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Black Self-Emancipation, Gradual Emancipation, and the Underground Railroad in the Northern Colonies and States, 1763–1804

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the extent, meaning, and impact of enslaved African-American flight during the era of the American Revolution. Its temporal boundaries range roughly from 1763, the onset of ... More


“Design His Course to Mexico”: The Fugitive Slave Experience in the Texas–Mexico Borderlands, 1850–1853

Mekala Audain

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the mid-1850s, Texas slaveholders estimated that some 4,000 fugitive slaves had escaped south to Mexico. This chapter broadly examines the process in which runaway slaves from Texas escaped to ... More


Film and the Anarchist Imagination: Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043338
eISBN:
9780252052217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043338.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hailed since its initial release, this book offers the authoritative account of films featuring anarchist characters and motifs. The book delves into the many ways filmmakers have portrayed ... More


Introduction

Bob Jessop

in Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book locates how civil society organizations, partnerships, and associations are being mobilized in response to market failure and state failure. This is related to critical governance studies ... More


The governance of complexity and the complexity of governance

Bob Jessop

in Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Civil society exists at the intersection of networks and solidarity as opposed to markets or command and its agents have the potential to guide markets and state action. It may serve as a means of ... More


“Peeled” Bodies, Pillaged Homes: Looting and Material Culture in the American Civil War Era

Sarah Jones Weicksel

in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes civilians' efforts to protect themselves against looting, burying their possessions or, in the case of women in the U.S. South, going so far as to hide them under their hoop ... More


Film and Anarchist Pedagogy

Richard Porton

in Film and the Anarchist Imagination: Expanded Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043338
eISBN:
9780252052217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043338.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on anarchist pedagogy in cinema. Narrative cinema, which has traditionally conceived of the classroom as a cinematic microcosm that can encapsulate the conflicts and ... More


Solidarity and Civic Virtue: Labour Republicanism and the Politics of Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century America

Alex Gourevitch

in Radical Republicanism: Recovering the Tradition's Popular Heritage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198796725
eISBN:
9780191837944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796725.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that debates around republicanism and civic virtue are structured around two unwarranted assumptions. First, neo-republicans and their critics assume that civic virtues are ... More


Incarceration as Liberation

Erin R. Pineda

in Seeing Like an Activist: Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526422
eISBN:
9780197526460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526422.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter details the inward-facing purposes of civil disobedience by revisiting the student-led campaign of “jail, no bail” pioneered by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and ... More


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