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Another AsiaRabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin

Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin

Rustom Bharucha

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682854
eISBN:
9780199081585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682854.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book explores the convergence of different notions of Asia through the meeting between Rabindranath Tagore and the Japanese art historian and curator Okakura Tenshin in Calcutta in 1902. Set ... More

Branding the NationThe Global Business of National Identity

Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Melissa Aronczyk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

National governments around the world are turning to branding consultants, public relations advisers, and strategic communications experts to help them “brand” their jurisdiction. Using the tools, ... More

Café Culture in PuneBeing Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Teresa Platz Robinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The emergence of a visible, commodified leisure culture in the form of cafés, targeted at and appropriated by, young adults from the middle classes, is a striking phenomenon in the transformation of ... More

Channeling CulturesTelevision Studies from India

Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Biswarup Sen and Abhijit Roy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Channelling Cultures: Television Studies from India is a seminal collection of essays on regional, national and global itineraries of Indian television in the twenty-first century. At a ... More

Citizen-ProtectorsThe Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Jennifer Carlson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the past several decades, the United States has witnessed a profound transformation in what Americans do with the guns they own. While hunting used to dominate American gun culture, now the top ... More

The Civil Sphere

The Civil Sphere

Jeffrey C. Alexander

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How do real individuals live together in real societies in the real world? What binds societies together and how can these social orders be structured in a fair way? This book addresses this central ... More

Coming Up ShortWorking-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Jennifer M. Silva

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931460
eISBN:
9780199345748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931460.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Traditional markers of adulthood have become increasingly delayed, disorderly, reversible, or even forgone in the latter half of the twentieth century. This book draws upon 100 interviews with ... More

The Culture of ConnectivityA Critical History of Social Media

The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Jose van Dijck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book studies the rise of social media in the first decade of the twenty-first century, up until 2012. It provides both a historical and a critical analysis of the emergence of networking ... More

The Disrupted WorkplaceTime and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

Benjamin H. Snyder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203498
eISBN:
9780190203535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Economic Sociology

The 21st century workplace compels Americans to be more flexible. To embrace change, work with unpredictable schedules, be available 24/7, and take charge of one’s own career. What are the wider ... More

The Elephant in the RoomSilence and Denial in Everyday Life

The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

Eviatar Zerubavel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195187175
eISBN:
9780199943371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187175.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The fable of the Emperor's New Clothes is a classic example of a conspiracy of silence, a situation where everyone refuses to acknowledge an obvious truth. But the denial of social realities—whether ... More

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