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The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Andrew M. Greeley and Michael Hout

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ever since the reelection of President Bush, Conservative Christians have been stereotyped in the popular media: Bible-thumping militants and anti-intellectual zealots determined to impose their ... More


Dangerous Frames: How Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion

Nicholas J. G. Winter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226902364
eISBN:
9780226902388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226902388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In addition to their obvious roles in American politics, race and gender also work in hidden ways to influence profoundly the way we think—and vote—about a vast array of issues that don't seem ... More


Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Cass R. Sunstein, Reid Hastie, John W. Payne, David A. Schkade, and W. Kip Viscusi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Over the past two decades, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number and magnitude of punitive damages verdicts rendered by juries in civil trials. In cases involving accidents, ... More


The Female in Aristotle's Biology: Reason or Rationalization

Robert Mayhew

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226512006
eISBN:
9780226512020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512020.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

While Aristotle's writings on biology are considered to be among his best, the comments he makes about females in these works are widely regarded as the nadir of his philosophical oeuvre. Among many ... More


A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More


Transforming Institutions: The Strategic and Ethical Dynamics of Commitment to Racial Equity

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter offers a case study of one of the primary sponsors of faith-based community organizing in the United States, the PICO National Network. It analyzes the organizational dynamics underlying ... More


Behavioral, Physiological, and Health Biases in Laboratory Rodents: A Basis for Understanding Mechanistic Links between Human Personality and Health

Sonia A. Cavigelli, Kerry C. Michael, and Christina M. Ragan

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter analyzes the behavioral biases seen among different laboratory rodent strains to determine whether these biases are associated with physiological and/or health biases, and the extent to ... More


The Murder of Yusef Hawkins

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the murder of 16-year-old African American Yusef Hawkins in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn, New York City on April23, 1989. Like the Central Park jogger case, the murder of Hawkins ... More


Students Who “Lov’d Not Wisely but Too Well” and the Biases That Influence Adults in Judgment

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 9 extends the review of sexual harassment laws with the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and 42 U.S.C. § 1983 to the sexual harassment by adults of teenagers at ... More


Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Darnell F. Hawkins and Kimberly Kempf-Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book argues that a second-rate and increasingly punitive juvenile justice system is allowed to persist because most people believe it is designed for children in other ethnic and socioeconomic ... More


Fish Tales:: Optimism and Other Bias in Rhetoric about Exotic Carps in America

Glenn Sandiford

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Invasive species policy is a “trans-scientific” issue, guided by science but ultimately transcending into the realm of opinion and judgment. Since the early nineteenth century, five foreign species ... More


Mixed Feelings in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility

Daniel M. Gross

in Uncomfortable Situations: Emotion between Science and the Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485034
eISBN:
9780226485171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Mixed feelings, the topic of Chapter 4, are famously at the heart of Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility (1811), and we think we know what that means, like a recipe: combine two parts a feeling ... More


Cultural Psychology and the Globalization of Western Psychiatric Practices

Randall Horton

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This paper examines key institutional and economic forces driving the rapid extension of the use of Western models of diagnosing and treating mental illness into all corners of the developing world. ... More


Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Dara Z. Strolovitch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States boasts scores of organizations that offer crucial representation for groups that are marginalized in national politics, from women to racial minorities to the poor. This systematic ... More


Experimental Measures of Output and Productivity in the Canadian Hospital Sector, 2002 to 2010

Wulong Gu and Stéphane Morin

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper constructs a direct output measure of the hospital sector in Canada. The volume index of the output of the hospital sector is estimated from aggregating the number of inpatient cases and ... More


Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Sarah S. Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sex Itself examines the interaction between cultural gender norms and genetic theories of sex from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present postgenomic age. Analyzing the history of ... More


Weak Randomness at the Origin of Biological Variation: The Case of Genetic Mutations

Francesca Merlin

in Chance in Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226401744
eISBN:
9780226401911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401911.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The concept of chance, when used to characterize genetic mutation, has often been analyzed and defined from the evolutionary point of view, i.e., looking at the relationship between mutation, ... More


Dúnguláli-Óbia 00000000

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses the next step in Tooy's voodoo treatment of Roland. It describes the procedure which involved a bag of toad, empty beer bottles, six supermarket eggs, and some king of liquid ... More


Disproportionate Minority Confinement/Contact (DMC): The Federal Initiative

Carl E. Pope and Michael J. Leiber

in Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The traditional explanations for understanding disproportionate minority confinement/contact (DMC) in both the criminal and juvenile justice systems emphasize differential offending and/or selection ... More


Do Judges Do Better?

W. Kip Viscusi

in Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Judges are not a random draw from the population and may not reflect all the usual patterns of error. They should be less prone to the kinds of biases and risk-decision errors exhibited by the ... More


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