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Unequal Opportunities: Class, Caste and Social Mobility1

DIVYA VAID and ANTHONY HEATH

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses intergenerational class mobility, which is the extent to which sons — and even daughters — follow in their father's footsteps. It asks how ‘open’ India is, and whether it is ... More


A Revolution of the Soul: Transformative Experiences and Immediate Abolition

Michael P. Young

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

During the 1830s, organized efforts to abolish slavery in the United States experienced a sea change. From 1832 to 1838 an estimated one hundred twenty thousand Northerners rallied around calls for ... More


Transformation to Democracy: The Struggles of Georgian Women

Medea Badashvili

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the impact of transformation from communism to democracy on women's social and political status in Georgia. It identifies the factors that shaped Georgian women's experience ... More


Integral Anarchism

Simon Springer

in The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The fifth chapter seeks to position anarchism as an ethical philosophy of nonviolence and the absolute rejection of war. The argument contextualizes outside of religion and within the processual ... More


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