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Capital, Alienation, or Challenge? What Matters for Pathways to College

Catherine R. Cooper, Robert G. Cooper, Margarita Azmitia, Gabriela Chavira, and Yvette Gullatt

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The previous chapter examined how adolescents’ growing maturity, including their college–going identities, can be motivated by a sense of agency and connectedness in the service of their own dreams ... More


The New Haven Youth Movement

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates the New Haven youth movement in the late 1980s. Fostered by a coalition of black college students and working-class youth, the New Haven youth movement coordinated an ... More


Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Lynn S. Chancer, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, and Christine Trost (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This book confronts the persistent issues of youth unemployment and worsening socioeconomic precarity in the United States. While overall unemployment has declined, the unemployment rate remains ... More


Introduction

Vincent DiGirolamo

in Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Selling and delivering newspapers was one of the first and most formative experiences of America’s youth throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, yet its history has been obscured by myth ... More


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