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Accumulation by SegregationMuslim Localities in Delhi

Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Ghazala Jamil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Through an ethnographic exploration of everyday life infused with Marxist urbanism and critical theory, this work charts out the changes taking place in Muslim neighbourhoods in Delhi in the backdrop ... More

Border LivesFronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Sergio Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

Based on observations and in-depth interviews, Border Lives tells the story of how diverse groups of individuals came to establish roots in Tijuana, beginning shortly after the termination of the ... 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

Communities that CareBuilding Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Communities that Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, David P. Farrington, and Richard F. Catalano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190299217
eISBN:
9780190299255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Evidence-based, prevention-oriented, and community-driven approaches are advocated to improve public health and reduce youth behavior problems, but there are few effective models for doing so. This ... More

Crisis CitiesDisaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book blends critical theoretical insight with a historically grounded comparative study to examine the form, trajectory, and contradictions of redevelopment efforts following the 9/11 and ... More

The Digital Street

The Digital Street

Jeffrey Lane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199381265
eISBN:
9780199381302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381265.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Culture

This book delves into the street-level experience of a set of African American and Latino teenagers and adults worried about or after them. It argues that the risks and opportunities associated with ... More

Entangled UrbanismSlum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Sanjay Srivastava

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

What makes a city? Rather than a totality, a city is best understood through focusing upon different but interconnected spaces and processes that make for both dynamism and instability in human ... 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

Metro Rail Projects In IndiaA Study In Project Planning

Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Taking stock of the urban transport scenario in Indian cities, this is the first full-length study of the metro rail system in India. In recent times the metro rail has come up as a favoured ... More

Nature in the CityBengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Harini Nagendra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

In rapidly urbanizing India, cities are places of conflict between people and nature. What is the future for conservation in Indian cities? Nature in the City examines the past, present, and future ... More

New York and Los AngelesThe Uncertain Future

New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

David Halle and Andrew A. Beveridge (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Over the last century, New York and Los Angeles, America's two largest cities and urban regions, have constantly reinvented themselves in surprisingly ways. In the 1950s, central cities were viewed ... More

No Place Like HomeWealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership

No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership

Brian J. McCabe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190270452
eISBN:
9780190270490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Urban and Rural Studies

While Americans often believe that owning a home serves as a tool for building stronger communities and crafting better citizens, this book argues that these long-standing beliefs about the public ... More

Norman StreetPoverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Ida Susser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This book presents an examination of a scenario that appears likely to be played out again and again as federal budget policies result in reduced services for urban areas across the United States. ... More

Policing DelhiUrbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Om Prakash Mishra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Set against the backdrop of the capital’s history, culture, and socio-political scenario, this is a full-length study of the connection between rapid urbanization, rising crime, and law enforcement ... More

Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American society has been long plagued by cycles of racial violence, most dramatically in the 1960s when hundreds of ghetto uprisings erupted across American cities. Though the larger, underlying ... More

The Remembered Village

The Remembered Village

M.N. Srinivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is about Rampura, a multi-caste village in princely Mysore (now part of Karnataka) as it was in 1948, the year when M. N. Srinivas did fieldwork there. As so often in human affairs, and in ... More

Rethinking RevolutionsSoyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Richa Kumar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book is an ethnographic study of the processes of agrarian change in the Malwa region of central India over the last forty years, beginning with the introduction of soyabean cultivation in the ... More

Rule By AestheticsWorld-Class City Making in Delhi

Rule By Aesthetics: World-Class City Making in Delhi

Asher Ghertner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199385560
eISBN:
9780190263324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385560.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book offers a powerful examination of mass demolition in the world’s second largest city of Delhi, India. Using Delhi’s millennial effort to become a world-class city, the book shows how ... More

Spectacular CitiesReligion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Ipsita Chatterjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

Globalization is a much talked about subject in academic and non-academic circles; hence plenty has been written to understand it, describe it, and find conceptual tools to explain it. However, ... More

Violence at the Urban Margins

Violence at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190221447
eISBN:
9780190221461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221447.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book examines the causes, forms, and experiences of urban violence in the Americas. It does so through a series of theoretically informed ethnographic analyses of the role that violence plays in ... More

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