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End of ConsensusDiversity, Neighborhoods, and the Politics of Public School Assignments

End of Consensus: Diversity, Neighborhoods, and the Politics of Public School Assignments

Toby L. Parcel and Andrew J. Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622545
eISBN:
9781469622569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622545.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

One of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas, Wake County, North Carolina, added more than a quarter million new residents during the first decade of this century, an increase of almost 45 ... More

Longing for the BombOak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia

Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia

Lindsey A. Freeman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622378
eISBN:
9781469623177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Tucked into the folds of Appalachia and kept off all commercial maps, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was created for the Manhattan Project by the U.S. government in the 1940s. The city has experienced the ... More

Mobilizing New YorkAIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Tamar W. Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Examining three interconnected case studies, this book demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on an ... More

Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America"Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Benjamin René Jordan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Contrary to works arguing that both Boy Scouting and mainstream American manhood emphasized primitive virility and martial aggression in the early twentieth century, this book demonstrates that the ... More

System KidsAdolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

Lauren J. Silver

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622590
eISBN:
9781469622613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622590.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book considers the daily lives of adolescent mothers as they negotiate the child welfare system to meet the needs of their children and themselves. Often categorized as dependent and delinquent, ... More

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