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From Thinking Globally about Climate Change to Acting Locally on the Energy Challenge

Ion Bogdan Vasi

in Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter shows that although American environmental groups had little success in influencing federal energy policies, they contributed to a significant increase in local demand for renewable ... More


Introduction: Understanding Student Activism in Asia

Meredith L. Weiss, Edward Aspinall, and Mark R. Thompson

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter presents historic examples of student protests to discuss the political activism of students in Northeast and Southeast Asia. Since World War II, students have become the ... More


The Wars at Home

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines student activism at Cornell University that began in early 1965. Nathaniel Pierce convened the first meeting of Students for Education (SFE) on March 8 to air students' ... More


The Limits of Freedom: Student Activists and Educational Reform at Berkeley in the 1960s

Julie A. Reuben

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the limits of academic freedom and describes student activism and educational reform at the University of California, Berkeley, in the 1960s. It discusses Center for Participant ... More


Tradition Unseated: BHU Students and the Quest for Identity

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the students' lifestyle. The discussion covers a wide range of BHU students, from high to low caste backgrounds, and even those with Parsee, Christian, Sikh, and Muslim ... More


Centring The Yard: Student Protest on Campus in 1968

Stefan M. Bradley

in Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The campus became the quintessential space of protest in the late 1960s. This was a transnational phenomenon, but it exploded into life at campuses like the University of California, Berkeley and at ... More


Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Jaime M. Pensado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces “the rise” of Mexico's “student problem” in the context of the long—and global—sixties (1956-c.1971). It is the first study to see the university as a physical space and a way of ... More


Thailand: The Cultural Politics of Student Resistance

Prajak Kongkirati

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the intellectual movement and the decline of student activism in Thailand. Students played a crucial role in Thailand’s national politics in from 1950s to 1970s. Students ... More


Burma : A Historic Force, Forcefull Met

Win Min

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses repressive measures employed by military authorities against student activism in Burma. Burmese university students were once considered as one of the main social groups ... More


Student feminist activism to challenge gender based violence

Ruth Lewis and Susan Marine

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how feminist student activism in UK and US universities is resisting and challenging gender based violence (GBV), as well as the ways that the feminists' work is fostered by ... More


South Korea: Passion, Patriotism, and Student Radicalism

Mi Park

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the nature of student activism in South Korea in the early twentieth century. Passionate patriotism characterized student activism in South Korea. Student activists played a ... More


Japan: Student Activism in An Emerging Democracy

Patricia G. Steinhoff

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses Japanese student activism during the Allied Occupation (1945–52) in Japan. During this period, Japanese students who joined military service returned to their campuses and ... More


Malaysia : More Transformed Than Transformational

Meredith L. Weiss

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the defining waves or phases—nationalist, leftist, Islamist, and liberalizing waves—resulting from the rapid and radical changes in higher education that shaped Malaysian ... More


The student movement and the Vietnam Solidarity Campaign

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the political, cultural and socio-psychological experiences students underwent within the left milieux (encompassing Labour clubs, socialist societies, Marxist societies, and ... More


The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Jon N. Hale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175685
eISBN:
9780231541824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175685.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students ... More


Sex and Civil Rights, 1963–1965

Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers 1963–65 and explores the USF investigation, which began in secret and ended up bitterly dividing critics of liberal education and supporters of academic freedom. It recounts later ... More


The Decline of the System for Controlling Students in Universities

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the student control system in Chinese universities during the 1980s, showing how it was greatly weakened by changes in social structure brought about by the reform. This ... More


“Not Down with the Shut Down”: Student Activism against School Closure

Ben Kirshner

in Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479861316
eISBN:
9781479805563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861316.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses a case involving the closure of a high school. School personnel, community leaders, and youth had formed the Student Leadership Council after a contentious spring culminated in ... More


Consorting with the Barbarians at the Gate: McGeorge Bundy, the Ford Foundation, and Student Activism in the Late 1960s

Julie A. Reuben

in Making the American Century: Essays on the Political Culture of Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199845392
eISBN:
9780199365104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845392.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

“Consorting with the Barbarians at the Gate: McGeorge Bundy, the Ford Foundation and Student Activism in the late 1960s,” examines how McGeorge Bundy as president of the Ford Foundation tried to ... More


Hongkong: Problemsof Identity and Independence

Stephan Ortmann

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter addresses two interrelated issues that diminished the influence of student activism in Hong Kong. First, even though student activists still continued to participate in politics, they ... More


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