children. It presents several realistic limitations and positive potentials of any course of action. ... More


In the Wake of D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation: Chesnutt’s Paul Marchand, F.M.C. as Command Performance

Susan Prothro Wright

in Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734164
eISBN:
9781621036050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734164.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter puts forward the hypothesis that Charles Chesnutt attempted to publish his novel Paul Marchand, F.M.C. in 1921, with the goal of countering D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation. ... More


Community safety and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities

Derek McGhee

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the social and political climate in which hate crimes, whether racially motivated or as a result of homophobia, are increasingly being taken seriously by local authorities and ... More


Conclusion: The Diffusion of Military Transformation to European Militaries

Terry Terriff and Frans Osinga

in A Transformation Gap?: American Innovations and European Military Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763776
eISBN:
9780804781800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763776.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores cross-country patterns and national variations in European military transformation. The case studies of European military transformation in this book have elaborated the ... More


Moral Heroism and Craving for Extremes: The Ming Period (1368–1644)

in True to Her Word: The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758086
eISBN:
9780804786782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758086.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter concentrates on the key historical moments at which the discourse shifted and the faithful maiden act took shape. The rise of the faithful maiden cult highlights a close link between the ... More


Epilogue Price Check

Charles F. McGovern

in Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern.14
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The competing visions of consumers and consumption explored in this book each found avid support in the decades beyond 1945 and still shape spending practices today. Consumers' Research, and later ... More


The First Market Environment: Trouble in the Making

in Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the first market environment of the pharmaceutical industry in India during the period from 1950 to 1970. It discusses the challenges for public-sector technological advance ... More


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