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 Bringing Race to the Center: Extrareligious Activities

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates interracial churches' participation in extra‐religious activities, paying particular attention to the ways in which they address issues of race and racial inequality. ... More


It’s Not Only Who You Know, It’s Also Where They Are: Using the Position Generator to Investigate the Structure of Access to Embedded Resources 1

Sandra Enns, Todd Malinick, and Ralph Matthews

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0115
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the relationship between the groups and social activities people are involved in and their potential to form ties to resource-rich positions within their social networks. The ... More


Relating Citizenship Rights and Social Movements over Time

Joe Foweraker and Todd Landman

in Citizenship Rights and Social Movements: A Comparative and Statistical Analysis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240463
eISBN:
9780191696831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240463.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter turns to the relationship between rights and social movements, and deploys a variety of quantitative methods in order to examine this relationship both within and across cases. These ... More


The Contours of Social Movements

Joe Foweraker and Todd Landman

in Citizenship Rights and Social Movements: A Comparative and Statistical Analysis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240463
eISBN:
9780191696831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240463.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describe trends in measures and indicators of social movement activity for the four cases of Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Spain. The chapter is organized into three sections. The first ... More


Relating Citizenship Rights and Social Movements through Time

Joe Foweraker and Todd Landman

in Citizenship Rights and Social Movements: A Comparative and Statistical Analysis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240463
eISBN:
9780191696831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240463.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 looked at the relationship between citizenship rights and social movements over time. For the periods under study in three of the four cases, the chapter concludes that this relationship is ... More


Society and Economic Activity

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the social and economic activities in Mauryan India during the reign of Aśoka Maurya. It suggests that social and economic activities are of particular significance during this ... More


Introduction

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter establishes the conceptual framework that underlies the set of unorthodox observations made in the main body of the book, which deals with actual instantiations of aetiologcial myth in ... More


Social Activities of the Black Elite “It was a breath of life to me”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Ida B. Wells's teaching career in Memphis and her participation in the social activities of the black aristocrats of the city. Becoming a teacher in the public schools of ... More


Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Romila Thapar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This volume is about the history of the decline of the Mauryan dynasty in ancient India and the reign of Aśoka Maurya. It describes the sources of information for this study and Aśoka's early life, ... More


The Internet and Social Interaction: A Meta-analysis and Critique of Studies, 1995–2003

Irina Shklovski, Sara Kiesler, and Robert Kraut

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

One of the central questions animating much social-science research on the social impact of new technology is the specific effect it has on social relationships. This chapter provides a quantitative ... More


Social practices, moral frameworks and religious values in the lives of older people

Carmel Gallagher

in Valuing older people: A humanist approach to ageing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422927
eISBN:
9781447304173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422927.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter seeks to understand how older people live from day to day in neighbourhoods and communities: how they interact, what their social activities are, and to what extent these activities ... More


The Ethnography of Reading

Jonathan Boyarin (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Writing, the subject of much innovative scholarship in recent years, is only half of what we call literacy. The other half, reading, receives its due in these essays by a group of anthropologists and ... More


Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Mary Chamberlain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the processes of nation building in the British West Indies. It argues that nation building was a complex and messy affair, involving women and men in a range of social and ... More


A Comparison of Faith-Based and Secular Nonprofit Service Providers

Scott W. Allard

in Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the differences and similarities between secular and faith-based organizations by comparing the service provision across secular nonprofit organizations and various types of ... More


Village People: Race, class, nation and the community spirit

Katharine Tyler

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies a set of white middle-class discourses and practices that justify the marginalisation of wealthy and lower-class Asian residents from participation in the social networks and ... More


Globalisation and the knowledge economy

Graham Room

in The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explains that the development of the new knowledge-based economy is intimately bound up with the process of globalisation. It defines globalisation as the organisation of economic, ... More


“In the Outer Boundaries”: Pentecostalism, Politics, and Reies López Tijerina's Civic Activism

Rudiger V. Busto

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the roots of Tijerina's land grant activism in light of his Pentecostal training, his experience with “sacred” texts, and his eventual return to Roman Catholicism. It looks at ... More


The Wider Subjectivities of Men in Reserved Occupations in Wartime Glasgow and Clydeside

Alison Chand

in Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter analyses the narratives of men who worked in reserved occupations in Clydeside to explore wider aspects of their individual subjectivities other than gender. Areas of subjectivity ... More


Black Police Associations: Why Join? What Do They Do?

Simon Holdaway

in Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Having analysed the development of the first Black Police Association (BPA) in the UK, which laid down the foundation for embryonic associations in other constabularies, the new, post-1994 ... More


Social Participation and Subjective Well-Being

Qin Gao

in Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190218133
eISBN:
9780190672966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218133.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter 8 investigates the association between Dibao receipt and social participation as well as subjective well-being. The chapter reveals some unintended associations between Dibao receipt and ... More


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