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Rural Southerners and the Community of Memory

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the experiences of rural people in the American South as they relate to the rural transformation and discusses their community of shared memory. It analyses the stories of ... More


Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Carmen Diana Deere and Frederick S. Royce (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

All across Latin America, rural peoples are organizing in support of broadly distinct but interrelated issues. Food sovereignty, agrarian reform, indigenous and women's rights, sustainable ... More


Rural social work: International perspectives

Richard Pugh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In much of the West, the concerns of rural people are marginalised and rural issues neglected. This book draws upon a variety of material to show why rural social work is such a challenging field of ... More


Introduction

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the impact of the Marriage Law on the Chinese family. This book investigates the extent to which stats can change family ... More


For-Profit Democracy: Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America

Loka Ashwood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300215359
eISBN:
9780300235142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215359.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Why is government distrust rampant, especially in the rural United States? This book offers a simple explanation: corporations and the government together dispossess rural people of their prosperity, ... More


Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Roger Stone and Claudia D'Andrea

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Tropical forests are vanishing at an alarming rate. This book, based on extensive international field research, highlights one solution for preserving this precious resource: empowering local people ... More


Memory and the Nature of Transformation

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines rural people's recollection of the nature of the rural transformation in the American South and its impact on their daily farm work. It suggests that though rural southerners ... More


Conclusions

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter argues that one of the key challenges facing rural Mapuche people is maintaining individual autonomy while entering into various kinds of social relations with others. It is ... More


The Moral and Legal Consequences of Wife Selling in The Mayor of Casterbridge

Julie C. Suk

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a famous episode in which a poor hay trusser, Michael Henchard, sells his wife, Susan, by impulsively putting her up for auction in a public ... More


Introduction

Aisha K. Finch

in Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622347
eISBN:
9781469622361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622347.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter recontextualizes the 1844 La Escalera trials in Cuba, in which a period of repression had descended over the then Spanish colony. While the La Escalera brutalities had ... More


Hunger, Envy, and Egalitarianism in Passarinho

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines interhousehold relationships among impoverished villagers. It shows how interhousehold sociability in Passarinho’s villages is sustained through practices of “respectful ... More


Early Tonghak and the 1894 Rebellion

Carl F. Young

in Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates Tonghak's founding and organization in the last half of the nineteenth century. Its founder, Ch'oe Che-u, started preaching his new religious ideas among peasants and ... More


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