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Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Erin Metz McDonnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197364
eISBN:
9780691200064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197364.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Corruption and ineffectiveness are often expected of public servants in developing countries. However, some groups within these states are distinctly more effective and public oriented than the rest. ... More


Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179636
eISBN:
9780691185071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179636.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book takes an in-depth look at German journalism from the late Weimar period through the postwar decades. Illuminating the roles played by journalists in the media metropolis of Hamburg, the ... More


History and the Politics of Merger

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines denominational politics in the context of the disputes over the Council for Social Action, which was now growing into a full-scale libertarian protest against ecumenism, before ... More


The Shopping Precinct

Sam Wetherell

in Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the emergence of the shopping precinct as a distinct urban form in the mid-twentieth century and how it would come to reshape Britain's urban environment. Britons often use the ... More


The History of Archaeological Research in the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the historical development of Titicaca Basin archaeology. This research is divided into three historical periods: from the Spanish Conquest to the late eighteenth century, from ... More


British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Sue Kennedy and Jane Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

British Women Writers 1930 – 1960: Between the Waves contributes to the vital recuperative work on mid-twentieth century writing by and for women. Fourteen original essays from leading academics and ... More


Introduction

Brandon K. Winford

in John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178257
eISBN:
9780813178264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178257.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The introduction begins with John Hervey Wheeler’s articulation of New South prosperity in the pages of the Tarheel Banker just as World War II came to an end. His appeal to southern white bankers ... More


Dancing the World Smaller: Staging Globalism in Mid-Century America

Rebekah J. Kowal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190265311
eISBN:
9780190265359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265311.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines international dance performances in New York City in the 1940s as sites in which dance artists and audiences contested what it meant to practice globalism in mid-twentieth-century ... More


Epilogue: The Generative Potential of Thinking and Acting Historically

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This epilogue addresses the Bracero Program’s far-reaching consequences, as well as efforts designed to document and learn from the experience of bracero families to render productive approaches ... More


Countdown: Professionalism, Publicity, and Political Culture in 24/7 News Radio

Dominic Boyer

in The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451881
eISBN:
9780801467356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451881.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines mdr info, a 24/7 news radio station housed within a regional public broadcaster, which seeks to adapt the political publicity of traditional German broadcasting to the new ... More


Postscript

Stefan Collini

in The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The Postscript recaps the argument of the book, offering a brief defence of both its scope and its approach. It acknowledges that the range of figures discussed is a restricted one and that the book ... More


The End of Outrage

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

James Gallagher’s early death in 1863 helped to end outrage at his doings. So too did rapid social and cultural change in the 1860s and 1870s and the abandonment of Irish as the language of the home ... More


Introduction

Tom Walker

in Louis MacNeice and the Irish Poetry of his Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198745150
eISBN:
9780191806087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745150.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction constructs an unfamiliar portrait of MacNeice as a poet who was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the work of his Irish literary contemporaries. It outlines how this previously ... More


Dangerous Memories

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In the mid-1900s, folklore collectors recorded anecdotes from people born in the late 1800s who took satisfaction in the doings of the Molly Maguires in their fathers’ time. However, it was more ... More


Simple Emotivism

Peter Kivy

in De Gustibus: Arguing About Taste and Why We Do It

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198746782
eISBN:
9780191809064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746782.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Bringing the subject into the twentieth century, in Chapter 4 the ethical view, propounded originally by the logical positivists, known as “ethical emotivism,” is examined. It is the view that to say ... More


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