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Why Make When You Can Buy?

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This first section of the book introduces the central issues of contracting out by asking ‘Why make when you can buy?’ This chapter begins by outlining a handful of contracting examples, most of ... More


Communing with the Dead: Spiritual and Cultural Healing in Chicano/a Communities

Lara Medina

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) as celebrated in the heart of East Los Angeles during 1998 at the internationally recognized Chicano community art center, Self Help ... More


Viral Delay/Viral Display: The Domestic Para-Sites of Joey Terrill

Robb Hernández

in Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer Chicanx Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479845309
eISBN:
9781479822720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845309.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

No person better defined the collaborative gestalt of queer Chicano art practices than Joey Terrill. As a principal figure in the Escandalosa Circle, he bore witness to his friends’ HIV infection and ... More


Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Luis M. Castañeda

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines the relationship between a paradigm-shifting event in global design culture, the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and the exhibitionary practices of the single-party Mexican state during ... More


Computational Design with Crowds

Yuki Koyama and Takeo Igarashi

in Computational Interaction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Computational design is aimed at supporting automating design processes using computational techniques. However, some classes of design tasks involve criteria that are difficult to handle only with ... More


Diplomatic Spectacles: Mexico Displays Itself at World’S Fairs

Luis M. Castañeda

in Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter one examines Mexico’s national pavilions for Expo 58 in Brussels, the 1962 and 1964-65 World’s Fairs in Seattle and New York, Montreal’s Expo ’67, and San Antonio’s Hemisfair ’68. It situates ... More


Archaeologies of Power: Assembling the Museo Nacional De Antropología

Luis M. Castañeda

in Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter two examines the creation of a national network of museums of culture in Mexico at the behest of president Adolfo López Mateos (1958-1964), and of this network’s centerpiece, the National ... More


Image Machines: Mexico ’68’S “Old” and “New” Sports Facilities

Luis M. Castañeda

in Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter three explores the dual process undertaken by Mexico ‘68’s organizers to promote, as part of a unified campaign, refurbished “old” sports venues in Mexico City and a new generation of ... More


Total Design OF AN Of an Olympic Metropous

Luis M. Castañeda

in Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter four discusses the expansive network of graphic, sculptural and urban interventions created during the Olympics in Mexico City as part of the Cultural Olympiad.


Subterranean Scenographies: Time Travel at the Mexico City Metro

Luis M. Castañeda

in Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter five examines the design and construction of the Mexico City subway system’s first three lines (1967-70), arguing that the subway’s network of elaborate architectural spaces intended to ... More


Epilogue Olympic Afterlives

Luis M. Castañeda

in Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690763
eISBN:
9781452949475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690763.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Forming a kind of “image economy,” Mexico’s architectural projects and artifacts were at the heart of the nation’s economic growth and cultivated a new mass audience at an international level. ... More


Factors of Creativity

Steven Kim

in Essence of Creativity: A Guide to Tackling Difficult Problems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060171
eISBN:
9780197560136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060171.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

The dictionary defines a factor as “something that actively contributes to the production of a result.” A number of factors may be attributed to the creative process and its final product. These ... More


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