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Change in Intergenerational Class Mobility in France from the 1970s to the 1990s and its Explanation: An Analysis Following the CASMIN Approach

Louis-André Vallet

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

There has been a progressive opening up in the mobility regime in France from the start of the seventies. It is apparent in both men’s mobility and women’s mobility, is also revealed by an analysis ... More


Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Frank Kalter, Jan O. Jonsson, Frank van Tubergen, and Anthony Heath (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Growing up in Diverse Societies provides a comprehensive analysis of the integration of the children of immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, based on the ‘Children of ... More


Conclusion

Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Ethnicity played a role in the process of discrimination as well as of self-identification. The conversos who left Iberia continued to consider themselves members of the Nation and had strong ties to ... More


Studying Integration: Ethnic Minority and Majority Youth in Comparative Perspective

Jan O. Jonsson, Frank Kalter, and Frank van Tubergen

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

We introduce our comparative study on minority and majority youth in four European countries by presenting the problem, basic concepts, theoretical starting points and our strategy of analysis. We ... More


Meritocracy

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

in Against the Odds?: Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines three aspects of meritocracy with respect to inequality and social justice. It finds that the direct effect of origins on class destinations has declined over the past twenty ... More


On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Orvar Lofgren

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book takes us on a tour of the Western holiday world and shows how two centuries of “learning to be a tourist” have shaped our own ways of vacationing. We see how fashions in destinations have ... More


Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Abigail Fisher Williamson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Even as Donald Trump’s election has galvanized anti-immigration politics, many local governments have welcomed immigrants, some even going so far as to declare their communities “sanctuary cities” ... More


Property Dualism

Stephen Mumford

in Dispositions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259823
eISBN:
9780191698637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259823.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines the ontology of property dualism. It puts forward the arguments for the distinctness thesis and shows that they have a degree of force. It provides a sketch of dualist ontology, ... More


Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

P. Nicole King

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032516
eISBN:
9781617032523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1949, Alan Schafer opened South of the Border, a beer stand located on bucolic farmland in Dillon County, South Carolina, near the border separating North and South Carolina. Even at its ... More


The Results of Destination

Anne D. Wallace

in Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses travelling and the transport revolution in the mid-18th century which affected walking in several ways. The alteration of the socio-economic content of walking is discussed in ... More


Fideicommissary Substitutions: Scots Law in Historical and Comparative Perspective

George L Gretton

in Exploring the Law of Succession: Studies National, Historical and Comparative

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632909
eISBN:
9780748651436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632909.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines fideicommissary substitutions in Scots law from a comparative and historical standpoint, explaining that Scotland had a pre-Reformation inter vivos institution called the ... More


A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

Nancy L Green and Roger Waldinger (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040443
eISBN:
9780252098864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040443.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The burgeoning literature on immigrant transnationalism is one of the academic success stories of our times. Yet having reminded scholars that migrants, in leaving home for a new life abroad, ... More


12

Jean-Luc Nancy and Jeff Fort

in The Banality of Heidegger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275922
eISBN:
9780823277056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275922.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Heidegger’s thought absorbed the lesson of a very ancient history: any true beginning always fails to be such, to truly begin, and must struggle to reinstantiate itself without going astray or ... More


Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Sonja D. Williams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039874
eISBN:
9780252097980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039874.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Posthumously inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2007, Richard Durham creatively chronicled and brought to life the significant events of his times. Durham's trademark narrative style ... More


From Fashion to Ritual: Itineraries and Incentives

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter summarizes the practicalities of travel for writers at this time of a great easing of communications. However much they pretended to zigzag, the destinations and itineraries of most ... More


The Ethics of Sightseeing

Dean MacCannell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Is travel inherently beneficial to human character? Does it automatically educate and enlighten while also promoting tolerance, peace, and understanding? This book identifies and overcomes common ... More


The submarine war and the submarine film

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The tendency to subsume submarine films within the combat genre does not credit their recognisable narrative and representational differences, even where they are properly identified. This chapter ... More


Daughters of the house: the adolescent girl and the nation

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how three very different post-colonial women writers have written themselves into the national family script, or redrafted the daughter's relationship to the national father. ... More


Harry Berger's Genius: Porting Pleasure in the Bower of Bliss

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Genius's semblaunce is something that is pleasing but does not please, obviously makes him one of the usual suspects for what Berger calls the “conspicuous irrelevance” of a mismatched trope. If ... More


Dharamsala: A Resting Place to Pass Through

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter complicates the notion of “home” considered from the perspective of exile, emphasizing the deep connections for Tibetans between the Dalai Lama's presence in Dharamsala and being “in ... More


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