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The Age of Survival, 1951–1977

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores the work of two very important University presidents, Lawrence Kimpton and Edward Levi, in their attempts to rebuild the University after the Hutchins era. Kimpton found himself ... More


Consorting with the Barbarians at the Gate: McGeorge Bundy, the Ford Foundation, and Student Activism in the Late 1960s

Julie A. Reuben

in Making the American Century: Essays on the Political Culture of Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199845392
eISBN:
9780199365104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845392.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

“Consorting with the Barbarians at the Gate: McGeorge Bundy, the Ford Foundation and Student Activism in the late 1960s,” examines how McGeorge Bundy as president of the Ford Foundation tried to ... More


The Ford Foundation, Matching Grants, and Endowment Building

Michael Sy Uy

in Ask the Experts: How Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510445
eISBN:
9780197510476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510445.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the Ford Foundation’s predominantly economics- and finance-based expertise, and the way it sustained the country’s largest and most expensive performing arts institutions: ... More


The Ford Foundation in Indonesia and the Asian Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the philanthropic intervention of the Ford Foundation in postcolonial Indonesia. The Ford Foundation philanthropy had primarily involved the University of California–Berkeley, ... More


The Major Foundations, Latin American Studies, and Chile in the Cold War

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the impact of the philanthrophic works of major foundations to Chile's economic ideology. With capitalistic economics as their underlying base, the Ford and Rockefeller ... More


An Engine of Change: The Ford Foundation

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Ford Foundation in the reform of business schools in North America. It explains that the foundation nurtured the reform of business schools by commissioning a ... More


The Tax Reform Act of 1969 and the Undermining of the Voter Education Project

Evan Faulkenbury

in Poll Power: The Voter Education Project and the Movement for the Ballot in the American South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469652009
eISBN:
9781469651330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652009.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter cuts through all the dry, complex legal language of the 1969 tax reform bill to demonstrate how conservatives leveraged this law to undercut the VEP. Conservatives realized the VEP ... More


Brought to You by the Ford Foundation: Mid-Century Innovation and the Dance Boom

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballet Class: An American History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190908683
eISBN:
9780190908713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908683.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

The post–World War II era saw an explosion in ballet class as more young people than ever engaged in extracurricular activities. George Balanchine, founder of the School of American Ballet (1934) and ... More


The “Chinese Characteristics” of: Clinical Legal Education

CAI YANMIN and J. L. POTTENGER

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the development of clinical legal education in the People's Republic of China and the challenges it faces today. It describes China's legal, legal education, and legal aid ... More


Clark Kerr: Leading Proponent of the Instrumental University

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 2 explores the work of Clark Kerr as a thinker and university leader. It examines the Inter-University Study of Labor Problems in Economic Development directed by Kerr, one of the largest ... More


Introduction

Michael Sy Uy

in Ask the Experts: How Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510445
eISBN:
9780197510476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510445.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter introduces the book’s sociocultural history of expertise as analyzed in arts and music grantmaking during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, It explains the origins of the Rockefeller ... More


Counterassault

Robert R. Korstad

in To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad.10
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on a time when the North Carolina Fund was riding high. George Esser and his staff looked to the future with confidence and a deep sense of satisfaction. When representatives of ... More


Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie in Nigeria and the African Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the philanthropic interventions of the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation in Nigeria. These American foundations in the 1950s had thought ... More


The Brain and the Bomb

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Game theory’s creators had suggested that the theory might serve as a positive, predictive depiction of human behavior, to be corroborated by experiment and experience. This was certainly how the ... More


Exporting Utopia

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter Three investigates how new towns were exported as utopia to the developing world. It argues that new towns were adopted throughout the Middle East, Asia and Africa as part of developmental ... More


Promoting Americanism, Combating Anti-Americanism, and Developing a Cold War American Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the proliferation of studies programs that promote Americanism among European elites. At the turn of the Cold War period, the Carnegie Corporation, which was particularly ... More


American Foundation Leaders

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the American foundations, which are blocs of private and state elites cohered by a long-term globalist project, while working under the guise of four core democratic ... More


Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Inderjeet Parmar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book reveals the complex interrelations, shared mindsets and collaborative efforts of influential public and private organizations in the building of American hegemony. It focuses on the ... More


American Power and the Major Foundations in the Post–Cold War Era

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the impact of the overarching by-product of the major foundations' efforts—the economic order based on capitalist globalization—in the post-Cold War era and beyond. Major ... More


Final Years, I (1959–1961)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter covers Blitzstein’s induction into the National Institute of Arts and Letters; his 1959 trip to Europe; his final critical writings; his plans to write a musical film adaptation of ... More


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