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Socioeconomic Status and Sleep

Michael A. Grandner

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on how socioeconomic status (SES) can influence sleep health. The chapter overviews traditional SES factors, which include education, income, and employment. Beyond this, the ... More


Why Children from Lower Socioeconomic Classes, on Average, Have Lower Academic Achievement Than Middle-Class Children

Richard Rothstein

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Richard Rothsteinputs schooling inequalities within the larger context of disadvantages linked to poverty. When the nation essentially abandoned antipoverty policies, it effectively locked in vast ... More


Burying the Knife, Building Communities: How Migrants Make New Lives

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 profiles the migration stories and integration processes of three individuals from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean who have settled in different parts of the state, forming ... More


Comparisons of Private and Public Schools: The Critical Role of Regulations

Richard J. Murnan

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The rising cost of publicly provided social services had led many analysts to conclude that government agencies are inefficient suppliers of services, both because they do not maximize output from ... More


The Shi‘i State and the Socioeconomic Challenges of the Sunni Communities in Iran: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Afshin Shahi and Ehsan Abdoh-Tabrizi

in Sites of Pluralism: Community Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052713
eISBN:
9780190077921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052713.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Although Iran is one of the most diverse nations in the Middle East, the state historically has been reluctant to adapt a pluralistic approach to both socio-political and economic development. This ... More


Making Family: Origin Narratives and Stratified Reproduction

Sandra Patton-Imani and Sandra Patton-Imani

in Queering Family Trees: Race, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479865567
eISBN:
9781479866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865567.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

I explore lesbian mothers’ narratives of pregnancy, birth, and adoption in relation to the fertility and adoption industries. I use the stories of these mothers to explore the scaffolding of power ... More


French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Felicia McCarren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

For more than two decades, le hip hop has shown France’s “other” face: danced by minorities associated with immigration and the suburbs, it has channeled rage against racism and unequal opportunity ... More


Comparisons of Private and Public Schools: What Can We Learn?

Richard J. Murnane

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The previous chapter argues that comparisons of the performance of public and private schools can be misleading. This chapter examines in detail recent research providing such comparisons with the ... More


Alternative Private-Public Blends in Higher-Education Finance: International Patterns

Daniel C. Levy

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Several of the preceding pieces in this volume have analyzed policy debates concerning the financing of school systems. The policy debates are no less intense when the focus turns to higher ... More


Public Subsidies for Private and Public Education: The Dutch Case

Estelle James

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The possibility of “privatizing” education and other quasi-public services has been widely discussed in the United States today, and in other chapters of this volume. Policies such as a voucher or ... More


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