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The Village Its Physical Structure

André Béteille

in Caste, Class and Power: Changing Patterns of Stratification in a Tanjore Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077435
eISBN:
9780199081080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077435.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an account of the physical structure of Sripuram. It starts by presenting a brief account of the location of Sripuram in relation to important geographical and cultural ... More


The Fetish of Difference

Richard Bernstein

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter muses on the proper balance between love of one's own ethnic or religious identity and loyalty to the larger public American identity. It recognizes that the multiculturalism of today ... More


Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Ghazala Jamil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Through an ethnographic exploration of everyday life infused with Marxist urbanism and critical theory, this work charts out the changes taking place in Muslim neighbourhoods in Delhi in the backdrop ... More


Fragments or Ties?: The Defense of Difference

Martha Minow

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter identifies other factors that bind Americans together, even in an age of so-called “identity politics”, the allegiances that gays, blacks, immigrants, Latinos, and others show to their ... More


The current state of vocational rehabilitation services

Joanne Ross (ed.)

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

‘Vocational rehabilitation’ is used as an umbrella term to describe a wide range of processes and interventions that enable people with a health condition, injury or disability to enter, return to or ... More


Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work

David Wainwright

Elaine Wainwright, Rachel Black, and Susan Kenyon (eds)

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents findings from a qualitative study of long-term Incapacity Benefit (IB) recipients who had utilised return-to-work interventions. Returning Incapacity Benefit recipients to work ... More


The Ambivalence of Citizenship:: African-American Intellectuals in Search of Community

Kevin Gaines

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter shows that Blacks continue to provoke white fears of the unassimilable black fragment, and the special history of blacks in this country complicates the efforts of black intellectuals to ... More


Access to higher education for disabled students: a policy success story?

Sheila Riddell Elisabet Weedon

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an outline of the progress made by disabled students in accessing higher education for the past twenty years. It states that despite the evident gains, it has become clear that ... More


Consolidating Power: Banner Government and Local Control

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter uncovers a forgotten history of local agency in the first thirty years after the initial settlement. In this period, Shuangcheng saw the consolidation of both local administration and ... More


Social Formation in the Early Republic

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

By examining a rent-resistance movement in Shuangcheng in the early Republic of China (1912-49), this chapter reveals that the tensions built into the unequal land entitlements in the Qing continued ... More


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