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Conservative Disinterestedness, 1841–1846

PHILIP HARLING

in The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The ministry of British Prime Minister Robert Peel marked the acme of Pitt-style conservatism. Like its Tory predecessors, its chief concern was to defend executive authority against pressure from ... More


Introducing new media and public activism

John Michael Roberts

in New media and public activism: Neoliberalism, the state and radical protest in the public sphere

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447308225
eISBN:
9781447311911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308225.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As well as providing definitions of defines new media and public activism, this chapter sets out the Marxist theoretical framework that will guide the rest of the book. In particular, it shows that ... More


The Landless Rural Workers’ Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice in Brazil

Miguel Carter

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses and sets the context for the struggle of the MST. It briefly reviews the movement's history, seeks to explain the movement's unusual endurance, and evaluates its main sources ... More


Racial Displacement in Action?: Safety Activism and Its Racial Entanglements

Jan Doering

in Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

With the help of Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy, Chicago’s community policing program, safety activists in Rogers Park and Uptown employed a set of powerful strategies for fighting ... More


Laying the Foundations for Azusa: Black Women and Public Ministry in the Nineteenth Century

Valerie C. Cooper

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on two movements that unfolded, American Evangelicalism and Wesleyan Holiness, and how changing understandings of women's appropriate place in public life laid the foundations ... More


Religious Freedom: The U.S. Bishops and the Shock of the Secular

Michele Dillon

in Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The secular principle of religious freedom is complicated by the postsecular recognition that religion has societal relevance beyond the religious sphere. This chapter focuses on the public activism ... More


Decentring the Irish Land War: women, politics and the private sphere

Heather Laird

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dominant Irish historical narrative, at its most basic, sees the history of Ireland since the nineteenth century as a series of revolts and risings which posed a direct challenge to the state ... More


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