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Wedging into Power Politics

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

in Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157420
eISBN:
9780199894000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157420.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the Discovery Institute’s aggressive cultivation of political influence at the state and national levels. Its maneuverings in Washington State, Kansas, and Ohio are discussed in ... More


Takeover

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the impending Polish takeover of the German territories. On August 2, 1945, the Allies decided to remove from the German Reich all territories east of the Oder and Lusatian ... More


Performing Justice

Lisa Blee

in Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter situates the Historical Court within legal discourse and performance in order to assess both its radical potential and its conservative undercurrents. Legal performance allowed the ... More


Financial Capabilities of Service Providers in the Asset-Building Field

Vernon Loke, Julie L. Watts, and Sally A. Kakoti

in Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0085
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The development of financial capabilities is essential for individuals to build long-term wealth and move out of poverty permanently. Service providers within the asset-building field regularly work ... More


Ed Mead Gets His Day in Court: In which the Tukwila robber puts U.S. Imperialism on trial but is himself convicted

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On February 26, 1976, an inmate tried to give Edward Allen Mead a note. Written on it was a proposal to riot, take hostages, and escape. The author of the proposal, Mark LaRue, had been involved in ... More


Back with a Bang!: In which the Brigade returns to Seattle with a high-profile string of bombings

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In returning to Seattle, the George Jackson Brigade chose a residence in South Seattle, near the Seattle-Tacoma airport. The perennial issue of prison struggle cropped up again in the late spring. As ... More


The Pioneering PAD States: Oregon and Washington

Howard Ball

in At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the factors that accounted for successful efforts to legitimatize physician-assisted death (PAD) in Oregon and Washington State. In 1994 and in 1997, Oregon passed the nation's ... More


Introduction

Lisa Blee

in Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter begins by describing events in 1855 that led to the execution of Chief Leschi, a Nisqually Indian leader, for murder. It then details the convening of the Washington State ... More


The Destroyer’s Creation: In which the Brigade comes into existence

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In December 1974, Seattle Police Chief Robert Hanson decided to arm his force with hollow-point bullets, highly lethal projectiles designed to explode inside their target. Local organizers ... More


6 The Pioneering PAD States: Oregon and Washington

Howard Ball

in At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the factors that accounted for successful efforts to legitimatize physician-assisted death (PAD) in Oregon and Washington State. In 1994 and in 1997, Oregon passed the nation's ... More


Law and War

Lisa Blee

in Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the contested and malleable nature of law in Leschi's 1857 conviction and 2004 exoneration. Territorial settlers and officials in the 1850s seized on the figure of Leschi to ... More


State Governments: Averting “Weather Wars”

Kristine C. Harper

in Make It Rain: State Control of the Atmosphere in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437231
eISBN:
9780226437378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437378.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the disputes that erupted in the early 1950s as city leaders and farmers, ranchers, utility companies, and others across the country worked with weather control providers to ... More


Workforce Development Programs: Performance over the U.S. Business Cycle

Kevin Hollenbeck and David Pavelchek

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

Every four years, the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board (WTECB) estimates the net impacts of the state’s primary workforce development programs on individuals’ ... More


Limelight, 1952–1953

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This was the high point of Crouch's career. He testified in major trials in Maryland, Hawaii, and Washington State and helped convict dozens of Communists. He also warned President Dwight D. ... More


Adventures in Common: Investing with Woolfs and “Securitas”1

Diane F. Gillespie

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter first describes an investment club formed by a group of faculty women at Washington State University in 1997 known as “Pleiades.” The club's aim was less to make money than to learn ... More


Reporting for Duty: The Universal Prosecutorial Accountability Puzzle and an Experimental Transparency Alternative

Marc L. Miller and Ronald F. Wright

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores an emerging experiment among American prosecutors who use websites and annual reports to describe for constituents and other observers the patterns of decisions in their ... More


Conclusion

Lisa Blee

in Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter presents concluding thoughts about Chief Leschi's case and the Historical Court. The Historical Court revealed the tensions and contradictions of historical justice. It represented a ... More


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