Potential case studies in early field growth (public)
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Potential case studiesSome initial potential sources
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Conservative legal movement (including law and economics)Teles, Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement; Miller & Zinsmeister, Agenda Setting (ch. 3); Kitch, “The Fire of Truth: A Remembrance of Law and Economics at Chicago, 1932-1970”; Miller, Gift of Freedom; McVicar, “Aggressive Philanthropy: Progressivism, Conservatism, and the William Volker Charities Fund”
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Free market economics / NeoliberalismAlkire & Ritchie, "Winning Ideas: Lessons from free-market economics"; Blundell, Waging the War of Ideas; Jones' Masters of the Universe
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Molecular nanotechnologyRegis, Nano; McCray, The Visioneers
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Charter schoolsKolderie, "Ray Budde and the origins of the ‘Charter Concept’"
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Conflict resolutionKovick, "The Hewlett Foundation's Conflict Resolution Program: Twenty Years of Field-Building 1984-2004"
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Behavioral economicsThaler, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
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Economics of entrepreneurshipShulz, "Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: The foundation of entrepreneurship"
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CryonicsDarwin, "Cold War"; Parry, “Technologies of immortality: the brain on ice"; Kahn et al., "Michael G. Darwin, a Biographical Precis"
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EnvironmentalismBosso, Environment, Inc.; Ramutsindela et al., Sponsoring Nature; Sale, The Green Revolution
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Biomedical engineeringKatona, “Biomedical engineering and the Whitaker Foundation: A thirty-year partnership”; Katona, “The Whitaker Foundation: The end will be just the beginning”
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Systems biologyIdeker et al. “A New Approach to Decoding Life: Systems Biology”; Palsson, Systems Biology: Properties of Reconstructed Networks (ch. 1)
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Life extension / anti-agingFishman et al., "Anti-aging science: The emergence, maintenance, and enhancement of a discipline"; Hall, Merchants of Immortality
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Geriatric medicineHartford Foundation, 2012 Annual Report; Morley, "A brief history of geriatrics"
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Experimental development economicsBannerjee & Duflo, "The Experimental Approach to Development Economics"; Ogden, Experimental Conversations
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PsychiatryRockefeller100.org's "exhibit" on psychiatry: http://rockefeller100.org/exhibits/show/health/psychiatry
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Hybrid system controlNerode, "Logic and Control"; Luke Muehlhauser's interviews with Anil Nerode, Wolf Kohn, Domitilla del Vecchio, and Paulo Tabuada at intelligence.org/blog
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Post-quantum cryptographywww.pqcrypto.org has links to many of the early papers in the field
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Covert channel communicationLuke Muehlhauser's interviews with Jonathan Millen and Roger Schell at intelligence.org/blog
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Palliative careLoscalzo, Palliative Care: An Historical Perspective
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Reprogenetics/IVFHenig, Pandora's Baby; Cowan's Heredity and Hope
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BioethicsCallahan, “The Hastings Center and the Early Years of Bioethics”; Jonsen, The Birth of Bioethics (esp. chs 1-4); Baker, Before Bioethics (esp. the last chapter); Koch, Thieves of Virtue: When Bioethics Stole Medicine (esp. chapter 3); Fox & Swazey, Observing Bioethics (esp. chapter 1); Walter & Klein, The Story of Bioethics (esp. chapter 2); Rothman, Strangers at the Bedside; Stevens, Bioethics in America; Evans, The History and Future of Bioethics; Baker et al., The American Medical Ethics Revolution
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HormesisMushak & Elliott, "Structured Development and Promotion of a Research Field: Hormesis in Biology, Toxicology, and Environmental Regulatory Science"
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Evolutionary psychologyTooby & Cosmides, "The Theoretical Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology"
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SociobiologyPinker, The Blank Slate (esp. ch. 6); Wilson, Naturalist; Alcock, The Triumph of Sociobiology; Cronin, The Ant and the Peacock; Segerstråle, Defenders of the Truth
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Animal activismJasper & Nelkin, The Animal Rights Crusade
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Size acceptancehttps://animalcharityevaluators.org/research/social-movement-analysis/fat-activism/
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Children's rightshttps://animalcharityevaluators.org/research/social-movement-analysis/childrens-rights/
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