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High School Students, the Catholic Church, and the Struggle for Black Inclusion and Citizenship in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Luci Vaden

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1970, the United States’ Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered South Carolina school districts to end their dual public education systems. Rock Hill, South Carolina, a community thirty miles ... More


The Many Meanings of the FSM: In Lieu of an Introduction

Robert Cohen

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/9780520222212.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the contents of this book and the many meanings of the Free Speech Movement (FSM). It explains that this book would never have been written if not for Mario Savio, who played a ... More


Community Control

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the movement for community control that developed in Chicago during the 1960s and 1970s. Students, parents, and community organizations pursued community control of schools ... More


“The Challenge of Blackness”: The IBW and the Black Studies Movement

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes demands for Black Studies programs, especially at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and the founding of the Institute of the Black World. Vincent Harding, ... More


Southern College Students

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Although a decided majority of southern students were more conservative and less activist than students nationally, a distinct and embattled minority of antiwar dissidents on Dixie’s campuses mounted ... 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


Practical patriots

Carole Holohan

in Reframing Irish Youth in the Sixties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941237
eISBN:
9781789629279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941237.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter one examines the way in which the political classes envisioned the role of youth and identifies how youth featured in broader discourses of societal change. The commemoration of the 1916 ... More


Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Meredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Since World War II, students in East and Southeast Asia have led protest movements that toppled authoritarian regimes in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, and Thailand. Elsewhere in the ... More


Upheaval

Joshua M. Zeitz

in White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz.12
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The late 1960s saw authority unravel in almost every area of life, from the dinner table to the classroom, to the church, and to the political convention. Many of these social and political ... More


The students: life and opinions

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Attempts at characterising students have usually depended on dubious stereotypes, on images formed around the most vocal, vehement, idealistic, eccentric and badly behaved. In the 1970s, however, the ... More


Student City

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the student protests that rocked the administration of Albanian President Ramiz Alia. It describes the student quarter of Tirana, called Student City, the site of revolt by ... More


Nightmare on College Avenue

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, a wave of protest and counterprotest rocked college campuses nationwide. Evangelical and fundamentalist schools were no different, though the protests usually ... More


Secular Projects and Student Politics: “Vande Mataram” in Hyderabad

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the Urdu language's position in relation to other vernacular languages by focusing on the first large-scale student protest at Osmania University that took place in 1938. It ... More


Conclusion Trends and Patterns in Student Activism in Asia

Edward Aspinall and 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/9780816679683.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter identifies four separate frameworks that characterize student protest in Asia: the ways in which education systems have expanded and evolved, altering the campus and social context in ... More


Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Bruce Dancis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author of this book arrived at Cornell University in 1965 as a youth who was no stranger to political action. He grew up in a radical household and took part in the 1963 March on Washington as a ... More


SDS, South Africa, and the Security Index

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author discusses the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) decision to place him and other draft resisters on the Security Index, along with Cornell SDS’s program calling for the university’s ... More


The Empty Plinth, 1968–1990

Britta Schilling

in Postcolonial Germany: Memories of Empire in a Decolonized Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703464
eISBN:
9780191772634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703464.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 5 shows how Germany’s colonial past ceased to play a significant role in public space and receded from both East and West Germany’s collective memory after 1968. During this period the memory ... More


Building Castles in China

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the intellectual influences on the small cohort of Caledonian and Kanak students who attended universities in France and experienced the May 1968 student–worker uprising. It ... More


Confronting the Youth Generation, 1964–1968

Wendy Pojmann

in Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter six focuses on the important transitional years between 1964 and 1968. It suggests that as another generation of women activists began to take Italian women’s movements in new directions, a ... More


A Democratic Party

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the birth and development of the Democratic Party (DP) in Albania following the Party of Labor’s decision to allow “independent political organizations in conformity with the ... More


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