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Making a Federal Case of It

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Over the years, Congress has consistently increased the jurisdiction of federal courts over crime, from 17 specified offenses when the nation was founded to several thousand now. More than 40% of ... More


Being a Professional: Problems and Promises

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter addresses the domain of the professional, taking seriously the notion that the professional is personal, in addition to being social, political, and ethical. The chapter traces the ... More


Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position ... More


‘All these memories’: Career Girls

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0036
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter draws attention to Mike Leigh's film, Career Girls, that focused on just two young women, Hannah and Annie, who used to be flat-mates when they were students in the mid-1980s and, having ... More


Usual and Unusual in 1790s Britain

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The French Revolution and English Romanticism are frequent but strange bedfellows. The rise of Romanticism in the 1790s parallels the decline and defeat of the movement for parliamentary reform. The ... More


The Protean Expatriate: Flexibility and the Modern Worker

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

While many in the West grew up with an idea of job stability as an achievable ideal for the middle class, worldwide precarious labor is becoming the norm among both elite and subaltern workers. This ... More


Embryo Scientists: Finding and Saving Postwar “Science Talent”

Rebecca Onion

in Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Science Talent Search, started by the Westinghouse Corporation in 1942, aimed to identify and support the most scientifically talented young people in their senior classes. This chapter uses the ... More


Who Farms?

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines how the individuals working at Scenic View Farm, along with the fifteen other farmers and farm workers interviewed in this book, ended up pursuing jobs in agriculture. The ... More


A Boost Up, 1954–1958

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 3 deals with the beginnings of my rise in social class—my parents’ move to a “better” neighborhood with more academically oriented schools—my excitement about my coursework in history and the ... More


The Whirlwind Effect of Flora Tristan

Máire Fedelma Cross

in In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622454
eISBN:
9781800341401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The results of a trawl of Jules Puech’s abundant unpublished letters to his parents and his wife, and his published works of the 1900s to find references to Flora Tristan reveal how Puech worked and ... More


From Kalo to Kauka: Becoming a Native Hawaiian Physician

Malia-Susanne Lee, Benjamin Young, Courtney Kielemaikalani Gaddis, Nina Leialoha Beckwith, Sasha Naomi, Kehaulani Hayashi, Treschuk Fernandes, Winona Kaalouahi, and Mesiona Lee

in Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pathway to medicine is difficult. Ancient Native Hawaiian healers, Kahuna Lāʻau Lapaʻau, were identified at early ages and taught the practice of healing by their elders. As the Hawaiian world ... More


Preferences and the Romantic Career

Chinyere K. Osuji

in Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479878611
eISBN:
9781479855490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878611.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces the concept of “romantic career:” how people draw on prior romantic and dating experiences to understand their ethnoracial preferences or (lack thereof) for romantic ... More


The Power of Four Million Women: Growing the Council, 1967–1980

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the late 1960s, the National Council of Negro Women's (NCNW) poverty programs in Mississippi, drew interest to the organization. The NCNW tried to use this enthusiasm to help build its membership ... More


Risk and Motivation in Police Work in Nigeria

Olly Owen

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter accentuates police officers’ self-perception and sets it in relation with the organisational conditions in which officers work. With its focus on risk and motivation in the lives of ... More


Revolving Doors or Sliding Doors in Brussels? Lobbying Strategies and Capabilities

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In this chapter, we explore the micro-level and concentrates on business and its government affairs offices in Brussels. We assess business strategic choices in hiring different types of staff, and ... More


The Field of Torture Today: Ten Years On from Torture and Democracy

Darius Rejali

in Interrogation and Torture: Integrating Efficacy with Law and Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190097523
eISBN:
9780190097554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097523.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal Profession and Ethics

In this chapter, I review the achievements of those who have been studying torture and interrogation over the last decade. I go through the literature on the supply of torture techniques, the demand ... More


Introduction

Natalie J. Ring and Sarah E. Gardner (eds)

in The Lost Lectures of C. Vann Woodward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190863951
eISBN:
9780197537169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863951.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction provides a background of C. Vann Woodward and his career, as well as an overview of his lectures on the history of white antebellum southern nonconformists, the immediate ... More


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