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Introduction: Dual Structures: Why Culture Matters in Schools

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/9780199899630.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Using the stories of various students, this introductory chapter describes the social context of the educational issues discussed: how school desegregation as an educational policy and practice has ... More


VARIABLE-COEFFICIENTS INITIAL BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS

Sylvie Benzoni-Gavage and Denis Serre

in Multi-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equations: First-order systems and applications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211234
eISBN:
9780191705700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211234.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter turns to linear IBVPs with variable coefficients. The techniques mix those of Chapters 2 and 4. Dissipative boundary symmetrizers have now variable coefficients, and are viewed as ... More


Ethnic and Racial Boundaries

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/9780520262102.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter takes a symbolic-boundaries approach to youth cultures to provide an understanding of the boundaries of “us” and “them” that students draw, providing a comparison between the two ... More


Conflict and Consensus

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Primordialist and constructivist authors have debated the nature of ethnicity “as such” and therefore failed to explain why its characteristics vary so dramatically across cases, displaying different ... More


The Established Outsiders of the European Integration?

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the place of Islam in Europe by focusing on Muslim immigration at the very time that the void of the European Union non-identity yawned open. Perhaps as a result of that void, ... More


Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Andreas Wimmer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

The book introduces a new theory that overcomes essentializing approaches to ethnicity all the while avoiding the pitfalls of excessive constructivism. It suggests understanding ethnic/racial ... More


Introduction

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

in Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

It focuses on a crucial span of time surprisingly under-examined in previous studies: 1975-79, a period after the rise of Kool DJ, Afrika Bambaataa, and Grandmaster Flash and before The Sugar Hill ... More


Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Joseph C., Jr. Ewoodzie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The origin story of hip-hop—one that involves Kool Herc DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx—has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr. argues that the full story remains ... More


Hardened Selves: The Remaking of the American Working Class

Jennifer M. Silva

in Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931460
eISBN:
9780199345748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931460.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter moves beyond the transitions to adulthood literature, asking, What does it mean to be working class in the post-industrial economy? What kinds of symbolic boundaries do young people ... More


The Meanings of Moyo: The Transnational Roots of Shop-Floor Racial Talk

Vanesa Ribas

in On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses patterns in the deployment of symbolic boundaries with ethnoracial significance. Latino migrants deploy an elaborate array of language and action directed at African Americans ... More


Creating Conventions

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

in Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

If Part One of this book described the beginnings of a new entity, this second part describes how it coalesced. If the former showed how sites of difference developed and how proto-boundaries formed, ... More


Inhabiting the Mood Economy

Jennifer M. Silva

in Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931460
eISBN:
9780199345748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931460.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the emerging ways in which young people ascribe meaning, order, and progress onto their chaotic experiences of coming of age. In contrast to previous studies of working-class ... More


Conclusion: Musical Boundary-Work in a Multi-Faith Community

Marc Gidal

in Spirit Song: Afro-Brazilian Religious Music and Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199368211
eISBN:
9780199368242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368211.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The concluding chapter categorizes types of musical boundary-work described in the book. The Afro-gaucho religious community behaves inclusively and exclusively in its musical practices and ... More


Building Community?: Homeownership and the Politics of Exclusion

Brian J. McCabe

in No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190270452
eISBN:
9780190270490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270452.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter rescales the analysis to the level of the community to ask about the way homeowners reshape the places where they live. Deepening current theories of NIMBY politics, it argues that ... More


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