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Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Richard Breen and Walter Müller (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility among men and women during the twentieth century. It examines intergenerational class ... More

The Sacred CauseThe Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

The Sacred Cause: The Abolitionist Movement, Afro-Brazilian Mobilization, and Imperial Politics in Rio de Janeiro

Jeffrey Needell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503609020
eISBN:
9781503611030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This work is focused on the abolitionist movement in Rio de Janeiro. It offers a careful reconstruction of the movement’s context and evolution in Rio, and the related formal parliamentary history. ... More

The Connected ConditionRomanticism and the Dream of Communication

The Connected Condition: Romanticism and the Dream of Communication

Yohei Igarashi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610040
eISBN:
9781503610736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610040.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

How can Romantic poetry, motivated by the poet’s intense yearning to impart his thoughts and feelings, be so often difficult and the cause of readerly misunderstanding? How did it come to be that a ... More

The Whole World Was WatchingSport in the Cold War

The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Robert Edelman and Christopher Young (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The master narrative of Cold War sports describes a two-sided surrogate war, measurable by falsely objective medal counts every four years at the Olympic Games. This approach is as inadequate for ... More

Leadership DecapitationStrategic Targeting of Terrorist Organizations

Leadership Decapitation: Strategic Targeting of Terrorist Organizations

Jenna Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503608245
eISBN:
9781503610675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Does leadership targeting work? This question lies at the heart of studies on the efficacy of counterterrorism policy. This book examines whether killing or arresting terrorists is an effective means ... More

The Encrypted StateDelusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

David Nugent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

What is the state? How is it implicated in the reproduction of relations of domination? Theorists from Marx to Weber, from Durkheim to Gramsci, from Abrams to Foucault have pondered these questions. ... More

PhonopoeticsThe Making of Early Literary Recordings

Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Jason Camlot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Phonopoetics tells the neglected story of early “talking records” and their significance for literature from the 1877 invention of the phonograph to some of the first recorded performances of ... More

From the Grounds UpBuilding an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico

Casey Marina Lurtz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503603899
eISBN:
9781503608474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From the Grounds Up is a study of how peripheral places grappled with globalization at the end of the nineteenth century. Through extensive use of local archives in the Soconusco district of Chiapas, ... More

Diplomatic SecurityA Comparative Analysis

Diplomatic Security: A Comparative Analysis

Eugenio Cusumano and Christopher Kinsey (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804791052
eISBN:
9781503608986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791052.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inviolability of diplomatic personnel and premises is a cornerstone of interstate relations and international law. As epitomized by the murder of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi, ... More

Iconoclasm As Child's Play

Iconoclasm As Child's Play

Joe Moshenska

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804798501
eISBN:
9781503608740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798501.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book begins with the observation that, during the English Reformation, holy things taken from churches and monasteries were on occasion not smashed or burned but instead given to children as ... More

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