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The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956A History

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

James Heartfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This is the first comprehensive history of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), from its founding in 1838. The Society, set up by Quaker Joseph Sturge and Lord Henry Brougham after ... More

Curated StoriesThe Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Sujatha Fernandes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

In the contemporary era we have seen a proliferation of storytelling activities, from the phenomenon of TED talks and Humans of New York to a plethora of story-coaching agencies and consultants. ... 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

Dancing to the StateThe Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Can small indigenous communities survive, as distinct cultural entities, in northeast India, an area of mind-boggling ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity? What are the choices such communities ... More

Mini-IndiaThe Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Mini-India: The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Philipp Zehmisch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199469864
eISBN:
9780199089116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469864.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This contribution to political anthropology, migration research, and postcolonial studies fills a gap in the hitherto under-represented scholarship on the migrant and settler society of the Andaman ... More

Homeward BoundModern Families, Elder Care, and Loss

Homeward Bound: Modern Families, Elder Care, and Loss

Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190261092
eISBN:
9780190666590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261092.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Marriage and the Family

Homeward Bound shows that as family structure becomes more complex, so too does elder care. Existing institutions and legal approaches are not prepared to handle those complexities. As 79 million ... More

Design and Analysis of Time Series Experiments

Design and Analysis of Time Series Experiments

Richard McCleary, David McDowall, and Bradley Bartos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190661557
eISBN:
9780190661595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661557.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Design and Analysis of Time Series Experiments develops a comprehensive set of models and methods for drawing causal inferences from time series. Example analyses of social, behavioral, and ... More

American RoutesRacial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Angel Adams Parham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

American Routes provides a comparative and historical analysis of the migration and integration of white and free black refugees from nineteenth-century St. Domingue/Haiti to Louisiana and follows ... More

Breaking the PendulumThe Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice

Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice

Philip Goodman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199976058
eISBN:
9780190669935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The history of criminal justice in the United States is often described as a pendulum, swinging back and forth between strict punishment and lenient rehabilitation. While this view is common wisdom, ... More

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

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