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Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book, a sweeping interpretive history of mid-nineteenth-century Chicago, traces the evolution of a modern social order. Combining historical and political detail with a theoretical frame, the ... More


Reinventing Hierarchy: Metropolitan Bannermen Family Strategies

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

By tracing the development of a single metropolitan banner family from the time of initial settlement to the end of the Qing, this chapter asks how the strategies used by individual families to ... More


Valuing Maintenance, Valuing Workers

John Krinsky and Maud Simonet

in Who Cleans the Park?: Public Work and Urban Governance in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435442
eISBN:
9780226435619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435619.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 8 summarizes our findings and concludes by bringing the distinct parts of our argument together. It considers both the ways in which value is extracted from the process of parks maintenance ... More


Coping with savings and credit exclusion: alternative practices of reciprocity and trust

Kavita Datta

in Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter Five considers the migrants who deploy a range of individual and group-based informal financial practices relating to saving, borrowing and lending. These alternative practices include ... More


Soviet Workers and Stalinist Terror: The Crisis of Industrialization

Wendy Goldman

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reconceptualizes the Depression-era Soviet experience, using Marx's concept of primitive accumulation, with its emphasis on dispossession, proletarianization, and violence. Primitive ... More


The City

John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov

in Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036835
eISBN:
9780252093951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036835.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the dramatic capitalist transition in Chicago in the three decades from the 1850s through the 1870s. A capitalist economy based in wage labor became predominant in Chicago ... More


Software Capital and the New India

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 1 traces the multiple genealogies of the Indian IT industry, contextualizing its growth within national, regional, and local political–economic configurations. It shows how the operations of ... More


Conclusion: What’s New about the ‘New India’?

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The Conclusion summarizes the main arguments of the book, pulling together the threads that connect the various chapters: the production and circulation of different forms of value, the multiple ... More


Materiality of Culture and Identity

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter opens with a brief survey of literature on spatialization of discrimination. It presents an account of Old Delhi and Seelampur. It investigates ideological purposes of production of ... More


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