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Letters and Letter-Writers

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter delineates the scope of women's letters and letter-writing, and discusses the survival of letters; the social composition of letter-writers; the frequency with which women dispatched ... More


Locating the Left Liberals

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Who were the left liberals? No political grouping in Imperial Germany, anti-Semitic splinter groups apart, had a comparable history of splits and short-lived mergers. These disruptions were partially ... More


Changing Social Composition of the Lok Sabha

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the transformation of the social composition of the Indian Parliament over the years with focus on the 1950s, 1970s, and 1990s. The Congress, the party of governance in the ... More


Who Were the OPs?

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses an analysis of the social composition and actions of the Old Price rioters, or OPs. The discussions in this chapter include an analysis of those who were arrested and the ... More


The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Nancy J. Curtin

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The United Irish Movement of the 1790s launched a tradition of revolutionary republicanism in Ireland which continues to this day. This book examines the origin, context, nature, and practices of the ... More


Introduction: India’s Parliamentary Democracy and its Critics

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In the 1970s, a debate emerged in India regarding the relative supremacy of the Parliament vis-à-vis the judiciary. Given the hold of the executive over the Parliament, this debate was effectively ... More


Apostles and Evangelists

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The authors of the four gospels not only provided support for oral tradition as memories of Jesus faded but also interpreted it for succeeding generations. The continued story of the Church in Acts ... More


Conclusions: achieving aspiration?

Tim Butler, Chris Hamnett, Sadiq Mir, and Mark Ramsden

in Ethnicity, class and aspiration: Understanding London's new East End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426512
eISBN:
9781447302223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on social change in East London, England, from the 1970s to the 2000s. It highlights the upward and outward mobility by some groups as new groups ... More


Why seek to serve?

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter examines the complex set of reasons, stimuli and motivations that lead individuals to place themselves before the voters to become elected councillors. It examines the political ... More


The Great Army of Tramps

in Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143781
eISBN:
9780226143804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143804.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the causes and effects of the great army of tramps in America in 1870. It took the Wall Street crash in September and five subsequent years of bankruptcies, wage cuts, layoffs, ... More


The Social Characteristics of Clergy and the Churches They Serve

Corwin E. Smidt

in Pastors and Public Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190455491
eISBN:
9780190455521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455491.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the changing social composition of American Protestant clergy as well as the changing social context of ministry. The social composition of clergy is changing through the ... More


The Setting

Dan C. Lortie

in School Principal: Managing in Public

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226493480
eISBN:
9780226493503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter explains the setting of the study of elementary school principals in the U.S. on which this volume is based. It discusses the historical setting and provides background information about ... More


The Early Career

Dan C. Lortie

in School Principal: Managing in Public

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226493480
eISBN:
9780226493503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter describes the early career of elementary school principals in the U.S. during the 1980s. It mentions the fact that only teachers can become principals and examines the extent to which ... More


Internal life of the hospital

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter four provides a detailed description of the physical plant of the hospital, the daily life of individuals, and rules and statutes followed by its members as well as consideration of the ... More


The Parties

Geoffrey Evans and James Tilley

in The New Politics of Class: The Political Exclusion of the British Working Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198755753
eISBN:
9780191816901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755753.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 6 documents three major changes in the main political parties, and especially Labour. First, party policy converged during the 1990s towards a more right-wing set of positions. The two main ... More


A Letter from Beagh

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In March 1856, schoolmaster Patrick McGlynn wrote to magistrate Daniel J. Cruise, offering to betray the Molly Maguires, a secret society responsible for a decade of ‘outrages’—violence and ... More


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