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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

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

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

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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