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The Algebra of Warfare-WelfareA Long View of India's 2014 Election

The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Irfan Ahmad and Pralay Kanungo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Electoral democracy combines the ideas and practices of warfare and welfare, where both work in tandem as near synonyms. India’s robust electoral democracy exemplifies this combination in diverse ... More

Darjeeling ReconsideredHistories, Politics, Environments

Darjeeling Reconsidered: Histories, Politics, Environments

Townsend Middleton and Sara Shneiderman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199483556
eISBN:
9780199097692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199483556.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Darjeeling occupies a special place in the South Asian imaginary with its Himalayan vistas, lush tea gardens, and brisk mountain air. Thousands of tourists, domestic and international, annually flock ... More

Equity and AccessHealth Care Studies in India

Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Purendra Prasad and Amar Jesani (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Equity and Access attempts to unravel the complex narrative of why inequities in the health sector are growing and access to basic health care is worsening, and the underlying forces that contribute ... More

In the Shadows of Naga InsurgencyTribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Jelle J.P. Wouters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency is a fine-grained critique of the Naga struggle for political redemption, the state’s response to it, and the social corollaries and carry-overs of protracted ... More

J. Krishnamurti and Educational PracticeSocial and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Meenakshi Thapan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

First in the series on Education and Society in South Asia, this volume focuses on the educational thought of a world-renowned teacher, thinker, and writer—Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895–1986). This edited ... More

Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Hem Borker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

This ethnography provides a theoretically informed account of the educational journeys of students in girls’ madrasas in India. It focuses on the unfolding of young women’s lives as they journey from ... More

Narrow FairwaysGetting By & Falling Behind in the New India

Narrow Fairways: Getting By & Falling Behind in the New India

Patrick Inglis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190664763
eISBN:
9780190664800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite India’s three decades of economic liberalization, access to quality education, well-paying jobs, and high standards of living align with prior class and caste advantages, leaving many poor ... More

Other People's StrugglesOutsiders in Social Movements

Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Nicholas Owen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Other People’s Struggles is the first attempt in over forty years to explain the place of “conscience constituents” in social movements. Conscience constituents are people who participate in a ... More

Privilege at PlayClass, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico

Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico

Hugo Cerón-Anaya

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190931605
eISBN:
9780190931643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931605.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Sport and Leisure

Privilege at Play is a book about inequalities, social hierarchies, and privilege in contemporary Mexico. Based on ethnographic research conducted in exclusive golf clubs and in-depth interviews with ... More

Situational BreakdownsUnderstanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Anne Nassauer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides an account of how and why routine interactions break down and how such situational breakdowns lead to protest violence and other types of surprising social outcomes. It takes a ... More

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