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Susceptibility To Oppositional Peer Cultures

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter addresses high-achieving adolescents' vulnerability to peer cultures that are oppositional to the norms and values of schools. These include youth subcultures in which students are ... More


Explaining Youth Cultures, Improving Academic Achievement

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides some reflections on how the peer cultures of students may change, as they grow older; and on the cultural and structural influences on second-generation academic achievement. ... More


Positive Attitudes and (Some) Negative Behaviors

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores aspects of peer culture that are thought to conflict with academic achievement: attitudes and beliefs (about racism and discrimination, peer culture attitudes, and perceptions ... More


On Classification Systems

Jennifer C. Lena

in Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150765
eISBN:
9781400840458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150765.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses classification systems that exist within music and its peer culture-producing fields. It emphasizes the role of power in setting boundaries around categories and defining these ... More


Fitting In or Fabulously Smart?

Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

in Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284142
eISBN:
9780520959798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284142.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In this chapter, we explore tensions in smart girls’ lives by focusing on how girls and boys negotiate gender and peer culture. While girls are deemed to be the new dominant sex in education and ... More


Raging Hormones, Regulated Love

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book aims to take us beyond our usual perspectives on adolescent sexuality. Medical and public health literatures conceptualize adolescent sexuality primarily in terms of individual risk-taking ... More


Play Hard

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 3 focuses on first-generation students who fit a Play Hard geography. Although academic achievement is important for many Play Hard students, it is less of a driver in students’ lives than ... More


First-Generation Students at Selective Colleges

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 provides a portrait of first-generation students who attend selective colleges by placing them in comparison with continuing-generation students, the dominant demographic group on these ... More


Work Hard

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 describes first-generation students in a Work Hard geography. These academically engaged students made not only classes and homework central to their daily lives, but their friendships and ... More


More Than One Way to Be First

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to existing research on first-generation college students and argues that institutions need to learn more about the heterogeneity among first generation students to ... More


Treating Antisocial Behavior

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

If multiple limitations contribute to antisocial behavior, then an adequate treatment program must be correspondingly multi-componential. Adequate social perspective-taking—perspective-taking that is ... More


Connecting to Post-College Life and Locating Success

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 7 shows how campus geographies expose students to different models of success (or not) and shape their strategies for attaining that success. Play Hard students learn early not to prioritize ... More


As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Karen M. Dunak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

When Kate Middleton married Prince William in 2011, watched by hundreds of millions of viewers, the wedding followed a familiar formula: ritual, vows, reception, and a white gown for the bride. ... More


Conclusion

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 8 recaps the primary takeaways and discusses their implications for selective campuses. While campuses and scholarly literature generally treat first-generation students as a cohesive whole, ... More


Multisphere

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 5 focuses on Multisphere students who incorporated elements from both Work Hard and Play Hard geographies, balancing serious academic work, strong extracurricular involvement, and social ... More


Disconnected

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

in Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 6 provides an overview of students in a Disconnected geography. Consistent with previous research, the largest portion of the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen sample are Disconnected. ... More


Introduction: Tensions in an Urban American School Yard

Anna R. Beresin

in Recess Battles: Playing, Fighting, and Storytelling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737394
eISBN:
9781621036654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737394.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the children’s world of school yard play using data from approximately 1,500 children from 1991 to 2004. It shows how children integrate images of larger cultural battles within ... More


Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190848156
eISBN:
9780190848187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848156.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In efforts to improve equity, selective college campuses are increasingly focused on recruiting and retaining first-generation students—those whose parents have not graduated from college. In ... More


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