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 Teaming Up

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter offers a brief survey of the theory of coalition formation introduced by Von Neumann and Morgenstern. The coalitional form of a game is defined and discussed. The idea of the core of a ... More


Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Linda Civitello

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book is about the Hundred Years War of food business, how a mid-nineteenth century American invention, baking powder, replaced yeast as a leavening agent and created a culinary revolution as ... More


Baking Powder Today: Post–World War II to the Twenty-First Century

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Baking powder was a revolution and a paradigm shift with Clabber Girl as the uncontested leader and Calumet in second place. Multinational companies like McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Denny’s, ... More


Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Cele Otnes and Elizabeth Pleck

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The white wedding does more than mark a life passage. It marries two of the most sacred tenets of American culture: romantic love and excessive consumption. For anyone who has ever wondered about the ... More


Insects: Essential and Delicious

Arnold van Huis, Henk van Gurp, and Marcel Dicke

in The Insect Cookbook: Food for a Sustainable Planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166843
eISBN:
9780231536219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166843.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers the consumption of insects. Insects are the most successful and abundant group of animals on the planet. Humans make use of them in many ways—particularly in agriculture, ... More


Only They Would Know: Globalizing Rice Cookers through Local Insight

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how the National/Panasonic rice cooker team applied the interactive approach to localization that it established with William Mong in Hong Kong to other markets worldwide. As ... More


Catalogue of Error: Piece of Cake (1988)

S. P. MacKenzie

in The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As far back as the early 1950s, it had become evident that Air Ministry claims concerning the number of enemy aircraft shot down had, in fact, been greatly exaggerated. It was also becoming apparent ... More


MODERN RECURSIVE EQUILIBRIUM AND THE BASIC PRICING EQUATION

Patrick L. Anderson

in The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The author introduces the “recursive” model that has emerged within micro-economics over the past few decades. This modern recursive equilibrium model is contrasted with the neoclassical model, in ... More


The Bolden Legend

Vic Hobson

in Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039911
eISBN:
9781626740259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039911.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazzmen promoted Buddy Bolden as the legendary first man of jazz. Willy Cornish played with Bolden. Cornish was in a photograph of Bolden’s original band. Bunk Johnson too claimed to have played with ... More


‘Cake Uncles’: Formation of a Criminal Town in Rural China

Zhang Xi (ed.)

in Crime and the Chinese Dream

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Zhang Xi explains the formation of “criminal villages” in the Chinese countryside. The type of illegal activities engaged in by the rural population stretches from pilfering, common theft, car theft, ... More


Mediterranean Sponge Cake

Cristina de Lorenzo and Sergio Laguarda

in The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153454
eISBN:
9780231526920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153454.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a sponge cake recipe with a Mediterranean twist. The classic sponge cake calls for a mixture of nearly equal parts flour, sugar, eggs, and butter, each of which plays a role in ... More


Food in Chinese Culture: The Han Period (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.)

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178587
eISBN:
9780231542012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178587.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This article summarizes virtually all of the articles of food and culinary methods and tools in ancient China in the Han Dynasty. It reveals a major aspect of Han culture through its food and ... More


The Liberation of Cake: Chemical Independence, 1796

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter shows how American housewives experimented with chemical leavening shortcuts that democratized breadstuffs from difficult to prepare luxuries to easy everyday foods. The precursor to ... More


A Primer on Games

Robin Clark

in Meaningful Games: Exploring Language with Game Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016179
eISBN:
9780262298742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016179.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter serves as a brief, informal introduction to game theory, with a particular eye toward coordination games and cooperation. The discussions cover the cake game; sequential games and ... More


A Day in the Life of a Sacred Snake

Daniel Ogden

in Drakōn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199557325
eISBN:
9780191745997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557325.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 10 tries to make sense of the confusing traditions of the keeping and exploitation of actual snakes in some of the shrines of the anguiform gods. The evidence embraces two quite different ... More


“The Blade Already Crying in My Flesh”: Zora Neale Hurston's Blues Narratives

Adah Cussow

in Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310978
eISBN:
9780226311005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311005.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter applies the theory of intimate blues violence to a fresh reading of Zora Neale Hurston and Big Sweet and Tea Cake. It also describes Their Eyes Were Watching God and Mules and Men. ... More


Song and Story

James Longenbach

in The Resistance to Poetry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226492490
eISBN:
9780226492513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492513.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with looking at the poems by Charles Bernstein called “Poem” and “Johnny Cake Hollow” to illustrate how a poem that stakes its claim exclusively on sound will only travel so far ... More


Cooking in & Out of the Spotlight

Rebekah E. Pite

in Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606897
eISBN:
9781469608044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606897.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter starts with a recipe for Torta Mundail 78 ('78 World Cup Cake). Doña Petrona not only celebrated the Argentine footballers' victory with the photograph and recipe for this cake in her ... More


The Wedding Cake Illusion: Interaction of Geometric and Photometric Factors in Induced Contrast and Assimilation

Branka Spehar and Colin W. G. Clifford

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0059
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Lightness induction is the shift in surface appearance caused by adjacent or nearby surfaces. Spatial context can make a surface appear more different from (contrast) or more similar to ... More


Support Factors: Causal Cakes and Their Ingredients

Nancy Cartwright and Jeremy Hardie

in Evidence-Based Policy: A Practical Guide to Doing It Better

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199841608
eISBN:
9780190252618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199841608.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains what support factors are and why they are so important. It begins with a simple, familiar example and an easy framework within which to picture them. Looking for these support ... More


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