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Civic Culture and the Politics of Planning for Neighborhoods and Housing in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Adelaide H. Villmoare and Peter G. Stillman

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter talks about the politics involved in the planning for housing and neighborhoods after the events of Katrina. It talks about the United States’ culture of opportunity, wherein the ... More


Twistors and Projections

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines Roger Penrose's twistor program, which can be based on three main insights. The first of these is that the routes of light rays are more of projective lines. The second insight ... More


Conclusion: Art, Math, and Technical Drawing

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter reviews the key concepts related to projective geometry, which is the field that has helped develop thinking on physics and mathematics. It first looks at the fact that Felix Klein ... More


Toward New Conventions for Visualizing Blood Flow in the Era of Fascination with Visibility and Imagery

Dolores Heidenreich and David Steinman

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the biomedical image concept, i.e., the role of imaging technology in the medical field; it also focuses on inventions and the challenges involved in medical imaging from ... More


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