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California in the New MillenniumThe Changing Social and Political Landscape

California in the New Millennium: The Changing Social and Political Landscape

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225121
eISBN:
9780520928817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225121.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

What will California look like by the middle of the twenty-first century? Change is occurring in the state at a breathtaking pace. It will face many extraordinary challenges. Yet today most ... More

Changing Inequality

Changing Inequality

Rebecca M. Blank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of an economic trend that has been reshaping the United States over the past three decades: rapidly rising income inequality. It provides an overview of how ... More

Christians under CoversEvangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Kelsy Burke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286320
eISBN:
9780520961586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286320.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Christians under Covers shifts how scholars and popular media typically talk about religious conservatives and sexuality. Moving attention away from debates over homosexuality, premarital sex, and ... More

Class ActsService and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

Rachel Sherman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247819
eISBN:
9780520939608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247819.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book goes behind the scenes in two urban luxury hotels to give a nuanced picture of the workers who care for and cater to wealthy guests by providing seemingly unlimited personal attention. ... More

Closing the Rights GapFrom Human Rights to Social Transformation

Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

LaDawn Haglund and Robin Stryker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

“Rights” language and practices have been used increasingly in the last decade to address conditions of economic, social, and cultural marginalization. It is still unclear, however, whether such ... More

Coming of Age in AmericaThe Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

Mary Waters (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520270923
eISBN:
9780520950184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270923.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

What is it like to become an adult in twenty-first-century America? This book takes us to four very different places—New York City; San Diego; rural Iowa; and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to explore the ... More

Consensual ViolenceSex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people often think decriminalization happens by repealing a law, but Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Consensual Violence challenges this view showing that social decriminalization must precede ... More

Control and ProtectCollaboration, Carceral Protection, and Domestic Sex Trafficking in the United States

Control and Protect: Collaboration, Carceral Protection, and Domestic Sex Trafficking in the United States

Jennifer Musto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281950
eISBN:
9780520957749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Control and Protect explores the meaning and significance of efforts designed to combat sex trafficking in the United States. A striking ethnographic case study of new ways in which law enforcement ... More

Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity

Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity

Jeffrey Alexander

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235946
eISBN:
9780520936768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235946.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

In this collaboratively authored work, five sociologists develop an ambitious theoretical model of “cultural trauma” and on this basis build a new understanding of how social groups interact with ... More

Dangerous DigestionThe Politics of American Dietary Advice

Dangerous Digestion: The Politics of American Dietary Advice

E. Melanie DuPuis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275478
eISBN:
9780520962132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275478.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Throughout American history, ingestion (eating) has functioned as a metaphor for interpreting and imagining this society and its political systems. Discussions of American freedom itself are pervaded ... More

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