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Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American ... More


Upward Mobility in the United States and Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is reasonable to surmise that the dramatic improvement in upward mobility for lower-income families between 1986 and 1996 was a temporary phenomenon – a con-sequence of less competition for school ... More


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

Todd M. Michney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The story of white flight and the neglect of black urban neighbourhoods has been well told by urban historians in recent decades. Yet much of this scholarship has downplayed black agency and tended ... More


Factors Critical for Improving Intergenerational Mobility

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Failure to appreciate theimportant fact that poverty propagated itself in the absence of a parent or a social program that had time to help young childrenhas allowed child poverty to fester, ... More


What Now Supports Jewish Liberalism?: Upward Mobility and Jewish Political Identity

Rachel Kranson

in Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the years after World War II, many liberal and left-leaning Jewish leaders expressed concern that American Jews would adopt conservative political values as the result of their economic rise. ... More


Why Reforming Subsidized Housing Makes Sense

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author primarily explains the context and reasons for his proposal from the previous chapter. He believes that the proposed policy change would be conducive to alleviating a portion of the deep ... More


Epilogue

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/9781469631943.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the mid-1970s, upwardly mobile middle-class African Americans were increasingly departing neighbourhoods like Glenville, Mount Pleasant, and Lee-Harvard for a number of nearby bona fide suburbs. ... More


The Top 1% and Top 10% of Income Earners

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A brief look at the Forbes 400 list provides little support for the idea that fortunes are patiently accumulated through reinvestment of old wealth. When Forbes compared its list of the wealthiest ... More


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