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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... draws on current research on the everyday dynamics of social inclusion and exclusion among the parents of a New York City Parent-Teacher Association to highlight everyday practices of social inequality. Uncovering microsociological dynamics of inequality in settings where established structures...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to these disorders (poverty, malnutrition, overcrowding in schools, lack of parental support) attests to the shrinking public funds available to tackle these issues. In the United States the decrease in money for children’s basic needs has been associated with a series of federal initiatives that instead...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 349–358.
Published: 01 September 2001
... European and North American countries appear to offer disabled children more opportunities. On these grounds, in recent years, some Asian and African parents have migrated to places where they can imagine a better life world...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 255–285.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that had been his favorite course. (He had taken it with Lionel Trilling, I should add.) My two-semester-long Lit Hum course met four times a week, for an hour in the morning, so that teachers and students really got to know each other. I remember one student, a good reader, who always wore the same T...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 323–341.
Published: 01 May 2019
... on the island, published an exchange of letters between Helen Abrikian, an American high school teacher in Browns Town (located in the Jamaican parish of St. Ann), and her former student Laurence Chang, born on the island to Chinese immigrant parents. Appearing in the December 2, 1977, issue of the Daily...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 1993
... their children, wives argue with their husbands, children don’t Islam respect their parents. “Where is the family spirit that binds you together?” the protagonist complains to his relatives. ”Where is the respect of young to old and the compassion of the older for the younger? Where is the mother’s...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 305–327.
Published: 01 May 2018
...; booksellers described the elaborate obstacles for getting books in Arabic into the country; parents, educators, librarians, and others expressed concerns about declining literacy in Arabic among Palestinian youth. During my group’s meetings with different educators, booksellers, authors, and librarians, I...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 507–529.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in China in 2001, a middle-aged Shanghainese woman works as a nanny for a young Cana- dian English teacher who is eager to learn Chinese and the Chinese way of life. The nanny shows up for work in the morning and announces to her employer (who is offscreen) that she is going down to the market...
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Public Culture (1997) 9 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 May 1997
... because key points of Communist infiltration were thought to be ordinary organizations like the Parent TeachersAssociation, the National Council of Churches, and labor unions. While these groups were considered most American because they were most voluntaristic and democratic, that is, while...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... The inefficiency of repression and corruption, the disqualification of social and political intermediaries (parents, teachers’ union, marabouts) , and the inter- ference of the student demonstrations that began in 1987 with campaigning for the 1988...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 221–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... characteristics were what disqualified men from exercising moral and even political agency, while admirably suiting children for it. It was precisely because children and slaves depended on others, whether masters, parents, or teachers, that they could and indeed had to live in the present without any thought...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 513–532.
Published: 01 September 2015
... friend. SM: What expectations did your family and teachers and friends have of you? JRW: My family was a conservative Jewish family whose basic expectation was that I should go to college and find a husband. Their great disappointment was that I was a better student than my brother...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 20–30.
Published: 01 January 1989
..., of the parent party. But local and national Christian Democrat governments themselves are doing little to alleviate the difficult situation of foreign na- tionals in the Federal Republic. The open racism of the rental market in most large cities has been aggravated by the attempts of city governments...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 1994
...). These citizens’ councils convened diverse groups of activists, whose political skills and identities had been honed within a range of political arenas, including the trade union movement, school- based parents associations, and in emerging sectors of the Black Power and Black Nationalist movements...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the perspectives of parents and children are typically associated with the separation and self-definition that intensify at adolescence, we focus here on dilemmas that emerge much earlier—indeed, from the embryonic stage or before...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 May 1992
... - in relations between parents and chil,dren, between husbands and wives, between police and their victims, teachers and pupils. Is the ultimate question for the postcolonial homo Zudens, then, one of “parodying,” or “deriding,” the cornmandement, as the interpretive cate- gories put forth by Bakhtin...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 499–516.
Published: 01 September 2005
...) and An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures (2003). She is currently associate editor of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. Lisa Kessler is an independent editorial and documentary photographer in Boston as well as a teacher of photography at Northeastern University...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: A qualitative reader , edited by Philip M. Ferguson, Diane L. Ferguson, and Steven J. Taylor. New York: Teachers College Press. Bonner, Raymond, and Sara Rimer. 2000 . Mentally retarded man facing Texas execution draws wide attention. New York Times , 12 November, A1 . Boo, Katherine. 1999 . Invisible...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2005
... study to psychology. In 1934, he graduated with a doctorate in psychology from Vienna University, where he claims to have been one of “two star pupils” of his statistics teacher, Paul Lazarsfeld, the pioneer sociologist and psychologist of mass communications, with whom he would later work...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and attended school at Mkhiweni Higher Primary School in Ndebele. In 1978, he graduated to the Eikane High School in what he termed “rural Natal.” Dlamini’s parents had meanwhile moved to Johannesburg to look for work. By the time he arrived...