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Capistalist Civilisation

Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein - Business & Economics - 1995 - 163 pages
In this short, highly readable book, the master of world-systems theory provides a succinct anatomy of capitalism over the past five hundred years. Considering the way ...
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The Hidden Injuries of Class

Richard Sennett - Business & Economics - 1993 - 275 pages
In this intrepid, groundbreaking book, Richard Sennett and Jonathan Cobb uncover and define a new form of class conflict in America an internal conflict in the heart and mind ...
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Two badges: the lives of Mona Ruiz

Mona Ruiz, Geoff Boucher - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 288 pages
The author describes how she went from a gang member, married to an abusive husband, and on welfare to becoming a member of the Santa Ana police force.
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Teaching to change the world

Jeannie Oakes, Martin Lipton - Education - 2007 - 576 pages
Presents a cross-disciplinary forum for the discussion of broad policy issues in education and encourages academic rigor and social justice among students to help ensure a ...
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The One Best System: A History of American Urban Education

David B. Tyack - Education - 1974 - 353 pages
The One Best System a major new interpretation of what actually happened in the development of one of America's most influential institutions. At the same time it is a ...
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The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays

M. M. Bakhtin - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 444 pages
These essays reveal Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975)—known in the West largely through his studies of Rabelais and Dostoevsky—as a philosopher of language, a cultural historian ...
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The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America

Stephen Steinberg - Social Science - 2001 - 317 pages
Sociologist Stephen Steinberg argues that traits which are often considered "ethnic" may well be more directly related to class, locality, and other social conditions. Updated ...
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Estrella's Quinceañera

Malin Alegria - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 288 pages
Estrella's mother and aunt are planning a gaudy, traditional quinceaänera for her, even though it is the last thing she wants.
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Gender Play: Girls and Boys in School

Barrie Thorne - Education - 1993 - 237 pages
Thorne, a professor of sociology at the University of Southern California, offers her insightful observations of elementary school students in class and at play. Though, as she ...
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A Rainbow of Gangs: Street Cultures in the Mega-City

Diego Vigil - Social Science - 2002 - 213 pages
This cross-cultural study of Los Angeles gangs identifies the social and economic factors that lead to gang membership and underscores their commonality across four ethnic ...
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