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The Role of International Actors in National Accountability Processes

Naomi Roht‐Arriaza

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The response of an incoming government to past crimes and gross violations of human rights depends primarily on a combination of domestic political, military and socioeconomic factors. However, ... More


Introduction: “a long time in want of a bureau”

Mary Farmer-Kaiser

in Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232116
eISBN:
9780823234943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232116.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Congress established the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands—more commonly known as the Freedmen's Bureau—in March 1865. Upon its creation, the short-lived and ... More


“that the freedwomen … may rise to the dignity and glory of true womanhood”: The Men, Purpose, and Gendered Freedom of the Freedmen's Bureau

Mary Farmer-Kaiser

in Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232116
eISBN:
9780823234943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232116.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The realization of policy of the Freedmen's Bureau rested foremost on its officials at the local level. Using the gospel of free labor as the platform, bureau officials and ... More


British Writing of the Second World War

Mark Rawlinson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is the first study to provide a detailed critical and historical survey of British literary culture in wartime. Concerned as much with war as with writing, it explores the significance of ... More


War aims and Outcomes

Mark Rawlinson

in British Writing of the Second World War

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is concerned with the enunciation of war aims, and the ways in which military service and civilian sacrifice were connected with the emergent concepts of domestic social reconstruction. ... More


A Fresh Look at Early Castles

CHARLES L. H. COULSON

in Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208242
eISBN:
9780191716676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208242.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

To speak of ‘fortresses and society’ is, indeed, a truism. As soon as wealth for survival was accumulated, notably harvested grain and domesticated animals, demarcation and defence were required. For ... More


Contested Meanings and Definitional Boundaries: Historicizing the Sociology of Religion

Meredith B. McGuire

in Lived Religion: Faith and Practice in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172621
eISBN:
9780199851942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172621.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the nature of religion and religiosity in Europe before the Reformation era. It analyzes four specific issues that are important for understanding what scholars believe is ... More


Social Reconstruction and Social Recovery

Miriam Boeri

in Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293465
eISBN:
9780520966710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293465.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses how political decisions made by baby boomers in powerful special interest groups destroyed the lives of those with less power. Guided by ignorance, fear, apathy, or a quest for ... More


The Human Person in Iqbal’s Thought1

Ebrahim Moosa

in Muhammad Iqbal: Essays on the Reconstruction of Modern Muslim Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695416
eISBN:
9781474416078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695416.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the philosophical anthropology of Muhammad Iqbal's theory of khudi (selfhood or personhood). Asserting that this is Iqbal's greatest contribution to philosophy, it shows how ... More


Reconstructing Sha Po’s Landscapes and Lifeways

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Chapter 8 all the strands of evidence are drawn together within an overarching synthetic analysis of patterns of human activity through time, which are then interpreted in terms of the ... More


Introduction What Are Streets For?

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter notes that city streets underwent social reconstruction to become automotive-ready. The chapter examines how many cities had to be physically destroyed and reconstructed so that they ... More


Conclusion: contradictions and dilemmas: the rise and fall of community safety?

Peter Squires

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter concludes, having reviewed many dimensions of this area of policy development, with a fairly substantial charge sheet against it. It notes that the ‘official’ history of community safety ... More


Common Counsel

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that, though entirely his own, Woodrow Wilson's conception of the state as an organic expression of political values in creative tension with the social environment was eminently ... More


Curriculum Development

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

in Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes the process that leads to the formulation of a curriculum reform, which is often messy as comprehensive curriculum reform could be addressing a wide range of different ... More


Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat: A Legacy of Bhakti in Songs and Stories

Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199976416
eISBN:
9780199396467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976416.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This is the first book in English on Narsinha Mehta, a major figure among the saint-poets of medieval India and the most celebrated bhakti (devotion) poet from Gujarat, whose morning hymns and sacred ... More


Provincials No Longer

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Woodrow Wilson's platform that linked mastery of social chaos to preparedness for global conflict, and justified the whole in terms of Americans' moral obligations to humanity. ... More


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