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Narrowed Perspectives, Broader Implications

Tim Clydesdale

in The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the narrowed perspectives on larger political, economic, and social matters as a general and possibly generational phenomenon among teens. It then shifts to the broader ... More


Goodness before and after Moore

Richard Kraut

in Against Absolute Goodness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199844463
eISBN:
9780199919550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844463.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Moore's conception of goodness. It discusses how Moore was not the first to assert or assume the existence of absolute goodness. Nor was he the last. The concept of absolute ... More


Baseball as a Domestic Monopoly: Developing Power

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter traces the business history of Major League Baseball (MLB), showing it to be both a positive complement and a negative contradiction to its role as a sport. The chapter tackles both the ... More


The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Jennifer Graber

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Focusing on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, this book explores evangelical Protestants' efforts to make religion central to emerging practices and ... More


Supply Side

Russell Crandall

in Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300240344
eISBN:
9780300255874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300240344.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes how America was in “full fury” over drugs with the alleged crack epidemic when George H. W. Bush took office on January 20, 1989. It talks about how Bush took to network ... More


Defending Amelia Norman

Julie Miller

in Cry of Murder on Broadway: A Woman's Ruin and Revenge in Old New York

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751486
eISBN:
9781501751509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751486.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter introduces Amelia Norman, a twenty-five-year-old woman that was born in New Jersey and known as a servant, seamstress, and sometime prostitute. It recounts how Amelia failed to kill ... More


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