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Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Camilla Lewis and Jessica Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book demonstrates how a city is constituted in the productive tension between making and realising, between directing activity and allowing for its emergence. It presents nine ethnographic ... More


"Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Jonathan Pattenden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Intended for researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners, this book draws on detailed longitudinal fieldwork in rural south India to analyse the conditions of the rural poor and their ... More


Conclusion: poverty and class

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The conclusion provides an overview of the book’s main arguments while looking ahead to the future. In contrast to ‘residual’ and some ‘semi-relational’ approaches to poverty, the book has argued ... More


Anarchists of the world, unite! A meso-structural analysis

Dana M. Williams

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The global anarchist movement, while an international phenomenon, is not even distributed through the world. This chapter adopts a meso-structural approach to analyze the variety and distribution of ... More


Labour, state and civil society in rural India

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides an overview of changing class relations in the Indian countryside, and their mediation by state institutions and civil society organisations. Drawing on government data and an ... More


Anarchism as a “new social movement”?

Dana M. Williams

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Anarchism is a commonly misunderstood social and political ideology, yet it has remarkable affinities and commonalities with many contemporary global social movements. While most current social ... More


‘Pockets of freedom’: the youth sphere and its spaces of negotiation and dissent

Ljubica Spaskovska

in The Last Yugoslav Generation: The Rethinking of Youth Politics and Cultures in Late Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526106315
eISBN:
9781526124210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106315.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The first chapter maps the wide, decentralised youth infrastructure of the League of Socialist Youth of Yugoslavia (SSOJ) as a form of public space which accommodated both mainstream and ... More


Introduction: establishing the field of play

J. Simon Rofe

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The introduction to the book lays out the key arguments of sport and diplomacy. It explains the value of the field of study, and why it has emerged in the last five years, and the relationship ... More


‘Who the hell’s defending if they’re going to walk out of here?’ The Moss Side Defence Committee

Simon Peplow

in Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides detailed discussion of the Moss Side Defence Committee, through local and understudied national records and original interviews, which is often overlooked in discussions of ... More


British Bangladeshis

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 looks at the Bengalis’ continued links with their now independent homeland and with its politics (which it outlines), as the London community consolidated and settled and men were joined by ... More


Mobilisation through Islam

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 8 examines the growth of Islamic identity and political organisation. It starts by discussing different approaches to Islam and the meaning of Islamism. It looks at groups linked to ... More


Education policy and social, cultural and religious diversity: what role for schools?

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 3 examines developments in Irish education policy generally over the past forty years and how they have related to social, cultural and religious diversity and inequalities. It looks at state ... More


The ‘national’ school system: still denominational and private

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 5 analyses structural developments and the place of religion in the current Irish education system. It also gives an overview of contemporary debates on the denominational and segregated ... More


Civic engagement and community participation

Cormac Behan

in Citizen convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088384
eISBN:
9781781707425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088384.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the level of active citizenship in prison based on the interviews with 50 prisoners. Recognising that citizenship encompasses more than just rights and responsibilities but is ... More


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