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Assembled in JapanElectrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Simon Partner

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book investigates one of the great success stories of the twentieth century: the rise of the Japanese electronics industry. Contrary to mainstream interpretation, it discovers that behind the ... More

Asylum, migration and community

Asylum, migration and community

Maggie O'Neill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422231
eISBN:
9781447301516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Issues of asylum, migration, humanitarian protection, and integration/belonging are of growing interest beyond the disciplines of refugee studies, migration, and social policy. Rooted in more than ... More

At the Chef's TableCulinary Creativity in Elite Restaurants

At the Chef's Table: Culinary Creativity in Elite Restaurants

Vanina Leschziner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804787970
eISBN:
9780804795494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787970.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book is about the creative work of chefs at elite restaurants in New York City and San Francisco. Based on interviews with chefs and observation of their work in restaurant kitchens, the book ... More

At the MarginsDiscourses of Development, Democracy, and Regionalism in Orissa

At the Margins: Discourses of Development, Democracy, and Regionalism in Orissa

Jayanta Sengupta

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099154
eISBN:
9780199085224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In comparison to other linguistic movements in India, Orissa is the single instance of a pan-regional linguistic identity that made a successful negotiation with the colonial state by using ... More

Atonement and ForgivenessA New Model for Black Reparations

Atonement and Forgiveness: A New Model for Black Reparations

Roy Brooks

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239418
eISBN:
9780520939738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239418.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book reframes one of the most important, controversial, and misunderstood issues of our time in this far-reaching reassessment of the growing debate on black reparation. It shifts the focus of ... More

Authors of the StormMeteorologists and the Culture of Prediction

Authors of the Storm: Meteorologists and the Culture of Prediction

Gary Fine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226249520
eISBN:
9780226249544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Whether it is used as an icebreaker in conversation or as the subject of serious inquiry, “the weather” is one of the few subjects that everyone talks about. And though we recognize the faces that ... More

Backlash against Welfare MothersPast and Present

Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Ellen Reese

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late 1940s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the ... More

Banding TogetherHow Communities Create Genres in Popular Music

Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music

Jennifer C. Lena

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150765
eISBN:
9781400840458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150765.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Why do some music styles gain mass popularity while others thrive in small niches? This book explores this question and reveals the attributes that together explain the growth of twentieth-century ... More

BanishedThe New Social Control In Urban America

Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With urban poverty rising and affordable housing disappearing, the homeless and other “disorderly” people continue to occupy public space in many American cities. Concerned about the alleged ill ... More

Bargaining for BrooklynCommunity Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Nicole P. Marwell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

When middle-class residents fled American cities in the 1960s and 1970s, government services and investment capital left too. Countless urban neighborhoods thus entered phases of precipitous decline, ... More

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