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Accumulation by SegregationMuslim Localities in Delhi

Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Ghazala Jamil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Through an ethnographic exploration of everyday life infused with Marxist urbanism and critical theory, this work charts out the changes taking place in Muslim neighbourhoods in Delhi in the backdrop ... More

Dispossession without DevelopmentLand Grabs in Neoliberal India

Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Michael Levien

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since the mid-2000s, India has been beset by widespread farmer protests against “land grabs.” Dispossession without Development argues that beneath these conflicts lay a profound transformation in ... More

History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy ... More

Legacies and Memories in MovementsJustice and Democracy in Southern Europe

Legacies and Memories in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta, Tiago Fernandes, Eduardo Romanos, and Markos Vogiatzoglou

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190860936
eISBN:
9780190860967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860936.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This volume addresses long-term effects of democratic transitions on social movements in Italy, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. From the theoretical point of view, the main focus of reflection is on the ... More

Negotiating OpportunitiesHow the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Jessica McCrory Calarco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190634438
eISBN:
9780190634476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634438.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Negotiating Opportunities reveals that the middle-class advantage in school is, at least in part, a negotiated advantage. Essentially, this means that middle-class students secure advantages not only ... More

Pieces of EarthThe Politics of Land-Grabbing in Kashmir

Pieces of Earth: The Politics of Land-Grabbing in Kashmir

Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477616
eISBN:
9780199091003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Resource exploitation in the form of land-grabbing has become a major debate worldwide. Based on extensive field research conducted at the India-Pakistan border, using Kishanganga Hydroelectric ... More

Saving the Sacred SeaThe Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Saving the Sacred Sea: The Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Kate Pride Brown

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190660949
eISBN:
9780190660987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Lake Baikal is like no place on Earth. More than a mile deep, Baikal contains a fifth of the world’s freshwater. Thousands of endemic species reside in its watershed. It is an ecological treasure ... More

Transnational Commercial Surrogacy and the (Un)Making of Kin in India

Transnational Commercial Surrogacy and the (Un)Making of Kin in India

Anindita Majumdar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474363
eISBN:
9780199090822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Marriage and the Family

Billed as an emerging transnational industry, the commercial surrogacy arrangement is more than mere commerce. It involves the birth of kin and relationships that include cross-cultural dialogues and ... More

Where the Millennials Will Take UsA New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure

Where the Millennials Will Take Us: A New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure

Barbara J. Risman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199324385
eISBN:
9780190846794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199324385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book Barbara J. Risman uses her gender structure theory to tackle the question about whether today’s young people, Millennials, are pushing forward the gender revolution or backing away from ... More

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