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American DiscontentThe Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

American Discontent: The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

John L. Campbell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190872434
eISBN:
9780190872465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872434.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about how Donald Trump, who had no prior public service, became president of the United States. It argues that Trump capitalized on a wave of increasing public discontent that stemmed ... More

The Fiscalization of Social PolicyHow Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty

The Fiscalization of Social Policy: How Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty

Joshua T. McCabe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190841300
eISBN:
9780190841331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Population and Demography

This book challenges the conventional wisdom on American exceptionalism, offering the first and only comparative analysis of the politics of child and in-work tax credits. This comparative approach, ... More

More Money, More CrimeProsperity and Rising Crime in Latin America

More Money, More Crime: Prosperity and Rising Crime in Latin America

Marcelo Bergman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190608774
eISBN:
9780190608804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608774.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Economic Sociology

This book reviews the rapid rise of crime and violence in Latin America over the last few decades and offers an explanation to a striking paradox: In the midst of decreasing poverty, economic growth, ... More

A Village Goes MobileTelephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India

A Village Goes Mobile: Telephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India

Sirpa Tenhunen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190630270
eISBN:
9780190876562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book examines how mobile telephony contributes to social change in rural India (West Bengal, Bankura district) on the basis of long-term ethnographic fieldwork in a village before and after the ... More

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