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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

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

Marketing DeathCulture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Based on an extensive ethnography of the emergence of commercial life insurance in China, this book examines how culture impacts economic practice. It details how a Chinese life insurance market is ... More

On Pauperism in Present and Past

On Pauperism in Present and Past

Jan Breman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199464814
eISBN:
9780199086481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464814.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Pauperism and pauperization are widespread phenomena in India both in present and past. While a fierce debate continues on how to draw the line separating the poor from the non-poor, there is hardly ... More

Private Property and Public PowerEminent Domain in Philadelphia

Private Property and Public Power: Eminent Domain in Philadelphia

Debbie Becher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199322541
eISBN:
9780199394746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199322541.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores the legitimacy of government involvement in private economic actions by presenting a study of property takings. It explores which properties Philadelphia pursued for private ... More

Reengineering IndiaWork, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Carol Upadhya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Reengineering India explores India’s post-liberalization transformation through the lens of the software industry. It is an anthropological study of work, capital, and class in the software industry, ... More

Shifting LandscapesThe Making and Remaking of Village Commons in India

Shifting Landscapes: The Making and Remaking of Village Commons in India

Rita Brara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673012
eISBN:
9780199081813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673012.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book goes into the realm of villagers who depend on a combination of private farms and common grazing lands for a livelihood. It concentrates on the social framing of village commons and its ... More

Spectacular CitiesReligion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Ipsita Chatterjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

Globalization is a much talked about subject in academic and non-academic circles; hence plenty has been written to understand it, describe it, and find conceptual tools to explain it. However, ... 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

Who Owns the World's Media?Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Eli M. Noam and The International Media Concentration Collaboration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

Media concentration has been an issue around the world. To some observers the power of large corporations has never been higher. To others, the Internet has brought openness and diversity. What ... More

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