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Claiming Civic Space: The National Shrine, the Subjunctive Mood, and the Nation's Capital, 1913–1959

Thomas A. Tweed

in America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the years between the Shrine's approval and dedication, the clergy believed there was “grand work” to do. At the Shrine and beyond its threshold, the clergy hoped their efforts would secure ... More


Female Presence: Public Honour and Representation

Emily A. Hemelrijk

in Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses women’s public portrait statues and public funerals. Apart from offering a survey of the statues themselves and their display context, the main focus is on the inscriptions on ... More


Introduction

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction delineates the overlapping geographies of non-elite black women’s work, black church expansion, and Northern suburbanization. Creating sacred space in a Northern suburb in the wake ... More


“Please Allow Me Space”: Race and Faith in the Suburbs

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role of black working women in racial construction and black church formation in the North. Black women transgressed boundaries and disrupted the politics of respectability ... More


Moderating Republicanism, 1953–1964

Michael Bowen

in The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834855
eISBN:
9781469602752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869192_bowen.13
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Taft's death and how it made the Old Guard lose both its guiding force and its most visible public presence. Without its figurehead and legislative leader, the conservative ... More


Democracy as Public Presence: Walking the Bounds

in Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077963
eISBN:
9780226077987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077987.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Town meetings take place every year in Vermont, require over four hours of time, and more often than not cost the citizens who attend a day's pay. Still, the single most important statistic—20.5 ... More


The Best Democracy, the Worst Democracy

in Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077963
eISBN:
9780226077987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077987.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

All things considered—from attendance levels to the length of the meeting—what does real democracy look like at its very best? What does it look like at its very worst? Real democracy demands first ... More


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