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Indian Migrant OrganizationsEngagement in Education and Healthcare

Indian Migrant Organizations: Engagement in Education and Healthcare

Md Mizanur Rahman and Rakesh Ranjan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190121341
eISBN:
9780190990244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Indian diaspora is increasingly engaging with the homeland by forming a range of migrant organizations—organizations constituting a growing sector of non-State actors who engage with the host ... More

In Search of a FutureYouth, Aspiration, and Mobility in Nepal

In Search of a Future: Youth, Aspiration, and Mobility in Nepal

Andrea Kölbel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190124519
eISBN:
9780190990985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In a conversation about youth agency, the most common discourses that come up are of acts of liberation, resistance, and deviance. However, this perspective is fairly narrow and runs the risk of ... More

Murder in our MidstComparing Crime Coverage Ethics in an Age of Globalized News

Murder in our Midst: Comparing Crime Coverage Ethics in an Age of Globalized News

Romayne Smith Fullerton and Maggie Jones Patterson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190863531
eISBN:
9780190863579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863531.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Crime stories attract audiences and social buzz, but they also serve as prisms for perceived threats. As immigration, technological change, and globalization reshape our world, anxiety spreads. ... More

Heartland BluesLabor Rights in the Industrial Midwest

Heartland Blues: Labor Rights in the Industrial Midwest

Marc Dixon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190917036
eISBN:
9780190917067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917036.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Social Movements and Social Change

Heartland Blues provides a new perspective on union decline by revisiting the labor movement at its historical peak in the 1950s and analyzing campaigns over right-to-work laws and public-sector ... More

Generally SpeakingAn Invitation to Concept-Driven Sociology

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

The Science and Art of Interviewing

The Science and Art of Interviewing

Kathleen Gerson and Sarah Damaske

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199324286
eISBN:
9780197533857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199324286.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Methodology and Statistics

Qualitative interviewing is one of the most widely used methods in social research, but it is arguably the least well understood. To address that gap, this book offers a theoretically rigorous, ... More

Capable Women, Incapable StatesNegotiating Violence and Rights in India

Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India

Poulami Roychowdhury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190881894
eISBN:
9780197533888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881894.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

How do women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences? By observing how women navigate the Indian criminal justice system, Roychowdhury provides a unique lens on rights ... More

Predict and SurveilData, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

Sarah Brayne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190684099
eISBN:
9780190684129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Science, Technology and Environment

The scope of criminal justice surveillance, from policing to incarceration, has expanded rapidly in recent decades. At the same time, the use of big data has spread across a range of fields, ... More

The Insidious Momentum of American Mass Incarceration

The Insidious Momentum of American Mass Incarceration

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197513170
eISBN:
9780197513200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Population and Demography

The phenomenal growth of penal confinement in the United States in the last quarter of the twentieth century is still a public policy mystery. Why did it happen when it happened? What explains the ... More

Unassailable IdeasHow Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Ilana Redstone and John Villasenor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Colleges and universities in the United States play a profoundly important role in American society. Currently, that role is being hampered by a climate that constrains teaching, research, hiring, ... More

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