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Among the Everywheres: Global Crowds and the Networked Planet

Ursula K. Heise

in Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335637
eISBN:
9780199869022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335637.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Building on Ch. 1, this chapter analyzes scientific texts, novels, films and poems between the 1960s and the 1990s that explore the relationship between local, national, and global forms of identity ... More


Moving out of the Margins and into the Mainstream: The Demographics of Asian Americans in the New South

Arthur Sakamoto, ChangHwan Kim, and Isao Takei

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the beginning of a new stage of Asian American history that is characterized by improved socioeconomic opportunities and a move away from the Asian American strongholds of ... More


From the Peace of Andruszow Until the Conquest of Pinsk by the Swedes (1667–1706)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741590
eISBN:
9780804783088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741590.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of the growth and development of the Jewish community in Pinsk from 1667–1706. Topics discussed include demographic growth and geographic expansion; moneylending; ... More


Introduction: History, Placemaking, and Cultural Contributions

Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides a brief overview of the history, placemaking, and cultural contributions of Latinas/os in the Midwest. It traces the migration and presence of Latinas/os in the Midwest for over ... More


Demography and Ethos

Christopher Robert Reed

in The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The political economy of the 1920s were intricately linked to the demographic changes, emerging social structure, level of racial consciousness, cultural and aesthetic expressions, and religious ... More


Of Impaired Public Services, Poverty, and Population Pressures

Alon Tal

in The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the profound impact of Israel's phenomenal demographic growth on transportation, housing, education, health, and poverty. For instance, a 2007 United Nations study reported ... More


Industry without Smokestacks: Knowledge Labor, the University of Texas, and Suburban Austin

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at Austin’s emergent tech industry in the 1950s and 1960s and the role that the University of Texas at Austin played in that grow. It argues that the city promoted a natural ... More


Believe and Prosper

Naomi Beck

in Hayek and the Evolution of Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556000
eISBN:
9780226556147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556147.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The third chapter offers a detailed exposition and evaluation of Hayek’s theory of cultural evolution. Hayek postulated that the shift from small-group existence to life in an extended social order ... More


Soslovie, Serfs, and Society on the Move

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the fate of the peasantry in Russia’s booming eighteenth-century economy. About half of the East Slavic peasants were enserfed to landlords; the other half, the “state ... More


Prostitutes, courtesans and public morality

Brian Pullan

in Tolerance, Regulation and Rescue: Dishonoured women and abandoned children in Italy, 1300-1800

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991296
eISBN:
9781526115034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991296.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 3 discusses developments in public policy and intellectual attitudes towards prostitution and sexual immorality in early modern Italy. It shows how attempts were made to discipline courtesans ... More


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