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Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown

Kimberley Johnson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387421
eISBN:
9780199776771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387421.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Historians of the Civil Rights era typically treat the key events of the 1950s Brown v. Board of Education — sit-ins, bus boycotts, and marches — as contributing toward a revolutionary social ... More


“Part of It All One Must Become”: Progressive in Wartime, 1915–1918

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1915 to 1918. After the 1914 elections, Roche was so exhausted that she finally accepted Read Lewis's invitation to take a short break in ... More


Challenged and Redeemed by the New Progressivism, 1960–1972

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1960 to 1972. Once the miners' hospitals were safely preserved, Roche had reason to think the future looked bright. Coal production was ... More


Loyalty Investigations and the “End of Reform”

Landon R. Y. Storrs

in The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153964
eISBN:
9781400845255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153964.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the connection between disloyalty charges and the shift toward the political center, or out of government service, by many public officials, which has been difficult to discern ... More


Democratic Denials and Dissent at the Miners’ Welfare Fund, 1957–1963

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1957 to 1963. During the late 1950s, two trends marked Roche's work at the miners' Welfare Fund. First, she reemerged into public life, ... More


“Our hope lies in the children”1901–1904

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Madeline began to build upon many of the ideas that she had already developed and publicized in the Herald. In most instances she worked with one of the newly formed organizations: the Civic League, ... More


Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book addresses a central question in post-Reconstruction social history: why did middle-class women expand their activities from the private to the public sphere and begin, in the years just ... More


Progressive Reform and Judicial Conservatism, 1900–1932

James W. Ely

in The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195323337
eISBN:
9780199851508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323337.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the impact of progressive reform and judicial conservatism during the period from 1900 to 1932 on property rights in America. It explains that conservative judges dominated the ... More


Civil Society and Academic Debate in Russia 1905–1914

David Wartenweiler

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207825
eISBN:
9780191677816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207825.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a study of the impact of liberal academic ideas on the concept of civil society in Russia in the years following the revolution of 1905. The changes that resulted from the revolution ... More


Legacy of Service

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay felt a keen sense of duty to nation, state, and community. Generally shunning politics, his descendants served in the military—every engagement from the Mexican War through Vietnam—both as ... More


Fetishism of the West in Tanizaki Jun’ichirō’s A Fool’s Love

Arthur M. Mitchell

in Disruptions of Daily Life: Japanese Literary Modernism in the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752919
eISBN:
9781501752933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752919.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's A Fool's Love, which was written in 1924 after the Great Kantō Earthquake of 1923. The work responds to the rhetoric of social reform of the early 1920s ... More


“An unholy interest in reforming others” 1897–1900

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the wide range of activities that Madeline launched into. It notes that in 1897 she joined John Fox Jr. in an effort to assist Robert Burns Wilson by raising a subscription to ... More


A Southern Road Less Traveled: The 1966 Gubernatorial Election and (Winthrop) Rockefeller Republicanism in Arkansas

John A. Kirk

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that neither the “southern strategy” (or “white backlash” thesis) nor newer Suburban School explanations adequately account for how and why the South became Republican. By ... More


Jack London, American Public Intellectual: An Introduction

Cecelia Tichi

in Jack London: A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622668
eISBN:
9781469625065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622668.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines Jack London's (1876–1916) campaign for progressive reform throughout a career spanning the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A prolific author known for his ... More


Unfinished Revolutions: Ayacucho and the Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces, 1968–1978

in Before the Shining Path: Politics in Rural Ayacucho, 1895–1980

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770941
eISBN:
9780804775786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770941.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of Ayacucho, Peru, under General Juan Velasco Alvarado's Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces from 1968 to 1978. It explains that the military government ... More


Reforming Orphans: Progressive Reformers and Staff in the Development of Child Care Organizations

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers how the Home for Colored Children (HCC) recorded a version of its founding story that traces the genesis of the institution to a state law. Several succeeding versions of this ... More


Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools

Adam R. Shapiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226029450
eISBN:
9780226029597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029597.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book dispels many conventional assumptions about the 1925 Scopes “monkey” trial. Most view it as an event driven primarily by a conflict between science and religion. Countering this, the author ... More


Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor and the Rise of a New American Sectionalism

Betsy Wood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043444
eISBN:
9780252052323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043444.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines how debates about children and their labor shaped the way Northerners and Southerners defined fundamental concepts of American life such as work, freedom, morality, and the market ... More


The Children's Decade

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter underscores the idea of the child as the key to the national future—a notion that became a paramount theme of the 1920s. While other Progressive reform campaigns faltered or ceased after ... More


Coercion in At-Will Termination of Employment and Sexual Harassment

Lea Vandervelde

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter illustrates how sexual harassment comes out as a clear and significantly successful progressive reform. In the workplace, there is no general legal redress against a personally hostile ... More


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