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Doctors and DemonstratorsHow Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

Drew Halfmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226313429
eISBN:
9780226313443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313443.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since Roe v. Wade, abortion has continued to be a divisive political issue in the United States. In contrast, it has remained primarily a medical issue in Britain and Canada despite the countries’ ... More

Passionate PoliticsEmotions and Social Movements

Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Emotions are back. Once at the center of the study of politics, emotions have receded into the shadows during the past three decades, with no place in the rationalistic, structural, and ... More

A Shared FutureFaith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More

To Care for CreationThe Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement

To Care for Creation: The Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement

Stephen Ellingson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226367248
eISBN:
9780226367415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226367415.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Historically, American religions have not been involved with the environmental movement, but during the early 1990s activists from a variety of religious traditions established a small number of ... More

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