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THE BOXES: A MAJOR SOURCE OF INCOME

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the development of the opera box as a means of income for the theater. All of the regularly operating theaters had boxes, and the annual rental fees provided significant ... More


Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Rachael A. "Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

On an average morning in Manhattan’s Stuyvesant Town housing development, birds chirp as early risers dash off to work, elderly residents enjoy a peaceful morning stroll, and flocks of parents usher ... More


Introduction

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In telling the story of the Anti-Rent Wars, this book offers new interpretations of three key issues in the history of the early United States republic: northeastern farmers' place in the emerging ... More


Land and Freedom, 1844–1846

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Anti-renters knew that the leasehold system denied them their freedom. What a free society would be like was another matter. As anti-rent lecturers crisscrossed New York's leasehold estates in the ... More


The Parties and “the People,” 1844–1846

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Since 1840, the anti-renters had known that winning freedom required access to the power of the state. Although their early attempts to enlist the government in their cause had failed, their newfound ... More


“A Right to the Soil”

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In May 1845, as Indians confronted posses and anti-renters began to prepare for the fall elections, Thomas Devyr broke into open conflict with the Whig and Hunker allies of the anti-renters. The ... More


Fast-Fish and the Temple of the Philistines

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins with a passage from Herman Melville, published in 1851, which offers a painful insight into the politics and economy of his era. Regarding property in human beings, the law of ... More


Paying for housing

David Clapham

in The meaning of housing: A pathways approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346384
eISBN:
9781447303893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346384.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which households pay for their housing. It highlights the lack of understanding on how and why households choose to spend very different amounts on housing. The ... More


Postscript: Who Owns the Environment?

Terry L. Anderson

in The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780612
eISBN:
9780804782692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780612.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that all environmental issues boil down to property rights issues. Due to scarcity, people compete for the use of resources—land, water, and air—and, in the process, create ... More


Evaluating the Slow Adoption of Energy Efficient Investments: Are Renters Less Likely to Have Energy Efficient Appliances?

Lucas W. Davis

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter evaluates the energy consumption in rental housing units, comparing patterns of appliance ownerships between homeowners and renters using data from the Residential Energy Consumption ... More


Introduction: The Transformation of Stuyvesant Town

Rachael A. Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

in Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Readers are introduced to Stuyvesant Town by two residents: Ruthie and Jackie. Ruthie is an eighty-five-year-old woman emblematic of the long-term residents “aging in place” in a community that has ... More


Fixed-site Cinemas and the First Film Renters

María A. Vélez-Serna

in Early Cinema in Scotland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420341
eISBN:
9781474444644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420341.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Maria Vélez-Serna maps the establishment of dedicated exhibition venues from 1908 to 1915, considering the geographic and demographic factors affecting their location. It considers ... More


Earthquakes and Condominiums

in Law in Everyday Japan: Sex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894027
eISBN:
9780226894096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894096.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the role of law in solving disputes about condominium reconstruction before and after the Kobe earthquake of 1995. In comparison to renters, condo owners in Japan tend to ... More


Organize

Amanda I. Seligman

in Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Most block clubs were created and cultivated by larger community groups such as the Chicago Urban League. Organizing block clubs was a labor-intensive task. Organizers solicited neighbors to attend ... More


Urban and Suburban Living: Public Development and Private Consumption

Jan L. Logemann

in Trams or Tailfins?: Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226491493
eISBN:
9780226491523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226491523.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a look at home ownership and the automobile, two pillars of the standard “American package” whose differing significance in the two postwar societies impacted both the metropolitan ... More


Building Community?: Homeownership and the Politics of Exclusion

Brian J. McCabe

in No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190270452
eISBN:
9780190270490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270452.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter rescales the analysis to the level of the community to ask about the way homeowners reshape the places where they live. Deepening current theories of NIMBY politics, it argues that ... More


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