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Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)
Shamus Rahman Khan

Princeton University Press, 2012

As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times have changed. Today, a new elite of boys and girls is being molded at St. Paul's, one that reflects the hope of openness but also the persistence of inequality. In Privilege , Shamus Khan returns to his alma mater to provide an inside look at an institution that has ...


Kate Brian

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008

MOST GIRLS WOULD DIE FOR A LIFE OF PRIVILEGE.... SOME WOULD EVEN KILL FOR IT. Ariana Osgood ruled exclusive Easton Academy -- until she was arrested for murdering Thomas Pearson. She's spent the past two years at the Brenda T. Trumbull Correctional Facility for Women plotting her escape and is determined to get a second chance at the glamorous life she left behind. And Ariana will do anything to get her way.... From the author of the ...


Privilege: A Reader
Michael S. Kimmel, Abby L. Ferber

Westview Press, 2013

Privilege is about more than being white, wealthy, and male—as Michael Kimmel, Abby Ferber, and a wide range of contributors make clear in this innovative and timely anthology. In an era when “diversity” is too often shorthand for “of color” and/or “female,” the personal and analytical essays in this collection explore the multifaceted nature of social location and consider how gender, class, race, sexual orientation, (dis)ability and ...


Privilege, Power, and Difference
Allan G Johnson

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2001

This brief supplemental book provides students with an easily applied theoretical model for thinking about systems of privilege and difference. Writing in accessible, conversational prose, Johnson joins theory with engaging examples in ways that enable students to see the nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.


Privilege And Power 2 (Romance about first times), 2014

Dark Secrets Emerge - The suspense continues! Following a disastrous fire at Elton Jnr's house, surely things can't get any worse for Allie and the Davids family - but the fire is just the start. The lives of Allie and her family are about to be turned upside down by events that could never have been foreseen. A long forgotten character emerges once more in Allies life with some news that leaves her fearful for the life of a close family ...


Privilege: A Reader

Westview Press, 2009

Innovative and thought-provoking, this timely anthology expands the concept of privilege in America beyond the traditional limiters of being white and male. In addition to readings from well-known authors in the field, this edition includes pieces from contemporary scholars breaking new ground in superordinate studies. Seventeen carefully selected essays explore the multifaceted aspects of privilege: how race, gender, class, and sexual ...


Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class
Ross Gregory Douthat

Hyperion, 2006

Now in paperback, the penetrating critique of elite universities and the culture of privilege they perpetuate Ross Gregory Douthat arrived at Harvard University in the fall of 1998 carrying an idealized vision of Ivy League life. But the Harvard of his dreams, an institution fueled by intellectual curiosity and entrusted with the keys to liberal education, never materialized. Instead, he found himself in a school rife with elitism and moneyed ...


Privilege, Power, and Difference
Allan G. Johnson

McGraw-Hill, 2005

This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it. This extraordinarily successful book has been used across the country, both inside and outside the ...


White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism
Paula S. Rothenberg

Worth Publishers, 2011

Studies of racism often focus on its devastating effects on the victims of prejudice. But no discussion of race is complete without exploring the other side--the ways in which some people or groups actually benefit, deliberately or inadvertently, from racial bias. This is the subject of Paula Rothenberg's groundbreaking anthology, White Privilege. The new edition of White Privilege once again challenges readers to explore ideas for using ...


The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of ...
Madeline, PhD Levine

Harper Perennial, 2008

In recent years, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent, loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, substance abuse, and anxiety disorders—rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents. Materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating ...


Price of Privilege
Jessica Dotta

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2015

Having finally discovered the truth of her birthright, Julia Elliston is determined to outwit Chance Macy at his own game. Holding a secret he’d kill to keep, however, is proving more difficult than she imagined. Just when Julia thinks she’s managed to untangle herself from Macy’s clutches, he changes tactics with a risky ploy. As the scandal of the century breaks loose, drawing rooms all over London whisper what so far newspapers have ...


The Pain Of Privilege (A Poor Man at the Gate Series Book 4)

The Electronic Book Company, 2014

The Pain Of Privilege: Tom and Lady Verity have set out their plans for the family and intend to place their dynasty in a position of economic, social and political leadership in England. Captain Matthew Star returns to England and makes a love match with their daughter, Charlotte, much to her mother’s displeasure. With thousands of ex-military men now unemployed, riots and machine-breaking become a commonplace in the industrial areas, ...


Privilege Waived - Part 2: Remember Me?

Dominic Casey, 2014

Privilege Waived – Part II, Remember Me? There was no accidental drowning. Caylee’s death was premeditated murder . . . the reader will learn the identity of the murderer, the identity of the person who disposed of Caylee’s body, the identity of ‘Zannie the Nanny’ and the reality behind the infamous woods video. The heat from the July summer of 2008 in Orlando, Florida was created when toddler Caylee Marie Anthony went ...


Born To Privilege (A Poor Man at the Gate Series Book 3)

The Electronic Book Company, 2014

Born To Privilege: In this classic historical fiction novel, first published in 2014, erstwhile smuggler, Caribbean privateer and now a wealthy but unscrupulous businessman, Thomas Andrews is married with teenage children. He exerts increasing influence in the corridors of power. His wife Lady Verity plans to see daughter Charlotte wed to a suitable match. Both Tom’s and partner Joseph Star’s sons venture out into the world as a rite of ...


Executive Privilege
Phillip Margolin

Harper, 2009

When private detective Dana Cutler is hired to follow college student Charlotte Walsh, she never imagines the trail will lead to the White House. But the morning after Walsh's clandestine meeting with Christopher Farrington, President of the United States, the pretty young coed is dead—the latest victim, apparently, of a fiend dubbed "the D.C. Ripper." A junior associate in an Oregon law firm, Brad Miller is stunned by the death row ...


Privilege Preserved (A Poor Man at the Gate Series Book 5)

The Electronic Book Company, 2014

Privilege Preserved: Tom and Joseph’s sons are increasingly successful in the world of commerce. Even James, who returns to London crippled, faces new challenges. Tom is rebuilding his personal life but is inevitably being side-lined by their successes. Wealthy from dealings in New Orleans, Henry Star becomes involved in murder. He contemplates marrying the daughter of an American judge – not however, for her looks! Meanwhile, the ...


Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege
Bob Mullaly

Oxford University Press, 2010

Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege is the definitive guide to anti-oppressive social work, which is a prominent part of social work theory and practice in Canada. Bob Mullaly examines the many forms that oppression can take, at the personal, cultural, and structural (or institutional) levels. The text outlines the necessary practices and approaches that social work must adopt in order to fight against oppression and assist those ...


Privilege Waived-Part I: 1,043 (Part I-Update)

Dominic Casey, 2014

This book contains three (3) PDF Documents which are for exhibit purposes only. Part II currently available and reveals Casey Anthony’s activities leading up to and, during the mysterious 31 days before Caylee Anthony was reported missing in comprehensive detail. A reflection of testimonial untruths is also revealed. The facts of the case are supported by the evidence . . . the facts are undisputed as you will determine in this latest ...


Black Skin Privilege and the American Dream

The David Horowitz Freedom Center, 2013

The term "white skin privilege" was first made popular during the 1960s by the Weatherman terrorists as they launched their bombing run against "Amerikkka," calling on whites to give up the power their skin color gave them and join the global race war the radicals believed was already in progress. Weatherman was a fringe group most of whose ideas were rejected by the dominant culture. But unfortunately their views on race were not. In succeeding ...


The Privilege of Being a Woman
Alice von Hildebrand

The Catholic University of America Press, 2005

Women historically have been denigrated as lower than men or viewed as privileged. Dr. Alice von Hildebrand characterizes the difference between such views as based on whether man's vision is secularistic or steeped in the supernatural. She shows that feminism's attempts to gain equality with men by imitation of men is unnatural, foolish, destructive, and self-defeating. The Blessed Mother's role in the Incarnation points to the true privilege ...



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