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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

Algorithms and the End of PoliticsHow Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Scott Timcke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

As the United States contends with issues of populism and de-democratization, this book considers the impacts of digital technologies on the country's politics and society. The book provides a ... 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

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

Black Mothers and Attachment ParentingA Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Black Mothers and Attachment Parenting: A Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Patricia Hamilton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207934
eISBN:
9781529207958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207934.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Attachment parenting is an increasingly popular style of childrearing that emphasises natural activities such as extended breastfeeding, bedsharing and babywearing. Such parenting activities are ... More

Border images, border narrativesThe political aesthetics of boundaries and crossings

Border images, border narratives: The political aesthetics of boundaries and crossings

Johan Schimanski and Jopi Nyman (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526146267
eISBN:
9781526161055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146274
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This interdisciplinary volume explores the role of images and representation in different borderscapes. It provides fresh insight into the ways in which borders, borderscapes and migration are ... More

Burning MattersLife, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Burning Matters: Life, Labor, and E-Waste Pyropolitics in Ghana

Peter C. Little

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190934545
eISBN:
9780190934583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934545.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores the complex cultural, economic, and environmental health politics of electronic waste (e-waste) in Ghana. Global trade in e-waste has led to various global e-waste management ... More

The Business of BirthMalpractice and Maternity Care in the United States

The Business of Birth: Malpractice and Maternity Care in the United States

Louise Marie Roth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479812257
eISBN:
9781479826117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812257.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The Business of Birth examines the effects of malpractice and reproductive rights laws on maternity care practices in the US from 1995 to 2015. It is a common public belief that frivolous malpractice ... 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

Collective ConvictionThe Story of Disaster Action

Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action

Anne Eyre and Pam Dix

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781781381236
eISBN:
9781800851047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781381236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of Disaster Action, a small charity founded in 1991 by survivors and bereaved people from the disasters of the late 1980s, including Zeebrugge, King's Cross, Clapham, ... More

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

Rafe McGregor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208054
eISBN:
9781529208078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book answers the question of the usefulness of criminological fiction. Criminological fiction is fiction that can provide an explanation of the causes of crime or social harm and could, in ... 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

Cultivating DemocracyPolitics and Citizenship in Agrarian India

Cultivating Democracy: Politics and Citizenship in Agrarian India

Mukulika Banerjee

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197601860
eISBN:
9780197601907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197601860.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Cultivating Democracy is the first study of its kind of the world’s largest democracy that shows how the values of republicanism are essential for successful democratic practice. In 1950, after ... More

Data LivesHow Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Rob Kitchin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake? This book explores the intricacies of data creation and charts how data-driven ... More

Emotional LandscapesLove, Gender, and Migration

Emotional Landscapes: Love, Gender, and Migration

Marcelo J. Borges, Sonia Cancian, and Linda Reeder (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043499
eISBN:
9780252052378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043499.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Emotional Landscapes: Love, Gender, and Migration explores how emotions in general, and love in particular, shape individual and collective experiences of migration, and the formation of mobile and ... More

Engaging Comparative UrbanismArt Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Engaging Comparative Urbanism: Art Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Julie Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207057
eISBN:
9781529207064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The concepts employed to understand cities around the world are sourced form a limited set of urban experiences. Comparative urbanism seeks to address this problem, but has yet to offer concrete ... More

Estate Regeneration and its DiscontentsPublic Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Paul Watt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a theoretically informed, empirically rich account of the development, causes and consequences of public housing (council/local authority/social) estate regeneration within the ... More

Fighting VisibilitySports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Fighting Visibility: Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC

Jennifer McClearen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043734
eISBN:
9780252052637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043734.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Over the first twenty years of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) history, the mixed-martial arts (MMA) promotion adamantly excluded female athletes and upheld sports media’s time-honored ... More

The HingeCivil Society, Group Cultures, and the Power of Local Commitments

The Hinge: Civil Society, Group Cultures, and the Power of Local Commitments

Gary Alan Fine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226745527
eISBN:
9780226745831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226745831.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The Hinge is an exploration of the way in which vibrant groups and established local communities help to create bonds within civil society and lead to the development of institutional commitments. ... 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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