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Distinctions and Convergences: A Brief History of Race and Education in the United States and South Africa

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter offers a brief social history of the development of racial inequality, as well as an overview of how school desegregation emerged in the United States and South Africa. It argues that ... More


Epidemiological methods: a view from Africa

Adetokunbo O. Lucas

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the development of epidemiology in Africa. The development of epidemiology can be viewed in three broad historical dimensions: the age of discovery, largely dominated by work ... More


US Teachers Reflect on Japanese Elementary School Instruction

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter ten reports on the findings of the fieldwork conducted for this book, including a cross-national study of teaching practices in Japan, China, Singapore, and the U.S. The chapter pays ... More


Concluding Thoughts on the Societal Context of Housework

Sonja Drobnič

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The increased participation of women in the labor market and other public spheres have changed the patterns of domestic work, resulting in a widespread pattern of men doing more housework and women ... More


French and American Lawyers Define Sexual Harassment

Abigail C. Saguy

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter addresses the issue of how sexual harassment has traveled across national boundaries, in the case of France, drawing on a cross-national sociological study of how sexual harassment has ... More


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