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Author: Ariadne Schmidt

5.1 Patterns of Crime in Leiden and Gouda In both Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the ports determined the economic activity and the social fabric of everyday life. Yet whereas the industrial sectors in the maritime communities were varied, Gouda and Leiden were characterised by a

In: Prosecuting Women
Author: Mnqobi Ngubane

’s income, a farm worker in timber plantations, and the only breadwinner in the family. For Mr Y, the land restitution process has certainly raised hopes for a new life, better than what he had previously as a labour tenant whose livestock accumulation was restricted to specific herd numbers, living on a

In: Land Reform Revisited
Author: Werner Rösener

and history with a theology exam, he then turned predominantly to political journalism. In Frankfurt he worked for the liberal-conservative Oberpostamtszeitung from 1845 to 1847, then from 1847 onwards as a member of the editorial staff of a newspaper in Karlsruhe. A turning point in Riehl’s life

In: Peasants, Lords, and State: Comparing Peasant Conditions in Scandinavia and the Eastern Alpine Region, 1000-1750

difficult it can still be to tame the threat of fire or even to insure for it (taming the financial impact and losses): we are, still, not living in a fire-safe world. Natural fires and those in and of large cities, on the macro- and the microscale have occurred in completely different periods, cultural

In: Prometheus Tamed 

conference “Environment and Development” in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, it claimed worldwide applicability. More detailed definitions followed, conceiving of sustainable development as actions accomplished by humans that show respect to a variety of living beings, which ensure the preservation of life, nature

In: Prometheus Tamed 

abandoned. Nobody organises him, nobody teaches him; his whole political life – at least thus far – consists of being part of a herd of voters who elect the fence posts that keep the herd corralled. What the Worker Expects from Parliament! Parliament will not end the suffering of working people overnight

In: Austro-Marxism: The Ideology of Unity. Volume II
Author: Ariadne Schmidt

London, which according to the authors might be explained by the distinct economic life of the town that drove many married women and widows into criminality. 793 The aim of this book is to obtain a better understanding of the large shares of women prosecuted by the criminal courts in early modern

In: Prosecuting Women
Author: Ariadne Schmidt

minimum needed to survive. Wives of sailors belonged to the poorest segment of the population. 153 Like Amterdam, Rotterdam was a city crowded by women living alone and bearing alone the responsibility for maintaining their families and themselves. 2.2.2 Industrial Cities Leiden

In: Prosecuting Women

; Goebel, 2005 ; Walker, 2008 ; Aliber, 2015 ) was the depiction of the fast-track reforms as a politically motivated land grab. The structural inequality inherent in the colonial-era agrarian structure inherited at independence in 1980 was largely ignored. Additionally, its redistributive aspect

In: Land Reform Revisited

standing alone against a state backed by a large majority, Social Democracy was not in a position to unleash great political mass struggles. The struggle for humanity and for the working class largely remained abstract. What was concrete were the trade union and parliamentary struggles for improving living

In: Austro-Marxism: The Ideology of Unity. Volume II