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Lifeworlds of IslamThe Pragmatics of a Religion

Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Islam is what Muslims do. From this premise, the book elaborates a sociology of Islam in three concise chapters. The book shows that Islam has operated typically not in the form of standard dogmas, ... More

Democratic PracticeOrigins of the Iberian Divide in Political Inclusion

Democratic Practice: Origins of the Iberian Divide in Political Inclusion

Robert M. Fishman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190912871
eISBN:
9780190912918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912871.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book offers a new way to conceptualize and study differences among democracies, focusing on political conduct and interaction as well as related taken-for-granted assumptions. With an empirical ... More

Beyond the RapistTitle IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Kate Lockwood Harris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190876920
eISBN:
9780190876968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876920.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the United States, approximately one in five women experiences rape during college, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students experience sexual violence at higher rates ... More

Refuge beyond ReachHow Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

David Scott FitzGerald

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190874155
eISBN:
9780190874186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874155.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Comparative and Historical Sociology

The core of the asylum regime is the principle of non-refoulement that prohibits governments from sending refugees back to their persecutors. Governments attempt to evade this legal obligation to ... More

Contentious RitualsParading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Jonathan S. Blake

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Why do people participate in controversial symbolic events that drive wedges between groups and occasionally spark violence? This book examines this question through an in-depth case study of ... 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

Shocks, States, and SustainabilityThe Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Thomas K. Rudel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

For the past three decades scientists have urged us to abandon fossil fuels as rapidly as possible. Despite these pleas, the global energy sector has retained a familiar profile, dominated by the use ... More

Unequal EuropeRegional Integration and the Rise of European Inequality

Unequal Europe: Regional Integration and the Rise of European Inequality

Jason Beckfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190494254
eISBN:
9780190494292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494254.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Economic Sociology

The Euro-crisis of 2009–2012 and the UK’s 2016 vote to leave the EU vividly demonstrated that EU policies matter for the distribution of resources within and between European nation-states. ... More

Relational InequalitiesAn Organizational Approach

Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Relational Inequalities focuses on the organizational production of categorical inequalities, in the context of the intersectional complexity and institutional fluidity that characterize social life. ... More

Punishment and CitizenshipA Theory of Criminal Disenfranchisement

Punishment and Citizenship: A Theory of Criminal Disenfranchisement

Milena Tripkovic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190848620
eISBN:
9780190848651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848620.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The book develops a normative theory of criminal disenfranchisement and determines which offenders may justifiably lose electoral rights after criminal conviction. Having examined the historical ... More

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