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Haunting HandsMobile Media Practices and Loss

Haunting Hands: Mobile Media Practices and Loss

Kathleen M. Cumiskey and Larissa Hjorth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190634971
eISBN:
9780190635008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634971.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

From natural disasters to private funerals, digital media are playing a central role in the documentation and commemoration of shared significant events and individual loss experiences. Yet few ... More

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956A History

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

James Heartfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This is the first comprehensive history of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), from its founding in 1838. The Society, set up by Quaker Joseph Sturge and Lord Henry Brougham after ... 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

Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Zahra Babar (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This volume provides a series of empirically dense analyses of the historical and contemporary dynamics of Arab intra-regional migration to the monarchies of the Persian Gulf, and unravels the ways ... More

Why Children Follow RulesLegal Socialization and the Development of Legitimacy

Why Children Follow Rules: Legal Socialization and the Development of Legitimacy

Tom R. Tyler and Rick Trinkner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190644147
eISBN:
9780190644178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190644147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Social Psychology and Interaction

Legal socialization is the process by which children and adolescents acquire their law-related values. Such values, in particular legitimacy, underlie the ability and willingness to consent to laws ... More

Taking RootHuman Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international donors ... More

Cityscapes of Violence in KarachiPublics and Counterpublics

Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Nichola Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book enlists some controversies that understanding, writing about and publishing on violence in Karachi entails. It brings into conversation some prominent academics—including anthropologists ... 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

Mini-IndiaThe Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Mini-India: The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Philipp Zehmisch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199469864
eISBN:
9780199089116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469864.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This contribution to political anthropology, migration research, and postcolonial studies fills a gap in the hitherto under-represented scholarship on the migrant and settler society of the Andaman ... More

Homeward BoundModern Families, Elder Care, and Loss

Homeward Bound: Modern Families, Elder Care, and Loss

Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190261092
eISBN:
9780190666590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261092.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Marriage and the Family

Homeward Bound shows that as family structure becomes more complex, so too does elder care. Existing institutions and legal approaches are not prepared to handle those complexities. As 79 million ... More

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