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An Ambiguous Journey to the City

An Ambiguous Journey to the City: The Village and Othe Odd Ruins of the Self in the Indian Imagination

Ashis Nandy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683974
eISBN:
9780199081448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683974.001.0001

This book tells the story of an apparently territorial journey—the one between the village and the city—to capture some of the core fantasies and anxieties of the Indian civilization in the past ... More

The Ambivalent Partisan

The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.001.0001

Over the past half-century, two overarching topics have dominated the study of mass political behaviour: How do ordinary citizens form their political judgments, and how good are they from a ... More

American Juvenile Justice

American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More

Another Asia

Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin

Rustom Bharucha

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682854
eISBN:
9780199081585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682854.001.0001

This book explores the convergence of different notions of Asia through the meeting between Rabindranath Tagore and the Japanese art historian and curator Okakura Tenshin in Calcutta in 1902. Set ... More

Banished

Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001

With urban poverty rising and affordable housing disappearing, the homeless and other “disorderly” people continue to occupy public space in many American cities. Concerned about the alleged ill ... More

Being Muslim in South Asia

Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Robin Jeffrey and Sen Ronojoy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.001.0001

The 500 million Muslims who live in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka constitute roughly one-third of the world’s Muslims. Their lives in the twenty-first century are challenging and ... More

Beyond Loving

Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Amy C. Steinbugler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.001.0001

This book examines interracial intimacy in the beginning of the twenty-first century, an era rife with racial contradictions in which interracial relationships are increasingly seen as ... More

Black Citymakers

Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Marcus Anthony Hunter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.001.0001

This book revisits the Black Seventh Ward neighborhood and residents of W. E. B. DuBois’s The Philadelphia Negro over the course of the twentieth century. Through the dual lens of political agency ... More

Branding the Nation

Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Melissa Aronczyk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.001.0001

National governments around the world are turning to branding consultants, public relations advisers, and strategic communications experts to help them “brand” their jurisdiction. Using the tools, ... More

Café Culture in Pune

Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Teresa Platz Robinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.001.0001

The emergence of a visible, commodified leisure culture in the form of cafés, targeted at and appropriated by, young adults from the middle classes, is a striking phenomenon in the transformation of ... More

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