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The BigotWhy Prejudice Persists

The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists

Stephen E Bronner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300162516
eISBN:
9780300163735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162516.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book presents bigotry as a systematic, all-encompassing mindset that has a special affinity for rightwing movements. It explores the appeal of bigotry, the self-image it justifies, the interests ... More

The Bus KidsChildren's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Ira W. Lit

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book offers a compelling and uniquely detailed examination of the experiences of kindergarten students in California participating in a voluntary school desegregation program. It focuses on the ... More

California DreamingReforming Mathematics Education

California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Suzanne Wilson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book presents a history of efforts to reform mathematics education in California throughout the last two decades of the 20th century. That history is a contentious one, full of such fervour and ... More

Everyday MysticismA Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Ariel Glucklich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Everyday Mysticism is a close look at a school for the study of the self in the deep Israeli desert. The school, which was established in the community of Neot Smadar in 1989, assumes the external ... More

From Land to MouthThe Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Paul Sillitoe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Among the Wola people of Papua New Guinea, using the term “economy” is problematic. Distribution is unnecessary; the producers of everyday needs are the consumers: produce goes largely “from land to ... More

A History of Yale's School of MedicinePassing Torches to Others

A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Gerard N. Burrow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book tells the story of the Yale University School of Medicine, tracing its history from its origins in 1810, when it had four professors and 37 students, to its present status as one of the ... More

Importing Poverty?Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Philip Martin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American agriculture employs some 2.5 million workers during a typical year, most for fewer than six months. Three fourths of these farm workers are immigrants, half are unauthorized, and most will ... More

Improving Literacy in AmericaGuidelines from Research

Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Frederick J. Morrison, Heather Bachman, and Carol Connor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

An alarmingly high number of American students continue to lack proficiency in reading, maths, and science. The various attempts to address this problem have all too often resulted in “silver bullet” ... More

Land Reform in RussiaInstitutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Stephen K. Wegren

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book presents an account of Russia's land reform initiatives from the late 1980s to today. In Russia, a country controlling more land than any other nation, land ownership is central to ... More

Learning PolicyWhen State Education Reform Works

Learning Policy: When State Education Reform Works

David K. Cohen and Heather C. Hill

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089479
eISBN:
9780300133349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089479.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Education reformers and policymakers argue that improved students' learning requires stronger academic standards, stiffer state tests, and accountability for students' scores. Yet these efforts seem ... More

The Learning to Teach Through DiscussionThe Art of Turning the Soul

The Learning to Teach Through Discussion: The Art of Turning the Soul

Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120004
eISBN:
9780300155822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120004.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book presents a case study of two people learning to teach. It shows them engaging two groups of fourth-grade students in discussion about the meaning of texts—what the text terms “interpretive ... More

Mortgaging the AncestorsIdeologies of Attachment in Africa

Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Parker Shipton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This interdisciplinary book is about land, belonging, and the mortgage—and how people of different cultural backgrounds understand them in Africa. Drawing on years of ethnographic observation, this ... More

Out of ReachPlace, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Scott W. Allard

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Sweeping changes in welfare programs since 1996 have transformed the way America cares for its poor. Today, for every dollar spent on cash welfare payments, some twenty dollars are spent on service ... More

Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Edward H. Kaplan and Ron Brookmeyer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

How successful are HIV prevention programs? Which HIV prevention programs are most cost effective? Which programs are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the ... More

The Racial Glass CeilingSubordination in American Law and Culture

The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Roy L. Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beyond the conventional sources of racial inequality—racism for liberals and a dysfunctional black culture for conservatives—lies a source of racial inequality little discussed or studied in our ... More

School Choice and the Question of AccountabilityThe Milwaukee Experience

School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book refocuses the debate about school choice programs in America, with a non-partisan assessment of the nation's largest and longest-running private school voucher program—the high-profile ... More

Smiling Through the Cultural CatastropheToward the Revival of Higher Education

Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Revival of Higher Education

Jeffrey Hart

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087048
eISBN:
9780300130522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087048.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Although the essential books of Western civilization are no longer central in our courses or in our thoughts, they retain their ability to energize us intellectually, states this book. It presents a ... More

The Sociologist's EyeReflections on Social Life

The Sociologist's Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Kai Erikson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300106671
eISBN:
9780300231779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106671.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book is a masterful introduction to, and appreciation of, sociology as a window into our world. The culmination of a distinguished career, and a fascinating exploration into the nature of human ... More

Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Eli Ginzberg

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082326
eISBN:
9780300133011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082326.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Academic health centers (AHCs) have played a key role in propelling the United States to world leadership in technological advances in medicine. At the same time, however, many of these urban-based ... More

The Winds of FreedomAddressing Challenges to the University

The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Gerhard Casper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

As president of Stanford University, the author of this book established a reputation as a tireless, forward-thinking advocate for higher education. His speeches, renowned for their intelligence, ... More

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