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Ain’t No Peace in the Family Now

Sean P. Holmes.

in Weavers of Dreams, Unite!

April 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 14584 words.

This chapter focuses on new technology and its impact on acting as an occupation. It begins by describing how the advent of film transformed patterns of employment in the commercial...

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Ainu

Kiyoteru Tsutsui.

in Rights Make Might

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Comparative and Historical Sociology. 22559 words.

This chapter starts with an examination of the long history of Ainu’s subjugation to mainland Japanese and their quiet acquiescence until the 1970s, when the Hokkaido Utari Association...

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Al Jazeera by the Numbers

Sam Cherribi.

in Fridays of Rage

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Sociology of Religion. 14723 words.

By analyzing Al Jazeera’s Arabic-language news coverage and four of its most popular current affairs programs during the pivotal events of the past decade, I address key questions...

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The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare

Edited by Irfan Ahmad and Pralay Kanungo.

March 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 412 pages.

Electoral democracy combines the ideas and practices of warfare and welfare, where both work in tandem as near synonyms. India’s robust electoral democracy exemplifies this combination in...

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Algeria Modern

Edited by Luis Martinez and Rasmus Alenius Boserup.

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 256 pages.

For decades, Algeria has been depicted as an inaccessible, opaque, rentier state and under the control of secret intelligence agencies and inaccessible “cartels” and “clans”. While that...

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Alien Tort Claims: Adjudicating Human Rights Abuses Abroad

John G. Dale.

in Free Burma

June 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 8724 words.

This chapter focuses on the campaign to hold Unocal liable, within the U.S. jurisdiction, for various alleged human rights abuses committed by their business partners for the purpose of...

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Aligning for Impact: Human Rights

Colleen Duggan.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 2170 words.

This is an edited version of a paper presented at the tenth annual conference of the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF), held in Redwood City, California, in April 2011. The GPF aims to enable...

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All Oppression Is Linked

David Naguib Pellow.

in Total Liberation

September 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 7774 words.

I lay out the practical and conceptual basis for the book, explaining the concept of total liberation and how it became the framework for radical activists responding to ecological crises,...

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All the World’s a Stage!

Sean P. Holmes.

in Weavers of Dreams, Unite!

April 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 13341 words.

This chapter examines the actors' strike of 1919. It explains how a group of workers who had affiliated with the American Federation of Labor only as a last resort, and who were not well...

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Alliances, contention and oppositional consciousness: can public participation generate subversion?

Marian Barnes.

in Subversive citizens

July 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 6416 words.

This chapter deals with the potential of participative spaces in which alliances may be built and the ‘citizen-official’ binary may be undermined. It addresses the way in which...

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Alternatives to a Citizen's Income

Malcolm Torry.

in Money for everyone

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 3865 words.

Three alternative reforms are discussed. Genuine Tax Credits: (Current ‘Tax Credits’ are a means-tested benefit, and are not true Tax Credits.) Tax Credits ascribe an amount of money to...

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America’s Cold War Empire

David K. Johnson.

in Global Homophobia

October 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 8297 words.

This chapter analyzes how a fear of homosexuals characterized American Cold War security concerns, leading to the establishment of policies, procedures, and personnel throughout the U.S....

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American Discontent

John L. Campbell.

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 224 pages.

This book is about how Donald Trump, who had no prior public service, became president of the United States. It argues that Trump capitalized on a wave of increasing public discontent that...

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American Exceptionalism Revisited

Joshua T. McCabe.

in The Fiscalization of Social Policy

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Population and Demography. 9225 words.

Chapter 1 challenges the conventional wisdom on American exceptionalism in regard to tax and social policy. After setting up the puzzle and outlining why previous theories cannot explain...

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American Street I

Debbie Becher.

in Private Property and Public Power

September 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change. 11496 words.

This is the first of two chapters covering the American Street project, probably the most hated eminent domain pursuit in Philadelphia’s recent history. This chapter examines the forgotten...

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American Street II

Debbie Becher.

in Private Property and Public Power

September 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change. 11928 words.

Although Chapter 4 showed how the American Street project in Philadelphia initially inspired skeptical hope in officials and citizens alike as a legitimate government undertaking, Chapter 5...

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Americanism and Anti-Americanism of Mexican Immigrants in Los Angeles

Edited by Guillermo Ibarra.

in Global Perspectives on the United States

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 3365 words.

This essay argues that U.S.-Mexico relations are so paradoxical, unstable, and sensitive that it is difficult to determine whether or not Mexican people have anti-American sentiments. A...

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Americanization and Anti-American Attitudes in South Africa and Georgia

Loes Nas.

in Global Perspectives on the United States

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 5212 words.

This essay compares processes of “Americanization” and “anti-American” attitudes in South Africa and the Republic of Georgia. The author, originally from the Netherlands, focuses on these...

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Americanization and Anti-Americanism in Poland

Kate Delaney and Andrzej Antoszek.

in Global Perspectives on the United States

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 9390 words.

This essay explores Polish exceptionalism vis-à-vis both Americanization and anti-Americanism. It argues that this is evident during the Cold War period as well as in the post-Cold War eras...

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Amnesty International's Methods of Engaging Youth in Human Rights Education: Curriculum in the United States and Experiential Learning in Burkina Faso

Karen Hopkins.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8187 words.

Human rights education (HRE) is a useful tool to build solidarity among youth and activism for social justice at local, national and international levels. In order to understand how HRE can...

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