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Remaking Families in Contemporary China

Remaking Families in Contemporary China

Xiaoying Qi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197510988
eISBN:
9780197511015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510988.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Marriage and the Family

The book examines a number of emerging family-relations practices engaged in contemporary China. In doing so, it draws attention to new patterns of behavior and expectations related to transformation ... More

Race BrokersHousing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America

Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America

Elizabeth Korver-Glenn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190063863
eISBN:
9780190063900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines how housing market professionals—including housing developers, real estate agents, mortgage lenders, and appraisers—construct twenty-first-century urban housing markets in ways ... More

The Power of the SacredAn Alternative to the Narrative of Disenchantment

The Power of the Sacred: An Alternative to the Narrative of Disenchantment

Hans Joas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190933272
eISBN:
9780190933302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933272.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Sociology of Religion

“Disenchantment” is a key term in the self-understanding of modernity. But what exactly does this concept mean? What was its original meaning when Max Weber introduced it? And can the conventional ... More

Ceasefire CityMilitarism, Capitalism, and Urbanism in Dimapur

Ceasefire City: Militarism, Capitalism, and Urbanism in Dimapur

Dolly Kikon and Duncan McDuie-Ra

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129736
eISBN:
9780190992682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129736.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

For a city in India’s northeast that has been embroiled in the everyday militarization and violence of Asia’s longest-running armed conflict, Dimapur remains ‘off the map’. With no ‘glorious’ past or ... More

Digital NomadsIn Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Digital Nomads: In Search of Meaningful Work in the New Economy

Rachael A. Woldoff and Robert C. Litchfield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190931780
eISBN:
9780190931810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Urban and Rural Studies

Digital nomads are knowledge workers who actively seek a lifestyle of freedom, using technology to perform their work remotely, traveling far and wide, and moving as often as they like. They have ... More

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

It's a SetupFathering from the Social and Economic Margins

It's a Setup: Fathering from the Social and Economic Margins

Timothy Black and Sky Keyes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190062217
eISBN:
9780190062255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The norms and expectations of father involvement have changed rapidly within one to two generations. Socially and economically marginalized fathers are being exposed to these messages through popular ... 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

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