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Stress-testing the New Welfare State

Anton Hemerijck

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199645244
eISBN:
9780191745119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645244.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Deep economic crises are moments of institutional truth, so the history of the 20th century teaches us. In the wake of both the Great Depression in the 1930s and the Great Inflation of the 1970s, the ... More


. Japan as Earthquake Nation

Gregory Clancey

in Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the immediate aftermath of the Nōbi earthquake, seismology commanded state patronage as a science of aftershock. The Imperial Earthquake Investigation Committee (IEIC), the first interdisciplinary ... More


Fragile as a Crystal: (Tales from Three Months Out)

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects on the fragile situation in Haiti three months after the earthquake. It describes the misery that engulfed Port-au-Prince and other parts of the country, and how anxiety was ... More


In the Adverse Hour: Tropicália Performed and Proscribed

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

As the tropicalist movement continue their ironic critiques of Brazilian society, tension between artists and media professionals became evident. This chapter focuses on the conflicts and ... More


War Comes to the Creeks

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833933
eISBN:
9781469604008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898277_hudson.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the time after the New Madrid aftershocks, when Creek people saw clearly that American travel through their homelands had increased since the end of 1811. The transformation of ... More


Cataclysm: The Earthquake Disaster as a Lived and Reported Experience

J. Charles Schencking

in The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the experiences of people who survived the Great Kantō Earthquake. It also presents facts and figures brought by the destruction. The earthquakes did more than just destroy homes ... More


Why the Earth Shakes

Gregory Smits

in Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838171
eISBN:
9780824870997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838171.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines early modern understandings of the causes of earthquakes from the standpoint of intellectual history and the history of science. The discussion focuses on scientific thought but ... More


Waking from the Dream: The Dream of the 1950s and Early 1960s

Linda A. Mercadante

in Belief without Borders: Inside the Minds of the Spiritual but not Religious

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199931002
eISBN:
9780199367467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931002.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Whether aberration or heritage, the surge in organized religion during the 1950s and early 1960s still functions as the “gold standard” for many today, especially Protestants and Catholics. Athough ... More


Environmental Stress Models

M. E. J. Newman and R. G. Palmer

in Modeling Extinction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159455
eISBN:
9780197562000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159455.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In chapters 2 to 4 we discussed several models of extinction which make use of ideas drawn from the study of critical phenomena. The primary impetus for this approach was the observation of ... More


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