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Mortgaging the AncestorsIdeologies of Attachment in Africa

Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Parker Shipton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This interdisciplinary book is about land, belonging, and the mortgage—and how people of different cultural backgrounds understand them in Africa. Drawing on years of ethnographic observation, this ... More

Out of ReachPlace, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Scott W. Allard

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Sweeping changes in welfare programs since 1996 have transformed the way America cares for its poor. Today, for every dollar spent on cash welfare payments, some twenty dollars are spent on service ... More

Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Quantitative Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs

Edward H. Kaplan and Ron Brookmeyer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087512
eISBN:
9780300128222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

How successful are HIV prevention programs? Which HIV prevention programs are most cost effective? Which programs are worth expanding and which should be abandoned altogether? This book addresses the ... More

School Choice and the Question of AccountabilityThe Milwaukee Experience

School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book refocuses the debate about school choice programs in America, with a non-partisan assessment of the nation's largest and longest-running private school voucher program—the high-profile ... More

Smiling Through the Cultural CatastropheToward the Revival of Higher Education

Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Revival of Higher Education

Jeffrey Hart

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087048
eISBN:
9780300130522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087048.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Although the essential books of Western civilization are no longer central in our courses or in our thoughts, they retain their ability to energize us intellectually, states this book. It presents a ... More

Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Eli Ginzberg

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082326
eISBN:
9780300133011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082326.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Academic health centers (AHCs) have played a key role in propelling the United States to world leadership in technological advances in medicine. At the same time, however, many of these urban-based ... More

The Winds of FreedomAddressing Challenges to the University

The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Gerhard Casper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

As president of Stanford University, the author of this book established a reputation as a tireless, forward-thinking advocate for higher education. His speeches, renowned for their intelligence, ... More

Worlds Apart?Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Tammy Berberi, Elizabeth C. Hamilton, and Ian Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Today's foreign language teachers are increasingly expected to be skilled in addressing multiple intelligences and differing learning styles, yet no reliable resources exist that consolidate the best ... More

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