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City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Michael J. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The vision of Utopia obsessed the nineteenth-century mind, shaping art, literature, and especially town planning. This book takes readers across centuries and continents to show how Utopian town ... More


The Students in College

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1870s, college education was still very uncommon in the United States. However, in 1876, three of the Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) students had already enrolled in college. Forty-three ... More


Education and the Creation of a “Golden Generation”

M. Hakan Yavuz

in Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927999
eISBN:
9780199980543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927999.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Education is the most important tool for the movement to realize its mission of molding young people and transforming the future. The chapter examines the three objectives of the Gülen educational ... More


Dormitory and Yeshiva in Eastern Europe

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the establishment of dormitories in many Jewish educational institutions, especially in yeshivas, which is a new phenomenon — created to answer new needs in Jewish education. ... More


Life and Death

Jack Linchuan Qiu

in Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.003.0117
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter deals with the city of the information have-less in a broader scope by introducing the city underneath: the informal economy, the places and processes of underground networks, and their ... More


What’s Wrong with Willow Run?

Sarah Jo Peterson

in Planning the Home Front: Building Bombers and Communities at Willow Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226025421
eISBN:
9780226025568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025568.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As tensions intensified between government agencies and local leaders concerning the fate of Bomber City (formerly the Defense City proposed by the United Auto Workers), another crisis was looming on ... More


From Dormitories to Homes: Housing Workers and Families during the Fourth Republic

Amelia H. Lyons

in The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole: Algerian Families and the French Welfare State during Decolonization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804784214
eISBN:
9780804787147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784214.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 4 examines the Algerian housing crisis and efforts to solve it by using programs for all citizens as well as specialized services addressing Algerians’ particular needs. It juxtaposes housing ... More


Legendary Locations, Laughs, And Horrors

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Almost every campus features a pantheon of distinctive images as well as markers like statues, columns, obelisks, friezes, clock and bell towers, and quadrangles. Imposing schools and buildings are ... More


Fears of Contagion, Strategies of Containment: Pathologizing Homosexuality, Incarcerating Bodies, and Reshaping the Southern Prison Farm

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The first chapter offers an analysis of prison reform through the lens of sexualized containment, where elite northern reformers sought to replace the notorious 1940s prison farm and open dormitory ... More


The “Little Shanghai”: Urbanization of Wuxi City

Toby Lincoln

in Urbanizing China in War and Peace: The Case of Wuxi County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841003
eISBN:
9780824868017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841003.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter one describes how Wuxi became the largest industrial city in China outside treaty ports. Leading local industrialists took advantage of the city’s links to Shanghai and the global economy to ... More


Socialism in One Dormitory: Student Communes

Andy Willimott

in Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725824
eISBN:
9780191792793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725824.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 charts the rise of the first communes inside the dormitories of higher education. Building on the ‘discussion circles’ (kruzhki) formed by pre-revolutionary student radicals, the communes ... More


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