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World War and Class Politics: Solidarism and Intersectoral Control in the United States

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Wraps up the analysis of labor market developments in the U.S. through the 1940s showing how and why employers abdicated their segmentalist autonomy and submitted temporarily to state‐imposed ... More


Cartelism and Market Control: The United States in Comparison

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to the analysis of twentieth century U.S. to explain the dual nature of its system of labor market governance in which cartelism, a centralized system of multiemployer collective ... More


“Built Mostly of Itself”: Chicago and Clay, 1874–1891

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1874–1891, which were dominated by taller masonry buildings that employed improved masonry, foundations, and fireproofing. Early fire-protected ... More


Power and Height: The Electric Skyscraper, 1920–1934

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1920 to 1934, which were dominated by towers that resulted from an explosive real estate market that challenged code restrictions on height and that ... More


Iron and Light: The “Great Architectural Problem” and the Skeleton Frame, 1879–1892

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1879 to 1892, many of which used skeletal frames that offered greater plan efficiency and improved daylighting through narrower, iron-reinforced ... More


Glass and Light: “Veneers” and Curtain Walls, 1889–1904

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1889 to 1904, many of which used skins of lightweight terra-cotta and glass that exploited new wind-bracing techniques and depressed glass prices to ... More


Steel and Wind: The Braced Frame, 1890–1897

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1890 to 1897, many of which featured wind-braced frames that used steel to reduce spatially inefficient masonry walls and piers. Before the late ... More


Steel, Clay, and Glass: The Expressed Frame, 1897–1910

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1897 to 1910, many of which used heavier fireproof jackets around steel frames, mandated by new codes. The 1893 Chicago Building Ordinance ended the ... More


Chicago, 1934

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0009
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes the impact of the Great Depression on the Chicago real estate market. The gravity of the Depression can be understood by what was not built. For instance, Walter Ahlschlager ... More


Steel, Light, and Style: The Concealed Frame, 1905–1918

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1905 to 1918, many of which used more solid curtain walls that reflected the ability of electric lighting and mechanical ventilation to replace ... More


The Enterprise of Building Construction

Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi

in Fathpur Sikri Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198084037
eISBN:
9780199082568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084037.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter is in three sections. The first deals with the personnel and the organization of building construction under Akbar. The second explores the models and theories of urban design and their ... More


Earth Sciences

Glennda Chui

in A Field Guide for Science Writers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195174991
eISBN:
9780197562239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195174991.003.0042
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In August 1999, I stood in the ruins of a collapsed apartment building near Izmit, Turkey—one of 60,000 buildings destroyed in 40 seconds by the most ... More


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