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Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Conversos choosing to settle in Italy faced the risk of being branded as heretics, for there were inquisitions in papal Rome as well as in Venice, an attractive commercial port for the Portuguese ... More


An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo's Commuter Train Network

Michael Fisch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226558417
eISBN:
9780226558691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network is an exploration of collective life formed at the interstices of human and machine operation within one of the most complex and ... More


Building the “Detroit-Windsor Funnel”: Tourism, Prohibition, and Border Politics before World War II

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1900 and 1939, industrial growth radically transformed the Detroit-Windsor region. This chapter examines the impact that formal industries, particularly the auto industry and tourism, had on ... More


Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Sergio Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

Based on observations and in-depth interviews, Border Lives tells the story of how diverse groups of individuals came to establish roots in Tijuana, beginning shortly after the termination of the ... More


Split between School, Home, Work, and More: Commuting as a Status and a Way of Being

Hilary Tackie and Elan Hope

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter takes up the issue of how and where commuter students, students who do not have access to peer support through living on campus, locate their sense of campus belonging. When students ... More


Commuter Marriage and Cohabitation

Cynthia Grant Bowman

in Living Apart Together: Legal Protections for a New Form of Family

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479891047
eISBN:
9781479874248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891047.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses commuter marriage and cohabiting couples, describing how the issues involved are both similar to and different from those faced by LATs. It is based primarily on the secondary ... More


Highways, Subways, and the Seeds of Dissent

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter traces the beginnings of the Westway plan to a conflict regarding the use of federal dollars on either an expensive highway project such as Westway or toward the improvement of New ... More


The Affective Appropriation of Space

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines how bike messengers traverse the space of the city when making their deliveries. It is this appropriation of the urban environment that generates the lived emotions of messenger ... More


A New Solution: Deregulation

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines how deregulation that was touted as a solution to airline woes in the post-911 period led to a drastic increase in accessibility and corresponding decrease in customer service ... More


2 Highways, Subways, and the Seeds of Dissent

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter traces the beginnings of the Westway plan to a conflict regarding the use of federal dollars on either an expensive highway project such as Westway or toward the improvement of New ... More


To the City Limits and Beyond

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At several points in the 20th Century, plans were put forth to expand and develop a commuter rail system beyond what now exists. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s East Side Access project, ... More


The Rise of Provincial Religion

Jörg Rüpke

in From Jupiter to Christ: On the History of Religion in the Roman Imperial Period

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703723
eISBN:
9780191774065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703723.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter aims to develop a heuristic model for analysing the development of provincial religion within the framework of cultural contacts characterizing the early phases of the formation of a ... More


The Occupational Careers of Ex-Braceros

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the return-migration and labor-market trajectories of ex-braceros who relocated to Tijuana after the termination of the Bracero Program in 1964. Rather than return to their ... More


Strategies for Crossing the Border through (Non)inspection

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the border-crossing practices for transient and border commuters before and after the start of Operation Gatekeeper in 1994. Before Gatekeeper, unauthorized transient migrants ... More


A Brownian Model for Literary Crowds: Individuals Suspended in a Mass

Rachel Crossland

in Modernist Physics: Waves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198815976
eISBN:
9780191853494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815976.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 6 applies the ideas explored in Chapter 5 to a range of early twentieth-century literary texts, especially those by Woolf and Lawrence. The focus here is on crowd and city scenes, including ... More


Conflict, Displacement, and Interfaith Activism

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The Acholi Religious Leaders’ Peace Initiative was formed in the late 1990s, when courageous leaders of Protestant, Catholic, and Muslim communities set their differences aside to help their ... More


Strangers in the Village: The Marginalization of Newcomers in the Rural Community

Marcel Thomas

in Local Lives, Parallel Histories: Villagers and Everyday Life in the Divided Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198856146
eISBN:
9780191889646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856146.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The third chapter turns towards newcomers in Neukirch and Ebersbach and explores how the villagers responded to the growing inflow of non-locals into the locality in the postwar era. Unlike previous ... More


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