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The Dynamics of RadicalizationA Relational and Comparative Perspective

The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective

Eitan Y. Alimi, Lorenzo Bosi, and Chares Demetriou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199937707
eISBN:
9780190236601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937707.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This book advances a theoretical synthesis to explaining radicalization. Treating radicalization as a process along which a member organization of a broad social movement shifts from predominantly ... 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

Encore AdulthoodBoomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Phyllis Moen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199357277
eISBN:
9780199357314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357277.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book describes a new life stage, encore adulthood, sandwiched between conventional adulthood—traditional careers and childrearing—and conventional old age. A time of varied paths in work, ... More

Encounter on the Great PlainsScandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Karen V. Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

In 1904, Scandinavian settlers began moving onto the Spirit Lake Dakota Indian Reservation. These land-hungry first and second generation immigrants struggled with a poverty nearly as severe as that ... More

Enslaved DaughtersColonialism, Law and Women's Rights

Enslaved Daughters: Colonialism, Law and Women's Rights

Sudhir Chandra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695731
eISBN:
9780199080311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695731.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book discusses the case of Dadaji Bhikaji against Rukhmabai, his twenty-two year old wife. Dadaji filed the suit against his spouse when, after eleven years, she refused to live with him as per ... More

Ensuring InequalityThe Structural Transformation of the African-American Family, Revised Edition

Ensuring Inequality: The Structural Transformation of the African-American Family, Revised Edition

Donna L. Franklin and Angela D. James

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199374878
eISBN:
9780190254186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374878.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Marriage and the Family

This book expands and updates the nuanced historical perspective used in the first edition to understand African American family patterns. The result is a narrative that challenges conventional ... More

Entangled UrbanismSlum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Sanjay Srivastava

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

What makes a city? Rather than a totality, a city is best understood through focusing upon different but interconnected spaces and processes that make for both dynamism and instability in human ... More

Ethnic Boundary MakingInstitutions, Power, Networks

Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Andreas Wimmer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

The book introduces a new theory that overcomes essentializing approaches to ethnicity all the while avoiding the pitfalls of excessive constructivism. It suggests understanding ethnic/racial ... More

The Explanation of Social Action

The Explanation of Social Action

John Levi Martin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773312
eISBN:
9780199897223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773312.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The social sciences have increasingly placed all their bets on a notion of explanation that turns on linking abstractions through causal relations. This explanatory vocabulary is, if analysts deem it ... More

Fire in the HeartHow White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Mark R. Warren

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book uncovers the dynamic processes through which some white Americans become activists for racial justice, reporting accounts of the development of racial awareness drawn from in-depth ... More

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