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Beyond the CaseThe Logics and Practices of Comparative Ethnography

Beyond the Case: The Logics and Practices of Comparative Ethnography

Corey M. Abramson and Neil Gong (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190608484
eISBN:
9780190608521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608484.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The social sciences have seen a substantial increase in comparative and multisited ethnographic projects over the last three decades, yet field research often remains associated with small-scale, ... More

Public CharactersThe Politics of Reputation and Blame

Public Characters: The Politics of Reputation and Blame

James M. Jasper, Michael P. Young, and Elke Zuern

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190050047
eISBN:
9780190050078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050047.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Admirable heroes, threatening villains, innocent victims, and ridiculous minions have long been central to politics and related strategic arenas. These public characters populate the dramas through ... More

Transcendent ParentingRaising Children in the Digital Age

Transcendent Parenting: Raising Children in the Digital Age

Sun Sun Lim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088989
eISBN:
9780190088996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088989.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Culture

In digitally connected middle-class households with school-going children, from toddlers through varsity students, the practice of transcendent parenting has arisen. Smartphones and other mobile ... More

Empire's LegacyRoots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

Empire's Legacy: Roots of a Far-Right Affinity in Contemporary France

John W.P. Veugelers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190875664
eISBN:
9780190875695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Building on the idea of latent political potential, this book offers an alternative interpretation of the contemporary far right. Its main thesis is that relations between colonizers and colonized ... More

Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice updates and extends the authors’ classic general theory of crime (sometimes referred to as “self-control theory”). In Part I, contemporary ... More

The Ambivalent StatePolice-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190915537
eISBN:
9780190915575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Law, Crime and Deviance

Over the past few decades, debates about policing in poor urban areas have shifted from analyzing the state’s neglect and abandonment to documenting its harsh interventions and punishing presence. ... More

What Snowflakes Get RightFree Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

Ulrich Baer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190054199
eISBN:
9780190054229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054199.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Angry debates about polarizing speakers have roiled college campuses. Conservatives accuse universities of muzzling unpopular opinions, betraying their values of open inquiry; students sympathetic to ... More

DisenfranchisedThe Rise and Fall of Industrial Citizenship in China

Disenfranchised: The Rise and Fall of Industrial Citizenship in China

Joel Andreas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052607
eISBN:
9780190052645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052607.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Disenfranchised recounts the tumultuous events that have shaped and reshaped factory politics in China since the 1949 Revolution. The book develops a theoretical framework consisting of two ... More

Lives on the LineHow the Philippines became the World's Call Center Capital

Lives on the Line: How the Philippines became the World's Call Center Capital

Jeffrey J. Sallaz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190630652
eISBN:
9780190630690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630652.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The call center industry is booming in the Philippines. Around the year 2005, the country overtook India as the world’s “voice capital,” while industry revenues are now the second largest contributor ... More

Experience, Caste, and the Everyday Social

Experience, Caste, and the Everyday Social

Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496051
eISBN:
9780199097906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book develops a radically new way of understanding the social by focussing on different experiences we have of the everyday empirical reality. This book offers a new way of understanding the ... More

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