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‘Paradise Lost’?

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The ‘Swedish Model’ has been taken to represent the quintessential social democratic welfare regime. Sweden enjoys a reputation for having one of the world’s most far-sighted immigration policies and ... More


The Dimensions of Social Conflict at the End of World War I

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines social conflict at the end of World War I in three dimensions: in terms of class, elite, and interest groups. Conservatives throughout Europe were preoccupied with class ... More


Class on the Northwest Coast

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines rank and class within the culture areas in the Northwest Coast of North America in the context of an approach of social stratification that considers the presence of both slave ... More


The Façade of Unity

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book opens with a discussion on the manifestations of national unity in Britain in 1945 and the impact of the Second World War on its development and culture. Despite the romanticized version of ... More


Class Unknown: Undercover Investigations of American Work and Poverty from the Progressive Era to the Present

Mark Pittenger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767405
eISBN:
9780814724293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since the Gilded Age, social scientists, middle-class reformers, and writers have left the comforts of their offices to “pass” as steel workers, coal miners, assembly-line laborers, waitresses, ... More


Introduction

Christine J. Walley

in Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226871790
eISBN:
9780226871813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871813.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter presents the author's recollections how the collapse of the steel industry in the Calumet region of Chicago in the 1980s affected her family. It details her difficult ... More


The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

Michael Herb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453366
eISBN:
9780801454691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The contrast between Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates today illustrates the vastly different possible futures facing the smaller states of the Gulf. Dubai's rulers dream of creating a truly global ... More


Fighting the Segregation Amendment: Black and Mexican American Responses to Proposition 14 in Los Angeles

Max Felker-Kantor

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the responses of African Americans and Mexican Americans to Proposition 14—dubbed the antifair housing initiative—in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the interracial ... More


Places Beyond

Christine J. Walley

in Exit Zero: Family and Class in Postindustrial Chicago

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226871790
eISBN:
9780226871813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871813.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the author's own experiences with upward mobility traveling between Southeast Chicago and an elite East Coast boarding school. Conservatives often respond to critiques of class ... More


Capital Divisions and Literacy Work

Evan Watkins

in Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264223
eISBN:
9780823266753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264223.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how literacies are being pulled not only “into the engines of productivity and profit” but also into class divisions and conflicts. More specifically, it shows how specific ... More


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