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Girl Drama: Black Female Students and the Spectacle of Risk

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses another well-known trope: the urban, Black, adolescent girl, as portrayed both in teacher narratives and films, as well as in mainstream College Preparatory Academy discourse. ... More


Tensions within the May Fourth Movement

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that Beijing University was characterized by an uneasy, halting embrace of “the new,” and uncertainty as to what, exactly, the consequences were for intellectuals who claimed to ... More


Republican Ladies

Joan Judge

in Republican Lens: Gender, Visuality, and Experience in the Early Chinese Periodical Press

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520284364
eISBN:
9780520959934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284364.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 introduces the “Republican Ladies” who were both the moving target of and important contributors to the journal. Consisting of three demographics—older, genteel women; professionals; and ... More


Women in Computer Science or Management Information Systems Courses: A Comparative Analysis

Sylvia Beyer and Michelle DeKeuster

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses research on three issues related to women's representation in undergraduate IT majors. First, it presents findings regarding gender differences in computer science and ... More


Confronting the “Socialization” Barrier: Cross-Ethnic Differences in Undergraduate Women’s Preference for IT Education

Roli Varma, Amit Prasad, and Deepak Kapur

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter analyzes the perceptions of male and female computer science/computer engineering (CS/CE) undergraduate students with regard to gender-related issues. The study is based on in-depth ... More


Lost in Translation: Gender and High School Computer Science

Joanna Goode, Rachel Estrella, and Jane Margolis

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter presents four themes that suggest some reasons why and how high school female students are — or are not — drawn into the field of computer science through their high school experiences. ... More


Traversing the Undergraduate Curriculum in Computer Science: Where Do Students Stumble?

Sandra Katz, John Aronis, Christine Wilson, David Allbritton, and Mary Lou Soffa

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The underrepresentation of females among computer science Bachelor of Science degree recipients is attributed to two main forces: (i) fewer women than men enroll in computer science programs at the ... More


Let Them Be Normal and Date: Muslim American Undergraduate Women in Sexualized Campus Culture

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows how Muslim American women constructed normal, different, and fusion identities with reference to sexual and gendered behavior. Muslim women forged public and private gendered and ... More


A City Upon a Hill: Utopian Oberlin

J. Brent Morris

in Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618272
eISBN:
9781469618296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina9781469618272.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the development of Oberlin as a utopian community similar to many of the other utopian experiments that popped up across the nation in the 1830s and 1840s. It details the ... 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


Introduction

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the book's main themes and methodology. The book is an ethnographic study of Muslim American undergraduate women on U.S. college campuses. It is based on a ... More


I Didn't Want to Have That Outcast Belief about Alcohol: Walking the Tightrope of Alcohol in Campus Culture

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how participation in alcohol culture informed Muslim American women's identity construction and participation in campus culture. The quest for camaraderie was a reason either to ... More


You Can't Really Look Normal and Dress Modestly: Muslim Women and Their Clothes on Campus

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the role that clothes, including hijab, play in how Muslim American women construct identities and are perceived by their peers. It illustrates how study participants engaged ... More


Muslim American Women in Campus Culture

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the powerful campus culture of hedonism and sociability and how this focus gives the lie to the college narrative of freedom and pluralism in Muslim American women's ... More


Conclusion

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses research findings pertaining to Muslim women's identity work, pluralism on university campuses, and broader American culture. It shows that as Muslim women revised ... More


Headscarf versus Burqa: Two French Bans with Different Meanings

Patrick Weil

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In 2004, the French Parliament enacted a law banning the wearing of conspicuous religious symbols in public schools. Coming at the conclusion of a public and open debate, it was supported by school ... More


The Otherness of Play

Michal Daliot-Bul

in License to Play: The Ludic in Japanese Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839406
eISBN:
9780824868994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839406.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

There is a general agreement among theoreticians of play that play is a “framed event,” and that the “otherness” of play transforms it into a safe experimental space for testing alternative cultural ... More


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