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The place of aspiration in UK widening participation policy: moving up or moving beyond?

Gavin Brown

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter charts the history of British widening participation policy since 1997, suggesting that there have been three distinct phases in the implementation of this policy over this period. The ... More


Galvanized Ghettos?

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the trade-offs of mobile homeownership and trailer park residence. Following a brief history of manufactured housing in the US, the chapter provides central research questions ... More


‘The Hard Times Are Finished.’ The Coming of Affluence, 1951–64

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter three considers how the material conditions of life in Wales changed in the 1950s and the 1960s, a period of perceived affluence and economic boom. It pays attention to the contrast between ... More


Constitutional Purposes

Mark A. Graber

in A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199943883
eISBN:
9780199369799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943883.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutions attempt to secure important social benefits by establishing fundamental laws, mandating the rule of law, entrenching political procedures, limiting government powers, and, in liberal ... More


Young people in housing: aspirations, social relations and identity

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

in Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The penultimate chapter draws on the experiences of Gypsy and Traveller youth (aged under 25) most of whom have spent all or the majority of their lives in housing. It investigates generational ... More


From Madrasa to University: Changing Aspirations, Boundaries, and Horizons

Hem Borker

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides an insight into girls’ lives beyond the madrasa by focusing on the transition made by some madrasa students from girls’ madrasas to higher education in Universities that ... More


“To look at the Koran through his spectacles”: The Muslim Progress of Lydia Maria Child

Jeffrey Einboden

in The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture: Muslim Sources from the Revolution to Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199397808
eISBN:
9780199397822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397808.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A “household name in America” who was acclaimed as “the first woman in the republic,” Lydia Maria Child enjoyed a literary celebrity surpassing nearly all her contemporaries. Publishing across a wide ... More


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