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Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Patrick Major

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Few historical changes occur literally overnight, but on 13 August 1961 18 million East Germans awoke to find themselves walled in by an edifice which was to become synonymous with the Cold War: the ... More


Growing Disjunctions: PNF Rule and Popular Reaction

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After a brief survey of the sources available for the assessment of popular opinion under the regime, the chapter examines the growing divide which developed during the 1930s between the regime and a ... More


The Flight from the Enchanter

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter examines the cult of the Duce, generated during the 1930s, and then looks at the decline in Mussolini's popularity in the closing years of the 1930s and of the awareness among fascists of ... More


Introduction: The Frontiers of Power

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter opens by discussing the role of frontiers in history as both symbolic projections of power and means of controlling population movements. The reader is introduced to Albert Hirschman's ... More


Perceptions of the Party

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter examines the popular reactions to the many kinds of abuse of power within the provincial fascist organisations during the 1930s and seeks to illustrate the diverse expressions of ... More


Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex with Men: From Academia to the Gay Community

Charles Collins and Camilla Harshbarger

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Several researchers have identified an increase in risk-taking behaviors by men who have sex with men (MSM) and rates of HIV infection that continue to be unacceptably high. The national diffusion ... More


Information and Ignorance: Media Coverage

Dayna L. Barnes

in Architects of Occupation: American Experts and Planning for Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703089
eISBN:
9781501707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703089.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of media in postwar planning on Japan. Public relations and popular opinion are only a part of the story of how the media influenced American policy toward Japan. ... More


Popular Support for Constitutional Rights Violations

Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg

in How Constitutional Rights Matter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190871451
eISBN:
9780190871482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871451.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents findings from two survey experiments that explore popular support for individual rights: one focused on free speech in Turkey and one focused on torture in the United States. ... More


Foreign Policy Begins at Home: Americans, Grand Strategy, and World War II

Michaela Hoenicke Moore

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on ordinary Americans, central figures in a foreign policy conditioned by democratic politics and popular opinion. It offers another look at World War II and its legacies with a ... More


Lay Attitudes to Withdrawal of Treatment in Disorders of Consciousness and Their Normative Significance

Jacob Gipson, Guy Kahane, and Julian Savulescu

in Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law of Severe Brain Damage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190280307
eISBN:
9780190280338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280307.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter first outlines a general framework for addressing ethical issues by applying Beauchamp and Childress’s principles of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice. The authors then ... More


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