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The Algebra of Warfare-WelfareA Long View of India's 2014 Election

The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Irfan Ahmad and Pralay Kanungo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Electoral democracy combines the ideas and practices of warfare and welfare, where both work in tandem as near synonyms. India’s robust electoral democracy exemplifies this combination in diverse ... More

Algeria ModernFrom Opacity to Complexity

Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Luis Martinez and Rasmus Alenius Boserup (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

For decades, Algeria has been depicted as an inaccessible, opaque, rentier state and under the control of secret intelligence agencies and inaccessible “cartels” and “clans”. While that analysis is ... More

American DiscontentThe Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

American Discontent: The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

John L. Campbell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190872434
eISBN:
9780190872465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872434.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about how Donald Trump, who had no prior public service, became president of the United States. It argues that Trump capitalized on a wave of increasing public discontent that stemmed ... More

The Anarchist Roots of GeographyToward Spatial Emancipation

The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Simon Springer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation sets the stage for the radical politics of possibility and freedom through a discussion of the insurrectionary geographies that suffuse ... More

The Battle for YellowstoneMorality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Justin Farrell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Yellowstone holds a special place in America's heart. As the world's first national park, it is globally recognized as the crown jewel of modern environmental preservation. But the park and its ... More

Between Law and DiplomacyThe Social Contexts of Disputing at the World Trade Organization

Between Law and Diplomacy: The Social Contexts of Disputing at the World Trade Organization

Joseph Conti

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771436
eISBN:
9780804777384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771436.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book crafts an insider's look at international trade disputes at one of the most important institutions in the global economy: the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO regulates the global ... More

Between Slavery and CapitalismThe Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Martin Ruef

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

At the center of the upheavals brought by emancipation in the American South was the economic and social transition from slavery to modern capitalism. This book examines how this institutional change ... More

Beyond behaviour change"Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Fiona Spotswood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents a first view of the different perspectives within the fragmented field of behaviour change. The first part presents a series of perspectives of behaviour ... More

Black Flag BoricuasAnarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Kirwin R. Shaffer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines the radical Left in Puerto Rico from the final years of Spanish colonial rule into the 1920s. Positioning Puerto Rico within the context of a regional anarchist network that ... More

Black Flags and Social MovementsA Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Dana M. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Anarchism may be the most misunderstood political ideology of the modern era—it’s surely one of the least studied social movements by English-speaking scholars. Black Flags and Social Movements ... More

Brain cultureShaping policy through neuroscience

Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

Jessica Pykett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314042
eISBN:
9781447314073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314042.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. Drawing on in-depth interviews with ... More

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956A History

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

James Heartfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This is the first comprehensive history of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), from its founding in 1838. The Society, set up by Quaker Joseph Sturge and Lord Henry Brougham after ... More

A Bun in the OvenHow the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

A Bun in the Oven: How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

Barbara Katz Rothman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855308
eISBN:
9781479846023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

There are people dedicated to improving the way we eat, and people dedicated to improving the way we give birth. A Bun in the Oven is the first comparison of these two social movements. In this book ... More

Caring for Our OwnWhy There is No Political Demand for New American Social Welfare Rights

Caring for Our Own: Why There is No Political Demand for New American Social Welfare Rights

Sandra R. Levitsky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199993123
eISBN:
9780199378906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Aging populations and changes in health care, household structure, and women’s labor force participation over the last half century have created a “crisis in care”: demand for care of the old and ... More

Challenging choicesIdeology, consumerism and policy

Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Michael Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Choice pervades our society: it is founded on political rights to choose and our economy of market choices, but we have now reached the point where choice is extended almost everywhere. This book ... More

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have ... More

Citizens in the PresentYouth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, and Norma Del Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Although media coverage often portrays young people in urban areas as politically apathetic or disruptive, this book provides an antidote to such views through narratives of dedicated youth civic ... More

The Common Law in Two VoicesLanguage, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Kwai Hang Ng

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Hong Kong is one of the very few places in the world where the common law can be practiced in a language other than English. Introduced into the courtroom over a decade ago, Cantonese has ... More

The consumer in public servicesChoice, values and difference

The consumer in public services: Choice, values and difference

Richard Simmons, Martin Powell, and Ian Greener (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421814
eISBN:
9781447303725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421814.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book challenges existing stereotypes about the ‘consumer as chooser’. It shows how we must develop a more sophisticated understanding of consumers, examining their place and role as users of ... More

Contentious RitualsParading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Jonathan S. Blake

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Why do people participate in controversial symbolic events that drive wedges between groups and occasionally spark violence? This book examines this question through an in-depth case study of ... More

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