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New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Gul Ozyegin

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

As Turkey pushes for its place in the global pecking order and embraces neoliberal capitalism, the nation has seen a period of unprecedented shifts in political, religious, and gender and sexual ... More


Introduction: Making Sense of the Multiple and Complex Pathways by which Human Rights Are Realized

LaDawn Haglund and Robin Stryker

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The introductory chapter outlines the motivation for this volume: the stubborn persistence of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESCR) violations worldwide. The authors present a theoretical ... More


Restoration

Helena Liu

in Redeeming Leadership: An Anti-Racist Feminist Intervention

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529200041
eISBN:
9781529200096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200041.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The concluding chapter brings together the key ideas within the book and reflects on the real challenges of engaging in anti-racist feminist struggle. It summarises the key arguments and ... More


Changing Patterns of Social Connection across Interventions: Unravelling Aberrant Globalisation

Paul Battersby

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

International armed interventions in intrastate conflicts are planned with the expectation that order will be restored through the controlled application of limited military force. This persuasive ... More


The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More


Embodiment: The Social Shaping of Controllers

Diane Vaughan

in Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects, and Risk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226796406
eISBN:
9780226796543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796543.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

System effects produce an even greater transformation. Through repetition and daily practice, “developmentals” are transformed in physical and mental abilities: the new skills and habits of mind ... More


Sikkim

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the brief history of Sikkim and narrates the events leading to its subsequent merger with India in 1975. It describes the social transformation in Sikkim from a feudal society ... More


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