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Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Donald Maurice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When Béla Bartók died in September of 1945, he left a partially completed viola concerto commissioned by the violist William Primrose. While no definitive version of the work exists, this concerto ... More


The Third Factor: Aesthetic Impact

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There is broad consensus that churches should be places of beauty, but for different reasons. The aesthetic design of a church may be viewed as a way of signaling holiness--the presence of the holy ... More


The Hungry Cowboy: Service and Community in a Neighborhood Restaurant

Karla A. Erickson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732061
eISBN:
9781604733464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732061.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

At a Tex-Mex restaurant in a Minneapolis suburb, customers send Christmas and Hanukkah cards to the restaurant, bring in home-baked treats for the staff, and attend the annual employee party. One ... More


Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In July 1941, a federal grand jury in Minneapolis indicted twenty-nine Socialist Workers Party members, fifteen of whom belonged to the militant Teamsters Local 544, for violating the 1940 Smith Act, ... More


Headquarters Economy: Managers, Mobility, and Migration

J. Myles Shaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828914
eISBN:
9780191867378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828914.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Regional economies characterized by concentrations of headquarters from diverse industries stand out as influential dynamic economies. However, there is little discussion about these “headquarters ... More


An Insecurity of Terrifying Proportions

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by the social workers of the Family Welfare Association (FWA) of Minneapolis in the 1930s. It explains that the caseloads of the FWA during this period ... More


Mr. O'Neill and Mr. Mattner

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0031
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the failure of male social workers in Boston and Minneapolis to maximize their contributions to child care and protection. It explains that the men's stories about their ... More


Safe Passage Communities

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents examples of two specific communities, Minneapolis and Kansas City, several other multicommunity initiatives, and discusses what seem to be the most promising approaches to ... More


Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Tinsley Yarbrough

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Justice Harry A. Blackmun, author of the majority opinion in Roe vs. Wade, was the pivotal figure in one of the most contentious decisions in Supreme Court history and indeed the most divisive issue ... More


The Workhorse of the Watchdogs

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the results of a content analysis of four metropolitan dailies. These medium-sized dailies, the workhorses of the watchdogs in this study, give concrete evidence that ... More


Adventure Education

Denise Mitten, Lewis Ting On Cheung, Wanglin Yan, and Robert Withrow-Clark

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0025
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the benefits of adventure education and of pairing adventure and environmental education in urban environments. By participating in outdoor activities, people learn about their ... More


Cooperatives in the Twin Cities

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Twin Cities' (Minneapolis–Saint Paul) food co-operatives. Many of these co-ops practiced participatory democracy through discussions, making decisions collectively, relying ... More


I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!: Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers

Laura Clawson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226109589
eISBN:
9780226109633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109633.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Sacred Harp choral singing tradition originated in the American South in the mid-nineteenth century, spread widely across the country, and continues to thrive today. Sacred Harp is not performed ... More


Failed Promises: Assessing Charter Schools in the Twin Cities

Myron Orfield, Baris Gumus-Dawes, and Thomas Luce

in Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Analysis of current and historical data for all charter schools in the Twin Cities metropolitan area shows that charter schools have failed to deliver on the promises made by charter school ... More


Safe Space?: Encountering Difference at Take Back the Night

Elizabeth Currans

in Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In this chapter, I focus on the the 2004 Minneapolis Take Back the Night march and rally, especially the way people encountered others with different experiences and political investments. By ... More


The North: Tradition, Complications, and Change

in I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!: Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226109589
eISBN:
9780226109633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109633.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Sacred Harp groups in Chicago, Illinois, and Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota. It explains that many northern Sacred Harp groups were formed out of performing groups or folk ... More


Prevention in Practice: A Field Study

Darren Wheelock

in Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 7 is the first of two chapters that draw upon ethnographic fieldwork to provide an insider's account of a community-based basketball prevention program in Minneapolis. This chapter details ... More


Introduction

Michael P. McDonald and Micah Altman

in The Public Mapping Project: How Public Participation Can Revolutionize Redistricting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501738548
eISBN:
9781501738555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738548.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Public Mapping Project, which reveals a fundamentally different approach to redistricting: one that allows the public to draw its own fully legal ... More


Casey Hayden: August 1960, National Student Association Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on October 31, 1937, in Victoria, Texas, Sandra Cason Hayden was exposed to student racial politics when she entered the University of Texas as a junior in 1957. Hayden became involved with the ... More


Revolt of the Joe Six-Packs: Charles Stenvig and the White Ethnic Revolt

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Once New Politics liberals captured Democratic Party machinery, they proceeded to ignore the white ethnics and their issues. High among these concerns was crime and law and order. In Minneapolis, a ... More


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