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American Catholics and the Church of TomorrowBuilding Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Catherine R. Osborne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book asks why 20th century American Catholics stopped building churches that looked back to the middles ages, and began building churches that for the present and the future. It argues that ... More

Building a Revolutionary StateThe Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783

Building a Revolutionary State: The Legal Transformation of New York, 1776-1783

Howard Pashman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226334356
eISBN:
9780226540573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226540573.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book analyzes an extraordinary change that occurred during the American Revolution. Early in the conflict, colonial legal systems grew weak or collapsed. But by the end of the war, Americans ... More

Flunking DemocracySchools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Michael A. Rebell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Throughout American history, the primary mission of public schools has been to prepare students to be effective citizens capable of sustaining a vibrant democracy. Over the past half century, ... More

U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Richard B. Freeman and Hal Salzman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The labor market for specialists in STEM jobs is a complex and controversial topic for economists, labor market researchers, and policy makers. U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy continues a long ... More

Accounting for CapitalismThe World the Clerk Made

Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made

Michael Zakim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226977973
eISBN:
9780226545899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

A new class of “merchant clerks” appeared on the historical stage in the middle of the nineteenth century, collectively charged with administering the most important production project in America’s ... More

Navigating ConflictHow Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School

Navigating Conflict: How Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School

Calvin Morrill and Michael Musheno

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538761
eISBN:
9780226523873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Urban schools are usually associated with violence, chaos, and youth aggression. This book challenges the violence-centered conventional wisdom of urban youth studies, revealing instead the social ... More

Confronting TortureEssays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Scott A. Anderson and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book gathers fourteen essays on torture, addressing its complexities from the perspectives of psychology, history, philosophy, law, and cultural commentary. It appears in the wake of the ... More

The Story of Radio MindA Missionary's Journey on Indigenous Land

The Story of Radio Mind: A Missionary's Journey on Indigenous Land

Pamela E. Klassen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226552569
eISBN:
9780226552873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552873.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Following the journey of an Anglican missionary across Indigenous land, this book examines how contests over the mediation of stories—via photography, maps, printing presses, and radio—lucidly reveal ... More

Organizing DemocracyHow International Organizations Assist New Democracies

Organizing Democracy: How International Organizations Assist New Democracies

Paul Poast and Johannes Urpelainen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226543345
eISBN:
9780226543512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543512.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Samuel Huntington labeled democratization “an important—perhaps the most important—global political development of the late twentieth century” and scholars have extensively studied the relationship ... More

Shakespeare DwellingDesigns for the Theater of Life

Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life

Julia Reinhard Lupton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226266015
eISBN:
9780226266152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266152.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book uses the concept of dwelling in Shakespeare’s plays to produce deep insights into fundamental humanistic problems and to comprehend our creaturely needs for taking and making shelter. Great ... More

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