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In Search of SoulHip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

Alejandro Nava

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293533
eISBN:
9780520966758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293533.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the meaning of “soul” in sacred and profane incarnations, from its biblical origins to its central place in the rich traditions of black and Latin history. Surveying the work of ... More

New Food ActivismOpposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Alison Alkon and Julie Guthman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

New and exciting forms of food activism are emerging as supporters of sustainable agriculture increasingly recognize the need for a broader, more strategic and more politicized food politics that ... More

Moment's MonumentMedardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Sharon Hecker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Medardo Rosso (1858–1928) is one of the most original and influential figures in the history of modern art, and this book is the first historically substantiated critical account of his life and ... More

Who Will Lead Us?The Story of Five Hasidic Dynasties in America

Who Will Lead Us?: The Story of Five Hasidic Dynasties in America

Samuel C. Heilman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520277236
eISBN:
9780520966482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277236.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is an account of five contemporary Hasidic dynasties and their complex process of succession. Two dynasties – Munkács and Boyan – describe a situation with too few successors, two – Bobov and ... More

JailcareFinding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Carolyn Sufrin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation's jails every year. What happens to them as they carry their pregnancies in a space of punishment? In this time when the public safety net is ... More

Greek Gods AbroadNames, Natures, and Transformations

Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

Robert Parker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293946
eISBN:
9780520967250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293946.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This is a book about interaction between Greek religion and the religious cultures of the many regions of the eastern Mediterranean and beyond with which it came into contact during the long period ... More

Bitter and SweetFood, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Ellen Oxfeld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293519
eISBN:
9780520966741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293519.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the value of food in rural China through an ethnographic study of a Hakka village in Meixian, a county in northeast Guangdong Province. By examining the role of food in the lives ... More

Trespassers?Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Willow S. Lung-Amam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Beyond the gilded gates of Google, little has been written about the suburban communities of Silicon Valley. Over the past decades, the region's booming tech economy spurred rapid population growth, ... More

Abusive EndingsSeparation and Divorce Violence against Women

Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book provides scholars, students, practitioners, and policy makers with a comprehensive review of the most up-to-date social scientific literature on lethal and nonlethal forms of male-to-female ... More

Paisanos ChinosTranspacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico

Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico

Fredy González

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520290198
eISBN:
9780520964488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290198.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Threatened by the violence of the anti-Chinese campaigns, Chinese Mexicans strengthened their ties to China as a way to safeguard their presence in the country. Paisanos Chinos illustrates the ways ... More

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