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Settle for Better.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Education Next. Fall2023, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p44-49. 6p.


Abstract: The article discusses how overpromising in the education reform movement, particularly in the context of No Child Left Behind, has led to unrealistic expectations and a loss of consensus on the goals of education reform. Topics include the evolution of...

The Value-Translation Model of Consumer Activism: How Consumer Watchdog Organizations Change Markets.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Consumer Research. Apr2023, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p967-986. 20p. 2 Color Photographs, 3 Charts.

Abstract: How do consumer watchdog organizations (CWOs) change markets? Research on consumer activism has prioritized studying grassroots movements of ordinary consumers over more formalized activist actors, resulting in a paucity of theoretical resources for un...

Playing in the Camps: Performative Practices in the Migrant Camps of Southern Italy.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Arts (2076-0752). Apr2023, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p72. 14p.


Abstract: The article addresses the role of performative practices in the informal camps and shantytowns in southern Italy, where many sub-Saharan migrants live. In these settlements, creation and performative expressions take various forms: an organic and unpla...

Indonesian Culinary History and Values: Exploration Study in Solo City, Indonesia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Sustainable Development & Planning. Mar2023, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p961-969. 9p.

Abstract: Indonesian culinary culture has a relatively strong history and values. However, the history and values are less well-known by local residents and culinary connoisseurs over time. Therefore, exploring and documenting culinary history and values are nec...

Where is agency in the context of urban transformation? Exploring the narratives of institutional stakeholders and community activists in Birmingham.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Studies (Sage Publications, Ltd.). Sep2023, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p2496-2514. 19p.

Abstract: 对于资深在影响变革方面的作用,机构利益相关者和社区积极人士看法有何不同?结合阿彻 (Archer) 的结构-代理动态理论和伊斯特里 (Easterly) 的发展模型,我们探索了这个问题。我们还研究了关于"正义城市"的争论,以探索英国第二大城市伯明翰两个项目的数据中关于城市转型的叙述。我们的研究结果表明,与地方政府有关联的机构利益相关者感到自己没什么权力,会遵从国家政府或投资者释放的信号,而社区积极人士专注于发挥自己作用的机会,以在当地引起变革。我们讨论了这种分歧对实现赋权和社会正义目标的影响。此外,...

No Pass Laws Here! Internal Border Controls and the Global 'Hostile Environment'.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sociology. Aug2023, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p940-956. 17p.


Abstract: This article explores internal border controls in 1980s Britain, examining how they were conceptualised and resisted by a group of activists, the No Pass Laws Here! Group. Drawing on archival research conducted at the Hull History Centre and the Instit...


Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Revista Prisma Social. ene2023, Issue 40, p30-51. 22p.

Abstract: Este trabajo tiene por objetivo principal analizar la representación del pintor andaluz y activista queer José Pérez Ocaña en dos largometrajes de naturaleza documental, Ocaña, retrato intermitente (Ocaña, retrat intermitent, Ventura Pons, 1978) y Ocañ...

Sacred Queer Stories: Personal Reflections from Community-Activist Researchers.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): African Journal of Gender & Religion. Dec2022, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p89-93. 5p.


Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; Sep2023, Vol. 254 Issue 9, p30-37, 8p, 2 Color Photographs


Abstract: The article examines the state of socialism in the U.S. and limitation of the reach of socialists. Topics discussed include influence of former Senator Bernie Sanders on the rise of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) and activist Alexandria Oca...

Frenemies: Overcoming Audiences' Ideological Opposition to Firm–Activist Collaborations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Administrative Science Quarterly. Jun2022, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p469-514. 46p. 1 Diagram, 3 Charts, 4 Graphs.

Abstract: Collaborations between organizations from different sectors, such as those between firms and nonprofits or governments, can offer effective solutions to complex societal problems like climate change. But complications arise because organizations operat...