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American UnemploymentPast, Present, and Future

American Unemployment: Past, Present, and Future

Frank Stricker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043154
eISBN:
9780252052033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book shows that full employment has been rare in the United States in the last 150 years; excessive unemployment has been the norm. Against prominent economists who argue that unemployment is ... More

The Ascent of Market EfficiencyFinance That Cannot Be Proven

The Ascent of Market Efficiency: Finance That Cannot Be Proven

Simone Polillo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750373
eISBN:
9781501750397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book weaves together historical narrative and quantitative bibliometric data to detail the path financial economists took in order to form one of the central theories of financial economics—the ... More

Black FeelingsRace and Affect in the Long Sixties

Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties

Lisa M. Corrigan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827944
eISBN:
9781496827999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827944.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In Black Feelings, Corrigan traces the surging optimism of the Kennedy administration through the Black Power era’s dynamic and powerful circulation of black pessimism to understand how black ... More

Black in PlaceThe Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

Black in Place: The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

Brandi Thompson Summers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469654010
eISBN:
9781469654034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

While Washington, D.C., is still often referred to as “Chocolate City,” it has undergone significant demographic, political, and economic change in the last decade. In D.C., no place represents this ... More

Bourdieu and AffectTowards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

A Bourdieusian contribution to studies of affect provides a more comprehensive understanding of the everyday moments that make, transform and remake the social contours of inequality, and how those ... More

Ceasefire CityMilitarism, Capitalism, and Urbanism in Dimapur

Ceasefire City: Militarism, Capitalism, and Urbanism in Dimapur

Dolly Kikon and Duncan McDuie-Ra

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129736
eISBN:
9780190992682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129736.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

For a city in India’s northeast that has been embroiled in the everyday militarization and violence of Asia’s longest-running armed conflict, Dimapur remains ‘off the map’. With no ‘glorious’ past or ... More

A Child's DayA Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

A Child's Day: A Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

Killian Mullan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201697
eISBN:
9781529201741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201697.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

We routinely judge how well children are doing in their lives by how they spend their time, yet we know remarkably little about it. This rigorous review of four decades of data provides the clearest ... More

Christian Globalism at HomeChild Sponsorship in the United States

Christian Globalism at Home: Child Sponsorship in the United States

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201467
eISBN:
9780691201474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Child sponsorship emerged from nineteenth-century Protestant missions to become one of today's most profitable private fundraising tools in organizations including World Vision, Compassion ... More

Cohabitation and Religious MarriageStatus, Similarities and Solutions

Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions

Rajnaara Akhtar, Patrick Nash, and Rebecca Probert (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529210835
eISBN:
9781529210866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Cohabiting couples and those entering religious-only marriages all too often end up with inadequate legal protection when the relationship ends. Yet, despite this shared experience, the linkages and ... More

Cooperatives in New OrleansCollective Action and Urban Development

Cooperatives in New Orleans: Collective Action and Urban Development

Anne Gessler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827616
eISBN:
9781496827562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Cooperatives in New Orleans: Collective Action and Urban Development intervenes in southern labor, civil rights, and social movement histories to counter the misconception that cooperatives are ... More

County LinesExploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203073
eISBN:
9781529210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Described by the National Crime Agency as a ‘significant threat’, county lines involve gangs recruiting vulnerable youth to sell drugs in provincial areas. This phenomenon has impacted local drug ... More

Degrees of DifferenceReflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043185
eISBN:
9780252052064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School uses personal narrative supported by scholarly research to identify the struggles faced by women of color in graduate school ... More

Despotism on DemandHow Power Operates in the Flexible Workplace

Despotism on Demand: How Power Operates in the Flexible Workplace

Alex J. Wood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748875
eISBN:
9781501748905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book draws attention to the impact of flexible scheduling on managerial power and workplace control. When we understand paid work as a power relationship, the book argues, we see how the spread ... More

Digital NomadsIn Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Digital nomads are knowledge workers who actively seek a lifestyle of freedom, using technology to perform their work remotely, traveling far and wide, and moving as often as they like. They have ... More

Disability and the PosthumanBodies, Technology and Cultural Futures

Disability and the Posthuman: Bodies, Technology and Cultural Futures

Stuart Murray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621648
eISBN:
9781800341159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621648.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Disability and the Posthuman is the first study to analyse cultural representations and deployments of disability as they interact with posthumanist theories of technology and embodiment. Working ... More

DisplacementGlobal conversations on refuge

Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

At a time when the world is faced with an unprecedented and growing number of people being displaced around the world, scholars strive to make sense of what appear to be constantly unfolding ... More

Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International InterventionA Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara and Morten Bøås (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Using insights from those with first-hand experience of conducting research in areas of international intervention and conflict across the world, this book provides essential practical guidance, ... More

Feeling MedicineHow the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Kelly Underman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Gynecological teaching associates (GTAs) are trained laypeople who teach medical students the communication and technical skills of the pelvic examination while simultaneously serving as live models ... 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

The Good GlowCharity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

The Good Glow: Charity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

Jon Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340027
eISBN:
9781447344933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340027.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

We praise those people who do things for others. But the symbolic power of giving means individuals can take advantage of the glow of ‘goodness’ that charity provides. This book analyses the reality ... More

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