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The More Things Change, the More Threatening They Feel: White Youths' Attitudes on Equity

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/9780199899630.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter Five focuses on the perspectives of white students who are the numerical “minority” in the U.S. and South African schools; yet, their racial groups maintain economic (and political—in the ... More


The Impact of Diversity Initiatives on White Students—What Do the Students Say?

George Yancey

in Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter utilizes data from an Internet survey of students at Protestant colleges and universities to investigate white students’ reaction toward diversity initiatives. The reaction majority ... More


Class and Racial Differences in U.S. School Disciplinary Environments

Richard Arum and Melissa Velez

in Improving Learning Environments: School Discipline and Student Achievement in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778039
eISBN:
9780804781688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778039.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the moderately high levels of victimization in schools reported by students in the United States. For American students, school climate measures are strongly associated with ... More


Commercial Spirituals

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

As jubilee troupes multiplied and grew in popularity, minstrels and variety performers began to burlesque their performances by using songs modeled on spirituals, which I call commercial spirituals. ... More


Creating a Sexually Just Campus Culture

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on the theology of Johann Metz, students’ reflections concerning sexual assault, and social scientific research, this final chapter identifies three essential commitments needed to create a ... More


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