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The Gatt: The First Piece of Paper

Lawrence W. R. Mills

in Protecting Free Trade: The Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083985
eISBN:
9789882209084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the establishment of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1947 and its impact on Hong Kong. The chapter explains how, under the GATT framework, Hong Kong ... More


Final Years, I (1959–1961)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter covers Blitzstein’s induction into the National Institute of Arts and Letters; his 1959 trip to Europe; his final critical writings; his plans to write a musical film adaptation of ... More


Bird-Watching

Stephen J. Davis

in Christ Child: Cultural Memories of a Young Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300149456
eISBN:
9780300206609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149456.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The third chapter involves the first of three case studies of how ancient readers would have engaged with the stories of Jesus’ childhood vis-à-vis certain “sites of memory” in the Graeco-Roman ... More


Techno-Kink: Fucking Machines and Gendered, Racialized Technologies of Desire

Ariane Cruz

in The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 interrogates the simultaneity of the “technologies” of sexuality, race, gender, pleasure, and visuality. Focusing my analysis on one popular contemporary U.S. hard-core BDSM pornography ... More


Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America

Amy F. Ogata

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679607
eISBN:
9781452948119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

This book explores how a perception of children as imaginative and “naturally” creative was constructed, disseminated, and consumed in the United States after World War II. I argue that educational ... More


Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

J. Allan Mitchell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A provocative historical inquiry into human becoming, this book consists of a set of idiosyncratic essays on embryology and infancy, play and games, manners, meals, and other messes. Inspecting a ... More


Constructing Creativity in Postwar America

Amy F. Ogata

in Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679607
eISBN:
9781452948119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

Chapter 1 examines how demographic shifts toward young families, a rise in wages, and concerns about raising children grew intensely. Amidst debates on affluence and social conformity, psychologists ... More


Educational Toys and Creative Playthings

Amy F. Ogata

in Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679607
eISBN:
9781452948119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Design

Chapter two shows how the concept of play, imagination, and the educational toy market fortified the notion of childhood creativity. Manufacturers, designers, and even art museums created new toys ... More


Creative Living at home

Amy F. Ogata

in Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679607
eISBN:
9781452948119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Design

Chapter three explores how the ideal of “creative living” affected all residents of the postwar house. In increasingly informal postwar houses the playroom occupied a strategic place. Toy-like ... More


Building Creativity in Postwar Schools

Amy F. Ogata

in Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679607
eISBN:
9781452948119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Design

Population shifts, new housing, and the baby boom dictated the need for thousands of new schools. Dramatic changes in the school environment reflected new notions of teaching. Behind these changes ... More


Learning Imagination in Art and Science

Amy F. Ogata

in Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679607
eISBN:
9781452948119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Design

In the final chapter I discuss how creativity was instilled through postwar public art and science education. In the mid-twentieth century, “creative art” became the general name for all types of art ... More


Being Born

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The first essay examines narratives of gestation and growth in medieval medical science, natural philosophy, zoology, and cosmology. Mitchell argues that embryology and infancy enable an exigent ... More


Childish Things

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The second essay takes up both physical and literary examples of childish things. The anarchic forces of miniature matters are palpable even as such small-scale things articulate with human fantasy. ... More


The Mess

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The third essay proposes that the condition of human dependency and self-estrangement at the dining table. Otherwise incommensurable matters (mineral, vegetable, and animal) are incorporated at ... More


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