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Class Practices and the College Process in a Suburban, Public High School: Creating Distinction around the Highly Selective College-Going Self

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter 3 focuses on students and parents in an iconic affluent public suburban secondary school. In this chapter, we trace how parents position their children for advantage beginning at an early ... More


The ‘Obama Doctrine’ – Vision for Change?

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter explores how as President of the United States, Barack Obama was in a constant exchange with both political opponents and diverging voices within his own administration over defining ... More


The Obama Doctrine Meets the Middle East and Afghanistan

Robert G. Kaufman

in Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167206
eISBN:
9780813167749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167206.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the main tenets of the Obama Doctrine have made a bad situation in the Middle East worse. Obama’s policy of giving priority to withdrawing from Iraq rather than winning the ... More


Libya: A Slippery Slope

Brendan R. Gallagher

in The Day After: Why America Wins the War but Loses the Peace

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739620
eISBN:
9781501739637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739620.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter delves into how postwar planning unfolded during the Libya conflict from March to October 2011. It also explores how the Obama administration handled the tasks of postwar planning, as ... More


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