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Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Christine B.N. Chin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book introduces an innovative ‘3C’ framework of city, creativity, and cosmopolitanism to analyze why and how the forces of neoliberal economic restructuring processes, and people’s responses to ... More


Introduction: It Doesn’t Have to Be Race-Ethnicity to Be about Race-Ethnicity

Micere Keels

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’Search for Community atHistorically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This introductory chapter shows how many of the identity challenges that Latinx and Black students experience result from how race-ethnicity increases the likelihood that they are also ... More


Power in the Midst of Powerlessness: Scholar-Activist Identity amid Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violence

Elan Hope

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides insight into how Black and Latinx students navigated their identity as activists during a period in American history when social media documentation of racially-ethnically ... More


Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Immigration and race are contentious issues in North America. As a result, black immigrants from Ghana and other countries of West Africa face significant challenges, even as their experiences and ... More


Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Individuals arrive at meaning through conversation. Scholars have long explored political conversations in the United States, and the vast majority of this research suggests that political discussion ... More


Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Mary Barr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226156323
eISBN:
9780226156637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156637.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Growing up in a progressive and affluent suburb certainly has its advantages, but not everyone reaps the benefits of their privileged surroundings. This book examines the differences that race, ... More


Introduction: Illuminating the Encounter

Karen V. Hansen

in Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

This introduction appraises the processes underlying the historical encounter between immigrants and Indians in the early twentieth century. It brings into the same frame two dominant processes in ... More


Class and Race-Ethnicity in a Changing City: A Historical Perspective on Inequalities

Roberta Garner, Black Hawk Hancock, and Kenneth Fidel

in Neoliberal Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040597
eISBN:
9780252099038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040597.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter traces the dynamics of class and race-ethnicity in the Chicago metropolitan area, identifying persistent disparities and emergent features of stratification. The chapter begins with a ... More


Economic Conditions and Violent Victimization Trends among Youth: Guns, Violence, and Homicide, 1973–2005

Janet L. Lauritsen, Ekaterina Gorislavsky, and Karen Heimer

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between changing economic conditions and rates of serious violent victimization among adolescents and young adults between 1973 and 2005. The effects of ... More


‘Hard to reach’? Racialised groups and mental health service user involvement

Jayasree Kalathil

in Mental health service users in research: Critical sociological perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447307334
eISBN:
9781447307938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307334.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

‘User involvement’ in mental health is generally understood to mean specific activities involving service users, often driven by policy, and often defined by the organisation setting up those ... More


The Burden of Long-Term Care: Its Cultural, Economic, and Social Aspects

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter investigates the reasons behind Italian families’s decision to hire a home eldercare assistant. It does so first by exploring the current organization of long-term eldercare in Italy: ... More


“What Is Wrong with Being a ‘Miss’?”: Transnational Migrant Women and Sex Work in the Twenty-First Century

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Four begins with a brief history of prostitution in KL and Malaysian women’s gradual displacement by transnational migrant women sex workers. This is followed by analysis of women from ... More


Adult Mental Disorders in Association with Socioeconomic Position, Race/Ethnicity, and Sexual and Gender Minority Status

Renee M. Johnson, Sabriya Linton, Preben Bo Mortensen, Sari L. Reisner, Silvia Martins, and William W. Eaton

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents information about differences in risk for mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders across three demographic factors that are tied to social disadvantage: socioeconomic ... More


Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality

Candyce Kroenke and Ichiro Kawachi

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cancer is complex, dynamic, and evolving. Associations depend on SES measures, cancer type, sociodemographic factors including race/ethnicity, ... More


The Setting: Migration, Social Trust, and Religion

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

in Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the historical and conceptual background to the book’s argument. It starts with a history of Ghana, followed by an analysis of the trends that have led to high levels of ... More


The Sources of Risk: Inequality, the Racial Order, and Group Competition

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

in Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There are a number of reasons why aspirational migrants from Ghana are engaged in a particularly risky enterprise. This chapter analyzes the sources of that risk in both the modern Ghanaian context ... More


The Shape of Identity: Visions, Revisions, and Negotiations

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

in Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Migrations abroad for a better life take place within the context of complex lifelong trajectories. While Ghanaians coming to the United States are usually motivated by specific aspirations, ... More


The Nature of Faith: Between Believing and Belonging

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

in Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This final empirical chapter shows how becoming embedded in religious-based relationships of personal trust can effect changes in migrants’ personal trajectories. In other words, new religious ... More


Conclusion: Religious Bases of Trust and Integration

Nicolette D. Manglos-Weber

in Joining the Choir: Religious Membership and Social Trust Among Transnational Ghanaians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190841041
eISBN:
9780190841072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841041.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the argument made in the preceding chapters and discusses what it means for religious membership to serve as a basis of social trust, and specifically personal trust enacted ... More


Introduction

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

in Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

In this chapter, we introduce the theory, situate the research within the literature, preview the results, and provide an overview for the rest of the book. We argue that individuals with varying ... More


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