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Celebrating … Empowerment Projects!

Nina Eliasoph

in Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147093
eISBN:
9781400838820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147093.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes the bewildering, over-stimulating form of empowerment projects' public events. In roughly similar words, all flyers for these events invite people to “celebrate our diverse, ... More


Soledad’s Dream: How Immigrant Youth and a Partnership Build Pathways to College

Catherine R. Cooper, Elizabeth Domínguez, and Soledad Rosas

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

How do multicultural communities define success for their youth in cultural terms? Evidence from a long–term research partnership with a pre–college program is used to consider the fifth core ... More


Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More


From Self-Help to Womanist Self-Recovery: or, How Paula Gunn Allen Changed My Mind

AnaLouise Keating

in Transformation Now!: Toward a Post-Oppositional Politics of Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037849
eISBN:
9780252095115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037849.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reads mainstream “New Age” self-help literature in dialogue with women-of-colors narratives and proposes a new genre called “womanist self-recovery.” Womanist self-recovery represents a ... More


Concluding Thoughts

Michael J. Broyde

in Sharia Tribunals, Rabbinical Courts, and Christian Panels: Religious Arbitration in America and the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190640286
eISBN:
9780190640316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640286.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides concluding thoughts on the subject, stressing that this book is supportive of the idea of religious arbitration, and secular society benefits in many ways from allowing ... More


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