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Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

James Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“The entire town is disguised” declared a French tourist of eighteenth-century Venice. And, indeed, maskers of all ranks—nobles, clergy, imposters, seducers, con men—could be found mixing at every ... More


Inheritance and Hypothetical Insurance

Daniel Halliday

in The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190466411
eISBN:
9780190466442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466411.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines Ronald Dworkin’s treatment of inherited wealth. Dworkin’s contentions are that (1) the goal of restricting bequests is to prevent the formation of hierarchies of social class, ... More


A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Amy Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2008, The College Preparatory Academy, a traditional public high school in New York City, created its own in-house nonprofit organization in order to solicit donations from the private sector, ... More


Introduction: Love and Money, Queerness and Class

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the link between sexuality and social class to reinvigorate accountability to class hierarchy inside and outside of queerness. It situates questions about ... More


The Social Structure

Brian Harrison

in Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199606122
eISBN:
9780191804632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199606122.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 1970s and 1980s the social-class hierarchy in the UK continued to display its flexibility in the face of strongly meritocratic and even demotic pressures. This chapter discusses how ... More


George Garrett, Merseyside Labour and the Influence of the United States

Joseph Pridmore

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the work of George Garrett, which provides significant insights about left-wing politics, labour history on Merseyside, the stylistics of resistance writing, and tactics for ... More


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