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Democracy ReloadedInside Spain's Political Laboratory from 15-M to Podemos

Democracy Reloaded: Inside Spain's Political Laboratory from 15-M to Podemos

Cristina Flesher Fominaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190099961
eISBN:
9780197500002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

Framed in debates about the crisis of democracy, the book analyzes one of the most influential social movements of recent times: Spain’s “Indignados” or “15-M” movement. In the wake of the global ... More

Privilege LostWho Leaves the Upper Middle Class and How They Fall

Privilege Lost: Who Leaves the Upper Middle Class and How They Fall

Jessi Streib

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190854041
eISBN:
9780190854089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854041.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

One in two white youth born into the upper-middle class will fall from it. Drawing upon 10 years of longitudinal interviews with over 100 American youth, this book shows which upper-middle-class ... More

The Innovation ComplexCities, Tech, and the New Economy

The Innovation Complex: Cities, Tech, and the New Economy

Sharon Zukin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190083830
eISBN:
9780190083861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083830.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Culture

The Innovation Complex shows how the new urban economy is being shaped by digital technology businesses and organizations, city government, and a tech-financial meritocracy. Looking closely at ... More

Making it PersonalAlgorithmic Personalization, Identity, and Everyday Life

Making it Personal: Algorithmic Personalization, Identity, and Everyday Life

Tanya Kant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190905088
eISBN:
9780190905125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905088.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The encounter of “personalized experiences”—targeted advertisements, tailored information feeds, and “recommended” content, among other things—is now a common and somewhat inescapable component of ... More

Home FreePrisoner Reentry and Residential Change after Hurricane Katrina

Home Free: Prisoner Reentry and Residential Change after Hurricane Katrina

David S. Kirk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190841232
eISBN:
9780190841263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841232.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is about building credible science to address the challenge of criminal recidivism. It does so by drawing upon a unique natural experiment that presented an opportunity to witness an ... More

Contentious MindsHow Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Contentious Minds: How Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Florence Passy and Gian-Andrea Monsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190078010
eISBN:
9780190078058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Psychology and Interaction

Why does the mind matter for joint action? Contentious Minds is a comparative study of how cognitive and relational processes allow activists to sustain their commitment. With survey data and ... More

Feminist TroubleIntersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Feminist Trouble: Intersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Éléonore Lépinard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077150
eISBN:
9780190077198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

For more than two decades Islamic veils, niqabs, and burkinis have been the object of intense public scrutiny and legal regulations in many Western countries, especially in Europe, and feminists have ... More

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Abigail C. Saguy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines how and why people use the concept of coming out as a certain kind of person to resist stigma and collectively mobilize for social change. It examines how the concept of coming out ... More

Meaningful InefficienciesCivic Design in an Age of Digital Expediency

Meaningful Inefficiencies: Civic Design in an Age of Digital Expediency

Eric Gordon and Gabriel Mugar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190870140
eISBN:
9780190870171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870140.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Public trust in civic organizations is low. And many public-serving organizations assume that greater efficiency will build trust. As a result, they are quick to adopt new technologies to enhance ... More

Us versus ThemRace, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Us versus Them: Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Jan Doering

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190066574
eISBN:
9780190066611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Urban and Rural Studies

Crime and gentrification represent hot button issues in racially diverse neighborhoods. Drawing on three and a half years of ethnographic fieldwork, this book provides a detailed analysis of ... More

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