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Caste and Social Discrimination: Nature, Forms, and Consequences in Education

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the nature, forms, and consequences of caste and social discrimination in education in India. After discussing the theoretical background of discrimination in general, the ... More


Homophobia, Racism, Financial Hardship, and AIDS: Unpacking the Effects of Social Discrimination on the Sexual Risk for HIV among Latino Gay Men

George Ayala

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Although experiences of discrimination help explain why Latino gay men and other MSM continue to be disproportionately affected by the AIDS epidemic, there is still a considerable need to better ... More


Conflicting Patterns in the Use and Evaluation of Language

PATRICK STEVENSON

in Language and German Disunity: A Sociolinguistic History of East and West in Germany, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299707
eISBN:
9780191708053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299707.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores some of the ways in which the ‘communicative environment’ changed in the period of Umbruch in the early 1990s, and the ways in which the Germans have adapted to life in a ... More


Exposure to Discrimination and Sleep

Tené T. Lewis, PhD and Izraelle I. McKinnon

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on how discrimination can impact sleep health, with an emphasis on stress as a mediator in the relationship. Given that the vast majority of sleep research on discrimination ... More


A Civil Right but Religious Wrong?

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the views of Jim Wallis and Sojourners regarding the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Christians within churches. It also examines gay ... More


Who Are You and What Do You Know?: Estrogenic Regulation of Social Recognition and Social Learning

Paul A. S. Sheppard, Talya Kuun, Pietro Paletta, and Elena Choleris

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines both the classical (genomic, long-term) and rapid (nongenomic) effects of estrogens on social recognition and social learning with regards to behavior and neurobiology. The ... More


How We Get Along: Bringing Us Together and Tearing Us Apart

E. Tory Higgins

in Shared Reality: What Makes Us Strong and Tears Us Apart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190948054
eISBN:
9780190082536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948054.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

It doesn’t take much of a difference between groups to make in-group–out-group discrimination occur. High schoolers can discriminate on the basis of preference for the paintings of Klee versus ... More


Afterword: Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood

Martin Goyette

in Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although the challenges of effectively supporting youth in care in their transition to adulthood are formidable, this chapter concludes this book, which discusses how the needs of youth, research ... More


Cold, Heat, Wealth, and Culture

Evert Van de Vliert and Dejun Tony Kong

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter entertains the question of how—or rather why—fundamental freedoms are unevenly distributed around the globe. We propose an explanation in terms of climatic cold and heat ranging from ... More


The Folk Sound without the Folk Body: Sohan Lal and the Rhizophonics of Dhol-Damaun

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter four focuses on the experiences of Sohan Lal, one of the few individuals from the Bajgi caste of hereditary drummers to have established a professional career in both rural and urban ... More


Crime, Inequality, and Poverty

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 3 enquires into the issues of the social sustainability aspect of development by analyzing the inter-relationships between crime and deprivation, and the resulting social tension in the ... More


The early history of the RSPCA: its culture and its conflicts

Diana Donald

in Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430.00008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The RSPCA, founded in 1824, is often treated by historians as an arm of the establishment, primarily intent on reforming the disruptive behaviour of the lower orders. This chapter gives a more ... More


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