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The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Helena Chance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From the 1880s, a new type of designed green space appeared in the industrial landscape in Britain and the USA, the factory pleasure garden and recreation park, and some companies opened allotment ... More


The Experimental Factory

Liam Gillick

in Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.003.0013
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Production within a discursive context.


Countervailing Forces

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243990
eISBN:
9780191697326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243990.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter sheds more light on the central question of this book: why it took so many decades for the full implications of the asbestos health problem to be realized and acted upon. Data ... More


The Asbestos ‘Bomb’ Explodes

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243990
eISBN:
9780191697326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243990.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 1969 Regulations had for the first time set a quantitative limit for asbestos dust, yet neither the asbestos industry nor the government felt able to implement or enforce such a threshold ... More


Frank Hatchett’s Jazz Dance

Bob Borossm

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Dance

As a teacher and choreographer for more than 30 years, Frank Hatchett has been a driving force in taking the latest steps and trends from street and social dance and translating them into a jazz ... More


Taisho Democracy and the First World War

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

When the Meiji emperor died in 1912, an era came to an end. This is an era of which the Japanese could rightly be proud as it was one of enormous success in terms of modernization, while the ... More


Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book’s main idea is to study why and how successful forms of workers’ interest representation could emerge in a hostile context. The post-communist context makes it difficult for workers and ... More


Coda

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The coda traces how, by the end of the nineteenth century, British writers accommodated instinct to a liberal modernity in which institutions such as the law had been made part of the environment to ... More


Families, Employers and the Origins of the Factory Acts Extension

Marguerite W. Dupree

in Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204008
eISBN:
9780191676079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the events that led to the Factory Acts Extension in 1864 and how it affected the Potteries. It also examines the role of manufacturers and pottery-workers, their family ... More


The Impact of the Extended Factory Acts on Families

Marguerite W. Dupree

in Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204008
eISBN:
9780191676079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Extended Factory Acts on the families living in the Potteries. It begins by looking at the implementation of the Factory Acts in the Potteries during 1865 and ... More


Management and Unions

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Partly as a consequence of differing conceptions, partly for historic and institutional reasons, the attempt to create a socialist industry produced institutional rivals. This chapter begins by ... More


Change Comes to Val-Kill

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Eleanor was spending more and more time away from Val-Kill, and Nancy Cook, especially, was worn out with travels to West Virginia, trying to keep Val-Kill afloat, and coping with all the visitors ... More


Writing Back Home: Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory, Vyvyane Loh's Breaking the Tongue, and Lau Siew Mei's Playing Madame Mao

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how a reworking of cultural memory may provide a way out of the commodification of subjectivities caused by globalization. It analyzes Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory, ... More


Modern Reparation Doctrine in International Law and Investment Treaty Arbitration

Borzu Sabahi

in Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199601189
eISBN:
9780191729201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601189.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter traces the doctrine of reparation in contemporary international law and, in particular, in investment treaty arbitration. It discusses in detail the two significant developments which ... More


The Praxis of Composition-Improvisation and the Poetics of Creative Kinship

Tamar Barzel

in Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the so-called downtown scene—a phrase coined by critics to describe a collaborative network of composer-improvisers that developed in and around Manhattan's Lower East Side in ... More


British Leyland’s closure of the Triumph TR7 plant in Speke: ‘the shape of things to come’?

Brian Marren

in We shall not be moved: "How Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095764
eISBN:
9781526109668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095764.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 3 highlights the first of six case studies, each of which is covered individually in the following six chapters. These pages explore how an organised and determined local working-class came ... More


From Home Work to Corporate Paternalism: Women’s Work in Japan’s Early Industrial Age

Elyssa Faison

in Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at women's wage work in early industrial Japan and the paternalist practices developed as a central part of management strategies. During the Meiji period (1868–1912), the textile ... More


‘The Most Beautiful Factory in the World’: the power of the garden image

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

An analysis of the extensive collections of photographs, illustrations, films and ephemera in company archives provides a fresh perspective on the factory gardens and parks. By means of illustrated ... More


Crossing the Bridge

Paul Kincaid

in Iain M. Banks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041013
eISBN:
9780252099564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041013.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the early career of Iain Banks, covering his childhood, his meeting with Ken MacLeod, the shaping of their ideas about science fiction, his university career and his early, ... More


Larry Brown: A Firefighter Finds His Voice

Joe Samuel Starnes

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the life and work of Larry Brown. Born in 1951, Brown grew up in rural Lafayette County, Mississippi, the land on which William Faulkner based his fictional Yoknapatawpha ... More


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