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Class, Race, and Postsecondary Destinations in New Global Circumstances

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/9780226135083.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Here we take up three interrelated theoretical and empirical points, as follows: 1) Class formation in 21st century U.S., with specific focus on the power and complexities of race/ethnicity/national ... More


The Downwardly Mobile

Jessi Streib

in Privilege Lost: Who Leaves the Upper Middle Class and How They Fall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190854041
eISBN:
9780190854089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854041.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Downward mobility is common, but we know little about who falls from the upper-middle class, how, and why they don’t see it coming. This chapter provides an overview of how intergenerational downward ... More


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

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Competition around U.S. college admissions, particularly at the most selective colleges and universities, has never been greater, and recent research suggests that where one attends college matters ... More


And the British?

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The British represent the third element in the Indian melting-pot and have a greater say in India's destiny than the Muslims. What did England get in the way of a new spiritual outlook by their ... More


“Bandwagons Work Like Magic in Tourism.”

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

It was concluded that travel to Europe was especially popular among the college-educated because they were from a milieu where traveling to Europe gave them social status. Social scientists had been ... More


“Ice-cream Sundays”: Food and the Liminal Spaces of Class in Pollyanna

Samantha Christensen

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the link between food and class relations in Pollyanna to reveal the subtlety with which Eleanor Porter blurs the hierarchal divisions between rich and poor. It begins with the ... More


Auden's Britten

Philip Brett

in Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter inquires into the inspiration that propelled Britten to produce Peter Grimes, depicting the internalized oppression of an allegorical figure undoubtedly signifying “the homosexual,” at ... More


The Art of Camping: Roughing It during the Decades before Automobiles

Terence Young

in Heading Out: A History of American Camping

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801454028
eISBN:
9781501712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454028.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the era of camping before the automobile came onto the scene. Camping persisted as a largely upper-middle-class and white activity during this time, but its popularity grew ... More


Introduction

Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves

in The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040351
eISBN:
9780252098772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040351.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to present a richly contextualized global history of the role of Olympic amateurism, from Coubertin's Olympic revival in 1894 through ... More


Thomas Pollock: The Destroyer

David La Vere

in The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610900
eISBN:
9781469612577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610900.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes Thomas Pollock and William Brice as North Carolinians cut from the same bolt of cloth. Both were men on the make, always looking for opportunities to increase their wealth. ... More


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