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Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Gerald M. Easter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The postcommunist transitions produced two very different types of states. The “contractual” state is associated with the countries of Eastern Europe, which moved toward democratic regimes, ... More

The Caring SelfThe Work Experiences of Home Care Aides

The Caring Self: The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides

Clare L. Stacey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449857
eISBN:
9780801463310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449857.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 1.7 million home health aides and personal and home care aides in the United States as of 2008. These home care aides are rapidly ... More

Casino WomenCourage in Unexpected Places

Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450143
eISBN:
9780801462696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is a pioneering look at the female face of corporate gaming. The book describes a world whose enormous profitability is dependent on the labor of women assigned stereotypically female ... More

Casualties of HistoryWounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Lee K. Pennington

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Thousands of wounded servicemen returned to Japan following the escalation of Japanese military aggression in China in July 1937. Tens of thousands would return home after Japan widened its war ... More

Catholics in the American CenturyRecasting Narratives of U.S. History

Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History

R. Scott Appleby and Kathleen Sprows Cummings (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451409
eISBN:
9780801465642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451409.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the course of the twentieth century, Catholics, who make up a quarter of the population of the United States, made significant contributions to American culture, politics, and society. They ... More

Cauldron of ResistanceNgo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Jessica M. Chapman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1955, Ngo Dinh Diem organized an election to depose chief-of-state Bao Dai, after which he proclaimed himself the first president of the newly created Republic of Vietnam. The United States ... More

Central Banks and GoldHow Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In recent decades, Tokyo, London, and New York have been the sites of credit bubbles of historically unprecedented magnitude. Central bankers have enjoyed almost unparalleled power and autonomy. They ... More

Certain SainthoodCanonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Certain Sainthood: Canonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Donald S. Prudlo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454035
eISBN:
9781501701535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454035.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The doctrine of papal infallibility is a central tenet of Roman Catholicism, and yet it is frequently misunderstood by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Much of the present-day theological ... More

The Challenge to ChangeReforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Rebecca Kolins Givan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

There is constant pressure on hospitals to improve health care delivery and increase cost effectiveness. New initiatives are the order of the day in the dramatically different health care systems of ... More

Chariots of LadiesFrancesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the development of devotion and female piety among the Iberian aristocracy from the late Middle Ages into the Golden Age, and from Catalonia to the rest of Iberia and Europe via the ... More

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