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Overview of Community Organizing, Youth-Led Field, and Youth-Led Organizing

Melvin Delgado and Lee Staples

in Youth-Led Community Organizing: Theory and Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195182767
eISBN:
9780199865192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182767.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the growth of youth-led organizing since the mid-1990s. Topics covered include historical overviews of community organization and youth-led community organizing, hip-hop ... More


Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Alan McDougall

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In communist East Germany, young people constituted the social group for whom the ruling authorities had the highest hopes — and in whom they were most frequently and bitterly disappointed. In this ... More


The FDJ and the Building of the Berlin Wall

ALAN McDOUGALL

in Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The FDJ's transformation into a ‘socialist youth organization’ in April 1957 finally resolved the identity crisis that had clouded its existence during the previous eighteen months. Freed from the ... More


The FDJ and the Prague Spring

ALAN McDOUGALL

in Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the GDR, two events provided a real test of the ‘68ers’ — part of the young generation that had been ‘born into socialism’ — loyalty to the East German state. These two events dominated the FDJ's ... More


Conclusion

ALAN McDOUGALL

in Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the collapse of the FDJ. The end of the GDR was welcomed most vociferously by the part of the population aged between 20 and 40 in 1989 — people who had by and large joined the ... More


Improving Youth-Serving Social Settings: Intervention Goals and Strategies for Schools, Youth Programs, and Communities

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Marybeth Shinn

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter summarizes three kinds of intervention goals and strategies that can improve youth-serving social settings. First, organizations and communities can come together in participatory ways ... More


Youth Organizations: Organizing Boys and ‘Making Men’

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes the salient features of youth organizations in Great Britain during the 1800s. It attempts to show the motivation and workings of the voluntary youth movement prior to the ... More


The March of Southern Youth!

Robin D. G. Kelley

in Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists during the Great Depression

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625485
eISBN:
9781469625508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625485.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the efforts of Southern youths to reestablish the radical movement in Birmingham. Youth-oriented organizations and those they influenced built a movement focusing on civil ... More


Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Milbrey W. McLaughlin, W. Richard Scott, and Sarah N. Deschenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This pathbreaking book examines the strategies, successes, and challenges of youth advocacy organizations, highlighting the importance of local contexts for these efforts. Working between social ... More


The Making of a Movement

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The growth of the movement in Wilmington was stimulated by the presence of organizations dedicated to breaking through the suffocating restrictions of paternalism that the white elite of North ... More


Community- and National-Level Processes

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter, which looks at the field level, examining how these organizations and their populations look through this lens, and what some early signs of field development are, begins by reviewing ... More


Concerns of the Communal Leaderships

Daniel Renshaw

in Socialism and the Diasporic 'Other': A Comparative Study of Irish Catholic and Jewish Radical and Communal Politics in East London, 1889-1912

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941220
eISBN:
9781789629316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941220.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The fourth chapter examines the common concerns of the Jewish and Catholic hierarchies regarding the Irish and Eastern European migrant proletariats. It begins by looking at the generally cordial ... More


Cultural Revolution from Above

Seth Bernstein

in Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

In 1934 Stalin declared that the USSR had achieved socialism and Soviet leaders sought stability in the new socialist state. A key aspect of creating stability was communist upbringing, the ... More


A Mass Youth Organization

Seth Bernstein

in Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

In the late 1930s, the Komsomol nearly tripled in size. Its emergence as a mass youth organization demanded that the requirements for members become more lax. The expansion of the league was tied to ... More


Class Dismissed?

Seth Bernstein

in Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The Komsomol’s introduction of meritocratic, supposedly class-blind membership policies in 1935–36 created significant tensions in Soviet political culture. Instead of a league of proletarians, youth ... More


Consumerism Meets Jim Crow’s Children:: White Children and the Culture of Segregation

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

White southerners took advantage of the emergence of mass culture in the early twentieth century to reiterate their justifications for white dominance over African Americans and impart to their ... More


Mobilized Childhood Responds to the Threat

Margaret Peacock

in Innocent Weapons: The Soviet and American Politics of Childhood in the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618579
eISBN:
9781469618593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618579.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the shift in image of the Cold War child into an activist for the promotion of government-led peace around the world and a symbol of international legitimacy for the Soviet ... More


The First Socialist Generation

Seth Bernstein

in Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The introduction presents the main arguments in the work. It places Stalinist youth culture in the context of the Soviet revolutionary youth movements and youth organizations in the modern world. It ... More


The Aftermath of War

Seth Bernstein

in Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The conclusion follows Soviet youth into the postwar period. It argues that the victory in World War II cemented communist upbringing as the core of official youth culture in the USSR. Soviet ... More


Political Opinions and Participation Among Young Muslims in Sweden: A Case Study1

Jonatan Bäckelie and Göran Larsson

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter analyses young Swedish Muslims’ attitudes towards democratic processes in relation to Swedish political parties. Based on a survey among approximately 250 young Muslims that are ... More


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