ACKNOWLEDGMENTS [chapter]

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Writing this book has been anything but an individual project. As I write these acknowledgments I realize the impossibility of including all those who have shepherded me along this journey. So to those I have recognized and those I haven't, thank you. I am exceedingly grateful to the following organizations for providing generous financial support for this research. The Graduate Division, the Center for Working Families, the Center for the Study of Sexual Cultures, the Center
more » ... ures, the Center for the Study of Peace and Well-Being, the Abigail Reynolds Hodgen Fund, and the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, have all funded the research and writing of this project. My affiliations with the Center for Working Families and the Center for the Study of Sexual Cultures provided me with varied intellectual communities with whom to share my work. It is fitting, given that high school is the topic of this book, that I too return to high school in these acknowledgments. I doubt that this book would exist were it not for the support and mentoring of my two high school English teachers, Mrs. Sheila Kasprzyk, who, quite simply, taught me how to write, and Mrs. Sharon Spiers, who introduced me to the social topics that still drive my research-power, inequality, gender, psychological processes, and feminism. Not surprisingly, during my time at XVII XVlll / Acknowledgments
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