Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items for:

  • Keywords: Otto x
  • American History: 20th Century x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Kerner Commission

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is the first of three that explore the cultural logic of official efforts to make sense of the riots. It tells the story of the presidentially appointed Kerner Commission and its nearly ... More


On Social Psychology and Its Historical Contexts: The Origin of Psychology as an Independent Discipline

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter first discusses early efforts to develop a social psychology based on psychoanalytic categories. It details how Wilhelm Reich, Otto Fenichel, and Siegfried Bernfeld, who were among ... More


Ghosts and Great Men

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recalls Harry Golden’s larger involvement in the Civil Rights Movement during its height in the 1960s. It also describes Golden’s coverage of the trial of Otto Adolf Eichmann for Life in ... More


Otto H. Close: Promising Leader, Complacent Bureaucrat

Miroslava Chávez-García

in States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the experience of Otto H. Close, superintendent at the Preston School of Industry from 1920 to 1945, to examine how he turned the school around from a largely archaic, brutal ... More


View: