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The Wire

Caroline Levine

in Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160627
eISBN:
9781400852604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160627.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a surprising, even counterintuitive, paradigm for bringing all four major forms together. HBO's recent television series, The Wire (2002–2008), conceptualizes social life as both ... More


Lessening inequalities and effecton coronary heart disease

M. Whitehead and M. Marmot

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0048
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter starts by summarizing the evidence on the social patterning of coronary heart disease (CHD), and then outlines some of the main pathways leading to the marked social gradient in disease. ... More


Conclusion: Toward a Fluid Theory of Social Organization

Erika Summers Effler

in Laughing Saints and Righteous Heroes: Emotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226188652
eISBN:
9780226188676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226188676.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter shows how stable social patterns can be seen as evolving cycles of emergence, stability, collapse, and reemergence that move at varying speeds and rhythms. It argues that such patterns ... More


Reforming Sprawl, and Beyond

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses six broad strategies in reforming the United States' social pattern: undoing exclusionary zoning and subsidies, improving urban quality of life and education, redressing local ... More


Visitors and Voyagers

Felicity Heal

in Hospitality in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217633
eISBN:
9780191678257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217633.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter highlights the importance of guests, visitors, and voyagers in the realm of hospitality. Good visiting behaviour, stature of guests, and mannerisms closely affected hospitability and the ... More


Inequalities in health: is research gender blind?

David A. Leon and Gill Walt

in Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that most studies on the relationship between socio-economic status and health has been gender blind, and that this blindness may hinder attempts to understand the causal ... More


Discovering “Truth”

Thomas DeGloma

in Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226175744
eISBN:
9780226175911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226175911.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter opens by calling attention to the social prevalence and cultural significance of awakening narratives. It frames the sociological approach to awakenings by outlining three dimensions of ... More


Concluding Chapter

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter presents concluding remarks on self-organizing social mind. It affirms that scientists should search for a social pattern generator analogous to the central pattern generators that ... More


Differential inclusion in Germany’s conservative welfare state: policy legacies and structural constraints

Lutz C. Kaiser and Regine Paul

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter tries to develop some arguments in the literature regarding the relative exclusion of migrants and the structural impact of welfare states on their social-inclusion patterns. It begins ... More


Framing the Essential

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter illustrates the notion that relational cognition can be explored at different levels of abstraction. It specifically shows that the social pattern generator (SPG) is not the entire mind. ... More


Focusing

Eviatar Zerubavel

in Generally Speaking: An Invitation to Concept-Driven Sociology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197519271
eISBN:
9780197519318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519271.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Social Theory

Defying the conventional artificial split between “theory” and “methodology” and treating them as inseparable, this chapter introduces a yet unarticulated “concept-driven” method of theorizing that ... More


Generally Speaking: An Invitation to Concept-Driven Sociology

Eviatar Zerubavel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197519271
eISBN:
9780197519318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519271.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Social Theory

Defying the conventional split between “theory” and “methodology,” this book introduces a yet unarticulated and thus far never systematized method of theorizing designed to reveal abstract social ... More


How Mobile Is India?: Social Mobility Patterns and Trends

Divya Vaid

in Uneven Odds: Social Mobility in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199480142
eISBN:
9780199097753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480142.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Population and Demography

Social mobility includes absoulte mobility, that is, raw numbers of people who move up, down, or remain stable; and relative mobility, that is, mobility controlling for structural change. This ... More


In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Peter C. Baldwin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Before skyscrapers and streetlights glowed at all hours, American cities fell into inky blackness with each setting of the sun. But over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, new ... More


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