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Progress and Promise

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates Kissinger's growing interest in an opening to China as a result of what he saw as the compensating gains that such a move would bring the United States. Kissinger knew that ... More


The Puzzle

Michael Hochberg

in An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198804789
eISBN:
9780191843051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804789.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Your study may be of the highest standard and provide new answers to an interesting scientific question, but yet is ignored. A great paper has an interesting puzzle that hooks the reader. This ... More


The Homo Faber Debate in Dewey and Max Scheler

Larry A. Hickman

in Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228416
eISBN:
9780823235544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228416.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses the differences between philosophers John Dewey and Max Scheler in relation to the homo faber doctrine. This doctrine was originally conceived by ... More


The Birth and Death of Affirmative Action: Is Resurrection Possible?

Stephen Steinberg

in Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the fatal flaw of the discourse on affirmative action is that it treats affirmative action as an ahistorical aberration. By reconstructing the history of efforts to offer ... More


“An Awfully Big Adventure”

Joseph McBride

in Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Spielberg’s sideline as producer of other directors’ movies; the impact of his production duties on the quality of his own films; his involvement in the TV series Amazing Stories ... More


The Thinking Singer

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After his return to the United States in 1927, Max Eastman finds himself isolated from his former radical friends. A controversy with Sidney Hook over his interpretation of Marxism increases his ... More


The Hillmon Case Is Tried for the Last Time: 1899

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the sixth and final trial of the John Wesley Hillmon case that began and ended in 1899. The sixth and last trial of the case of Hillmon v. Mutual Life Insurance Company et al. ... More


Plausible Optimism

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is an exposing comparison of two recent films in the queer canon—Brokeback Mountain (2005) and By Hook or By Crook (2001). Brokeback Mountain was heralded as the watershed entry of queer ... More


Political Amnesia

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The career of philosopher Sidney Hook is presented as an example of the way in which the political trajectory of the New York intellectuals is frequently misunderstood. At issue are representations ... More


Philosophers and Revolutionists

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with a discussion of the organizations in which dissident communists were active, such as the Non-Partisan Labor Defense Committee, the American Workers Party, and the early ... More


Apostates and True Believers

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The political and cultural landscape of the years after World War II are explored in relation to the deradicalization of one-time revolutionary intellectuals. The transformation of Stalinism into a ... More


Moriturus Te Saluto (1925–26)

in A Dreamer and a Visionary: H P Lovecraft in His Time

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239468
eISBN:
9781846312991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239468.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Lovecraft's life and work between 1925 and 1926. It describes his move to a one-room apartment at 169 Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights and his long-distance relationship with ... More


Bad Faith

Andrew Feffer

in Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter recounts the full takeover of the AFT leadership by Counts and his liberal supporters, who by 1940, as Coudert’s inquisition unfolded, were able to push an anti-communist agenda on the ... More


The Surprising Advance of Gun Control Politics after Parkland

Sophia Young

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The 1999 Columbine high school massacre marked the start of an era of recurrent US mass shootings in settings once considered safe. In the aftermath of each horrific event, gun safety advocates tried ... More


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