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1941: The Sample Survey and the Modern Rational Nation

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the remarkable proliferation of social survey research in Great Britain from the 1950s and shows how it created a distinctive politics of the abstracted individual articulated ... More


Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Lennart J. Lundqvist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Sweden is seen as a forerunner in environmental and ecological policy. This book is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance, and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether ... More


Marriage, Slavery, and the Merger of Wills: Responses to Sprint, 1700–01

Jacqueline Broad

in Women and Liberty, 1600-1800: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810261
eISBN:
9780191847301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810261.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines three seventeenth-century feminist critiques of the misogynist pamphleteer John Sprint (fl. 1699–1700). It demonstrates that an ideal of freedom as rational ... More


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