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The Evolution of Japan's Industrial Research and Development

D. Eleanor Westney

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter is a survey of both macro data on national trends and micro data on organizational structures of Japanese R&D. The macro part makes the point that high R&D expenditure by Japanese firms ... More


Novel Shocks: Urban Renewal and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Myka Tucker-Abramson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282708
eISBN:
9780823286195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282708.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Novel Shocks argues that the political and cultural origins of neoliberalism lie in the battles over suburban and urban space in the 1950s and early 1960s. At the end of World War II, Harry Truman’s ... More


Women’s Rights

Françoise Vergès

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0029
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1971, French white male doctors were found not-guilty of having practiced thousands of abortions and sterilizations without consent upon poor women of color in Reunion Island, a French overseas ... More


Partnering on Development

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter surveys the 20-year history of development partnerships between the United States and Mongolia, focusing especially on the work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and ... More


God Is Green; or, A New Theology of Indulgence

Jeffrey W. Robbins

in Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238958
eISBN:
9780823238996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter offers a contemporary account of the relationship between theology and energy by examining three vignettes from the early 1970s. The first is the publication of Vine Deloria's landmark ... More


An Audible World

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter opens by contrasting the human capacities for audition as opposed to vision, and the qualities conveyed by sound as opposed to those by light. Despite the general acceptance of wave ... More


A World within a World

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Nishijin cloth is considered informally a cultural property of Japan. The introduction of the jacquard, followed by the spread of the powerloom, revitalized Nishijin's industry and made it supreme in ... More


Post-Traumatic Stress (Disorder) in the Post-9/11 World

Lawrence Tritle

in Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force After 9/11

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177571
eISBN:
9780813177588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177571.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter investigates the issue of landpower from a demographic perspective, exploring the realities of military manpower in a time when fewer than 1 percent of the American people serve in ... More


Weighing Our Words

David Simpson

in States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226600192
eISBN:
9780226600369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226600369.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter frames the question of terror in relation to critical philology and concept history, briefly summarizing recent usages of the term in the early twenty-first century (after 9/11) in ... More


Taking Students to the Field: Barbados

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter describes the experiences of the field school students the authors have taken to the island of Barbados over a 20-year period. There each student lives in a separate rural village with ... More


The First World War and the transformation of neurology

Stephen T. Casper

in The neurologists: A history of a medical specialty in modern Britain, c.17892000

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091926
eISBN:
9781781706992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091926.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

World War I marked a moment of social transformation in British medical culture and was thus an extraordinary period of change for clinical neurology in Britain. Before the war the British medical ... More


The White Hand: State Magic and Signs of War

Christen A. Smith

in Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039935
eISBN:
9780252098093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039935.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the subtle, hidden, and magical racial politics of state policing through a reading of Culture Shock's “Terrorism” vignette, the history of policing in Bahia, and cases of ... More


Wars Against Waste

Eiko Maruko Siniawer

in Waste: Consuming Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725845
eISBN:
9781501725852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725845.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The early 1970s were a sharp pivot point in Japan’s postwar history, as the Garbage War of 1971 and the Oil Shock of 1973 thrust waste and wastefulness into a place of unprecedented visibility. ... More


Networks, Nodes and De-Territorialised Battlespace: The Scopic Regime of Rapid Dominance1

Martin Coward

in From Above: War, Violence, and Verticality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199334797
eISBN:
9780199388226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334797.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on a much-heralded air assault on Iraq launched by the United States and coalition partners in 2003 referred to as ‘Shock and Awe’. Targeted at Iraqi political and military ... More


“It’s the Economy, Stupid”

Timothy Black and Sky Keyes

in It's a Setup: Fathering from the Social and Economic Margins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190062217
eISBN:
9780190062255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062217.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter, the authors describe the effects that neoliberal economic restructuring has had on the earning potential of men at the bottom of the labor force. Pushed into low-wage full-time ... More


Line Dislocation Dynamics

Vasily Bulatov and Wei Cai

in Computer Simulations of Dislocations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198526148
eISBN:
9780191916618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198526148.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

In the preceding chapters we have discussed several computational approaches focused on the structure and motion of single dislocations. Here we turn our attention to collective motion of many ... More


The Insurgent Image

Neville Bolt

in The Violent Image: Insurgent Propaganda and the New Revolutionaries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197511671
eISBN:
9780197554623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Pictures speak louder than words. Violent acts create opportunity spaces––a hiatus in the political status quo shaken beyond comprehension for a brief time. In that moment, the state struggles to ... More


Introduction

Tomas Baer and William L. Hase

in Unimolecular Reaction Dynamics: Theory and Experiments

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195074949
eISBN:
9780197560297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195074949.003.0003
Subject:
Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

The field of unimolecular reactions has witnessed impressive advances in both experimental and theoretical techniques during the past 20 years. These developments have resulted in experimental ... More


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