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Jennifer C. Hunt

in Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter gives an account of two dedicated police officers, Paul Yurkiw and Rich Teemsma, working in the Emergency Service departments and discusses their brave acts in July 1997. Yurkiw met ... More


1779: New State Legislation Annuls the Superior Court's Judgment

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1778–1779 session, a joint committee of the legislature found that “the conduct of the said Quakers in setting their slaves free… was highly criminal and reprehensible,” and the ... More


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Denis Guénoun

in A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter recounts the time when René Guénoun was sent to Morocco for three years to fulfill his military obligation in the Allied forces. His military service in Morocco was very different from ... More


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Jennifer C. Hunt

in Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines the concerns about terrorism that came to the forefront of police consciousness only to momentarily dissipate under the weight of a bloody trial. On February 4, 1999, a ... More


A ‘second Singapore’? The connected histories of Darwin and Singapore, 1860s–1930s

Claire Lowrie

in Masters and servants: Cultures of empire in the tropics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095337
eISBN:
9781526109651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095337.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the connected histories of Singapore and Darwin from the 1860s and the 1930s. The chapter begins by acknowledging the marked differences between Darwin and Singapore. Singapore ... More


‘A Bridge Between’: The BBC's Colonial Service

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the role of middle-class West Indians and native Britons, who shared a vision of a British Empire sustained by a culture based on respectability, in creating BBC policies and ... More


‘A narrow, punitive and harshly restrictive experience’:: The Pindown experience and the protection of children: The Report of the Staffordshire Child Care Inquiry 1991

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Scandal, social policy and social welfare: 2nd, Rev. Ed

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347466
eISBN:
9781447303312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347466.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In Britain, the residential scandals of the last ten years, or indeed of the last 150, have provided windows onto the relatively closed world of the child in public care, sometimes, no doubt, on ... More


“A Soft Buffer”: Laos in the Eisenhower Administration’s Grand Strategy

Seth Jacobs

in The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445477
eISBN:
9780801464041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445477.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at U.S.-Lao relations from 1954 to 1958. Along with establishing the U.S. Operations Mission (USOM) in Vientiane to administer economic assistance, Washington created a thinly ... More


:: A Stagnant Atmosphere: The Weather Services before World War II

Kristine C. Harper

in Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083782
eISBN:
9780262274982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083782.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter describes the stagnant state of meteorological services during the interwar period. The US Weather Bureau was the agency responsible for the nation’s weather. Operating on a small budget ... More


Aadhaar and the PDS

S.K. Das

in Making the Poor Free?: India's Unique Identification Number

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199453290
eISBN:
9780199085378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453290.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter is about the role that Aadhaar can play in the implementation of the Public Distribution System (PDS). According to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) literature, the ... More


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