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Pulling Apart

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Covers the rise of Ronald Reagan and a more conservative, individualistic approach to government and society that would have far-reaching effects on Charlotte schools.Explores persisting obstacles to ... More


“Then, Mr. Chairman, there will be war”

Jonathan E. Lewis

in Spy Capitalism: ITEK and the CIA

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091922
eISBN:
9780300129052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091922.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter starts at a time when America's need for intelligence about the Soviet Union was greater than ever. Itek had to survive, its staff had to be held together, and it had to keep designing ... More


Epilogue

Michael E. Staub

in Madness Is Civilization: When the Diagnosis Was Social, 1948–1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226771472
eISBN:
9780226771496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771496.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 2008, a collection of articles called Society and Psychosis declared that “psychiatry has recently rediscovered its roots.” In the twenty-first century, the psychosocial risk factors that ... More


Epilogue: Reckoning with Risk

in Kinship by Design: A History of Adoption in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327594
eISBN:
9780226328072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328072.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Adoption today is considered a “risk factor” that places children and birth parents “at risk” for a variety of problems. Throughout modern adoption history, the conviction that adoptive families were ... More


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