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American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Kevin R. Reitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The idea of American exceptionalism has made frequent appearances in discussions of criminal justice policies—as it has in many other areas—to help portray or explain problems that are especially ... More

Someone To Talk To

Someone To Talk To

Mario Luis Small

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

When people are facing difficulties, they often feel the need for a confidant—a person to vent to or talk things through with who will offer sympathy or understanding. How do they decide on whom to ... More

Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Jan de Keijser, Julian V. Roberts, and Jesper Ryberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607609
eISBN:
9780190607630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607609.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people assume that criminal offenders have only been convicted of a single crime. However, in reality almost half of offenders stand to be sentenced for more than one crime. The high proportion ... More

Tribes and Politics in YemenA History of the Houthi Conflict

Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

Marieke Brandt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673598
eISBN:
9780190872649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Tribes and Politics in Yemen tells the story of the Houthi conflict in Sa’dah Province, Yemen, as seen through the eyes of the local tribes. The Houthi conflict, which erupted in 2004, is often ... More

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

The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in IranFrom Tribal to Global

The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2002, Sunni jihadi groups have been active in Iranian Baluchistan without managing to plunge the region into chaos. This book suggests that a reason for this, besides Tehran’s military ... 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

Police in AfricaThe Street Level View

Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Jan Beek, Mirco Göpfert, Olly Owen, and Johnny Steinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

State police forces in Africa are a curiously neglected subject of study, even within the framework of security issues and African states. This book brings together criminologists, anthropologists, ... 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

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