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Introduction: Dual Structures: Why Culture Matters in Schools

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Using the stories of various students, this introductory chapter describes the social context of the educational issues discussed: how school desegregation as an educational policy and practice has ... More


VARIABLE-COEFFICIENTS INITIAL BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS

Sylvie Benzoni-Gavage and Denis Serre

in Multi-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equations: First-order systems and applications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211234
eISBN:
9780191705700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211234.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter turns to linear IBVPs with variable coefficients. The techniques mix those of Chapters 2 and 4. Dissipative boundary symmetrizers have now variable coefficients, and are viewed as ... More


Conflict and Consensus

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Primordialist and constructivist authors have debated the nature of ethnicity “as such” and therefore failed to explain why its characteristics vary so dramatically across cases, displaying different ... More


Ethnic and Racial Boundaries

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter takes a symbolic-boundaries approach to youth cultures to provide an understanding of the boundaries of “us” and “them” that students draw, providing a comparison between the two ... More


The Established Outsiders of the European Integration?

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the place of Islam in Europe by focusing on Muslim immigration at the very time that the void of the European Union non-identity yawned open. Perhaps as a result of that void, ... More


Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Andreas Wimmer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

The book introduces a new theory that overcomes essentializing approaches to ethnicity all the while avoiding the pitfalls of excessive constructivism. It suggests understanding ethnic/racial ... More


Introduction

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

in Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

It focuses on a crucial span of time surprisingly under-examined in previous studies: 1975-79, a period after the rise of Kool DJ, Afrika Bambaataa, and Grandmaster Flash and before The Sugar Hill ... More


Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Joseph C., Jr. Ewoodzie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The origin story of hip-hop—one that involves Kool Herc DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx—has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr. argues that the full story remains ... More


Hardened Selves: The Remaking of the American Working Class

Jennifer M. Silva

in Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931460
eISBN:
9780199345748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931460.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter moves beyond the transitions to adulthood literature, asking, What does it mean to be working class in the post-industrial economy? What kinds of symbolic boundaries do young people ... More


The Meanings of Moyo: The Transnational Roots of Shop-Floor Racial Talk

Vanesa Ribas

in On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses patterns in the deployment of symbolic boundaries with ethnoracial significance. Latino migrants deploy an elaborate array of language and action directed at African Americans ... More


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