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The Feminization of Chance

Edith Wharton and Crystal Eastman

in Accident Society: Fiction, Collectivity, and the Production of Chance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775359
eISBN:
9780804778459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775359.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the industrial accident crisis that arose in the early twentieth century by offering a reading of Edith Wharton's 1907 novel, The Fruit of the Tree in relation to Crystal ... More


Industrial Pollution and Chemical Safety

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on industrial pollution and chemical safety. Topics discussed include the extent of industrial pollution, public exposure from industrial sources, hazards by industry, major ... More


The Marks of Capital: The Accident Crisis and Cultures of Industrialization, 1865–1919

Michael K. Rosenow

in Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039133
eISBN:
9780252097119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039133.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the politics of death regarding industrial accidents in the United States during the period 1865–1919. More specifically, it investigates how ideas about the body—and the ... More


Introduction: Writing the Accident

in Accident Society: Fiction, Collectivity, and the Production of Chance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775359
eISBN:
9780804778459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775359.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the association between chance and gambling by presenting case studies dealing with the intersection of American fiction with various cultures of chance from Reconstruction to the ... More


Support for Mutual Insurance Companies during the Franco Dictatorship (1939–75)

Jerònia Pons Pons

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter examines the thesis that political ideologies can influence the organizational form of companies, in this case in Spanish insurance under the Franco dictatorship. The number of mutuals ... More


Living and Dying on the Fenceline: Response to Industrial Accidents

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

in The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines government response to disasters by presenting presents case studies of industrial accidents and other incidents that have affected African Americans dating back to the early ... More


The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

When the images of desperate, hungry, thirsty, sick, mostly black people circulated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became apparent to the whole country that race did indeed matter when it ... More


Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The legacy of environmental catastrophe in the states of the former Soviet Union includes desertification, pollution, and the toxic aftermath of industrial accidents, the most notorious of which was ... More


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