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France

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the contours of France's nuclear postures over time. During the Cold War and after, France adopted an asymmetric escalation posture—though for very different reasons in the two ... More


Introduction

Seán Hand

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the first ten years of political and social reconstruction in France after the end of World War II. It is a period that was crucial to the ... More


Streamlining Production

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 describes why housing policies privileging industrialized production methods, large sites, and modern architectural forms came to prevail and how such policies entered into the purview of ... More


Introduction: Restitution: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Twentieth-Century France

Shannon L. Fogg

in Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Introduction explores the main themes to be covered in this study of the wartime and postwar experiences of Jews who experienced expropriation and were then responsible for managing restitution ... More


The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Kenny Cupers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The Social Project: Housing Postwar France demonstrates how several bodies of knowledge – architectural, sociological, technological, and bureaucratic – shaped postwar modernism and the making of ... More


A Bureaucratic Epistemology

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 2 examines the emergence of a bureaucratic epistemology as domestic and community life became a central focus in attempts of architects, planners, policy makers, and especially social ... More


Daniella Doron, <i>Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation</i>. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. xv + 309 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation (2015), by Daniella Doron. Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France examines how the French ... More


Megastructures in Denial

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 6 focuses on the making of new urban centers for the villes nouvelles, which integrated a vast number of commercial and residential functions in an attempt to recreate urban density and ... More


Gender Roles in Italy’s Elections and Constitution

Molly Tambor

in The Lost Wave: Women and Democracy in Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199378234
eISBN:
9780199378258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378234.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

First by blazing the trail for female political candidates and election campaigning, then by writing women’s citizenship into the new constitution, and finally by serving in the early Parliamentary ... More


Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory

Lukasz Stanek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666164
eISBN:
9781452946658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666164.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This book frames a contextual appreciation of Henri Lefebvre’s idea that space is a social product. The book explicitly confronts both the philosophical and the empirical foundations of Lefebvre’s ... More


Animation to the Rescue

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 3 demonstrates how the social and political ambition to “animate” newly built housing areas shaped planning and design.


Where is the Social Project?

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion explores how this history shapes our understanding of architecture’s social ambitions today.


The Expertise of Participation

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Focusing on Sarcelles and Grenoble-Villeneuve, Chapter 4 explores how the emergence of participation in French planning and architecture coincided with a surge in sociological and architectural ... More


The Ultimate Projects

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 7 focuses on the development of alternative housing models such as flexible dwelling (habitat évolutif) and intermediary housing (habitat intermédiaire), which were meant combine qualities of ... More


Programming the Villes Nouvelles

Kenny Cupers

in The Social Project: Housing Postwar France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689644
eISBN:
9781452949086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689644.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 5 examines the sociologically-informed method of programmation in the planning and design of the villes nouvelles or French New Towns, an ambitious program officially launched in 1965.


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