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Introduction

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This introductory chapter takes a brief look at family law in the United States as it changed over twentieth century and the start of the twenty-first. “Family law” refers to a particular branch of ... More


The Grimmness of Contemporary Fairy Tales: Exploring the Legacy of the Brothers Grimm in the Twenty-First Century

Jack Zipes

in Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter explores some of the more salient contemporary Grimm variants, primarily in the fields of literature and poetry that have appeared in North and South America, the United Kingdom, ... More


Into the Next Century

Robin Archer

in Economic Democracy: The Politics of Feasible Socialism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295389
eISBN:
9780191598722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295383.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Provides a summary of the main arguments of the book and considers whether these arguments will still be tenable in the early twenty‐first century.


Into the Void

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter returns to the history of family law and the changes it has undergone throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Traditional morality has suffered serious defeats. ... More


Afghanistan Enters the Twenty-first Century

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the first decade of the twenty-first century in Afghanistan. As the twentieth century ended, ever-larger numbers of Afghans had become caught up in political and military ... More


<i>Hamlets</i> without Hamlet

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter reveals a recent convergence between the political concerns of Anglo-American intellectuals and their Arab counterparts. For many Anglo-American intellectuals, recent events ... More


Some Conclusions

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explains that Afghanistan's problems during the early twenty-first century can best be understood by examining where they fit past patterns and where they break from them. The prospects ... More


Introduction: The New Three-Dimensional Chess Game

Gary Hart

in The Shield and the Cloak: The Security of the Commons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306163
eISBN:
9780199850693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306163.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the twentieth century, national security was mostly two-dimensional. One dimension represents the United States and the other represents the world of nation-states. As of 9/11, a new third ... More


Assessment: Problems, Strengths, and Twenty-First-Century Trends

Judith Ann Trolander

in From Sun Cities to the Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-restricted Communities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036045
eISBN:
9780813038988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036045.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the critics and defenders of these communities and notes twenty-first-century trends. As the most extreme examples of age segregation, these communities have spawned debate over ... More


Culture and Excavation

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter traces the study and imagining of Magna Graecia in the twentieth century, from its involvement in Italian Fascism to global developments in its post-war understanding, concluding with ... More


How To Talk About Videogames

Ian Bogost

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816699117
eISBN:
9781452952406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

More than half a century later, it’s still not clear what place videogames have in culture. Some would celebrate them as heir apparent to cinema’s throne, the art-form of the twenty-first century. ... More


Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

S.K. Das

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India’s current bureaucracy dates back to the nineteenth century, set up by the British in 1854. It is outdated and moribund. Clearly, India needs a better civil service, one that delivers policies ... More


Recapitulation and Conclusion

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter explores the broader implications of the analysis for strategic management of knowledge assets in the twenty-first century. In industrialized countries, this kind of management ... More


Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Daniel Lea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This study explores the landscape of contemporary British fiction through detailed analysis of five authors that have emerged to critical prominence in the 21st century. The authors addressed - Ali ... More


Postscript: A GI Bill for the Twenty-first Century?

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This postscript looks at the prospects for the GI Bill in the twenty-first century. In 2008, as Americans faced an economic calamity that evokes images of the Great Depression, a new version of the ... More


Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Ralph S. Clem (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since coming to power in 1999, President Hugo Chavez has used the windfall of high oil prices to remake Venezuela internally along the model of twenty-first-century socialism and, even more ... More


History and Mainline Protestants: The United Church of Christ Comes of Age

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This concluding chapter describes the emergence of the United Church of Christ (UCC). It argues that history did not survive in the UCC—as the antimerger critics had feared—however, the merger itself ... More


Conclusion: Dreams Multiplied … A Final Entrée to Cuba

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The concluding chapter reflects upon changes in Cuban society from the early twentieth century to the post-Soviet era, reviewing key moments for the Anglo-Caribbean Cuban community and emphasizing ... More


New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Laura Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book challenges the conventional Italian immigrant narrative through a re-evaluation of the political, social, and cultural significance of Italian emigration to the United States in the second ... More


Mathematics and Politics: Thomas Pynchon, <i>against the Day</i>

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 1 on Pynchon’s Against the Day focuses on interrelations between mathematics and politics as domains that are both shaken by crises of fundamental beliefs. It examines how Pynchon’s novel ... More


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