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Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Susan Markens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252035
eISBN:
9780520940970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252035.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book takes on one of the hottest issues on the fertility front—surrogate motherhood—and illuminates the culture wars that have erupted over new reproductive technologies in the United States. In ... More

Time Series Analysis in the Social SciencesThe Fundamentals

Time Series Analysis in the Social Sciences: The Fundamentals

Youseop Shin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293168
eISBN:
9780520966383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293168.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on fundamental elements of time series analysis that social scientists need to understand to employ time series analysis for their research and practice. Avoiding extraordinary ... More

Transforming TerrorRemembering the Soul of the World

Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

Karin LofthusCarrington (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251021
eISBN:
9780520949454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a new paradigm for moving the world beyond violence as the first, and often only, response to violence. Through essays and poetry, prayers and meditations, it demonstrates that ... More

Understanding Global SlaveryA Reader

Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Kevin Bales

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245068
eISBN:
9780520932074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245068.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, it has previously been noted by the author of this book that more than twenty-seven million people—in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the ... More

Uneasy WarriorsGender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Sabine Fruhstuck

Katharine Rodger (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Following World War II, Japan's postwar constitution forbade the country to wage war or create an army. However, with the emergence of the Cold War in the 1950s, Japan was urged to establish the ... More

Usable Social Science

Usable Social Science

Neil J. Smelser and Bob Adamson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book, written by a sociologist and a banking executive, is intended to bring together strands of social-science research that are usable in organizational decision making, fashioning social ... More

When Government FailsThe Orange County Bankruptcy

When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Providing a comprehensive ... More

Women in Blue HelmetsGender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Lesley J. Pruitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book tells the story of the first all-female formed police unit (FFPU) deployed in UN peacekeeping. The 105 members of this FFPU were recruited from India’s Central Reserve Police Force, a ... More

Writing ImmigrationScholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book presents a unique interplay of leading scholars and journalists working on the contentious topic of immigration. The chapters reflect on how hard it is to write about one of the defining ... More

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