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The Classless Penis

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Cem, Can, and Devrim are three professionally successful, upwardly mobile gay men in their early thirties living in Istanbul. Their interview explores themes of "coming out," family connectedness, ... More


Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Based upon a year’s ethnographic fieldwork with 27 members of an ordinary London class, this book offers an original, readable and engaging study of the lives of one class of 13 to 14-year-olds in a ... More


Post-war childhood and adolescence

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents stories of childhood and early adolescence to consider the beginnings of radical subjectivity and journeys towards left enclaves. It situates the protagonists’ stories against ... More


Networks and Social Worlds

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Who do children know, spend time with, or turn to in times of trouble? Who helps with homework, and who do they hang out with online? Chapter 3 constructs a “whole-class network,” finding that ... More


Finding a place for oneself: processes of settlement in Denmark

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Focusing on the settlement of Iraqi families in Copenhagen, this chapter situates women’s participation in the ethno-religious milieu in the context of broader processes of inclusion and exclusion ... More


Rethinking Intelligence

David A. Varel

in The Lost Black Scholar: Resurrecting Allison Davis in American Social Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226534886
eISBN:
9780226534916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534916.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The eighth chapter evaluates Davis’s work on intelligence-testing, which marked the culmination of his social thought and the height of his social influence. In 1948, Harvard invited Davis to give ... More


Mobility and Insecurity: Dilemmas of the Black Middle Class

Todd M. Michney

in Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the structural factors and life dilemmas upwardly mobile black Clevelanders faced even after achieving geographic mobility, and explicates the dynamic whereby less-affluent ... More


The Social Distribution of Cleavage Positions

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes the realignment of social groups along the economic and cultural cleavages. It considers the social characteristics that describe someone’s social interests, such as social ... More


The politics of hope in 1970s Britain: First Signs, Speech Day, The Gamekeeper, Tom Kite, The Price of Coal

David Forrest and Sue Vice

in Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on a period of extremely fruitful aesthetic production for Hines, in terms of the novels and screenplays that followed A Kestrel for a Knave. During the 1970s, Hines’s political ... More


Avoiding race or following the racial scripts? Obama and race in the recessionary period of the colorblind era

Kathleen Odell Korgen and David L. Brunsma

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An examination of the intersections between race, class and multiracial identity during the 2010 U.S. recession. Provides a unique focus on the ways in which President Obama's upbringing during the ... More


Is “no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama?”

Rebecca Chiyoko King-O'Riain

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An examination of Obama's biracial background from an Irish perspective that focuses on flexible racialization, cosmopolitanism, and the particularly Irish and white understanding of blackness as a ... More


Making Space for Learning in the Home

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

What opportunities for learning outside school were made available, pursued, and rejected by members of the class? Here we particularly focus on the ways that families from different kinds of social ... More


Concluding remarks

Emmanuelle Avril and Yann Béliard (eds)

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The conclusion begins with an overview of the way the chapters in the volume have offered an exploration of three different levels of conflict – intra-organisational tensions, tensions which exist ... More


‘The disease which is most feared’:1 the problem of tuberculosis and its threat to nurses’ health, 1880–1950

Debbie Palmer

in Who cared for the carers?: A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090875
eISBN:
9781781707043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090875.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the rising incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among nurses in the 1930s and 1940s. Such was the attention given to the problem by nursing and medical journals that TB was presented ... More


The student movement and the Vietnam Solidarity Campaign

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the political, cultural and socio-psychological experiences students underwent within the left milieux (encompassing Labour clubs, socialist societies, Marxist societies, and ... More


Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Celia Hughes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Young Lives on the Left is a unique social history of the individual lives of men and women who came of age in radical left circles in the 1960s. Based on a rich collection of oral history ... More


Learning to Play Music: Class, Culture, and Taste

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How is social capital created and enacted? We answer this question by exploring six young people’s practices of music making out of school. Examining informal music making allowed us to see how ways ... More


. A Very American Apocalypse: Left Behind’s Neoliberal End-Times Vision

Jennie Chapman

in Plotting Apocalypse: Reading, Agency, and Identity in the Left Behind Series

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039034
eISBN:
9781621039891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039034.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the depiction of money, social class, consumerism and the free market in Left Behind. In contrast to rapture novels of the early twentieth century, which lamented the rise of ... More


Reducing or reinforcing inequality: assessing the impact of European policy on widening access to higher education

Elisabet Weedon and Sheila Riddell (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

There has been a large expansion of participation in higher education across Europe, driven in part by social justice concerns, but also by the need for workers with higher skills to compete in a ... More


Personal Characteristics, and Dress, of the Muslim Egyptians

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Cairo, arguing that Muslims are largely Arabian in origin and that Cairo is “the first Arab city of our age,” as one can find there customs from across Arabia, Syria, North ... More


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