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The Help-Yourself CityLegitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Gordon C.C. Douglas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190691332
eISBN:
9780190691349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190691332.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

When cash-strapped local governments don’t provide adequate services, and planning policies prioritize economic development over community needs, what is a concerned citizen to do? In the ... More

FrenemiesFeminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Frenemies: Feminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Nancy Whittier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190235994
eISBN:
9780190236038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235994.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

What happens when activists who usually oppose each other work to advance similar goals? This book re-conceptualizes models of social movements’ relationships with each other and develops a new ... More

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Kevin R. Reitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The idea of American exceptionalism has made frequent appearances in discussions of criminal justice policies—as it has in many other areas—to help portray or explain problems that are especially ... More

Someone To Talk To

Someone To Talk To

Mario Luis Small

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

When people are facing difficulties, they often feel the need for a confidant—a person to vent to or talk things through with who will offer sympathy or understanding. How do they decide on whom to ... More

Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Jan de Keijser, Julian V. Roberts, and Jesper Ryberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607609
eISBN:
9780190607630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607609.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people assume that criminal offenders have only been convicted of a single crime. However, in reality almost half of offenders stand to be sentenced for more than one crime. The high proportion ... More

Tribes and Politics in YemenA History of the Houthi Conflict

Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

Marieke Brandt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673598
eISBN:
9780190872649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Tribes and Politics in Yemen tells the story of the Houthi conflict in Sa’dah Province, Yemen, as seen through the eyes of the local tribes. The Houthi conflict, which erupted in 2004, is often ... More

Haunting HandsMobile Media Practices and Loss

Haunting Hands: Mobile Media Practices and Loss

Kathleen M. Cumiskey and Larissa Hjorth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190634971
eISBN:
9780190635008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634971.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

From natural disasters to private funerals, digital media are playing a central role in the documentation and commemoration of shared significant events and individual loss experiences. Yet few ... 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

The Fall of GodsMemory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

The Fall of Gods: Memory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

Ester Gallo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199469307
eISBN:
9780199089871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The book explores the relationship between colonial history and memory from the perspective of middle- class intergenerational relations. Drawing from a prolonged research conducted with Malayali ... More

The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in IranFrom Tribal to Global

The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2002, Sunni jihadi groups have been active in Iranian Baluchistan without managing to plunge the region into chaos. This book suggests that a reason for this, besides Tehran’s military ... More

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