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Same-Sex Relationships

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter describes what might be the last battleground over “traditional” marriage—same-sex marriage, and the social and legal revolution that brought us from an era in which it was never ... More


Patriarchy and Private Property in Nicaragua, 1860–1920

Elizabeth Dore

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Because patriarchy was initially perceived in Nicaragua as a concept that entails the systematic oppression of women by men, the notion was gradually abandoned since it failed to fulfill the ... More


Social Change, Social Problems, and Demands for Knowledge

Neil J. Smelser and John S. Reed

in Usable Social Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter is the first of two on the “bigger picture” of the general relations between social-science knowledge and the larger society. It deals with the sources of societal demands for such ... More


Russia and Revolution

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In pursuing their ultimate goal, revolutionaries believed that the end justifies their violent means. However, great revolutions do not often begin deliberately; they result from a confluence of ... More


A Nation's Progress

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

During the brief fifty years that Indians have held the reins, they have governed themselves successfully against awesome odds. The seamless web woven by the Constituent Assembly into the ... More


The Clash of Christs

David Burns

in The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929504
eISBN:
9780199315963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929504.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bouck White (chap. 3) is the focus of this chapter dealing with the relationship between the radical historical Jesus, muscular Christianity, and the militaristic Christ of the preparedness movement. ... More


Revolution

Nimer Sultany

in Law and Revolution: Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198768890
eISBN:
9780191822162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768890.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that revolution is not separate from the very discourse and arrangements it responds to. Rather, it is subsumed in a legitimation discourse, and it is engulfed by similar ... More


Grenada: Noncapitalist Path and the Derailment of a Social Democratic Revolution

Hilbourne A. Watson

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that the Grenada Revolution did not meet the requirements for a social revolution with a working class character. Grenada, like most other Caribbean societies, simply lacked the ... More


Catalonia: The Military Insurrection and Social Revolution

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0038
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to Catalonia as a site of military insurrection and social revolution. In May 1937, an armed conflict erupted in Barcelona, the capital of the autonomous region of Catalonia and ... More


Unfolding Differences, Enduring Similarities

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Notwithstanding continuing similarities, Mann’s and Ross’s socialism was increasing characterised by differences. These similarities and, especially so, differences constitute the subject matter of ... More


Introduction

Johann P. Arnason and Marek Hrubec

in Social Transformations and Revolutions: Reflections and Analyses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415347
eISBN:
9781474427036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415347.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Problems of social revolutions and/or transformations belong to the classical agenda of social inquiry, as well as to the most prominent real and potential challenges encountered by contemporary ... More


Abad de Santillán and the Anarchist Revolution in Spain

James A. Baer

in Anarchist Immigrants in Spain and Argentina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038990
eISBN:
9780252096976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038990.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the significance of returning immigrants and the importance of the Argentine anarchist movement during the Second Spanish Republic and in the anarchist revolution that ... More


‘Black ’47’: Repeal in retreat

Christine Kinealy

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the challenges faced by the Irish Confederation, formed in January 1847, in trying to rebuild a robust, united movement. Resistance was especially strong amongst members of Old ... More


What Kind of Socialism?

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

While chapter two presents a general picture of the transnational world in which Mann and Ross operated and their place and influence within it, chapters three to seven identify and explain their ... More


The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Christopher Pavsek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The German filmmaker Alexander Kluge has long promoted cinema's relationship with the goals of human emancipation. Jean-Luc Godard and Filipino director Kidlat Tahimik also believe in cinema's ... More


Population and Climate Change Together

John Firor

in The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093209
eISBN:
9780300133448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093209.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter considers various issues associated with population and climate change. It looks briefly at how continued population growth accelerates climate change and how climate change amplifies ... More


The New Society

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the thirty-five years after 1945, Wales, in common with other European countries, underwent sweeping social transformation. Many of the features of this were shared with the rest of the developed ... More


Radical Constitutional Amendments

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Amending the Constitution in pursuit of the social revolution was the domestic political motif of 1971. Furious debate surrounded essential constitutional issues of personal liberty and the public ... More


Challenging Authority, 1912–1916

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how a broad but thin workers' movement evolved into a true social revolution in the workplace, which is to say, a generalized challenge to the authority of owners at work. ... More


Epilogue A Sitting Room in Prague

Hillel J. Kieval

in Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214101
eISBN:
9780520921160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214101.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents an anecdote concerning the return to Prague in 1964 of the writer Max Brod, following an absence of twenty-five years, and the informal gathering of four Jewish figures that ... More


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