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Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the ... More


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


The Making of Medieval Antifraternalism: Polemic, Violence, Deviance, and Remembrance

G. Geltner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639458
eISBN:
9780191741098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The mendicant orders—Augustinians, Carmelites, Dominicans, Franciscans, and several other groups—spread across Europe apace from the early thirteenth century, profoundly influencing numerous aspects ... More


The Naxalites and their Ideology

Rabindra Ray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Naxalite beginnings are by now history, and not a little nostalgia tinges the memory of these dreaded events. The leaders, the organizers, the spine, and the continuity of the movement are the ... More


Towards a Labour Market in China

John Knight and Lina Song

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book presents a compilation of studies on China’s labour market. These explore institutional and political constraints on the operation of the market, and their changes over time. The book is ... More


The State of Our Cities: Evidence from Karnataka

Samuel Paul, Kala Seetharam Sridhar, A. Venugopala Reddy, and Pavan Srinath

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080381
eISBN:
9780199081622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080381.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Cities in Karnataka, as in India, suffer from inadequate data and information, which has undermined their ability and that of analysts and policymakers to comprehend the complex forces shaping cities ... More


The Poverty of Riches: St. Francis of Assisi Reconsidered

Kenneth Baxter Wolf

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158083
eISBN:
9780199834877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158083.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The unusually high regard with which Saint Francis of Assisi is held has served to insulate him from any real criticism of the kind of sanctity that he embodied: a sanctity based, first and foremost, ... More


The Heritage

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the meaning the doctrine of the Naxalites appears to have for non-believers is different from what it had for the believers. This is patently indicated by the programme of ... More


State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing

Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198065388
eISBN:
9780199081264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Given the primacy of public service delivery for cities to become engines of growth, this book answers two critical questions. Does low spending explain the state of poor public service delivery? How ... More


Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

In an era of diminishing resources, communities that have historically been served by professionals in established social service settings can no longer rely on outside resources and assistance to ... More


Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice based on a capacity enhancement model offers tremendous potential for unifying communities consisting of groups from very different cultural backgrounds, and in the ... More


War, Towns, and the State

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter concludes the discussion of towns by drawing out the similarities and differences between the impact of war on towns in England and the Netherlands, stressing the geographical and ... More


The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More


Metropolitan Governance, Real‐Estate Projects, and Capital Accumulation

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 4 shifts the geographical focus to the urban edge of metropolitan centers, and from urban to rural land. It outlines the land battles between expansionist urban ... More


Urban Creations: The Cultural Ecology of Composite Animals

David Wengrow

in The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159041
eISBN:
9781400848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159041.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter considers the cultural ecology of composite animals. Paleolithic and Neolithic societies sometimes created durable images of composite beings, and the few surviving candidates have often ... More


Marxism and the City?

Ira Katznelson

in Marxism and the City

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter starts by discussing the vast array of definitions and typologies of the city and the many specifications of the objects of urban studies (geography, sociology, politics, ... More


Pre-Aryan India 1

Deepak Lal

in The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter begins with a discussion of the geographical environment of Pre-Aryan India. It then discusses the emergence of pastoralism and agriculture, this is followed by a look at the development ... More


The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

John Knight and Lina Song

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural–urban divide in economic wellbeing that exists in China. How did it come about? How is it maintained, in the face of equilibrating market ... More


The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book argues that businesswomen were central to urban society and to the operation and development of commerce in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It presents a rich and complicated ... More


Marxism and the City

Ira Katznelson

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Defeated in the East and discredited in the West, Marxism has broken down as an ideology and as a guide to governance. However, for all its flaws, it remains an important tool for understanding and ... More


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