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Blue and GreenThe Drive for Justice at America's Port

Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about the struggle over the future of work and the environment on the edge of the global economy. It traces the history of conflict in an industry that is not widely known, but sits at ... More

The Spontaneous BrainFrom the Mind-Body to the World-Brain Problem

The Spontaneous Brain: From the Mind-Body to the World-Brain Problem

Georg Northoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262038072
eISBN:
9780262346962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262038072.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Mind vs Body? We traditionally attribute our mental features like consciousness to either mind or body – this amounts to the question for the relationship between mind or body, the mind-body problem. ... More

Situations and Syntactic StructuresRethinking Auxiliaries and Order in English

Situations and Syntactic Structures: Rethinking Auxiliaries and Order in English

Gillian Ramchand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037754
eISBN:
9780262345880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037754.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Syntax has shown that there is a hierarchical ordering of projections within the verb phrase, although researchers differ with respect to how fine grained they assume the hierarchy to be). This book ... More

Changing Minds Changing ToolsFrom Learning Theory to Language Acquisition to Language Change

Changing Minds Changing Tools: From Learning Theory to Language Acquisition to Language Change

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037860
eISBN:
9780262346313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037860.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Language acquisition has often been approached as an isolated domain subject to its own laws and driven by its own mechanisms. The working hypothesis of this book is that language acquisition is ... More

The Mobile WorkshopThe Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535021
eISBN:
9780262345859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535021.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The tsetse fly is a pan-African insect that bites an infective forest animal and ingests blood filled with invisible parasites, which it carries and transmits into cattle and people as it bites them, ... More

Re-Reasoning EthicsThe Rationality of Deliberation and Judgment in Ethics

Re-Reasoning Ethics: The Rationality of Deliberation and Judgment in Ethics

Barry Hoffmaster and Cliff Hooker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037693
eISBN:
9780262345637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037693.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The ethics in this book is unique. It is not about philosophy’s moral theories and principles and their logical application. That standard conception of ethics is too simple, too spare, too abstract, ... More

Networked Press FreedomCreating Infrastructures for a Public Right to Hear

Networked Press Freedom: Creating Infrastructures for a Public Right to Hear

Mike Ananny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037747
eISBN:
9780262345828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037747.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This book offers a new way to think about freedom of the press in a time when media systems are in fundamental flux. The book challenges the idea that press freedom comes only from heroic, lone ... More

The Continued Exercise of ReasonPublic Addresses by George Boole

The Continued Exercise of Reason: Public Addresses by George Boole

Brendan Dooley (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535007
eISBN:
9780262345576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535007.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

George Boole (1815–1864), remembered by history as the developer of an eponymous form of algebraic logic, can be considered a pioneer of the information age not only because of the application of ... More

A Future for Public Service Television

A Future for Public Service Television

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A guide to the nature, purpose, and place of public service television within a multi-platform, multichannel ecology. Television is on the verge of both decline and rebirth. Vast technological change ... More

Can We Price Carbon?

Can We Price Carbon?

Barry G. Rabe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037952
eISBN:
9780262346580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Economists have argued for decades that the best way to address climate change is by placing a price on the carbon content of fossil fuels. But governments in North America and beyond have struggled ... More

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