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The Frog Pond: Making Sense of Work and Money

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which residents of small towns make sense of their own lives, and especially with respect to work and money. People in small towns know it is unlikely that they will ... More


Status Careers: Privilege and Liability

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the adult careers of kazoku children, and, in so doing, becomes more in touch with the public realm, which so far has been treated largely as the ground for private, domestic ... More


Opportunity, Identity, and Servility

Bridget Hill

in Servants: English Domestics in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206217
eISBN:
9780191677021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206217.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the conditions of domestic servants in England during the 18th century in terms of wages and opportunity for skills acquisition. It highlights the claims that contrary to ... More


Navigating an Evolving Identity

Jennifer M. Morton

in Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter focuses on the idea of codeswitching in order to avoid incurring ethical costs and retain a sense of one's identity. It talks about how changing a person behaves as it moves between the ... More


Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial

Janet M. Currie, Rachel T.A. Croson, and Donna K. Ginther

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) has established the CSWEP Mentoring Program (CeMENT) which is aimed at assisting female junior ... More


“Illustration of a Picture”: American Authors and the Magazine Embellishments

Cynthia Lee Patterson

in Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737363
eISBN:
9781621031185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the writers who contributed textual illustrations for engravings in magazines. It points out that engraving illustrations offered career opportunities for authors, helped them ... More


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