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Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Prudence L. Carter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

This book details a sociological, comparative analysis of the institutional and group dynamics in eight schools located within four cities in the United States and South Africa. This book details how ... More


1962: Introduction

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about socio-cultural change in Britain between 1940 and 1970. It examines how social science sampling methods associated with ... More


Conclusion: 2009: The Politics of Method

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sums up arguments about the politics of method and the key findings of this study on socio-cultural change in Great Britain during the period between 1940 and 1970. It describes the ... More


Technical Knowledge in Public Deliberation: Toward a Constructivist Theory of Contributory Expertise

Frank Fischer

in Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter turns to the difficult question of who should have the authority and legitimacy to speak about the technical dimensions of policy issues. Toward this end, the analysis engages the ... More


Equity and Empathy: Growing Equality of Opportunity

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on organizational, group-, and individual-level data presented in the prior chapters, Chapter Six outlines a typology that emerges from the focal study about the multiple dimensions of mixed ... More


Seeking Safety with Undesirable Outcomes: Women's Self-Silencing in Abusive Intimate Relationships and Implications for Health Care

Stephanie J. Woods

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the physical and mental health consequences encountered by women experiencing intimate male partner violence. Drawing upon on the literature and upon her research, the author ... More


Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Jose B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book provides an introduction to socio-legal forms of mitigation in capital sentencing. It examines scientific formulations, concepts, and frameworks for structuring social history ... More


Introduction

Richard Parrish

in Sports Law and Policy in the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066061
eISBN:
9781781700501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066061.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The defining characteristic of European Union (EU) sports policy is the construction of a discrete area of EU sports law. EU sports law extends beyond the mere application of law to sport, to the ... More


Faith and Form: Anglo‐Jewish Religion

Michael Clark

in Albion and Jerusalem: The Anglo-Jewish Community in the Post-Emancipation Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562343
eISBN:
9780191721441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562343.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines a range of issues concerning Anglo-Jewry's socio-cultural life, concentrating upon the religious component. It assesses the institutional nature of communal religiosity and its ... More


Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The book makes a case for understanding cities as shared spaces and venues for collaboration; and proposes policies and practices to share cities fairly. It argues that with modern technologies the ... More


Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

John Armitage and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book presents an examination of the relations between historical and, crucially, contemporary ideas of luxury. The book provides a technocultural focus on aesthetic, design-led media practice ... More


Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Tze-Yue G. Hu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Japanese anime has long fascinated the world, and its mythical heroes and dazzling colors increasingly influence popular culture genres in the West. This book analyzes the “language-medium” of this ... More


The Homogenised Urban Environment and Locality

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the state's extensive modernist housing programmes and decontextualized urbanism became a major component of Singapore's socio-cultural engineering. In the chapter, the ... More


Disciplinary Modernisation, the Asian Economic Crisis and Re-Invention

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This conclusion retraces how the aftermath of the Cold War and the 1997 economic crisis has posed problems for the existing disciplinary modernization that had delivered economic success in ... More


Prologue

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This prologue establishes the book's author’s social-cultural origins and development and academic-intellectual socialization as well as his reconsideration of and departure from such as a way of ... More


Types of Latin American Peasantry: A Preliminary Discussion

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter employs the concept of “types,” each built up around a cultural core formed by the functional interdependency of features in a structural relationship. Similar interdependencies are most ... More


Can Chinese grandparents say no? A comparison of grandmothers in two Asian cities

Esther C.L. Goh and Sheng-li Wang

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines two dominant research constructs namely, ‘cultural obligation’ and ‘intergenerational reciprocity’ in caring for grandchildren in Chinese societies – Fuzhou and Singapore. ... More


Globalization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic: An Interface between Free Trade and the Right to Culture

Kamrul Hossain

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the Arctic region, which suffers greatly from environmental changes due to global climate change. Environmental preservation in the Arctic has a significant link to certain ... More


Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children

Charlotte J. Patterson

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Over time organized research on lesbian and gay families with offspring has been conducted to assess the judicial preconditions regarding any harmful consequences for the well-being and psychological ... More


Race and Class Matters

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter we focus more directly on individualized and felt treatment of low-income Black students in a context in which difference manifests itself in the school's environment in particular ... More


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