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Redistributing the PoorJails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity

Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity

Armando Lara-Millán

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197507896
eISBN:
9780197507933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507896.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book argues that the changes taking place in the United States’ largest jails and public hospitals have been drastically misunderstood. And more generally, the way that states govern urban ... More

Capable Women, Incapable StatesNegotiating Violence and Rights in India

Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India

Poulami Roychowdhury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190881894
eISBN:
9780197533888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881894.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

How do women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences? By observing how women navigate the Indian criminal justice system, Roychowdhury provides a unique lens on rights ... More

Spectacle and TrumpismAn Embodied Assemblage Approach

Spectacle and Trumpism: An Embodied Assemblage Approach

Jacob C. Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529212501
eISBN:
9781529212532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212501.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a new perspective on the theory of spectacle to explain the rise of Donald Trump and Trumpism in American society and politics. While Trump is inseparable from the existence of a ... More

The Making of the Populist MovementState, Market, and Party on the Western Frontier

The Making of the Populist Movement: State, Market, and Party on the Western Frontier

Adam Slez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190090500
eISBN:
9780190090531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090500.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides a field theoretic account of the origins of electoral populism, which first emerged in the American state of South Dakota in 1890, at the height of what was known as the Populist ... More

The Death of Human Capital?Its Failed Promise and How to Renew It in an Age of Disruption

The Death of Human Capital?: Its Failed Promise and How to Renew It in an Age of Disruption

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and Sin Yi Cheung

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190644307
eISBN:
9780190644345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Human capital theory, the notion that there is a direct relationship between educational investment and individual and national prosperity, has dominated public policy on education and labor for the ... More

The Partisan Politics of Law and Order

The Partisan Politics of Law and Order

Georg Wenzelburger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190920487
eISBN:
9780190920517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920487.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The comparative study of law and order policies has mostly overlooked partisan politics as a possible explanation of differences between Western nations. Filling this gap in the literature, this book ... More

Democracy ReloadedInside Spain's Political Laboratory from 15-M to Podemos

Democracy Reloaded: Inside Spain's Political Laboratory from 15-M to Podemos

Cristina Flesher Fominaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190099961
eISBN:
9780197500002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

Framed in debates about the crisis of democracy, the book analyzes one of the most influential social movements of recent times: Spain’s “Indignados” or “15-M” movement. In the wake of the global ... More

Discursive Turns and Critical JuncturesDebating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Discursive Turns and Critical Junctures: Debating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Donatella della Porta, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, and Andrea Felicetti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190097431
eISBN:
9780190097462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This volume focuses on the debate that developed in France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom after the terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket, in January 2015. The ... More

Fighting Fascist SpainWorker Protest from the Printing Press

Fighting Fascist Spain: Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Montse Feu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043246
eISBN:
9780252052125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043246.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Fighting Fascist Spain pieces together the story of Spanish immigrants in the United States in their fight against fascism, as reflected in the periodical España Libre and the grassroots activism of ... More

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Abigail C. Saguy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines how and why people use the concept of coming out as a certain kind of person to resist stigma and collectively mobilize for social change. It examines how the concept of coming out ... More

Public CharactersThe Politics of Reputation and Blame

Public Characters: The Politics of Reputation and Blame

James M. Jasper, Michael P. Young, and Elke Zuern

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190050047
eISBN:
9780190050078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050047.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Admirable heroes, threatening villains, innocent victims, and ridiculous minions have long been central to politics and related strategic arenas. These public characters populate the dramas through ... More

Empire's LegacyRoots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

John W.P. Veugelers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Building on the idea of latent political potential, this book offers an alternative interpretation of the contemporary far right. Its main thesis is that relations between colonizers and colonized ... More

Exploring Trade Union IdentitiesUnion Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Bob Smale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores questions of trade union identities and what is termed ‘niche unionism’ in the work. It exposes the inadequacy of the extant industrial relations literature in explaining both ... More

The Ambivalent StatePolice-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190915537
eISBN:
9780190915575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Law, Crime and Deviance

Over the past few decades, debates about policing in poor urban areas have shifted from analyzing the state’s neglect and abandonment to documenting its harsh interventions and punishing presence. ... More

When Animals SpeakToward an Interspecies Democracy

When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy

Eva Meijer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479859351
eISBN:
9781479815661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book develops a theory of political animal voices in three steps. The first part focuses on language. Drawing on insights from recent studies in biology and ethology, it challenges a view of ... More

Take Back Our FutureAn Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Ching Kwan Lee and Ming Sing (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book unveils the causes, processes, and implications of the 2014 seventy-nine-day occupation movement in Hong Kong known as the Umbrella Movement. The chapters ask, how and why had a world ... More

Other People's StrugglesOutsiders in Social Movements

Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Nicholas Owen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Other People’s Struggles is the first attempt in over forty years to explain the place of “conscience constituents” in social movements. Conscience constituents are people who participate in a ... More

Situational BreakdownsUnderstanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Anne Nassauer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides an account of how and why routine interactions break down and how such situational breakdowns lead to protest violence and other types of surprising social outcomes. It takes a ... More

We're Still HerePain and Politics in the Heart of America

We're Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

Jennifer M. Silva

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190888046
eISBN:
9780190888077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888046.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The economy has been brutal to American workers. The chance to provide a better life for one’s children—the promise at the heart of the American Dream—is slipping away. In the face of soaring ... More

Occupying Schools, Occupying LandHow the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... More

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