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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

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

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