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Creating the Suburban School AdvantageRace, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

Creating the Suburban School Advantage: Race, Localism, and Inequality in an American Metropolis

John L. Rury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748394
eISBN:
9781501748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explains how American suburban school districts gained a competitive edge over their urban counterparts. It focuses on the period between 1950 and 1980, and presents a detailed study of ... More

Disruptions of Daily LifeJapanese Literary Modernism in the World

Disruptions of Daily Life: Japanese Literary Modernism in the World

Arthur M. Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752919
eISBN:
9781501752933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752919.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explores the mass-media landscape of the early twentieth cspecific authorsentury to uncover the subversive societal impact of four major Japanese authors: Tanizaki Jun'ichirō, Yokomitsu ... More

When There Was No AidWar and Peace in Somaliland

When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland

Sarah G. Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747151
eISBN:
9781501747168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747151.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

For all of the doubts raised about the effectiveness of international aid in advancing peace and development, there are few examples of developing countries that are even relatively untouched by it. ... More

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