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The Kirk and the Kingdom: A Century of Tension in Scottish Social Theology 1830–1929

Johnston McKay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748644735
eISBN:
9780748676705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644735.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book questions the widely accepted assumption that throughout most of the nineteenth century the Church in Scotland failed both in pronouncement and in practice to take seriously the social ... More


Historical Perspectives

James Raven

in Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter reviews the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that anti-business prejudices were created by middle class literature that offered instruction and reassurance about changes ... More


We Shall Have Order: The Cultural Politics of Law and Order

Lee Bernstein

in America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein.5
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the political ideology underlying the difference between “law enforcement” and “social improvement,” which reflects perhaps the most important transformation of the U.S. ... More


Dynamics of Social Change: A Model for Indirect Development Practitioners

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 7 explains why and how behavioural and social change happened. It investigates how in the HRE classes, participants contextualised the abstract human rights knowledge within their local ... More


Introduction: The Flood of Cheap Print

in Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226276519
eISBN:
9780226276540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276540.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the role of the steam-printing machine in the flood of cheap print. Print had the power to influence consumers' minds and souls. Cheap print affected people's minds, not just ... More


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