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Better Safe Than SorryHow Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Norah MacKendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How toxic are the products we consume on a daily basis? Whether it’s triclosan in toothpaste, formaldehyde in baby shampoo, endocrine disruptors in water bottles, or pesticides on strawberries, ... More

Boats, Borders, and BasesRace, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently maintains the world’s largest migration and deportation system. Yet there has been no systematic account of its construction. Boats, Borders, and Bases traces the rise of ... More

Chocolate CitiesThe Black Map of American Life

Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria Robinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chocolate Cities is built on a simple premise: our current maps of black life are wrong. As Malcolm X made clear in Detroit over a half century ago, the geography of the black American experience is ... More

DriftIllicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Jeff Ferrell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a book about drift and drifters—about the ways in which dislocation and disorientation can become phenomena in their own right. Locating drift within social, political, and spatial theory, ... More

Gender EffectCapitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Kathryn Moeller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Girl Effect tells the story of how and why U.S. transnational corporations are investing in poor, racialized girls and women in the Global South as a solution to ending poverty in the pursuit of ... More

HurtChronicles of the Drug War Generation

Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Miriam Boeri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293465
eISBN:
9780520966710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation weaves engaging first-person accounts of baby boomer drug users, including the account of the author’s own brother, a heroin addict. The compelling stories ... More

Making of a Teenage Service ClassPoverty and Mobility in an American City

Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City

Ranita Ray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292055
eISBN:
9780520965614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Stereotypes of economically marginalized black and brown youth focus on drugs, gangs, violence, and teen pregnancy. Common wisdom posits that targeting these “risk behaviors” is key to breaking the ... More

Punishing DiseaseHIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Trevor Hoppe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291584
eISBN:
9780520965300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291584.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

At the heart of “Punishing Disease” is a central question: Why punishment? Although public health and medical institutions are designed to manage epidemics and viruses, punishment as an institution ... More

Stick Together and Come Back HomeRacial Sorting and the Spillover of Carceral Identity

Stick Together and Come Back Home: Racial Sorting and the Spillover of Carceral Identity

Patrick Lopez-Aguado

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520288584
eISBN:
9780520963450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288584.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on the spillover of carceral identity into poor communities of color as a collateral consequence of mass incarceration. Analyzing fifteen months of ethnographic research in two ... More

Zero TrimesterPre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

Zero Trimester: Pre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

Miranda R. Waggoner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520288065
eISBN:
9780520963115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Increasingly, medical and public health recommendations urge all women of reproductive age to minimize health risks to future pregnancies even when pregnancy is not on the horizon. Such advice is ... More

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