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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

Algeria ModernFrom Opacity to Complexity

Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Luis Martinez and Rasmus Alenius Boserup (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

For decades, Algeria has been depicted as an inaccessible, opaque, rentier state and under the control of secret intelligence agencies and inaccessible “cartels” and “clans”. While that analysis is ... More

American DiscontentThe Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

American Discontent: The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age

John L. Campbell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190872434
eISBN:
9780190872465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872434.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about how Donald Trump, who had no prior public service, became president of the United States. It argues that Trump capitalized on a wave of increasing public discontent that stemmed ... More

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956A History

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

James Heartfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This is the first comprehensive history of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), from its founding in 1838. The Society, set up by Quaker Joseph Sturge and Lord Henry Brougham after ... More

Caring for Our OwnWhy There is No Political Demand for New American Social Welfare Rights

Caring for Our Own: Why There is No Political Demand for New American Social Welfare Rights

Sandra R. Levitsky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199993123
eISBN:
9780199378906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Aging populations and changes in health care, household structure, and women’s labor force participation over the last half century have created a “crisis in care”: demand for care of the old and ... More

Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming

Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming

Tor H. Aase (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199475476
eISBN:
9780199097739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475476.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

The book asks to what extent Himalayan farmers and their institutions are prepared to face a future when external production conditions change. Because farming is particularly sensitive to climate, ... 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

Curated StoriesThe Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Sujatha Fernandes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

In the contemporary era we have seen a proliferation of storytelling activities, from the phenomenon of TED talks and Humans of New York to a plethora of story-coaching agencies and consultants. ... 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

Delivering Public Services EffectivelyTamil Nadu and Beyond

Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Vivek S.

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

There is a wide diversity in the provision of public services in India. In some states one can go miles without seeing a functional school or a public health centre, where roads are poorly ... More

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