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It Couldn't Happen Here? Public Policy, Regional Institutions, and Interfirm Collaboration in the United States

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the Wisconsin Manufacturers' Development Consortium (WMDC) — a consortium of seven OEMs that formed in 1998 to work jointly with the state's manufacturing modernization ... More


Development of core Internet standards: the work of IETF and W3C

Harald Alvestrand and Håkon Wium Lie

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter elaborates the processes of developing and adopting basic standards for data communication and storage on the Internet. The first part of the chapter focuses on the organizational ... More


Mastering Oil

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Consortium settlement in 1954 was a defeat for Iran. The Consortium received all the operational fields and territory previously conceded to AIOC. For the shah, moving beyond the Consortium was ... More


The Embodiment of the World

Didier Fassin

in When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

A meeting of the AIDS Consortium was held in Johannesburg at the headquarters of COSATU, the Congress of South African Trade Unions on March 30, 2004. The organization, which united most of the NGOs ... More


Introduction: Interrogating and Integrating Access

Elizabeth Ellcessor

in Restricted Access: "Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479813803
eISBN:
9781479865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813803.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introduction sets up three core arguments of the book. First, access must be understood in terms of an individual’s ability to engage meaningfully with a medium/technology and its content; ... More


Encumbered by Data: Understanding Politically Motivated Former Prisoners and the Transition to Peace in Northern Ireland

Kieran McEvoy and Pete Shirlow

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates the role that politically motivated former prisoners have played in the promotion of peace. It also investigates the process of early release and reintegration at a ‘critical ... More


The Geography of “Our Heritage”: From the Human Genome Diversity Project to the Genographic Project

Marianne Sommer

in History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226347325
eISBN:
9780226349879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349879.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Human Genome Diversity Project was closely related to Cavalli-Sforza’d earlier research, especially as it was presented in History and Geography of Human Genes (1994). Not only the interest in ... More


The Science of Deep History: Old Accounts and Modern Science of New Madrid

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1912, United States Geological Survey researcher Myron L. Fuller published an account of the New Madrid earthquakes. This report languished until seismologist Otto Nuttli re-focused scientific ... More


Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Thomas J. Misa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Digital State tells the long overdue history of Minnesota’s world famous computer industry. The book profiles each of the most notable Minnesota companies, beginning with the founding of the ... More


Minnesota Goes High-Tech

Thomas J. Misa

in Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683314
eISBN:
9781452948973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Introduction sets the stage, explaining with the commercial, agricultural, and industrial development of the state (1850s–1940s). It also introduces the “industrial district” concept and gives a ... More


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