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Ballet Class: An American History

Melissa R. Klapper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190908683
eISBN:
9780190908713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908683.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Surveying American ballet in 1913, Willa Cather reported that few girls expressed any interest in taking ballet class and that those who did were hard-pressed to find anything other than dingy ... More


Finding one’s People and One’s Self on Campus: The Role of Extracurricular Organizations

Gabriel Velez

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter illustrates the diverse social identities that are developed in racial-ethnic, identity-based campus organizations. Students listed race-ethnicity as the focus of their initial ... More


Tradition Unseated: BHU Students and the Quest for Identity

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the students' lifestyle. The discussion covers a wide range of BHU students, from high to low caste backgrounds, and even those with Parsee, Christian, Sikh, and Muslim ... More


Where the Heart Is: School, Relationships, and the Delight Community

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes a school in Delight which was founded in 1903. To the community of Delight, the rural school is a space where people gather. It acts as an animated and dynamic area. ... More


What Do We Know About Student Transition?

Ron Avi Astor, Linda Jacobson, Stephanie L. Wrabel, Rami Benbenishty, and Diana Pineda

in Welcoming Practices: Creating Schools that Support Students and Families in Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190845513
eISBN:
9780197559833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845513.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Understanding how changing schools affects children can help educators in their efforts to create welcoming and supportive school environments. It is also important to ... More


The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Blake R. Silver

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Young people are told that college is a place where they will “make friendships that will last a lifetime.” What happens when students arrive on campus and enter a new social world? The Cost of ... More


Wonder House: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum as Beautiful Dream

Rebecca Onion

in Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the first children’s museum in the country, aimed its offerings at middle-class children who they saw as independent strivers. In discussing the types of science ... More


Campus Novels, Camaraderie, and White Nationalist Merriment

Travis M. Foster

in Genre and White Supremacy in the Postemancipation United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198838098
eISBN:
9780191874611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838098.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 1 highlights the significance of everyday social practices for white sectional reunion after the Civil War, reassessing the form assumed by reconciliation as it transitioned from an object of ... More


“We Never Had a Prom”: Social Integration in the Extracurricular

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

in Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the world of proms, cheerleading, band, pep rallies, homecoming court, and student government, where the racial politics of the day had a direct impact on the lives of students. ... More


Unfinished Business: Lessons Learned through School Desegregation

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

in Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes the lessons learned from studying the stories of school desegregation in Mississippi. In organizing the book with separate chapters on black parents, ... More


A Conceptual Framework for Preparing Students for Civic Participation

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter Four explores the political theory and educational policy literature relevant to civic preparation. It draws on this literature to develop a conceptual framework that emphasizes the need to ... More


The Influence of Schools and Neighborhoods on Civic Engagement

S. Mark Pancer

in The Psychology of Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199752126
eISBN:
9780190222857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752126.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the ways in which schools and neighborhoods influence civic participation. Schools promote civic participation through the curricula and programs that they provide, such as ... More


Extracurricular Economy: Language Teachers and Language Schools in Early Modern England

John Gallagher

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198837909
eISBN:
9780191874505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837909.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the vibrant economy of language teaching and learning in early modern England. The period witnessed a boom in both autodidacticism and private educational provision. Language ... More


Caregivers and the Landscape of Need

Blake R. Silver

in The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 2 explores the experiences of students who positioned themselves as caregivers within their extracurricular groups, a role reserved primarily for women. Silver argues that the college ... More


Managers, Educators, and the Dividends of Authority

Blake R. Silver

in The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 3 explores the social performances of students who were endowed with authority in extracurricular settings. This authority took one of two forms: the authority to lead or the authority to ... More


Centrifugal Pressure and Centripetal Elevation

Blake R. Silver

in The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 6 shows that in the rarer instances where change in students’ self-presentation occurred, it happened in patterned ways. These patterns were propelled by twin social forces that Silver dubs ... More


Learning from the Exceptions

Blake R. Silver

in The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703862
eISBN:
9780226704197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704197.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Finally, chapter 7 brings together the insights of the preceding chapters to reflect on the implications of this work. Here Silver situates his findings in an ongoing conversation about the nature of ... More


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