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Problem-Solving SociologyA Guide for Students

Problem-Solving Sociology: A Guide for Students

Monica Prasad

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197558485
eISBN:
9780197558522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558485.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Problem-solving sociology attempts to use the traditions of sociological research to solve real-world problems, and uses the attempt to grapple with real-world problems as a way to reformulate ... More

Social Networks of Meaning and Communication

Social Networks of Meaning and Communication

Jan Fuhse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190275433
eISBN:
9780190275457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Social Theory

Social structures can be fruitfully studied as networks of social relationships. These should not be conceptualized, and examined, as stable, acultural patterns of ties. Building on relational ... More

Cultivating DemocracyPolitics and Citizenship in Agrarian India

Cultivating Democracy: Politics and Citizenship in Agrarian India

Mukulika Banerjee

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197601860
eISBN:
9780197601907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197601860.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Cultivating Democracy is the first study of its kind of the world’s largest democracy that shows how the values of republicanism are essential for successful democratic practice. In 1950, after ... More

Surviving CollapseBuilding Community toward Radical Sustainability

Surviving Collapse: Building Community toward Radical Sustainability

Christina Ergas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197544099
eISBN:
9780197544136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197544099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

As environmental crises loom, this book makes an argument for radical changes in the ways in which people live in order to stave off a dystopian future. A possible way forward is radical sustainable ... More

The Critique of CommodificationContours of a Post-Capitalist Society

The Critique of Commodification: Contours of a Post-Capitalist Society

Christoph Hermann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197576755
eISBN:
9780197576793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576755.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book explores the intellectual history, nature, and consequences of commodification. While many use the term “commodification,” few realize that it was only introduced in the 1970s by Marxist ... More

Seeing JusticeWitnessing, Crime and Punishment in Visual Media

Seeing Justice: Witnessing, Crime and Punishment in Visual Media

Mary Angela Bock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190926977
eISBN:
9780190927011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926977.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Seeing Justice examines the way criminal justice in the United States is presented in visual media by focusing on the grounded practices of visual journalists in relationship with law enforcement. ... More

DisentanglingThe Geographies of Digital Disconnection

Disentangling: The Geographies of Digital Disconnection

André Jansson and Paul C. Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197571873
eISBN:
9780197571910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

After the rapid rise of digital networking in the 2000s and 2010s, we are now seeing a rise of interest in how people can disentangle their lives from the increasingly pervasive networks of digital ... More

Beyond InterdisciplinarityBoundary Work, Communication, and Collaboration

Beyond Interdisciplinarity: Boundary Work, Communication, and Collaboration

Julie Thompson Klein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571149
eISBN:
9780197571187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571149.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Beyond Interdisciplinarity examines the broadening meaning, heterogeneity, and boundary work of interdisciplinarity. It includes both crossdisciplinary work (encompassing multi-, inter-, and ... More

Unconventional CombatIntersectional Action in the Veterans' Peace Movement

Unconventional Combat: Intersectional Action in the Veterans' Peace Movement

Michael A. Messner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573631
eISBN:
9780197573679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573631.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Race and Ethnicity

Unconventional Combat illuminates the generational transformation of the U.S. veterans’ peace movement, from one grounded mostly in the experiences of White men of the Vietnam War era, to one ... More

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

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