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From the school of hard knocks to the university of hard locks

Abdulhaq Al-Wazeer

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This lyrical and compelling account of a personal transformation by Abdulhaq Al-Wazeer makes connections between his scholarship and his faith. Finding strength and resolve in learning with The Open ... More


Evangelizing the Indians under Manifest Destiny in Cooper’s The Oak Openings

Albert H. Tricomi

in Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Oak Openings is examined thoroughly in this chapter. The novel looks at the fictional missionary life of Parson Amen. The novel, which was written during the Mexican ... More


Localization of Bodies in Space: A Ritual Sampler

Hager El Hadidi

in Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774166976
eISBN:
9781617978135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166976.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter presents a sampler of zar sacrificial rites and rituals using a realist narration style, of the kind that is employed in fiction, based on transcriptions of actual recordings of real ... More


What Can We Learn About Firm Recruitment from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey?

Éva Nagypál

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter describes some methodological and conceptual issues that arise when using the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) data. It uses the publicly available JOLTS data to ... More


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