skip to content
Producing success : the culture of personal advancement in an American high school Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Producing success : the culture of personal advancement in an American high school

Author: Peter Demerath
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The result of four years at Midwestern "Wilton High," this book seeks to understand the merciless, competitive culture of an upper-middle-class American high school, showing the various things parents, students and community members do to secure different kinds of advantages for themselves and their families.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Demerath, Peter.
Producing success.
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009013806
(OCoLC)317922561
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Demerath
ISBN: 9780226142425 0226142426 9780226142418 0226142418 9780226142395 0226142396
OCLC Number: 592756271
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 208 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Producing success --
Community, home, and school settings --
The Wilton way: middle-class culture and practice --
Parental support, intervention, and policy manipulation --
The role of the school: institutional advantaging --
Student identity and practice --
Identities for control and success: the acquisition of psychological capital --
Teaching the "point-hungry" student: hypercredentialing in practice --
Costs of personal advancement --
"Generation stress" and school success --
Alienation, marginalization, and incivility --
Conclusions --
Appendix: WBHS 2002 student survey.
Responsibility: Peter Demerath.

Abstract:

Middle- and upper-middle-class students continue to outpace those from less privileged backgrounds. This title examines a typical suburban American high school to explain how some students get ahead.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Producing Success tells a very good story, highlighting matters that are of both current and perennial concern. Demerath's book should lead to interesting discussions about the stresses of academic Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592756271> # Producing success : the culture of personal advancement in an American high school
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "592756271" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> ; # Chicago
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/373.182622/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123370> ; # Social stratification
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/956288> ; # High schools
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136121> ; # Students--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100495> ; # Academic achievement--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102488> ; # Educational sociology--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Topic/high_school> ; # High school
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903596> ; # Educational sociology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Topic/schulerfolg> ; # Schulerfolg
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/794949> ; # Academic achievement
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Topic/social_stratification_united_states> ; # Social stratification--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1020437> ; # Middle class
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Topic/education_secondary> ; # EDUCATION--Secondary
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Topic/sozialstatus> ; # Sozialstatus
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113802> ; # Students--United States--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105600> ; # High schools--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007003528> ; # Middle class--United States
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/86313176> ; # Peter Demerath
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:description "The result of four years at Midwestern "Wilton High," this book seeks to understand the merciless, competitive culture of an upper-middle-class American high school, showing the various things parents, students and community members do to secure different kinds of advantages for themselves and their families."@en ;
   schema:description "Introduction: Producing success -- Community, home, and school settings -- The Wilton way: middle-class culture and practice -- Parental support, intervention, and policy manipulation -- The role of the school: institutional advantaging -- Student identity and practice -- Identities for control and success: the acquisition of psychological capital -- Teaching the "point-hungry" student: hypercredentialing in practice -- Costs of personal advancement -- "Generation stress" and school success -- Alienation, marginalization, and incivility -- Conclusions -- Appendix: WBHS 2002 student survey."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797253685> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/317922561> ;
   schema:name "Producing success : the culture of personal advancement in an American high school"@en ;
   schema:productID "592756271" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/592756271#PublicationEvent/chicago_london_university_of_chicago_press_2009> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> ; # University of Chicago Press
   schema:url <http://belhaven.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=307078> ;
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=471848> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=244555> ;
   schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/317922561.html> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=307078> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=471848> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10356751> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=244555&ref=toc> ;
   schema:url <http://books.google.com/books?id=6X8kAQAAMAAJ> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226142418> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226142395> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226142425> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/592756271> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> # Chicago
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Chicago" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> # University of Chicago Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Chicago Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797253685#Topic/education_secondary> # EDUCATION--Secondary
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "EDUCATION--Secondary"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007003528> # Middle class--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Middle class--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100495> # Academic achievement--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Academic achievement--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102488> # Educational sociology--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Educational sociology--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105600> # High schools--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "High schools--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113802> # Students--United States--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Students--United States--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1020437> # Middle class
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Middle class"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123370> # Social stratification
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social stratification"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136121> # Students--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Students--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/794949> # Academic achievement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Academic achievement"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903596> # Educational sociology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Educational sociology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/956288> # High schools
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "High schools"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/86313176> # Peter Demerath
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Demerath" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter Demerath" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226142395>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0226142396" ;
   schema:isbn "9780226142395" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226142418>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0226142418" ;
   schema:isbn "9780226142418" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226142425>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0226142426" ;
   schema:isbn "9780226142425" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/317922561>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Producing success." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592756271> ; # Producing success : the culture of personal advancement in an American high school
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/592756271>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592756271> ; # Producing success : the culture of personal advancement in an American high school
   schema:dateModified "2017-12-22" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.