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Results of Quantitative Measures

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter summarizes the statistically significant results obtained through the use of the Mann-Whitney nonparametric test. Of the forty-six statistically significant differences, ten refer to ... More


Social Class, Mental Ability, and Education

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter studies the connection between social class, mental ability, education, and entry into employment, and is a further development of the previous chapter on intergenerational mobility ... More


Parties and People: England 1914-1951

Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199584697
eISBN:
9780191702402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584697.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book, the sequel to Classes and Cultures, is a historical reinterpretation of British politics in the first decades of universal suffrage. It reveals how the British democratic system developed ... More


‘The majority went back to withdrawal’ 1

Kate Fisher

in Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter challenges the idea that by the interwar period, appliance methods of contraception were increasingly replacing ‘inefficient’, ‘unreliable’, and ‘unpleasant’ traditional forms. It ... More


Foothold on the Frontier

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter follows Philippine Duchesne to Missouri, where she and her RSCJ companions established girls' schools in and around St. Louis and St. Charles. Duchesne struggled against American ... More


The Context: Growing Economic Inequality and Weakening Unions

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reviews evidence about two complex trends: the increase in economic inequality and the decrease in union membership. In two fundamental ways, class inequalities underlie this inquiry ... More


Overwork and market discipline

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

in Market, Class, and Employment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes and deals with a set of ideas linking overwork to external, market discipline. It begins with a discussion of ideas behind the market discipline thesis about overwork. It also ... More


More and Less Equal since the 1970s

Thomas Borstelmann

in The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141565
eISBN:
9781400839704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141565.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how greater inclusiveness and formal equality were accompanied by growing distrust of government and the rise of market values in the post-1970s world. Over more than three ... More


The Life of Roman Republicanism

Joy Connolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162591
eISBN:
9781400852475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162591.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In recent years, Roman political thought has attracted increased attention as intellectual historians and political theorists have explored the influence of the Roman republic on major thinkers from ... More


Life course inequalities: generations and social class

Johan Fritzell

in Health inequalities and welfare resources: Continuity and change in Sweden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347589
eISBN:
9781447302483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347589.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter studies health inequalities from a generational perspective but also aims to adopt a life course perspective. It explains that the life course approach emphasises the dimension of time ... More


Race and Culture

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The conflicting racial and cultural values that underpin much of the Supreme Court’s decision making in civil rights cases are brought under critical review in this chapter as part of a larger ... More


Equality in the social service state: Nordic childcare models in comparative perspective

Gabrielle Meagher and Marta Szebehely

in Changing Social Equality: The Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426604
eISBN:
9781447305583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426604.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines what effects different childcare models — and changes therein — have for gender and class equality, as well as between different ethnic groups. The analysis focuses on childcare ... More


Intelligence and social mobility

C. G. N. Mascie-Taylor

in Cyril Burt: Fraud or Framed?

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523369
eISBN:
9780191688898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523369.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Burt's 1961 paper was part of a wider debate on the causes of social class differences in intelligence. Burt held the view that a large part of the heterogeneity in intelligence between social ... More


Recognition: Queers, Class, and Dorothy Allison

Lisa Henderson

in Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter draws from the works of Dorothy Allison to track class and queer discourses in cultural reception and how those discourses are mediated by gender, race, and trauma. Allison's works ... More


The Medieval French Pastourelle

Geri L. Smith

in The Medieval French Pastourelle Tradition: Poetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033365
eISBN:
9780813038889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033365.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter presents an overview of the thirteenth-century French pastourelle's principal structuring elements and subject matter, touching upon the genre's apparent preoccupations and possible ... More


Dentist, Driver, or Dropout?: Family Background and Secondary Education Choices in Denmark

Anders Holm and Mads Meier Jæer

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter, which assesses IEO in Denmark, building on the basic analyses to consider tripartite outcomes (academic tracks, vocational tracks, and exit), compares parental class and parental ... More


Does it matter? The scientific and political impact of Burt's work

N. J. Mackintosh

in Cyril Burt: Fraud or Framed?

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523369
eISBN:
9780191688898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523369.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Burt's major theoretical contribution to psychology was surely his work on the development of factor analysis. Unquestionably, it was Burt who was the first to see that the actual pattern of ... More


Inequalities in health behaviours and the life trajectories of children and youth: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the influence of youth culture on social class differences in health behaviours. The findings indicate that problematic risk behaviours such as smoking and hard drug misuse ... More


Living In Sin: Cohabiting As Husband and Wife in Nineteenth-century England

Ginger S. Frost

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077364
eISBN:
9781781700723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077364.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is a book-length study of cohabitation in nineteenth-century England, based on research into the lives of hundreds of couples. ‘Common-law’ marriages did not have any legal basis, so the ... More


An Apparent Consensus on Class

Janet K. Shim

in Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786833
eISBN:
9781479866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786833.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the consensus between epidemiologic researchers and people with heart disease on the relevance of social class differences for health. Both groups agree that the consequences ... More


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