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The Changing Tolerance for Income Inequality in the Course of Economic Development

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter discusses the complicated relationship between perception and reality in development. It explores the role of emotions and subjective forces—especially envy—in arguing that just as ... More


The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Daniel Bar-Tal and Izhak Schnell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The present book engages with the phenomenon of protracted occupation, which it perceives as both attention-grabbing and puzzling in the 21st century, an era in which it has become an exceptional and ... More


Time in War

Phillip S. Meilinger

in Thoughts on War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The use of time, or timing, in war has always been of crucial importance—great commanders have understood the critical nature of time on the battlefield. It fits here by reflecting a major factor in ... More


Battered Bodies, Enfeebled Minds

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines suicide as a way for female and male slaves to direct their personal struggles with alienation and mistreatment toward their own bodies. It looks at three critical factors—the ... More


Unrobing the Emasculated Body

Melissa S. Dale

in Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455751
eISBN:
9789888455607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455751.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how emasculation affected eunuchs both physically and psychologically. As will be seen, despite common knowledge regarding what made one a eunuch, very little appears in the ... More


Returning to the Scene of The Crime: Solaris and the Psychoanalytic Detective

Andrew deWaard and R. Colin Tait

in The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: Indie Sex, Corporate Lies, and Digital Videotape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165518
eISBN:
9780231850391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165518.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores issues of temporal, psychological, and societal traumas as they are rendered bare onscreen in Solaris (2002) and its ‘psychoanalytic detective’. Solaris conceptualises the ... More


Environmental Approaches to the Civil War

Paul D. Escott

in Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175355
eISBN:
9780813175683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175355.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter deals with environmental approaches to studying the Civil War era. It discusses how the environment affected the war and how human beings and their warfare changed the land. Considering ... More


The Cambridge–Vienna Controversy

Roger H. Stuewer

in The Age of Innocence: Nuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827870
eISBN:
9780191866586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827870.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

The intense Cambridge–Vienna controversy, which was carried out in the literature and in private correspondence, lasted six years. It was resolved in December 1928, when Chadwick visited Meyer’s ... More


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