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The Arc of LoveHow Our Romantic Lives Change over Time

The Arc of Love: How Our Romantic Lives Change over Time

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633909
eISBN:
9780226634067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634067.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is about long-term romantic love and how we go about developing it—or fail to do so. It is about building the foundations for such love and dealing with the difficulties that inevitably ... More

Bending the RulesProcedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy

Bending the Rules: Procedural Politicking in the Bureaucracy

Rachel Augustine Potter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226621609
eISBN:
9780226621883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226621883.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Who determines the fuel standards for our cars? What about whether Plan B, the morning-after pill, is sold at the local pharmacy? Many people assume such important and controversial policy decisions ... More

Beyond BetrayalThe Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Patricia Ewick and Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226644127
eISBN:
9780226644431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

On January 6, 2002 the Boston Globe published a reports on the Catholic Church cover up of sexual abuse by priests. The banner headline told a tragic story that would, in its basic plot, be repeated ... More

Collecting ExperimentsMaking Big Data Biology

Collecting Experiments: Making Big Data Biology

Bruno J. Strasser

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634999
eISBN:
9780226635187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226635187.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book traces the development and use of data collections, especially in the experimental life sciences, from the early twentieth century to the present. It shows that the current "big data" ... More

Coming TogetherThe Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979

Coming Together: The Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979

Ryan Powell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634234
eISBN:
9780226634401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634401.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book is a historiographic exploration of the first wave of films made as a part of the consolidation of gay liberation movement politics and philosophy in the U.S. between the mid 1940s and the ... More

Conservative InnovatorsHow States Are Challenging Federal Power

Conservative Innovators: How States Are Challenging Federal Power

Ben Merriman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226620282
eISBN:
9780226620459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620459.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book describes how conservative state-level officeholders, including governors, attorneys general, and secretaries of state, mounted a major challenge to the Obama Administration and federal ... More

A Contagious CauseThe American Hunt for Cancer Viruses and the Rise of Molecular Medicine

A Contagious Cause: The American Hunt for Cancer Viruses and the Rise of Molecular Medicine

Robin Wolfe Scheffler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226458892
eISBN:
9780226628400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226628400.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A Contagious Cause follows the American hunt for human cancer viruses throughout the twentieth century, an effort whose scale exceeded that of the Human Genome Project. Today, viral infection is ... More

Creolized AuralityGuadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Jérôme Camal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Can music help us make sense of a form of (post)colonialism that is defined not by anticolonial rupture, but by an ongoing negotiation of the relationship between (former) colonies and their ... More

Days of AweReimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Atalia Omer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Days of Awe examines the stories of the American-Jewish Palestine solidarity movement and Jewish critics of the occupation. Atalia Omer demonstrates that critical resistance to the Israeli occupation ... More

DeadlinePopulism and the Press in Venezuela

Deadline: Populism and the Press in Venezuela

Robert Samet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633565
eISBN:
9780226633879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633879.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since 2006, Venezuela has had the highest homicide rate in South America and one of the highest levels of gun violence in the world. Former president Hugo Ch൥z, who died in 2013, downplayed the ... More

The Economics of Artificial IntelligenceAn Agenda

The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: An Agenda

Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226613338
eISBN:
9780226613475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226613475.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) highlight its potential to affect productivity, growth, inequality, market power, innovation, and employment. In September 2017, the National Bureau of ... More

Empire of DefenseRace and the Cultural Politics of Permanent War

Empire of Defense: Race and the Cultural Politics of Permanent War

Joseph Darda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632896
eISBN:
9780226633084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633084.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of how the United States turned war into defense. The formation of the Department of Defense in the first years of the Cold War inaugurated an era of contradiction for the ... More

FadaBoredom and Belonging in Niger

Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger

Adeline Masquelier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226624204
eISBN:
9780226624488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226624488.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnography of street culture and youth sociality in urban Niger. It explores the universe of fadas, the tea-circles unemployed young men join to deal with boredom and redefine the ... More

Forming HumanityRedeeming the German Bildung Tradition

Forming Humanity: Redeeming the German Bildung Tradition

Jennifer A. Herdt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226618487
eISBN:
9780226618517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226618517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book offers a theological re-narration and interrogation of the late 18th-/early 19th-century German Bildung tradition, arguing that it yields vital resources for contemporary debates over ... More

Good Enough for Government WorkThe Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It)

Good Enough for Government Work: The Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It)

Amy E. Lerman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630175
eISBN:
9780226630342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In her new book, Good Enough for Government Work, Professor Amy E. Lerman argues that American government is in the midst of a profound reputation crisis: A majority of Americans—both Democrats and ... More

The Great BroadeningHow the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics

Bryan D. Jones, Sean M. Theriault, and Michelle Whyman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226625805
eISBN:
9780226626130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics, we document the expansion of the national policy agenda and its effects on modern governance. ... More

How We Became Our DataA Genealogy of the Informational Person

How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Colin Koopman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

We are now acutely aware, as if all of the sudden, that data matters enormously to how we live. How did information come to be so integral to what we can do? How did we become people who effortlessly ... More

The Importance of Being UrbanDesigning the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

David A. Gamson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Importance of Being Urban offers several new perspectives on Progressive Era school reform by arguing that educational progressivism manifested itself differently at the local level than at the ... More

ImpostorsLiterary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Christopher L. Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Impostors analyzes two national traditions of literary hoaxing: those in the United States and in France, arguing that the latter has not received the attention it merits. In a context of open ... More

InwardVipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

Michal Pagis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226639383
eISBN:
9780226639413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226639413.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward—toward the mind, the body, or both. Inward focuses on one ... More

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