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The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Christopher Robert Reed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the Roaring 1920s, African Americans rapidly transformed their Chicago into a “black metropolis.” This book describes the rise of African Americans in Chicago's political economy, bringing to ... More


R&D Organization in Japanese and American Semiconductor Firms

Daniel I. Okimoto and Yoshio Nishi

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter deals with the organizational aspect on the semiconductor industry. It addresses an interesting question that arises from close observations of this particular industry, but could be of ... More


The Search for a Socialist Factory

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It is extremely difficult to find a way of making the process of industrial production compatible with the interests of the work-force or subject to democratic management, and the activists' ideas ... More


The Regulation of Psychology in Australia

Trevor Waring

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The history of psychology and the professional practice of applied psychology as a discipline in Australia is relatively new—formal psychology educational institutions are roughly only about sixty ... More


With the Wind at Their Backs: Migration to Detroit

Beth Tompkins Bates

in The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835647
eISBN:
9781469601571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837450_bates.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the social and economic world that greeted African Americans migrating to Detroit during and after World War I. By the time black newcomers arrived in large numbers, ... More


A Framework for Simulating Annual Nominal Earnings

Jagadeesh Gokhale

in Social Security: A Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226300337
eISBN:
9780226300368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300368.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

One key variable that must be incorporated into Demographic and Economic Micro Simulation (DEMSIM) is labor earnings because it is the basis for determining Social Security's payroll taxes and ... More


. The Plantation Social Network

Gloria García Rodríguez

in Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents excerpts from the suit regarding the slaves on the Cafetal Catalina who walked out on their mayoral in protest and ran off into the scrub. Francisco Martinez had been mayoral ... More


Why Do They Do It?: The Potential for Criminality

Robert D. Crutchfield

in Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines recent findings that develop an understanding of how labor markets and individuals' participation in the work force influence criminality. It considers how individuals link to ... More


The Empire

Maury Klein

in Union Pacific: The Reconfiguration: America's Greatest Railroad from 1969 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195369892
eISBN:
9780190254636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195369892.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Union Pacific Railroad's transformation into a business empire in the railroad industry in the United States after a sweeping reorganization. By 1990 no one could doubt that ... More


Rural Unemployment and Agricultural Wages in Odisha: Analysis of Major Trends and Policy Options

Raj Kishore Panda

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter examines different dimensions of rural unemployment and association of unemployment with poverty in rural Odisha. It measures the trends in wages of field labourers vis-à-vis wages of ... More


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