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Sociology of Educational Inequality in India: A Critique and a New Research Agenda

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the sociological aspects of educational inequality in India. There is little coherent understanding of changing patterns of educational inequality, and few clear-cut pointers to ... More


Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... More


Sociology: Examining Urban Ills

Madeleine Yue Dong

in Republican Beijing: The City and Its Histories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230507
eISBN:
9780520927636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230507.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on a sociological analysis of the urban ills of Republican Beijing. It describes some of the serious problems facing Republican Beijing–including poverty, prostitution, and ... More


A brief history of the sociology of social security

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides a brief overview of the history of the sociology of social security. The first section is concerned with the beginning of social security, which involves the various congresses ... More


The Patriot: Political Readings of Hindu Identity in the Tales of Shivaji, 1869–2001

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

During the period of Bristish colonization, the British considered the political and cultural affairs of the nation in their concerns as they exiled the last peshwa and appointed a raja in 1818 ... More


Conclusion: Working the Edges

Courtney Bender, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The goal of this book has been to highlight a new generation of scholarship on religion that carries older lines of critique forward and to showcase interests that have grown at the edges of the ... More


Creating Economy: Enterprise, Intellectual Property, and the Valuation of Goods

Barbara Townley, Philip Roscoe, and Nicola Searle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198795285
eISBN:
9780191836572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795285.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Creativity is at the vanguard of contemporary capitalism, valorized as a form of capital in its own right. It is the centrepiece of the vaunted ‘creative economy’, and within the latter, the creative ... More


French and American Lawyers Define Sexual Harassment

Abigail C. Saguy

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter addresses the issue of how sexual harassment has traveled across national boundaries, in the case of France, drawing on a cross-national sociological study of how sexual harassment has ... More


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