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Hate, Politics, LawCritical Perspectives on Combating Hate

Hate, Politics, Law: Critical Perspectives on Combating Hate

Thomas Brudholm and Birgitte Schepelern Johansen (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190465544
eISBN:
9780190465568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

What is at stake in the modern combatting of hate in liberal democratic societies? This book takes up the question and offers a critical exploration of the basic assumptions, ideals and agendas ... More

Rich RussiansFrom Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie

Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie

Elisabeth Schimpfössl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190677763
eISBN:
9780190677794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

This book looks at representatives of the top 0.1 per cent of Russian society: their stories, trajectories, ideas about life, and how they see their role and position at the top of Russian society. ... 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

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

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

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

Saving the Sacred SeaThe Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Saving the Sacred Sea: The Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Kate Pride Brown

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190660949
eISBN:
9780190660987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Lake Baikal is like no place on Earth. More than a mile deep, Baikal contains a fifth of the world’s freshwater. Thousands of endemic species reside in its watershed. It is an ecological treasure ... More

Negotiating OpportunitiesHow the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Jessica McCrory Calarco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190634438
eISBN:
9780190634476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634438.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Negotiating Opportunities reveals that the middle-class advantage in school is, at least in part, a negotiated advantage. Essentially, this means that middle-class students secure advantages not only ... More

Legacies and Memories in MovementsJustice and Democracy in Southern Europe

Legacies and Memories in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta, Tiago Fernandes, Eduardo Romanos, and Markos Vogiatzoglou

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190860936
eISBN:
9780190860967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860936.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This volume addresses long-term effects of democratic transitions on social movements in Italy, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. From the theoretical point of view, the main focus of reflection is on the ... More

The Help-Yourself CityLegitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Gordon C.C. Douglas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190691332
eISBN:
9780190691349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190691332.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

When cash-strapped local governments don’t provide adequate services, and planning policies prioritize economic development over community needs, what is a concerned citizen to do? In the ... More

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