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Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Mario Luis Small

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Social capital theorists have shown that inequality arises in part because some people enjoy larger, more supportive, or otherwise more useful networks. But why do some people have better networks ... More


How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

Leah Price

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691114170
eISBN:
9781400842186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691114170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book asks how our culture came to frown on using books for any purpose other than reading. When did the coffee-table book become an object of scorn? Why did law courts forbid witnesses to kiss ... More


Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood

Evelyn M. Perry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631387
eISBN:
9781469631400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

“We are in a bind,” writes Evelyn M. Perry. While conventional wisdom asserts that residential racial and economic integration holds great promise for reducing inequality in the United States, ... More


Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future

Kevin T. Smiley

Michael Oluf Emerson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479856794
eISBN:
9781479882922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856794.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Cities are diverging in our contemporary era. Specifically, we use our analysis of Copenhagen and Houston to argue that cities exist for one of two reasons: for markets or for people. Market Cities ... More


Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Iddo Tavory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, Summoned is an in-depth exploration of the social worlds of Orthodox Jews in a Los Angeles neighborhood as well as a theoretical exploration of the ... More


Conclusion

Nicole P. Marwell

in Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The primary goal of this book has been to offer an alternative for theoretically grounding empirical investigation of the problem of ... More


Barrios and Planning Ideology: The Failure of Suburbia and the Dialectics of New Urbanism

David R. Diaz

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter challenges current planning ideology by claiming that what is being called “New Urbanism” is in reality “barrio urbanism” or “Latina/o urbanism.” The social function of the city that New ... More


Neighbourhood change, social inequalities and age-friendly communities

Fleur Thomése, Tine Buffel, and Chris Phillipson

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 3 places the debate about AFCCs within a sociological context and explore the links between ‘community’ on the one side, and the idea of ‘age-friendliness’ on the other. The chapter draws ... More


The Chicago of Jane Addams and Ernest Burgess: Same City, Different Visions

Daphne Spain

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Jane Addams was one of Chicago’s most prominent citizens and the most famous American woman of the Progressive Era. University of Chicago sociologists Ernest Burgess and Robert Park collaborated on ... More


Introduction: The Claim

Michael Oluf Emerson and Kevin T. Smiley

in Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479856794
eISBN:
9781479882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856794.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book’s claim is that cities in the twenty-first century are diverging in their fundamental priorities in one of two directions: toward markets or toward people. In introducing the concepts of ... More


From Ethnic Enclave to Religious Destination

Iddo Tavory

in Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter outlines the historical emergence of the Orthodox neighborhood from a Jewish ethnic enclave and into its status as a religious hub today, and the way in which multiple forms of Orthodoxy ... More


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