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Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Meenakshi Thapan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679649
eISBN:
9780199081837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book reconstructs the subjective interpretation of school life as perceived by teachers and pupils at Rishi Valley School (in Andhra Pradesh, India) which is often considered the hallmark of ... More


The Letter Project — students' own stories

Carina Gunnarson

in Cultural Warfare and Trust: Fighting the Mafia in Palermo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076725
eISBN:
9781781701430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076725.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the results of the Letter Project, where students in four selected classes in Palermo were invited to write private letters on different themes during their three years at ... More


‘Fitting in’ and ‘joining in’: social relations and social integration

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter talks about the social and relational aspects of children's lives, focusing in particular on their lives at school. It aims to provide an understanding of the social lives and ... More


Home-Made Jewish Culture at the Intersection of Family Life and School

Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter calls into question two commonplace assumptions that undergird the work of those who study and develop ‘school–community connections’. The first assumption is that there is a generally ... More


Experiences and perceptions of school: analysis of the BHPYS data

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the knowledge and information gathered from the last three chapters. It aims to develop a wider understanding of children's and young people's lives, through a comparative ... More


Concluding Comments

Meenakshi Thapan

in Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679649
eISBN:
9780199081837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679649.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book has explored the relationship between ideology, school and society through an analysis of the different aspects of school life in the Rishi Valley School in India. The educational processes ... More


‘It is more than blackguardly, it is deadly’ Masturbation in the male

Diane Mason

in The Secret Vice: Masturbation in Victorian Fiction and Medical Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077142
eISBN:
9781781701089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077142.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers the discourse on masturbation as it pertains to men. Utilising Lesley Hall's model of the ‘normal male’, the first section examines the way that popular medical writing on ... More


Awkward Enthusiasts: Emotionalizing Atheism in Berlin

Monique Scheer

in Enthusiasm: Emotional Practices of Conviction in Modern Germany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863595
eISBN:
9780191895975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863595.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Chapter 5 presents one of the first partial analyses of the Sunday Assembly in Berlin, that is, attempts by secular humanists to create congregations and regular assemblies for singing together and ... More


Conclusion

Zoë Burkholder

in An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book concludes with a consideration of how northern Black debates over school integration versus separation transformed the Black civil rights movement. Black northerners who participated in acts ... More


Regulated Immediacy: Viktor Sokolov, A Day of Sunshine and Rain (1967)

Catriona Kelly

in Soviet Art House: Lenfilm Studio under Brezhnev

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197548363
eISBN:
9780197548400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548363.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the work of Viktor Sokolov, a much-admired director at Lenfilm whose extensive work in genre films (production dramas, sports films, literary adaptations) made him relatively ... More


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