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Part II Introduction: Some Political and Historical Context

Ilana Gershon

in No Family Is an Island: Cultural Expertise among Samoans in Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450785
eISBN:
9780801464027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450785.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an overview of the second half of this volume, which examines Samoan migrants' engagements with U.S. and New Zealand government bureaucracies, exploring how Samoan migrants and ... More


Engineers or Managers? The Systems Analysis of Electronic Data Processing in the Federal Bureaucracy

Atsushi Akera

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter aims to address the question of who controlled the introduction of electronic data processing (EDP) systems into the federal bureaucracy. Here the technicians were clearly treading upon ... More


State Matters

Martha Lampland

in The Value of Labor: The Science of Commodification in Hungary, 1920-1956

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226314600
eISBN:
9780226314747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314747.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the efforts to restructure the government bureaucracy, economy and academic institutions that were initiated at the end of WWII when a multi-party political system was still in ... More


“Put Me in Class with the Widow Who Gave the Mite”: Lexington's Joseph Tanner in the Gilded Age

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Attorney Joseph Tanner, who served as Lexington's Democratic city treasurer, ran for reelection in that position in February 1884. Tanner's first seat in city government was acquired in 1881. During ... More


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