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Another AsiaRabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin

Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin

Rustom Bharucha

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682854
eISBN:
9780199081585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682854.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book explores the convergence of different notions of Asia through the meeting between Rabindranath Tagore and the Japanese art historian and curator Okakura Tenshin in Calcutta in 1902. Set ... More

The Anthropological LensRethinking E. E. Evans-Pritchard

The Anthropological Lens: Rethinking E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Christopher Morton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812913
eISBN:
9780191850707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812913.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sociology of Religion

Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard (1902-1973) is widely considered the most influential British anthropologist of the twentieth century, known to generations of students for his seminal works on South ... More

Black Radio/Black ResistanceThe Life & Times of the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Black Radio/Black Resistance: The Life & Times of the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Micaela di Leonardo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870195
eISBN:
9780190870225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870195.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Culture

Black Radio is a window into the most famous radio show you never heard of. The Tom Joyner Morning Show is a quarter-century-old syndicated black morning radio show reaching more than eight million ... More

Branding the NationThe Global Business of National Identity

Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Melissa Aronczyk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

National governments around the world are turning to branding consultants, public relations advisers, and strategic communications experts to help them “brand” their jurisdiction. Using the tools, ... More

Café Culture in PuneBeing Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Teresa Platz Robinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The emergence of a visible, commodified leisure culture in the form of cafés, targeted at and appropriated by, young adults from the middle classes, is a striking phenomenon in the transformation of ... More

Channeling CulturesTelevision Studies from India

Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Biswarup Sen and Abhijit Roy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Channelling Cultures: Television Studies from India is a seminal collection of essays on regional, national and global itineraries of Indian television in the twenty-first century. At a ... More

Citizen-ProtectorsThe Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Jennifer Carlson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the past several decades, the United States has witnessed a profound transformation in what Americans do with the guns they own. While hunting used to dominate American gun culture, now the top ... More

The Civil Sphere

The Civil Sphere

Jeffrey C. Alexander

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How do real individuals live together in real societies in the real world? What binds societies together and how can these social orders be structured in a fair way? This book addresses this central ... More

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Abigail C. Saguy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines how and why people use the concept of coming out as a certain kind of person to resist stigma and collectively mobilize for social change. It examines how the concept of coming out ... More

Coming Up ShortWorking-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Jennifer M. Silva

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931460
eISBN:
9780199345748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931460.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Traditional markers of adulthood have become increasingly delayed, disorderly, reversible, or even forgone in the latter half of the twentieth century. This book draws upon 100 interviews with ... More

Consumerist EncountersFlirting with Things and Images

Consumerist Encounters: Flirting with Things and Images

Sreedeep Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125561
eISBN:
9780190991333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125561.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

Economic liberalization and globalization in India in the early 1990s resulted in a whirlwind of consumerist activities. New material and visual temptations swept markets, infiltrated consumer minds ... More

The Culture of ConnectivityA Critical History of Social Media

The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Jose van Dijck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book studies the rise of social media in the first decade of the twenty-first century, up until 2012. It provides both a historical and a critical analysis of the emergence of networking ... More

Curated StoriesThe Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Sujatha Fernandes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

In the contemporary era we have seen a proliferation of storytelling activities, from the phenomenon of TED talks and Humans of New York to a plethora of story-coaching agencies and consultants. ... More

Dancing to the StateThe Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Can small indigenous communities survive, as distinct cultural entities, in northeast India, an area of mind-boggling ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity? What are the choices such communities ... More

The Digital Street

The Digital Street

Jeffrey Lane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199381265
eISBN:
9780199381302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381265.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Culture

This book delves into the street-level experience of a set of African American and Latino teenagers and adults worried about or after them. It argues that the risks and opportunities associated with ... More

Discursive Turns and Critical JuncturesDebating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Discursive Turns and Critical Junctures: Debating Citizenship after the Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Donatella della Porta, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, and Andrea Felicetti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190097431
eISBN:
9780190097462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This volume focuses on the debate that developed in France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom after the terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket, in January 2015. The ... More

The Disrupted WorkplaceTime and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

Benjamin H. Snyder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203498
eISBN:
9780190203535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Economic Sociology

The 21st century workplace compels Americans to be more flexible. To embrace change, work with unpredictable schedules, be available 24/7, and take charge of one’s own career. What are the wider ... More

The Elephant in the RoomSilence and Denial in Everyday Life

The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

Eviatar Zerubavel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195187175
eISBN:
9780199943371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187175.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The fable of the Emperor's New Clothes is a classic example of a conspiracy of silence, a situation where everyone refuses to acknowledge an obvious truth. But the denial of social realities—whether ... More

Encounter on the Great PlainsScandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Karen V. Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

In 1904, Scandinavian settlers began moving onto the Spirit Lake Dakota Indian Reservation. These land-hungry first and second generation immigrants struggled with a poverty nearly as severe as that ... More

Hidden in Plain SightThe Social Structure of Irrelevance

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance

Eviatar Zerubavel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199366606
eISBN:
9780190225780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366606.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

While examining its neuro-cognitive hardware, psychology usually ignores the socio-cognitive software underlying human attention. Yet although it is nature that equips us with our sense organs, it is ... More

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