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The Network Community in action

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter investigates the Network Community in action effecting its common agenda, the empowerment of the Judiciary and correlative disempowerment of the elected branches of democratic ... More


Conclusions

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter concludes the volume. In normative terms, the Judiciary revisions imposed on CEE since 1989 (and now the West) exhibit an unmistakable pattern: they transfer political power away from ... More


Childhood Traumas, Journeys, and Healing in Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child

Mar Gallego

in New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child: Race, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828873
eISBN:
9781496828927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828873.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In Morrison’s works, traumatized children are victimized by the dreadful impact of racist and sexist stereotypes and their subsequent patterns of exclusion and marginalization. My contention is that ... More


Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings

Donna Aza Weir-Soley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033778
eISBN:
9780813039008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Western European mythology and history tend to view spirituality and sexuality as opposite extremes. But sex can be more than a function of the body and religion more than a function of the mind, as ... More


Sin and Evil Redefined: The Enlightenment

Ronald Paulson

in Sin and Evil: Moral Values in Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120141
eISBN:
9780300135206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120141.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Christopher Marlowe, who inherited Ovid's humanism that consequently led to his exile. David Riggs's biography of Marlowe shows “how fully his work articulates the ... More


Attempts at City Self-Empowerment

Ran Hirschl

in City, State: Constitutionalism and the Megacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190922771
eISBN:
9780190922801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922771.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines efforts by constitutionally voiceless cities and mayors to expand cities’ quasi-constitutional powers through urban citizenship schemes or, more frequently, through ... More


The Revolution Will Be Visualized: Black Panther Artist Emory Douglas

Colette Gaiter

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the work of artist Emory Douglas. In 1967, a young man barely in his twenties, Douglas was named Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. His visual skills, combined ... More


Problems of agency in empowerment work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 7 examines dilemmas of agency in the empowerment orientation, in which participants develop their capabilities as activists. Empowerment is ultimately non-transferable and perishable: it must ... More


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