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Game Theory and Practice in the Postwar Human Sciences

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, game theory became caught up in a heated and chaotic set of debates about nuclear strategy and the possibility of arms control Bertrand Russell and Herman Kahn ... More


Save a School to Save a Nation: Faculty Responses to the Civil War at Midwestern Universities

Julie Mujic

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how faculty members at the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin, and Indiana University responded to the American Civil War. A Midwestern home-front study, this ... More


“Almost without Money and without Price to Every Young Man and Every Young Woman”: The University of Michigan

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the identity issue of the state universities that went coeducational in the years surrounding the Civil War. These institutions could not favor a particular religious ... More


Bones and Sinews

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how black student activists led a campus strike at the University of Michigan (UM) in 1970, challenging entrenched ideas and practices that seemed so natural and embedded in ... More


Controlling Inclusion

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter assesses how the five-year period between 1970 and 1975 changed the University of Michigan (UM). The university implemented the most ambitious affirmative action admissions policies in ... More


A Use of the University of Michigan: Samuel P. Hayes Jr. and Economic Development

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 5 examines how Samuel P. Hayes, Jr., an early Point Four official who later helped design the Peace Corps, tried to “use” the University of Michigan to establish a program of ... More


The Death of Mormon Separatism in American Universities, 1877–1896

Thomas W. Simpson

in American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

By all accounts, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were critical for Mormonism's evolution and modernization. The rapidity of the change, however, leaves nagging questions. After ... More


Rise of the Black Campus Movement

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the rise of the black campus movement. University of Michigan (UM) leaders were not ready for black campus activism; they took comfort in the fact that black activism was still ... More


The Michigan Mandate

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the Michigan Mandate, one of the most ambitious racial inclusion initiatives in the University of Michigan's (UM) history. The initiative responded to black student activists ... More


The University and the Advent of the Academic Secular: The State's Management of Public Instruction

Tomoko Masuzawa

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on the advent of the academic secular traces the efforts of modern states to design and promote new forms of public instruction that would unify their peoples and transcend religious ... More


The Origins of Affirmative Action

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the origins of affirmative action in the University of Michigan (UM). The pressure that led to the university's first undergraduate affirmative action admissions program came ... More


“Even an Atheist Does Not Desire His Boy to Be Trained a Materialist”: The University of California

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the University of California, which opened as an all-male institution in the fall of 1869—in keeping with the practice of its avowed model, the University of ... More


The University as Victim

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This epilogue details how, in 2006, Michigan voters approved an amendment to the state Constitution that banned affirmative action in public institutions. One way to read Proposal 2 is as the ... More


Gratz v. Bollinger

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter studies Gratz v. Bollinger, which challenged the racially attentive undergraduate admissions practices of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts in the University of Michigan ... More


Affirmative Action and Higher Education

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-evolving role of race in politics in the history of the US. How the government handled racial and other discrimination has not always been effective. It was not until ... More


European Ceramics in the Spanish Philippines: Insights from the University of Michigan Philippine Expedition of 1922–1925

Russell K. Skowronek

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Nearly a century ago, in 1922, Carl Guthe, from the University of Michigan, conducted a three-year-long archaeological reconnaissance of the southern Philippines. He identified 542 sites. Twenty-six ... More


Money for Science: Never Enough

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the insatiable need of American universities for money. Virtually all universities describe themselves as hard-pressed financially, even as they ingest colossal sums from a ... More


“How Can We Avoid a Columbia?”: The Student Revolt, 1964–71

Ronald W. Schatz

in The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

American universities were unprepared for the explosion of student protests on their campuses in the mid-1960s. Consequently, trustees of many leading universities appointed their industrial ... More


Affirmative Action for Whom?

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter addresses the new affirmative action policies in the University of Michigan (UM), which ultimately led to the racial retrenchment of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Almost all the ... More


Sustaining Racial Retrenchment

Matthew Johnson

in Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748585
eISBN:
9781501748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748585.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how the University of Michigan (UM) leaders fought to preserve the new affirmative action policies. In this context, diversity—the idea that a racially heterogeneous student ... More


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