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Food in Wartime, 1939–1940

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses food in wartime from 1939 to 1940. It investigates how well the government's plans in food and agriculture worked out during this period. It also looks at what the government ... More


The Labor Dimension of the Emerging Free Trade Area of the Americas

Steve Charnovitz

in Labour Rights as Human Rights

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199281060
eISBN:
9780191700156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281060.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Negotiations for a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) began over six years ago and were slated, at the time of writing, to be finished by 2005. The nations of the Americas could certainly benefit ... More


To Build a Dam

Robert W. Righter

in The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles the building of the O'Shaughnessy Dam, the largest concrete dam in the United States when completed in 1923, and the keystone of the Hetch Hetchy water and power system. It ... More


The Sunbelt South and Its Shadows

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the “Sunbelt South” region through the perspectives of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Henry Utger and Black newspaper publisher and political leader Carol Zippert. ... More


Southern Exposure: “A New Style of Southern Journalism”

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the role of the magazine Southern Exposure in exposing labor issues in the Southern states. It explains that for more than three decades, the magazine has rallied against ... More


“It’s about having a life, isn’t it?”: employability, discrimination and disabled people

Debby Watson, Val Williams, and Claire Wickham

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at ways of connecting the social model of disability to the various labour market issues, particularly the experiences of Deaf people. It looks at access to employment for those ... More


Manufacturing iSlaves

Jack Linchuan Qiu

in Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040627
eISBN:
9780252099069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040627.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter briefly introduces the two primary modes of iSlavery, which engender manufacturing iSlaves and manufactured iSlaves, respectively. The bulk of this chapter is devoted to labor issues in ... More


Immigrant Communities

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Martí’s writing about the waves of immigration that were reaching the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. His chronicles reported on Irish, German, Italian, ... More


The Catholic Revival Reaches Full Flood

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0013
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Around 1930 the impulses previously at work among an elite of educators and publicists broadened out to energize American Catholics more generally, especially young people, and the Catholic Revival ... More


Broadcast Yourself: The Confessional Performance of Reality TV

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter argues that reality TV is inherently confessional—and quite aware of being so. Against a scholarly tradition of seeing fly-on-the-wall “surveillance” footage as the genre’s defining ... More


Assimilative Tendencies and Curricular Crosscurrents

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0018
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Besides its massive impact on the institutional side of Catholic higher education, World War II affected the thinking of Catholic educators. We have already touched upon this dimension in noting ... More


Business Rescue Recommendations

Bob Wessels and Stephan Madaus (eds)

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

These recommendations are the result of a comparative and normative research, recorded in an Instrument, which has been developed under the auspices of the European Law Institute’s ‘Rescue of ... More


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