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Corporate Speech and Civic Virtue

Milton C. Regan

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Supreme Court in Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce upheld the application to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit corporation funded by dues from members, three-quarters of whom are ... More


Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Loss in Prison: A Personal Story

Kebby Warner

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author, a twenty-five-year-old woman prisoner in Michigan, shares her personal story of pregnancy, motherhood, the death of her father, and the disappearance of her husband. At ... More


Company and Community: Copper Mining on Lake Superior

Larry Lankton

in Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Social critics have blamed Americans for homogenizing our culture. When travelers leave the interstates and head down the smaller highways and byways, they can still find curious survivals, pockets ... More


“Confusion Worse Confounded”

Michael F. Holt

in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Charles M. Conrad and George S. Bryan correctly perceived the fatal impact that northern Whigs' campaigns had on southern Whigs' allegiance to their old party. Outside of Wisconsin, Michigan, and ... More


Desert Humanist

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores Kirk’s life from his birth through his earning of an M.A. from Duke and his brief time spent working at Ford. It also considers the influence that the great American humanists ... More


Recovering the Conservative Mind

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 explores Kirk’s life from the end of his conscription in 1946 to the publication of his dissertation in 1953. It examines Kirk’s time in Scotland as well as the development of his ideas on ... More


Lensless Photography in America

SEAN F. JOHNSTON

in Holographic Visions: A History of New Science

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198571223
eISBN:
9780191718908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571223.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter discusses another variant of related ideas that was dubbed 'lensless photography' in the USA. Emmett Leith, a research engineer at a military contract establishment, Willow Run ... More


Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill

Joshua O. Reno

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288935
eISBN:
9780520963771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288935.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The most wasteful people in world history know the least about what becomes of their waste. Waste Away reveals how North Americans have been shaped by their preferred means of disposal: sanitary ... More


Alternative Approaches

Jennifer Temkin

in Rape and the Legal Process

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198763550
eISBN:
9780191710391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763550.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The hallmark of the radical reform of rape laws was the rejection of the existing legal framework in favour of the introduction of new offences with a different emphasis. The aim was not merely to ... More


Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sin City North examines the history of illicit economies in the Detroit-Windsor borderland during the post-World War II period. Karibo uncovers a thriving illegal border culture in the bars, ... More


Game Theory and Practice in the Postwar Human Sciences

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, game theory became caught up in a heated and chaotic set of debates about nuclear strategy and the possibility of arms control Bertrand Russell and Herman Kahn ... More


The Greatest Mart of All Trade:: Food, Drink, and Interdependence at Michilimackinac, 1761–1796

Daniel Ingram

in Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037974
eISBN:
9780813042169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037974.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Coexistence was a strategy employed by many Indians, even when their new neighbors were despised enemies. This chapter examines Fort Michilimackinac, the important trade depot that guarded the ... More


Hail to Thee, O Alma Mater: Considering the Archaeology of Academia

RUSSELL K. SKOWRONEK

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The archaeology of academia is not new. For decades both faculty and cultural resource management archaeologists have endeavored to reveal and salvage the ephemeral traces of these educational ... More


Crime, Poverty, and Entrepreneurship

Samuel L. Myers

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the relationship between crime and lack of entrepreneurial opportunities by examining the connection between self-admitted drug dealing and labor force behavior. It uses prison ... More


Snapshots from the Road 2009

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter opens with a series of “snapshots,” in words, of America today. It describes the people the authors met on a five-day road trip in early 2009, from Washington, DC, to Michigan and into ... More


Home Sweet Tent

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

People in Youngstown who had come to Texas seeking work told tales of harassment and jail, this chapter states. One man said police escorted him to the freeway and told him never to return to the ... More


Function, Circumstance, and the Archaeological Record: The Elusive Past at Saints’ Rest

RUSSELL K. SKOWRONEK and KENNETH E. LEWIS

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One of the principal goals of the Saints' Rest archaeological work, conducted as a field school by the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University in the summer of 2005, was to ... More


The Vessel of the Eternal Present: The Early Years

Kyle Gann

in Robert Ashley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter situates Robert Ashley's formative years in his home state of Michigan. Born on March 28, 1930 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ashley would grow up in the musically prestigious shadow of the ... More


Prologue

Harry Haywood and Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

in A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679058
eISBN:
9781452947686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679058.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this prologue, Harry Haywood talks about an eventful date in his life: July 28, 1919. On that day, he literally stepped into a battle that was to last the rest of his life. Exactly three months ... More


Introduction to Good Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter describes the Skillman Foundation’s vision for the Good Neighborhoods program and introduces the six communities that were the target of the Foundation’s work for change and ... More


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