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The End of the Spanish Empire, 1898–1923

Sebastian Balfour

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205074
eISBN:
9780191676482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205074.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a full account of Spain's disastrous war with the United States in 1898, in which she lost the remnants of her old empire. It also gives a comprehensive analysis of the ensuing ... More


The German Territories and Cities After 1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After 1555 princes and urban magistrates faced the task of re‐establishing order and equilibrium. German historians have generally described this as a process of confessionalisation that led to state ... More


Case Studies of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: An Introduction

E. Wayne Nafziger, FRANCES STEWART, and RAIMO VÄYRYNEN

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For the last two decades, causes of death of people around the world attributable to war and genocide have increased due to major wars around the world. Even after the Cold War, complex humanitarian ... More


A Year of Troubles

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The ability of small states to maintain a respectable existence depends on a delicate balance between their power and prestige in the international sphere and their internal social and economic ... More


From Nation States to Member States: A Brief History

Christopher J. Bickerton

in European Integration: From Nation-States to Member States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606252
eISBN:
9780191751639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606252.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The third chapter expands on this theoretical argument by developing a historical account of the shift from the national Keynesian state to the contemporary member state. It looks at the origins of ... More


Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Liam Downey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The world currently faces several severe social and environmental crises, including economic under-development, widespread poverty and hunger, lack of safe drinking water for one-sixth of the world's ... More


What's the Trouble? Social Crisis, Crisis of Civilization, or Both {1971}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1971 essay “What's the Trouble?,” in which he describes the malaise afflicting America's youth as a “crisis of civilization.” Howe highlights social problems that ... More


The Free Course of Providence: Presbyterian Social Thought in the Age of Disruption and Destitution

Allan W. Maccoll

in Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623822
eISBN:
9780748653379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623822.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Disruption of the Established Church of Scotland in 1843 and the misery which followed the widespread failure of the potato crop in the years after 1846 had the effect of bringing social and ... More


Music and Ideological Crisis

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter chronicles how the end of support from Eastern Europe has affected Cuba in material, ideological, and musical terms, noting that economic crisis has actually led to the wider creation of ... More


Political Understanding of Economic Crises: The Shape of Resentment Toward Public Employees

Katherine J. Cramer

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do people make sense of economic crises? This chapter uses ethnography with groups of people who meet of their own accord in settings in which they regularly gather to investigate. It focuses on ... More


Democratizing Dress

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For the officials who monitored apparel in Venice, the changes in dress that ushered in the mask were part of a movement that constituted the greatest threat to the public identity of nobles. This ... More


The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Alon Tal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

During the past sixty-eight years, Israel's population has increased from one to eight million people. Such exponential growth has produced acute environmental and social crises in this tiny country. ... More


Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Allan W. MacColl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623822
eISBN:
9780748653379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623822.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people, and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century. The responses of the clergy to the ... More


Neoliberalism as Misfortune

Jason Hickel

in Democracy as Death: The Moral Order of Anti-Liberal Politics in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284227
eISBN:
9780520959866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284227.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the aversion that many migrants have to the ANC’s liberal policies, particularly those related to kinship, marriage, sexuality, abortion, housing, and individual rights. They ... More


Revising Peace: Reform and the Millennium

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

in The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter describes the renewal of aspirations for an authentic peace among churchmen on the interface of church and world, and their early experiments with bringing Jerusalem, the vision of ... More


Better politics: Narratives of indignation and the possibility of a prosocial politics

Keith Jacobs

in Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter calls for a truthful understanding of politics that admits the complex and sometimes very contradictory subject positions that people adhere to. There is always a temptation to disengage ... More


Sustainability from the bottom up: women as change agents in the Niger Delta

Charisma Acey

in Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the roles of women as architects and agents of social change in the environmentally degraded Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Oil revenues account for the majority of Nigeria’s ... More


Managing the Magnitude of the Great Depression: Viewers Respond to FSA Photography

Cara A. Finnegan

in Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039263
eISBN:
9780252097317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039263.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines viewer responses to the Farm Security Administration (FSA) exhibit at the First International Photographic Exposition, held at the Grand Central Palace in New York City from ... More


Introduction: Talking About Demography in Israel

Alon Tal

in The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter begins by discussing demographic trends in Israel, in particular its population growth which has resulted in a social and environmental crisis. Rapid demographic growth ... More


Samuel as a Prophet

Mark Leuchter

in Samuel and the Shaping of Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199659340
eISBN:
9780191806612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199659340.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the distinction between priests with oracular/prophetic characteristics and the emergence of a distinct prophetic class, and how the liminal nature inherent to Samuel's role as ... More


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