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The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

Bryn Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192185
eISBN:
9780691209777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192185.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conventional wisdom holds that the rising middle-classes are a force for democracy. Yet in post-Soviet countries like Russia, where the middle-class has grown rapidly, authoritarianism is deepening. ... More


Theorizing housework as an example of power dynamics

Shannon N. Davis and Theodore N. Greenstein

in Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In Chapter 2 of the book we provide a review of the theoretical and empirical scholarship that has studied housework and document how power dynamics have been integral to both strands of scholarship. ... More


Hong Kong Surviving the Open-Door, Reforming Chinese Economy*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter is written with a view to examining the various aspects of the economic interaction between Hong Kong and mainland China, and the focus is essentially placed on import and export ... More


Domestic Politics

Ann Oakley

in From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines fatherhood. It shows that, while biology makes fathers dispensable, society carves out particular roles for them. These roles are shaped by history and circumstance, yet in a ... More


Éire's Emergency, Britain's War

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There are several thousand British war graves on Irish soil. In many of them are buried victims of the Battle of the Atlantic, Royal, and Merchant Navy crew members whose ships were sunk by German ... More


China’s “Cancer Villages”: The Social, Political, and Economic Contexts of Pollution

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036320
eISBN:
9780262341097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036320.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 2 examines the emergence of China’s “cancer villages”—village-sized clusters of high cancer incidence—and their significance. It overviews how media accounts discursively shaped their social, ... More


Bioethics in Chile and the Need for Latin American Bioethics

Miguel Kottow and Moisés Russo

in Bioethics Around the Globe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386097
eISBN:
9780190267476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386097.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter talks about the historical and sociocultural features that shape Latin American bioethics and lead Chilean mainstream bioethics to attribute cultural and ethical prominence. Chilean ... More


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