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Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vietnam War ended badly for the United States, and lingering public bitterness made life difficult for many veterans. American soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen returned from Vietnam to a ... More


Sonographic Imaging and Selective Reproduction in Hanoi

Tine M. Gammeltoft

in Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520278424
eISBN:
9780520958159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278424.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Vietnam's capital Hanoi and describes the sociopolitical setting in which obstetrical ultrasonography has become a practically mandatory part of pregnancy care. At the ... More


Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam

Tine M Gammeltoft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520278424
eISBN:
9780520958159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278424.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the twenty-first century, people's possibilities to choose the children that they want to enter this world have expanded dramatically. Across the globe, new reproductive technologies enable ... More


How Far Is Bhopal? Inconvenient Forums and Corporate Comparison

Jennifer Wenzel

in The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286782
eISBN:
9780823288885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286782.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter proposes the multinational corporation as an axis for literary comparison. Charting Dow Chemical’s history of harm, it links Indra Sinha’s Bhopal novel Animal’s People to Agent Orange ... More


Cheer Up, Vietnam

David Leheny

in Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Nguyen Viet and Duc are likely the most famous Vietnamese in Japan, with the possible exception of the modern nation’s founder, Ho Chi Minh himself. Viet and Duc, conjoined twins who were likely the ... More


Precarious Maternal Belonging

Tine M. Gammeltoft

in Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520278424
eISBN:
9780520958159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278424.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores Vietnamese women's experiences of obstetrical ultrasound scanning, focusing particularly on the ways in which this technology comes to operate as a site for the formation of ... More


Rustling in the Bushes

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter proposes that nature often can be disvaluable, but that many modern conveniences and technologies mediate and temper this disvalue. The chapter utilizes a series of anecdotes -- ... More


Prologue: Haunting Decisions

Tine M. Gammeltoft

in Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520278424
eISBN:
9780520958159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278424.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Tuy?t, one of the thirty women whose case stories form the core of Haunting Images. When the author met her, Tuy?t was twenty-five years old and lived in an extended family in ... More


Defending Nature: The Evolution of the International Legal Restriction of Military Ecocide

Peter Hough

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Military ecocide—the wanton destruction of the environment in the course of warfare—emerged as a term in the early 1970s in the wake of the United States’ infamous jungle defoliation campaign ... More


The “New” Conservation

Thomas Jundt

in Greening the Red, White, and Blue: The Bomb, Big Business, and Consumer Resistance in Postwar America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199791200
eISBN:
9780199378562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791200.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

President Lyndon B. Johnson voiced broad environmental concerns in what he dubbed the “new” conservation. He signed into law the Wilderness Act in 1964, helping to ease growing fears expressed by ... More


Consumers Go to War

Mark H. Lytle

in The All-Consuming Nation: Chasing the American Dream Since World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197568255
eISBN:
9780197568286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568255.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the influence consumerism had in shaping the American conduct of the war in Vietnam. To supply the war and support troop morale with a vast array of consumer goods, the United ... More


“Making the Unequal Equal through the Alchemy of the Law”: Growing Renown, 1977–1986

Jeffrey B. Morris

in Leadership on the Federal Bench: The Craft and Activism of Jack Weinstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199772414
eISBN:
9780190259976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772414.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Weinstein's second decade on the bench. During this time, he grasped the potential of a number of potentially significant cases, enhancing his reputation within and outside ... More


Varied Experiences of International Marriage

Etsuko Takushi Crissey

in Okinawa's GI Brides: Their Lives in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824856489
eISBN:
9780824875619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856489.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Interviewees included women with successful marriages whose husbands had died, one from the effects of Agent Orange after deployment in Vietnam and another from leukemia. Flashbacks from his ... More


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