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Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Jack Saunders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Car workers’ union activism has long held a strong grip on popular memories of the post-war period. Working in the quintessential industry of modernity their labour militancy has been linked to ... More


The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Lewis H. Siegelbaum (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Across the Soviet Bloc, from the 1960s until the collapse of communism, the automobile exemplified the tension between the ideological imperatives of political authorities and the aspirations of ... More


My Magic Story Car: Video-Based Play Intervention to Strengthen Emergent Literacy of At-Risk Preschoolers

HARVEY F. BELLIN and DOROTHY G. SINGER

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on My Magic Story Car, a video-based program that strengthens emergent literacy skills of at-risk preschool children from low-income families through one of the most effective ... More


Reframing Randolph: Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of A. Philip Randolph

Andrew E. Kersten and Clarence Lang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785942
eISBN:
9780814724477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785942.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

At one time, Asa Philip Randolph (1889–1979) was a household name. As president of the all-black Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP), he was an embodiment of America's multifaceted radical ... More


Humming Engines and Moving Radio: Encapsulating the Listening Driver

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

This chapter tells, notably for Germany,how automotive journalists and car mechanics initially educated drivers to carefully listen to the humming engines and transmission clutter of their ... More


The Common Heritage of the Socialist Car Culture

Luminita Gatejel

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines two dominant perspectives on socialist cars, one belonging to the Cold War context and the other to post-1989 Communist nostalgia. What seems to have survived the dissolution of ... More


Remote, rural and island communities

David Gray

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines transport in the remote rural and island areas, with a particular focus on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. I explore 50 years of failure to address the rural transport ... More


“The Most Glorious Story of Failure in the Business”: The Studebaker-Packard Corporation and the Origins of ERISA

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter elaborates how Studebaker Corporation came to play its role in the political history of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Studebaker-Packard Corporation terminated ... More


Moving the Dead

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Car-decal and T-shirt memorials, in which a memorial of the deceased is placed on the windshield of a car or worn as clothing, serve temporarily as a memorialization for the deceased. Like ... More


Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

Do you enjoy listening to music while driving your car? Do you find radio traffic information indispensable? Do you appreciate the moments in between work and home in which you can listen to or sing ... More


Vaudeville Roots

Gabriella Oldham and Mabel Langdon

in Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169651
eISBN:
9780813169996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169651.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 describes Harry Langdon’s childhood in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where his fascination for the theater was born. Young Harry did everything he could to pursue his passion for acting, leaving ... More


Introduction

Lewis H. Siegelbaum

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines the place of the motor car in the state socialist countries of Eastern Europe, including the USSR. In particular, it considers the dynamic tension between cars and socialism, a ... More


Cars as Favors in People’s Poland

Mariusz Jastrząb

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how cars in Poland came to be granted as favors for loyal or exceptionally useful subjects by those in authority. Using two sets of archival documents from 1977–1980 and ... More


On the Streets of a Truck-Building City: Naberezhnye Chelny in the Brezhnev Era

Esther Meier

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the symbolic significance of streets, and how people took possession of them, in the Soviet city of Naberezhnye Chelny during the Brezhnev era. Naberezhnye Chelny was designed ... More


Understanding a Car in the Context of a System: Trabants, Marzahn, and East German Socialism

Eli Rubin

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the Trabant, the quintessential socialist car in East Germany, not so much as an automobile unto itself but as a system unto itself and a part of a larger system of movement. ... More


North of the Color Line: Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870-1955

Sarah-Jane Mathieu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834299
eISBN:
9781469603858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899397_mathieu
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines life in Canada for the estimated 5,000 blacks, both African Americans and West Indians, who immigrated to Canada after the end of Reconstruction in the United States. Through the ... More


Harry Crews: Progenitor

David K. Jeffrey

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the life and work of Harry Crews. Born on June 7, 1935, in Alma, a rural town in Bacon County, Georgia, Crews described the poverty and despair of his upbringing in A ... More


Nuclear motion

Carsten A. Ullrich

in Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563029
eISBN:
9780191775130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563029.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter focuses on the coupling of electron dynamics and nuclear motion. In principle, electronic and nuclear degrees of freedom both have to be treated quantum mechanically and on an equal ... More


Auditory Privacy and Sonic Relief in the Car

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

This chapter, the book’s conclusion, harvests the insights from the preceding chapters, explaining how we found auditory privacy and sonic relief in our cars, after almost a century of car sound ... More


’Til We Meet Again

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A car crash killed three members of Bishop Chris Williams’ family on the evening of February 9, 2007 as reported in the Deseret News the next morning. Sorrow and grief enveloped the close-knit family ... More


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