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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

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

Occupying Schools, Occupying LandHow the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... 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

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

We're Still HerePain and Politics in the Heart of America

We're Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

Jennifer M. Silva

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190888046
eISBN:
9780190888077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888046.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The economy has been brutal to American workers. The chance to provide a better life for one’s children—the promise at the heart of the American Dream—is slipping away. In the face of soaring ... More

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