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Accidental FeminismGender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182537
eISBN:
9780691199993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In India, elite law firms offer a surprising oasis for women within a hostile, predominantly male industry. Less than 10 percent of the country's lawyers are female, but women in the most prestigious ... More

Austerity, Women and the Role of the StateLived Experiences of the Crisis

Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Vicki Dabrowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Using interviews with women from diverse backgrounds, the author of this book makes an invaluable contribution to the debates around the gendered politics of austerity in the UK. Exploring the ... More

Beer and RacismHow Beer Became White, Why It Matters, and the Movements to Change It

Beer and Racism: How Beer Became White, Why It Matters, and the Movements to Change It

Nathaniel Chapman and David Brunsma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529201758
eISBN:
9781529201789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201758.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beer in the United States has always been bound up with race, racism, and the construction of white institutions and identities. This unique book carves a much-needed critical and interdisciplinary ... More

Before March MadnessThe Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Kurt Edward Kemper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043260
eISBN:
9780252052149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043260.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Before March Madness examines the power dynamics of mid-century college sports when their meaning in higher education was still uncertain, when their future in American culture was still ... More

Black Queer FreedomSpaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043376
eISBN:
9780252052255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043376.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, GerShun Avilez argues that queerness, here meaning same-sex desire and gender nonconformity, introduces the threat of injury and that artists throughout the Black diaspora use queer ... More

Creating the Creation MuseumHow Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Creating the Creation Museum: How Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Kathleen C. Oberlin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479881642
eISBN:
9781479897520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The typical story about creationist social movements centers on battles in the classroom or in the courtroom—like the Scopes Trial in 1925. But there is a new setting: a museum. “Prepare to Believe” ... More

Criminology and Public TheologyOn Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Criminology and Public Theology: On Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Andrew Millie (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529207392
eISBN:
9781529207408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207392.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

At a time when criminal justice systems appear to be in a permanent state of crisis, in this collection leading scholars from criminology and theology have come together to challenge criminal justice ... More

Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour MarketRacial Stratification in Ireland

Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour Market: Racial Stratification in Ireland

Ebun Joseph

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134394
eISBN:
9781526158406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134400
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

With race as a central theme, this book presents racial stratification as the underlying system which accounts for the difference in outcomes of Whites and Blacks in the labour market. Critical race ... 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

From Slave Cabins to the White HouseHomemade Citizenship in African American Culture

From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

Koritha Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043321
eISBN:
9780252052200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book argues for a new reading practice. Rather than approach art and literature from marginalized groups as examples of protest or as responses to “dominant” culture, it demonstrates the power ... More

Front of the House, Back of the HouseRace and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers

Front of the House, Back of the House: Race and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers

Eli Revelle Yano Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800612
eISBN:
9781479800674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800612.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In restaurants, why do all the white people work in the front and the brown people in the back? What keeps these workers apart, consigned to highly unequal types of jobs? Drawing on six years of ... More

Fútbol in the ParkImmigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

David Trouille

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Over the past half century, immigration from Latin America has transformed the public landscape in the United States, and numerous communities are witnessing one of the hallmarks of this ... More

Gangsters and Other StatesmenMafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Gangsters and Other Statesmen: Mafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Danilo Mandić

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691187884
eISBN:
9780691200057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691187884.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Separatism has been on the rise across the world since the end of the Cold War, dividing countries through political strife, ethnic conflict, and civil war, and redrawing the political map. This book ... More

Good PolicingTrust, Legitimacy and Authority

Good Policing: Trust, Legitimacy and Authority

Mike Hough

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355076
eISBN:
9781447355168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355076.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book conveys the ideas behind procedural justice theory as they apply to policing. It sets out important but complex ideas in jargon-free language to non-specialist readers with an interest in ... More

How Civic Action WorksFighting for Housing in Los Angeles

How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Paul Lichterman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book renews the tradition of inquiry into collective, social problem-solving. The book follows grassroots activists, nonprofit organization staff, and community service volunteers in three ... More

Inventing the Ties That BindImagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Inventing the Ties That Bind: Imagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Francesca Polletta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734170
eISBN:
9780226734347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

At a time of sharp economic inequalities and political polarization, Inventing the Ties that Bind explores how Americans cooperate in workplaces, grassroots social movements, unions, churches, ... More

Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police ForceInstability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force: Instability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Danny Singh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354666
eISBN:
9781447354673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354666.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book provides a unique study on the lower ranks of the Afghan police force due to the lack of empirical evidence of what attributes to the causes, practices and consequences of corruption in ... More

Persuasive PeersSocial Communication and Voting in Latin America

Persuasive Peers: Social Communication and Voting in Latin America

Andy Baker, Barry Ames, and Lúcio Rennó

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205779
eISBN:
9780691205793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In Latin America's new democracies, political parties and mass partisanship are not deeply entrenched, leaving many votes up for grabs during election campaigns. In a typical presidential election ... More

The Problem with Feeding CitiesThe Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Andrew Deener

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The Problem with Feeding Cities is a sociological and historical examination of the US food system. It explains how the food system transformed from feeding cities to feeding regions to feeding an ... More

Public Gardens and Livable CitiesPartnerships Connecting People, Plants, and Place

Public Gardens and Livable Cities: Partnerships Connecting People, Plants, and Place

Donald A. Rakow, Meghan Gough, and Sharon A. Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501702594
eISBN:
9781501751769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702594.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book changes the paradigm for how we conceive of the role of urban public gardens. The book advocates for public gardens as community outreach agents that can, and should, partner with local ... More

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