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Class Practices and the College Process in a Suburban, Public High School: Creating Distinction around the Highly Selective College-Going Self

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/9780226135083.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter 3 focuses on students and parents in an iconic affluent public suburban secondary school. In this chapter, we trace how parents position their children for advantage beginning at an early ... More


Micromanaging the College Admissions Process: Leaving Nothing to Chance at Matthews Academy

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/9780226135083.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter 4 picks up the same set of questions as chapter 3 among students and parents in a NAIS co-educational day school, tracing how students and parents enact and conceptualize their work in ... More


Nicotine and Working-Class History

Gregory Wood

in Clearing the Air: The Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704826
eISBN:
9781501706349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704826.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explores the intertwined histories of smoking and the working class, pointing out the ubiquity of smoking in twentieth-century workplaces despite its marginalized presence ... More


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