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Selling the Super Collider, 1983–88

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The SSC had to be “sold” to Congress and US taxpayers, for a project costing billions of dollars required strong public support. Central Design Group physicists kept Congress and its staffers ... More


Growing Up: Four Stories

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the four areas where the interests of the state interact with the life cycle of the shabab. These are sexual development and marriage, the awakening of political consciousness ... More


Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

John N. Kittinger, Loren McClenachan, Keryn B. Gedan, and Louise K. Blight (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276949
eISBN:
9780520959606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276949.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This edited volume offers a blueprint for using marine historical ecology to confront the challenges of ocean conservation in a rapidly changing world. Marine historical ecology developed out of the ... More


Indigenous Religion and Human Rights

Ronald Niezen

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines whether the concept of human rights is compatible with indigenous religion. It begins with an overview of primordialism and its paradoxes, with particular emphasis on the ... More


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