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The Autobiographical Self in Prospective

Qi Wang

in The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737833
eISBN:
9780199345014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737833.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Starting with the one-child policy in China as an example, this chapter discusses the development of the autobiographical self in a historical context and highlights the dynamic, transient nature of ... More


X-rays in the Lab and Field

Helen Anne Curry

in Evolution Made to Order: Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390086
eISBN:
9780226390116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390116.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Speculation about the uses of induced mutations in genetics research as well as in practical plant breeding spurred significant biological experimentation with x-rays in the 1920s and 1930s. As this ... More


“The Endings That Are Not Over”

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter emphasizes the war’s irreconcilability and ongoingness, insisting that we pay attention to the living effects of what seems to be over and done with. It reflects on the insights drawn ... More


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