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A LIFE STORY MADE IN AMERICA

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Beginning with an account of how rescue workers responded to the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11, this Prologue sets forth the book's central thesis: The most caring and productive midlife adults ... More


The Study of Success and Happiness

Michael B. Kaufman

in Redefining Success in America: A New Theory of Happiness and Human Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550015
eISBN:
9780226550299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550299.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 reviews prior research about the relationship between competitive success and long-term happiness, particularly three main lines of investigation in the field known as the scientific study ... More


Making News with Newspaper Columns

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As an opinion journalist, Woodson wrote hundreds of newspaper columns on a variety of subjects. Some involved personal feuds. Others involved promotion of books he was publishing through Associated ... More


Curriculum Reforms in World War II Chicago

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

in Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041662
eISBN:
9780252050336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041662.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Chicago, many African American pubic-history activists initially connected their work to struggles for racial justice partly in the tradition of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and ... More


School Bell Song: “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in the Lives of Children in the Segregated South

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of the curriculum, ritual, teachers organizations and culture of African American schools in the segregated South with a particular focus on how the song ... More


The Processes of Life: An Introduction to Molecular Biology

Lawrence E. Hunter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013055
eISBN:
9780262255288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013055.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Recent research in molecular biology has produced a remarkably detailed understanding of how living things operate. Becoming conversant with the intricacies of molecular biology and its extensive ... More


Introduction

Charles E. Zech, Mary L. Gautier, Mark M. Gray, John L. Wiggins, and Thomas P. Gaunt

in Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190645168
eISBN:
9780190645199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190645168.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction presents a brief overview of the 1985 Notre Dame Study of Catholic Parish Life and how the authors of this book build on and update the many topics identified 30 years ago. Many ... More


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