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Welfare state reform and restructuring

Jochen Clasen

in Reforming European Welfare States: Germany and the United Kingdom Compared

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270712
eISBN:
9780191603266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270716.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter puts the book into the context of the contemporary discussion on welfare state reform, and reflects on major concepts and guiding notions, such as retrenchment, re-calibration, and ... More


An Age of Social Politics

Daniel T. Rodgers

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the age of social politics, which was the fourth great phase in the history of the relationship between the emergent United States and Europe. The first section reveals that ... More


Political arena

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter moves from government to the political arena around it. In the broglio's canvassing and squabbles, written and oral information were tools of political activity. The focus here is on ... More


The Limits of Social Determinism

Sergei Bulgakov

in Philosophy of Economy: The World as Household

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079906
eISBN:
9780300132854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079906.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter discusses the following: the style of social science; sociologism and historicism; and the problem of social politics.


Introduction

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book adopts a methodology that attempts to disaggregate conventional interpretations of a monolithic and homogeneous Labour right or revisionist leadership tendency. It concentrates on the ... More


The Felt Politics of Charity: Serving “The Ambassadors of God” and Saving “The Sinking Classes”

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the author's fieldwork among volunteers in the two largest charitable organizations dedicated to feeding the poor in Sacramento, California. At Loaves & Fishes, a Catholic ... More


Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This critical study of Hardy's short stories provides a thorough account of the ruling preoccupations and recurrent writing strategies of his entire corpus, as well as providing detailed readings of ... More


Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social democracy is on the back-foot, and increasingly centre-left political parties are struggling to win office. Since the global financial crisis, if not before, there has been a general decline ... More


Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

James Leach and Lee Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Subversion, Conversion, Development explores alternative cultural encounters with and around information technologies, encounters that counter dominant, Western-oriented notions of media consumption. ... More


Introduction: Safe Haven Laws Are Not Only About Saving Babies

Laury Oaks

in Giving Up Baby: Safe Haven Laws, Motherhood, and Reproductive Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897926
eISBN:
9781479883073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897926.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the social politics of legal infant abandonment in advocacy and media discourses surrounding safe haven laws, which allow a parent to relinquish a newborn legally and anonymously ... More


GI Joe and Rosie the Riveter, Meet Joe Copper!

Matthew L. Basso

in Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038865
eISBN:
9780226044224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044224.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the social politics of the World War II era by looking at the history of one group of home front men: Joe Copper, the name given to the male wartime copper workers who toiled in ... More


Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Kay Tisdall, John Davis, and Malcolm Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book asks how far and in what way social inclusion policies are meeting the needs and rights of children and young people. Leading scholars write from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines ... More


Awakening women: pacifist feminism in the IAPA

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

The International Arbitration and Peace Association (IAPA) had a women's auxiliary almost from the date it was founded, as between 1881 and 1882 a number of women in the Peace Society's Auxiliary ... More


Epilogue: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics in India

Maidul Islam

in Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199489916
eISBN:
9780199097197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489916.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Epilogue argues that a politics of social justice with core democratic demands for affirmative action and representation needs to be complemented with a politics of distributive justice that has ... More


Surplus Experience: Kenneth Frampton and the Subterfuges of Bourgeois Taste

Jorge Otero-Pailos

in Architecture's Historical Turn: Phenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666034
eISBN:
9781452948386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666034.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Kenneth Frampton, who believed that making buildings where people could pursue aesthetic experiences was an ethical commitment dependent on, and appropriate to, progressive ... More


Joseph Marcus. Social and Political History of the Jews in Poland, 1979-1939. (Studies in the Social Sciences.) Berlin, New York, Amsterdam: Mouton Publishers. 1983. Pp. 569.

Jerzy Holzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0044
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses Joseph Marcus's Social and Political History of the Jews in Poland, 1919–1939 (1983). Marcus's book consists of an introductory section in which he sketches the thousand-year ... More


Introduction

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book investigates the conflicts and contradictions in the practices of advocacy organizations as they fight for social and economic justice in the new millennium, when waning legal exclusions ... More


‘Liked’, ‘Shared’, Re-tweeted: The Referendum Campaign on Social Media

Margot Buchanan

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the independence referendum debate on Facebook and Twitter before and after polling day, noting the multi-modal nature of communication on social media through the use of visual ... More


Gavriil Derzhavin: Poetry and True Belief

G. M. Hamburg

in Russia's Path Toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300113136
eISBN:
9780300224191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113136.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Russian poet Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin’s political thinking, and particularly his belief in the enlightened, progressive, rule-of-law state outlined by Catherine the Great in ... More


Translating Theory into Practice: Urban Planning at UCLA

Edward W. Soja

in Seeking Spatial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666676
eISBN:
9781452946870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666676.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the role of the University of California in the Los Angeles Urban Planning (UCLAUP) in Los Angeles and the urban community in the resurgence of labor-community coalition ... More


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