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Surviving CollapseBuilding Community toward Radical Sustainability

Surviving Collapse: Building Community toward Radical Sustainability

Christina Ergas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197544099
eISBN:
9780197544136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197544099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

As environmental crises loom, this book makes an argument for radical changes in the ways in which people live in order to stave off a dystopian future. A possible way forward is radical sustainable ... More

The Critique of CommodificationContours of a Post-Capitalist Society

The Critique of Commodification: Contours of a Post-Capitalist Society

Christoph Hermann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197576755
eISBN:
9780197576793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576755.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book explores the intellectual history, nature, and consequences of commodification. While many use the term “commodification,” few realize that it was only introduced in the 1970s by Marxist ... More

Seeing JusticeWitnessing, Crime and Punishment in Visual Media

Seeing Justice: Witnessing, Crime and Punishment in Visual Media

Mary Angela Bock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190926977
eISBN:
9780190927011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926977.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Seeing Justice examines the way criminal justice in the United States is presented in visual media by focusing on the grounded practices of visual journalists in relationship with law enforcement. ... More

DisentanglingThe Geographies of Digital Disconnection

Disentangling: The Geographies of Digital Disconnection

André Jansson and Paul C. Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197571873
eISBN:
9780197571910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

After the rapid rise of digital networking in the 2000s and 2010s, we are now seeing a rise of interest in how people can disentangle their lives from the increasingly pervasive networks of digital ... More

Beyond InterdisciplinarityBoundary Work, Communication, and Collaboration

Beyond Interdisciplinarity: Boundary Work, Communication, and Collaboration

Julie Thompson Klein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571149
eISBN:
9780197571187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571149.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Beyond Interdisciplinarity examines the broadening meaning, heterogeneity, and boundary work of interdisciplinarity. It includes both crossdisciplinary work (encompassing multi-, inter-, and ... More

Unconventional CombatIntersectional Action in the Veterans' Peace Movement

Unconventional Combat: Intersectional Action in the Veterans' Peace Movement

Michael A. Messner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573631
eISBN:
9780197573679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573631.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Race and Ethnicity

Unconventional Combat illuminates the generational transformation of the U.S. veterans’ peace movement, from one grounded mostly in the experiences of White men of the Vietnam War era, to one ... More

We the GamersHow Games Teach Ethics and Civics

We the Gamers: How Games Teach Ethics and Civics

Karen Schrier

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190926106
eISBN:
9780190926144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926106.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

The world is in crisis. The people of the world are all connected, and rely on one another to make ethical decisions and to solve civic problems together. Ethics and civics have always mattered, but ... More

Time and MigrationHow Long-Term Taiwanese Migrants Negotiate Later Life

Time and Migration: How Long-Term Taiwanese Migrants Negotiate Later Life

Ken Chih-Yan Sun

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754876
eISBN:
9781501754883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Based on longitudinal ethnographic work on migration between the United States and Taiwan, this book interrogates how long-term immigrants negotiate their needs as they grow older and how ... More

All Societies DieHow to Keep Hope Alive

All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Samuel Cohn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The author of this book asks us to prepare for the inevitable. Our society is going to die. What are you going to do about it? But the author also wants us to know that there's still reason for hope. ... More

Rich Thanks to RacismHow the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Rich Thanks to Racism: How the Ultra-Wealthy Profit from Racial Injustice

Jim Freeman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755132
eISBN:
9781501755156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

More than fifty years after the civil rights movement, there are still glaring racial inequities all across the United States. This book explains why this is so, as it reveals the hidden strategy ... More

Still a MotherNoncustodial Mothers, Gendered Institutions, and Social Change

Still a Mother: Noncustodial Mothers, Gendered Institutions, and Social Change

Jackie Krasas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754296
eISBN:
9781501754319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754296.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book traces the trajectories of mothers who have lost or ceded custody to an ex-partner. The book argues that these noncustodial mothers' experiences should be understood within a greater web of ... More

What We Mean by the American DreamStories We Tell about Meritocracy

What We Mean by the American Dream: Stories We Tell about Meritocracy

Doron Taussig

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754685
eISBN:
9781501754708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754685.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book invites us to question the American Dream. Did you earn what you have? Did everyone else? The American Dream is built on the idea that Americans end up roughly where we deserve to be in our ... More

Racing for AmericaThe Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

On October 20, 1923, at New York's Belmont Park, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Papyrus, winner of England's greatest horse race, the Epsom Derby. The $100,000 purse for ... More

Aging People, Aging PlacesExperiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Maxwell Hartt, Samantha Biglieri, Mark Rosenberg, and Sarah Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447352563
eISBN:
9781447352655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How well do the places where we live support the wellbeing of older adults? The Canadian population is growing older and is reshaping the nation's economic, social and cultural future. However, the ... More

Young People's ParticipationRevisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Young People's Participation: Revisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Maria Bruselius-Jensen, Ilaria Pitti, and Kay Tisdall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345411
eISBN:
9781447345459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Young people’s participation is an urgent policy and practice concern, across countries and context. This book showcases original research evidence and analysis to consider how, under what ... More

Youth Prospects in the Digital SocietyIdentities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society: Identities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

John Bynner and Walter Heinz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447351467
eISBN:
9781447351511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society In an age when the next generation have worse prospects than their parents, this book appraises the challenges that young people face resulting from the ... More

Still StraightSexual Flexibility among White Men in Rural America

Still Straight: Sexual Flexibility among White Men in Rural America

Tony Silva

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479801091
eISBN:
9781479801084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Hundreds of thousands of straight American men have had sex with multiple men. Not all are closeted gay or bisexual men. Nor are they all just experimenting. This book examines the stories of sixty ... More

Why Face-to-Face Still MattersThe Persistent Power of Cities in the Post-Pandemic Era

Why Face-to-Face Still Matters: The Persistent Power of Cities in the Post-Pandemic Era

Jonathan Reades and Martin Crookston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215991
eISBN:
9781529216035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215991.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Face-to-Face: The Persistent Power of Cities In a Post-Pandemic Era, is about the way that people and firms are adapting to the world of always-on and everywhere digital access, and what that means ... More

The Caring ClassHome Health Aides in Crisis

The Caring Class: Home Health Aides in Crisis

Richard Schweid

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754104
eISBN:
9781501754128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754104.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The number of elderly and disabled Americans in need of home health care is increasing annually, even as the pool of people — almost always women — willing to do this job gets smaller and smaller. ... More

How Green Became GoodUrbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Hillary Angelo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226738994
eISBN:
9780226739182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739182.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book offers a sociological explanation of urban greening as a contemporary global phenomenon, and of widespread perceptions of green as a “good” for cities. Urban-environmental scholarship ... More

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