Всего публикаций в данном разделе: 6
The ideology of meritocracy and the power of wealth: School selection and the reproduction of race and class inequality [диссертация]
Опубликовано на портале: 19-05-2004Heather Beth Johnson, Thomas M. Shapiro
Организация: Northeastern University
This dissertation examines the interconnections between race, wealth inequality, and ideology in the decision making-processes of how black and white parents choose elementary and secondary schools for their children in the United States.
Not one of them: Women's experience of the middle class [диссертация]
Опубликовано на портале: 19-05-2004Gwendolyn Richtermeyer, Joey Sprague
University of Kansas , 2001
This research explores how social class works in the professional middle class with White and Black women and Latinas. Using focus groups, homogeneous by race/ethnic group and class biography, to investigate their experiences, I compared women who come from less privileged classes with those who have always been middle class. My primary questions were to discover how they became the women they are today and how they experience their professional lives, predominantly in the workplace. By focusing on motivational influences, obstacles and resources, I was able to reveal the workings of cl
The politics of poverty: Race, class, motherhood, and the National Welfare Rights Organization, 1965--1975 [диссертация]
Опубликовано на портале: 19-05-2004Andrea Jule Sachs, Elaine Tyler May
Организация: University of Minnesota
This dissertation uses the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) as a case study of the politics of poverty. It argues that, in a society that denies the very existence of class, poor Americans face almost insurmountable challenges when they try to mobilize around their own poverty.
Опубликовано на портале: 23-06-2004Eduardo Segarra
Организация: Texas Tech University (Texas Tech University)
The Economic Impacts of the Texas Wine and Wine Grape Industry in the State’s Economy. Wine grape growing and wine making in Texas have taken place for over three hundred years. In 1900, Texas had 20 to 30 wineries, but the majority of these did not survive prohibition. By the late 1960s, only one winery remained operating in the state. In early-to-mid 1970s, wine grape growing and wine making activities experienced a rebirth in the state. Currently, there are 28 wineries in the state which produce between 800000 and 1300000 gallons of wine annually. In this study, the Texas wine
The place of the poor: Poverty, space and the politics of representation in downtown Vancouver, 1950--1997 (British Columbia) [диссертация]
Опубликовано на портале: 19-05-2004Jeffrey Douglas Sommers, N.K. Bromley
Организация: Simon Fraser University (Simon Fraser University)
This dissertation examines the social construction of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood since 1950, challenging the recent narrative of urban decline which has situated the area as a skid row district where an influx of drug addicts has displaced a poor but respectable working class community, inducing a spiral of decline.
Опубликовано на портале: 19-05-2004Hyun Hwa Son
Организация: University of New South Wales
Korea and Thailand are regarded as tiger economies for their success in achieving impressive economic growth during the last three decades. Along with their illustrious growth performances, both economies have experienced significant changes in inequality and poverty over the last decade of the twentieth century. This thesis deals with these three phenomena examining both the methodological and empirical aspects with focus on Korea and Thailand. The study uses unit-record micro data that include the Family Income and Expenditure Survey and the Survey of the Economically Active Population