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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

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

Negotiating CulturesDelhi's Architecture and Planning from 1912 to 1962

Negotiating Cultures: Delhi's Architecture and Planning from 1912 to 1962

Pilar Maria Guerrieri

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199479580
eISBN:
9780199091140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479580.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book focuses on the city of Delhi, one of the largest mega-cities in the world, and examines—from a historical perspective—the processes of hybridization between cultures within its local ... More

The New FrontierMerit vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

The New Frontier: Merit vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

Marilyn Fernandez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199479498
eISBN:
9780199092109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Does the burgeoning Indian Information Technology (IT) sector represent a deviation from the historical arc of caste inequality or has it become yet another site of discrimination? Those who claim ... More

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