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The Human Right to Dominate

The Human Right to Dominate

Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199365012
eISBN:
9780199365043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365012.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

At the turn of the new millennium, a new phenomenon has emerged: conservatives who just decades before had rejected the expanding human rights culture began to embrace human rights in order to ... More

Human Rights as PracticeDalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements such as ... More

Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940The Politics of Method

Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Mike Savage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book examines how, between 1940 and 1970, British society was marked by the imprint of the academic social sciences in profound ways that have an enduring legacy on how we see ourselves, ... More

Identity Theory

Identity Theory

Peter J. Burke and Jan E. Stets

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388275
eISBN:
9780199943937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The concept of identity has become widespread within the social and behavioral sciences in recent years, cutting across disciplines from psychiatry and psychology to political science and sociology. ... More

Imprisoning CommunitiesHow Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Todd R Clear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195305791
eISBN:
9780199943944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305791.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

At no time in history, and certainly in no other democratic society, have prisons been filled so quickly and to such capacity than in the United States. And nowhere has this growth been more ... More

Improbable ScholarsThe Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools

David L. Kirp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199987498
eISBN:
9780199333356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

No school district can be all charismatic leaders and super-teachers. It can't start from scratch, and it can't fire all its teachers and principals when students do poorly. Great charter schools can ... More

The Inner and Outer SelvesCosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

Subhadra Mitra Channa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198079422
eISBN:
9780199082261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079422.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Himalayan ecology provides a strategic distribution of environmental and cultural resources that have stimulated communities situated on various points on the frontiers to engage in cross-border ... More

Institutionalizing Constitutional RightsPost-Sachar Committee Scenario

Institutionalizing Constitutional Rights: Post-Sachar Committee Scenario

Abusaleh Shariff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461158
eISBN:
9780199086788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461158.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The political discourse in India experienced a fundamental shift when the Sachar Committee Report revealed that despite the national and state governments’ minority development policies and ... More

Integration InterruptedTracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Karolyn Tyson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

An all-too-popular explanation for why black students aren't doing better in school is their own use of the “acting white” slur to ridicule fellow blacks for taking advanced classes, doing ... More

Interrogating India's ModernityDemocracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Surinder Jodhka (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Written as a tribute to the contributions of Dipankar Gupta to the study of Indian society and the discipline of sociology in India, this festschrift volume brings together essays of some of the ... More

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