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“The Situation” in the Cold War Behavioral Sciences

Paul Erickson, Judy L. Klein, Lorraine Daston, Paul Rebecca, Thomas Sturm, and Michael D. Gordin

in How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226046631
eISBN:
9780226046778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226046778.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Cold War social scientists frequently adopted special experimental situations where they could scientifically model and code many aspects of human behavior, aiming to unravel the mysteries and smooth ... More


Anthropology, Cross-Cultural Encounter, and the Politics of Design

James Leach and Lee Wilson

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Certain epistemologies, politics, and metaphysics are built into mass produced technological offerings. Apparently neutral seeming tools carry normative principles, and are built on unexamined ... More


Social contact between grandparents and older grandchildren: a three-generation perspective

Katharina Mahne and Oliver Huxhold

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This study analyzes how often grandparents in Germany interact with their grandchildren aged 16 and over. It takes a three-generation perspective and explores the individual contribution of every ... More


Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

James Leach and Lee Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Subversion, Conversion, Development explores alternative cultural encounters with and around information technologies, encounters that counter dominant, Western-oriented notions of media consumption. ... More


Worship

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1, “Worship,” analyses Catholic worship practices in each parish, especially Sunday masses, showing how they express and reflect understandings and practices of what it means to be church. ... More


Literature on social relations and caregiving

Sandra Torres

in Ethnicity and Old Age: Expanding Our Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447328117
eISBN:
9781447328131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328117.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter is the third and last chapter in the book that is based on the scoping review of scholarship on the intersection of ethnicity/ race and ageing/ old age. This chapter brings attention to ... More


Networks and Social Worlds

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Who do children know, spend time with, or turn to in times of trouble? Who helps with homework, and who do they hang out with online? Chapter 3 constructs a “whole-class network,” finding that ... More


Ethnicity and Old Age: Expanding Our Imagination

Sandra Torres

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447328117
eISBN:
9781447328131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328117.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book’s starting point is the notion of theorising and the fact that, because scholarship at the intersection of ethnicity, race and old age has stagnated, we are in dire need of inquiries that ... More


Moral Order in the Post-Socialist Chinese City: Generating a Dialogue with Robert E. Park’s “The City”

Fulong Wu and Zheng Wang

in The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The seminal works by Park and the Chicago school of sociology are of great value for studying a rapidly urbanising China characterised by the decline of the formerly socialist structure and the ... More


Sacred Books in a Digital Age: A Cross-Cultural Look from the Heart of Asia to South America

Hildegard Diemberger and Stephen Hugh-Jones

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The use of digital technologies in reproducing texts has profoundly transformed attitudes towards books and to the production and format of literary texts. While it is often assumed that digitization ... More


Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

David Carey Jr. (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite its persistence and prevalence in the lives of most Central Americans, alcohol has received relatively little attention in Central American historiography. As a commodity that was produced ... More


Born into Salem

Tamara Plakins Thornton

in Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: "How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626932
eISBN:
9781469628110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626932.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Nathaniel Bowditch’s childhood and youth in Salem, Massachusetts, as they were shaped by the town’s maritime orientation, Revolutionary-era events, and the network of family and ... More


Black Market: The Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Aaron Carico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655581
eISBN:
9781469655604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655581.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On the eve of the Civil War, the estimated value of the U.S. enslaved population exceeded $3 billion--triple that of investments nationwide in factories, railroads, and banks combined, and worth more ... More


Intimate Crossings

Wendy A. Vogt

in Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the diverse social relations and economies of intimacy migrants engage while en route. It aims to complicate normative understandings of human mobility and human smuggling by ... More


Introduction: Writing a History of Alcohol in Guatemala

David Carey

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Because its sale, production, and consumption were steady throughout the year, alcohol, more than any other commodity (including coffee, which generally involved Maya only during the harvest season), ... More


Nursing presence

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Military success in war was contingent on men sustaining a determination to fight. Persuading men to continue fighting or returning them to combat after illness or injury depended on maintaining ... More


A planter’s life

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Ceylon’s natural environment underwent huge changes during the nineteenth century due to the importation of new crops, above all the coffee tree from Ethiopia, cinchona from the Andes, and tea from ... More


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