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A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Max. M Edling

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this new interpretation of America's origins, the author argues that during the Constitutional debates, the Federalists were primarily concerned with building a state able to act vigorously in ... More


Good Neighbour Diplomacy and Somoza’s Rise to Power, 1934–1935

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses Anastasio Somoza's rise to power as an end-result of Washington's good neighbour diplomacy. It tells of the circumstances that facilitated Somoza's rise to power and the idea ... More


Backlash

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

For some polities, productive arrangements generate a political backlash that can destroy the wealth produced in economic systems. When economic-based political turmoil is unlikely, American law and ... More


Introduction: Boder's Happy Idea

Alan Rosen

in The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395129
eISBN:
9780199866588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introductory chapter establishes a postwar context for Boder's interview project, examines misconceptions about testimony during this period, raises the issue of America's response to the ... More


Leadership

Ronald M. Peters and Cindy Simon Rosenthal

in Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195383737
eISBN:
9780199852802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383737.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the most important issue of the current study: the capacity of American political institutions to provide the leadership the country requires. There is ample evidence to ... More


No Peculiar Strictness Is Observed: Slavery and Innovation

Wendy Gonaver

in The Peculiar Institution and the Making of Modern Psychiatry, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648446
eISBN:
9781469648460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648446.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the life and writings of Superintendent John M Galt, and argues that the experience of heading an asylum in the United States South and the example of slaves hiring out prompted ... More


Property - Owning Plutocracy: Inequality and American Localism

Stephen Macedo

in Justice and the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676125
eISBN:
9781452947822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676125.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses that American local institutions are deeply flawed. Competition among local homeowners, school districts, and communities creates a race to the top for some, while leaving many ... More


So Different: The Asylum and the Civil War

Wendy Gonaver

in The Peculiar Institution and the Making of Modern Psychiatry, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648446
eISBN:
9781469648460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648446.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the transformation of asylum care that was initiated by the Civil War. At the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, the biggest change came after the suicide of Superintendent John M. Galt ... More


All Hail the Alma Mater: Writing College Histories in the U.S.

Joel T. Rosenthal

in History of Universities: Volume XXVII/2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198709817
eISBN:
9780191804199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198709817.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys college and university histories written over the last two centuries about American institutions. College histories illustrate proof of the loyalty and pride generated by ... More


Fleeing the Nest

in Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226394787
eISBN:
9780226394732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394732.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The world of American restlessness, escape, and movement is a world defined by men. The goals of individual material success and deep inner searching, as well as the means of detachment and flight, ... More


Introduction: Vicarious Voices

Jake Johnson

in Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042515
eISBN:
9780252051364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042515.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter suggests that American communities have used the theater to claim a stake in national identity by “sounding” American. The root of this practice is the phenomenon of speaking on behalf ... More


Reforming Orphans: Progressive Reformers and Staff in the Development of Child Care Organizations

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers how the Home for Colored Children (HCC) recorded a version of its founding story that traces the genesis of the institution to a state law. Several succeeding versions of this ... More


The Evolution of Corporate Species

Fabio Landini and Ugo Pagano

in Corporate Governance in Contention

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The evolution of biological species is influenced by two types of complementarities. One is related to the synergies among and within organisms, while the other is the outcome of conflicts among ... More


Anthropology and the Educational Encounter: Archival Logics and Gendered “Backlash” in Qatar’s Education City

Neha Vora

in Beyond Exception: New Interpretations of the Arabian Peninsula

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750298
eISBN:
9781501750328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750298.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the author's experiences teaching, researching, and moving between different spaces in Education City, Doha, as it developed and changed during the period of the author's ... More


Present

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

By the 1980s the leadership industry had gone from incipient to entering a period of rapid growth that has not slowed. In fact, it still accelerates beyond anyone’s early imaginings. Chapter 2 is an ... More


The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Alexander Kitroeff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This sweeping history shows how the Greek Orthodox Church in America has functioned as much more than a religious institution, becoming the focal point in the lives of the country's million-plus ... More


Introduction

David S. Meyer and Sidney Tarrow

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Beginning with a review of the first Women’s March, this Introduction details the sudden and strong emergence of a movement in resistance to the presidency of Donald Trump (the Resistance movement). ... More


The Future of Conscription: Some Comparative Reflections

James Sheehan

in The Modern American Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199895946
eISBN:
9780190252663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895946.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a historical and comparative perspective on contemporary American military institutions. It focuses on the origins, evolution, and eventual disappearance of conscription in ... More


Dr. Anna B. Ott, Local Doctress

Kim E. Nielsen

in Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1856, by establishing herself as physician, marrying George Ott and then moving to Madison, Wisconsin, the newly renamed Mrs. Dr. Anna B. Ott transformed herself. Instead of a local doctor’s wife, ... More


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