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 The Christian Community in China: The Leaven Effect

Chan Kim‐Kwong

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/9780195308242.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses the impact of the expansion of the Christian community on current sociopolitical development in China and it particularly looks at democratization, including the development of ... More


Foundations and Funding

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter places immigrant organizations into the complex, quasi-federated web of funding and grants. Immigrant-serving nonprofit organizations work at the grass roots, providing direct services ... More


Introduction

David D. Hall

in A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873113
eISBN:
9781469601656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837115_hall.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book plays a key role in enhancing the understanding of readers regarding the role of Puritanism in the reestablishment of political trends and institutions in colonial New England during the ... More


Continental Politics: Liberalism, Nationalism, and the Appeal of Texas in the 1820s

Andrewr R. L. Cayton

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.15
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter pays particular attention to the ways in which early nineteenth-century North Americans imagined the possibilities of life in Texas and debated the revolutionary impact of liberalism in ... More


What gas and oil? The early days of the Irish regime (1957–75)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

While Ireland in the mid 1950s was viewed by some indigenous geologists as a country with limited hydrocarbons, the visit of an Irish-American lawyer sparked hopes for potential oil and gas ... More


“We want to live a good life”

Christine Jeske

in The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces the book and talks about the ways people seek a good life, and how their various ways of seeking a good life do — or don't — intersect with work. It aims to help in ... More


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