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Charter Schools, Catholic Schools, and Crime

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter addresses implications for urban neighborhoods of both (1) the rapid disappearance of Catholic schools, and (2) the rise of charter schools. Previous chapters linked Catholic school ... More


Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The book examines previously unexplored implications of two dramatic shifts in the urban educational landscape. The first shift is the rapid disappearance of Catholic schools from urban ... More


Catholic Schools and Charter Schools

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes charter schools in the United States. Particular attention is paid to the connections between Catholic schools and charter schools, including the competitive pressures that ... More


An Andalusi Archipelago

Jonathan Glasser

in The Lost Paradise: Andalusi Music in Urban North Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226327068
eISBN:
9780226327372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327372.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the senses of place and historicity that are central to Andalusi musical practice. For its practitioners, Andalusi music is an urban repertoire that comes in city-specific and ... More


School Autonomy and Parental Choice

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

in Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at questions around school choice, and focuses particularly on charter schools and similar reform ideas. Three central questions are considered. Should policy makers deliberately ... More


What Schools Cannot Fix: Poverty, Inequality, and Segregation

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

in The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter assesses the revival of school integration as a prospective solution to the racial achievement gap. It also considers social problems such as poverty, inequality, and residential ... More


Nationalism, Secularism, and Cultural Heritage

Geneviève Zubrzycki

in Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In chapter 5 the author turns her attention to the relationship between religious symbols, cultural patrimony, and secularism in an analysis of the debates over “reasonable accommodation” and the ... More


Sovereignty after the Second World War

Luke Glanville

in Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the establishment by international society of the supposed “traditional” rights of sovereign states to self-government and freedom from outside interference, only for the first ... More


Boilermakers and the Contractual Approach to Litigation Bylaws

Jill E. Fisch

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Boards and shareholders are increasing using charter and bylaw provisions to customize their corporate governance. Recent examples include forum selection bylaws, majority voting bylaws and advance ... More


Litigation Rights and the Corporate Contract

Verity Winship

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Are corporate charters and bylaws contracts? What is the scope or subject matter of the corporate contract? Is access to litigation part of the bundle of rights that shareholders purchase when they ... More


Voluntary Associations, Corporate Rights, and the State: Legal Constraints on the Development of American Civil Society, 1750–1900

Ruth H. Bloch and Naomi R. Lamoreaux

in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226426365
eISBN:
9780226426532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426532.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The freedom of citizens to form voluntary associations has long been viewed as an essential ingredient of modern civil society. Our chapter revises the standard Tocquevillian account of associational ... More


Beginnings

Teresa Barnett

in Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226059600
eISBN:
9780226059747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226059747.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the relic’s advent as a specifically historical form of representation in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in both England and the United States. It distinguishes ... More


Two Roads to the Transportation Revolution Early Corporations in the United Kingdom and the United States

Dan Bogart and John Majewski

in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the interaction between factor endowments and institutions by comparing the transportation revolution in the United Kingdom and the United States. The first part shows that US ... More


Federal and State Commercial Banking Policy in the Federalist Era and Beyond

Howard Bodenhorn

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the founding choices with respect to the banking system in the United States. The chapter shows that Robert Morris's Bank of North America, the nation's first bank which had ... More


School Choice and School Productivity: Could School Choice Be a Tide that Lifts All Boats?

Caroline M. Hoxby

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter investigates whether school choice can improve school productivity. It explains the economic logic which suggests that choice will affect productivity, and provides evidence on the ... More


Soulless Monsters and Iron Horses: The Civil War, Institutional Change, and American Capitalism

Sean Patrick Adams

in Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226451091
eISBN:
9780226977997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977997.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The government had long been in charge of the regulation of the economy and maintenance of the social order, but the Civil War changed all that. Aside from saving the Union and ending slavery, it ... More


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