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Damaged Materialities in Political Struggles and Aesthetic Innovations

Ewa Płonowska Ziarek

in Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161497
eISBN:
9780231530903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161497.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the materiality of aesthetic form, not merely as a source of enjoyment or apolitical formalism but as a necessary intervention into the violent abstraction of commodity form and ... More


Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More


Pushing Through the Doors of Resistance in the 1950s

Julie A. Gallagher

in Black Women and Politics in New York City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036965
eISBN:
9780252094101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036965.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows a number of African American women in the postwar period further into party politics and into city government, and it charts the efforts of local renegades to launch political ... More


The Southern “Minority” & The Silent Majority

Jason Morgan Ward

in Defending White Democracy: The Making of a Segregationist Movement and the Remaking of Racial Politics, 1936-1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835135
eISBN:
9781469602547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869222_ward.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at Georgia kingmaker Roy V. Harris, a hardcore segregationist throughout the civil rights movement of the 1960s, who lamented the political marginalization of white southerners by ... More


The Public versus the Pushers: Enacting New York’s Rockefeller Drug Laws

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

in Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Nelson Rockefeller's 1973 “tough” proposal attempted to resolve the governing problems that arose from the therapeutic regime. It analyzes the ideological and political work ... More


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