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State Without HonourWomen Workers in India's Anganwadis

State Without Honour: Women Workers in India's Anganwadis

M.S. Sreerekha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468164
eISBN:
9780199088836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468164.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Gender and Sexuality

This book is an attempt towards a fresh understanding of the political economy of women’s work in India and its relationship with the Indian state. The study critically analyses the concept and ... More

Stories Without BordersThe Berlin Wall and the Making of a Global Iconic Event

Stories Without Borders: The Berlin Wall and the Making of a Global Iconic Event

Julia Sonnevend

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190604301
eISBN:
9780190604349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604301.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book asks how particular news events become “global iconic events,” while others fade into oblivion. Focusing on journalists covering the fall of the Berlin Wall and on subsequent retellings of ... More

Street Gang Patterns and Policies

Street Gang Patterns and Policies

Malcolm W. Klein and Cheryl L. Maxson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195163445
eISBN:
9780199943340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163445.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In the past two decades, many prevention and suppression programs have been initiated on a national and local level to combat street gangs—but what do we really know about them? Why do youths join ... More

Structure and CognitionAspects of Hindu Caste and Ritual

Structure and Cognition: Aspects of Hindu Caste and Ritual

Veena Das

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077404
eISBN:
9780199081172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077404.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Hindu caste and ritual are two features of the Hindu society that are discussed in Structure and Cognition. The book presents a thorough analysis of two Sanskrit texts, the Dharmaranya Purana and the ... More

Stubborn RootsRace, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Prudence L. Carter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

This book details a sociological, comparative analysis of the institutional and group dynamics in eight schools located within four cities in the United States and South Africa. This book details how ... More

Taking RootHuman Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international donors ... More

A Theory of Fields

A Theory of Fields

Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199859948
eISBN:
9780199951178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859948.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Finding ways to understand the nature of social change and social order—from political movements to market meltdowns—is one of the enduring problems of social science. This book draws together ... More

This Fissured LandAn Ecological History of India

This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India

Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198077442
eISBN:
9780199082155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book emphasizes the significance of various ways of resource use in India. This book is divided into three parts. The first part examines the several forms of restraint on resource use reported ... More

Thrift and Thriving in AmericaCapitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Joshua Yates and James Davison Hunter (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book is about the seminal importance of thrift to American culture and history. Underpinning the diversity of disciplinary perspectives presented in this volume are two overarching claims. ... More

Towards Another ReasonIdentity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Ulrich Demmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Locating the politics of ethical collective identities in postcolonial South India, this work explores the ways in which different cultural communities forge their self-understandings in terms of ... More

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