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Random FamiliesGenetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190888275
eISBN:
9780190888305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

This is a book about unprecedented families—networks of strangers linked by genes, medical technology, and the human desire for affinity and identity. It chronicles the chain of choices that couples ... More

Rights Make MightGlobal Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Rights Make Might examines why the three most salient minority groups in Japan all expanded their activism since the late 1970s against significant headwinds, and chronicles how global human rights ... More

Trade BattlesActivism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Tamara Kay and R.L. Evans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

How did activists create a dynamic broad-based movement during NAFTA negotiations that politicized trade, making it a contentious issue for the first time in history? And how did their NAFTA ... More

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

Negotiating ControlOrganizations and Mobile Communication

Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Keri K. Stephens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this book, the author shows how employees, organizations, and even friends and family are struggling to understand how the expected norms for mobile-communication connectedness function when ... 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

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