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Concrete JunglesUrban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Rivke Jaffe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

In the popular imagination, Caribbean islands represent tropical paradise. This image underlies the efforts of many environmentalists to protect Caribbean coral reefs, mangroves, and rainforests. ... More

Digital Feminist ActivismGirls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, feminists have turned to digital technologies and social media platforms to dialogue, network, and organize against contemporary sexism, misogyny, and rape culture. The emergence of ... More

The Dynamics of RadicalizationA Relational and Comparative Perspective

The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective

Eitan Y. Alimi, Lorenzo Bosi, and Chares Demetriou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199937707
eISBN:
9780190236601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937707.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This book advances a theoretical synthesis to explaining radicalization. Treating radicalization as a process along which a member organization of a broad social movement shifts from predominantly ... More

Human Rights as PracticeDalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements such as ... More

The Mindful EliteMobilizing from the Inside Out

The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Jaime Kucinskas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

From the halls of the Ivy League to the C-suite at Fortune 500 companies, this book reveals the people behind the mindfulness movement, and the engine they built to propel mindfulness into public ... More

Mobilizing PietyIslam and Feminism in Indonesia

Mobilizing Piety: Islam and Feminism in Indonesia

Rachel Rinaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948109
eISBN:
9780199345960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

In the post 9/11 world, Islam and feminism are widely viewed as incompatible. Sociologist Rachel Rinaldo’s ethnography of Muslim and secular women activists in Jakarta, Indonesia highlights the ... More

Panthers in ParliamentDalits, Caste, and Political Power in South India

Panthers in Parliament: Dalits, Caste, and Political Power in South India

Hugo Gorringe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468157
eISBN:
9780199088829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

In the late 1990s, a group representing Dalits in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu called the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi—or Liberation Panthers Party—shook the established social and political ... More

Revolution in NepalAn Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study of the People’s War in Nepal is deliberately polycentric. It offers an anthropological and historical approach to the movement, combining micro history and long-term ... 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

Some MenFeminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

What does it mean for men to join with women as allies in preventing rape and domestic violence? This book, based on life history interviews with men and women antiviolence activists aged twenty to ... More

South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This work is a well-researched study of the last few decades of the networks in the Global Justice Movement (GJM) and World Social Forums. It offers a more novel perspective on the traditions of ... More

Taking RootHuman Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international donors ... More

Talking SociologyDipankar Gupta in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Talking Sociology: Dipankar Gupta in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Ramin Jahanbegloo and Dipankar Gupta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199489374
eISBN:
9780199094110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489374.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Social Movements and Social Change

A well-known name in contemporary sociology, Dipankar Gupta’s wide range of scholarship and popular columns have justly earned him the reputation of being one of India’s leading public intellectuals. ... 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

Women in WarThe Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More

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