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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

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

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

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

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

Police in AfricaThe Street Level View

Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Jan Beek, Mirco Göpfert, Olly Owen, and Johnny Steinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

State police forces in Africa are a curiously neglected subject of study, even within the framework of security issues and African states. This book brings together criminologists, anthropologists, ... 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

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