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Code and the Corrosion of Moral Community

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines how and why the availability of choice matters for an aspirant moral community. Part One rehearses the contrast drawn in the previous chapter between a regime of total control ... More


Seizing the Regulatory Opportunity: Code and Control

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter draws a contrast between two ideal-typical forms of regulation: the East Coast and the West Coast. It sketches a particular type of West Coast approach, ‘techno-regulation’. The chapter ... More


L. A. Jelly, 1917–1923

Phil Pastras

in Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215238
eISBN:
9780520929739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215238.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The story of Jelly Roll Morton's odyssey is set against the historical backdrop of the Great Migration. He did not simply get on the bandstand and play music. Instead, he was often responsible for ... More


From “Jap Crow” to “Jim and Jane Crow”: Black and Blue (and Yellow) in Chicago and the Bay Area

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the resettlement of West Coast Japanese Americans in the Midwest and Northeast after internment irrevocably transformed the population of Japanese Chicagoans. As both Allan ... More


Isabel Morse Jones: “Gershwin Analyzes Science of Rhythm” (1937)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0061
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Isabel Morse Jones article titled Gershwin Analyzes Science of Rhythm, which was published in the February 7, 1937, issue of the Los Angeles Times. Jones' article ... More


Jazz on the West Coast

Floyd Levin

in Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213609
eISBN:
9780520928985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213609.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter takes a look at jazz on the West Coast. It reveals the efforts to resurrect the spirited music that slowly disappeared during the swing era in different parts of the United States, ... More


The Making of a Japanese American Race, and Why Are There No “Immigrants” in Postwar Nikkei History and Community?: The Problems of Generation, Region, and Citizenship in Japanese America

Eiichiro Azuma

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This study examines how orthodox narratives of Japanese American experience in popular and academic discourse have contributed to the skewed way in which the membership of Japanese America has been ... More


“Straight Life”: The Jazz Journey of Art Pepper

Reva Marin

in Outside and Inside: Race and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829979
eISBN:
9781496830029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829979.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the haunting autobiography of Art Pepper, one of the leading jazz saxophonists of the postwar period, reading it against recent work on Los Angeles’ Central Avenue and West ... More


Borders of Salt and Rock

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On the Pacific Coast, the transition from boundary survey to day-to-day control took half a century. Canadian and American dependence on Indigenous labor limited the restrictions they could ... More


The Fragmentation of Jazz Styles

Ted Gioia

in The History of Jazz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190087210
eISBN:
9780190087227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087210.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the post–World War II years, jazz started to split off into many different directions, spurring a fragmentation that expanded the creative range of the idiom but caused long-lasting divisions ... More


The Business of Baseball

Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu

in Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835623
eISBN:
9781469601830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882665_guthrie-shimizu.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the development of sports capitalism in the transpacific cultural zone and probes the actions and motivations of various historical agents who promoted or resisted it. It pays ... More


A Man Must Be Protected

Matthew Dallek

in Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years, Civil Defense, and the Origins of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199743124
eISBN:
9780190469559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743124.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941, La Guardia and Eleanor Roosevelt visited the West Coast. Part fact-finding mission, part-morale raising tour, their visit failed to quell the ... More


Law and a Living: The Gendered Content of “Free Labor” in the Progressive Period

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the Progressive Period, there was nationwide deliberation over minimum wage. The Supreme Court ruled against providing a minimum wage in Adkins v. Children’s Hospital in 1923, sparking a ... More


Brief History of Herpetology in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

S. J. Harrison

in Brief History of Herpetology in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, with a List of Type Specimens of Recent Amphibians and Reptiles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238183
eISBN:
9780520930001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238183.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ) is a prominent center of herpetological research in the United States. It is located on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. The Department of ... More


Have You Seen the Bouncing Flea?

Jim Tranquada and John King

in The Ukulele: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835446
eISBN:
9780824869762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835446.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the popularity of the ʻukulele and the new Hawaiian music in the West Coast. Because of its proximity to the Islands and because of San Francisco's historic role as the chief ... More


The End of the Rozelle Era

Michael Oriard

in Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter examines various damages caused to the NFL and the resignation of Pete Rozelle in 1989. It discusses Bill Walsh's West Coast Offense which revolutionized defensive play. The media played ... More


Race Betterment and Tropical Medicine in Imperial San Francisco

Alexandra Minna Stern

in Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285064
eISBN:
9780520960657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285064.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, where West Coast eugenics initially coalesced under the aegis of the Race Betterment Foundation. It describes the context ... More


“Change That Wouldn’t Fill a Homeless Man’s Cup Up”: Filipino American Political Hip Hop and Community Organizing in the Age of Obama

Anthony Kwame Harrison

in The Hip Hop & Obama Reader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199341801
eISBN:
9780199355662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341801.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the music and community organizing of the Filipino American hip hop movement on the West Coast. Through in-depth interviews with members of the rap group Power Struggle, as ... More


New Blues in the Mississippi Delta

Ali Colleen Neff and William Ferris

in Let the World Listen Right: The Mississippi Delta Hip-Hop Story

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732290
eISBN:
9781604734805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732290.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the musical style of TopNotch the Villain, a hip-hop artist from the Mississippi Delta. It explains that TopNotch’s freestyle technique reveals the rhythms of blues music, the ... More


Pirates and Perils

Peter Maguire and Mike Ritter

in Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161343
eISBN:
9780231535564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161343.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter details the story of two American smugglers—Chris Delance and Michael Deeds—who were unfortunate enough to be caught by the Khmer Rouge. For pot smugglers who regularly took their loads ... More


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