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The Host of Witnesses

Richard Wayne Wills Sr

in Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Image of God

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195308990
eISBN:
9780199867578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308990.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers how King’s formative influences contributed to the theological development of his image of God conception by providing a detailed explanation as to why he considered that ... More


Transforming High School and Addressing the Challenge of America’s Competitiveness

Stanley S. Litow and Grace Suh

in Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the transformation of academic preparation to address the challenge of America’s competitiveness. American workers need higher skill levels more than at any time in history. In ... More


Class, Race, and College Admissions in a Changing US Context

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/9780226135083.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter establishes the context within which the schools and families at the center of this book enact their “class work” vis-à-vis the college applications process. Highlighting recent economic ... More


Some Historical Background

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Graham E. Johnson

in A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong's First 'New Town'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455898
eISBN:
9789882204331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455898.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tsuen Wan offered an appropriate, although politically challenging, research site to social scientists interested in the social effects of economic transformation. The process of refining their ... More


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