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Modern Adolescence as a Learner’s Permit

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter argues for the central importance of free choice in the process of growing up in a free society. The only way that young persons can learn to make their own decisions is to acquire ... More


The Surrogate’s Womb

Arlie Russell Hochschild

in So How's the Family?: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272279
eISBN:
9780520956780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272279.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Ashanksha Clinic in Gujarat, India, is the world’s largest center for commercial surrogacy, which is, as an aspect of Indian medical tourism, growing, legal, and unregulated. Surrogates are ... More


Poverty, social class and social immobility

Tracy Shildrick

in Poverty Propaganda: Exploring the Myths

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447323976
eISBN:
9781447323990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323976.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the issue of poverty and social class. Since the 1970s, social class has become a complex, confused, and contested concept, with much debate over its meaning as well as its ... More


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