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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

Criminal GeniusA Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

James C. Oleson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520282414
eISBN:
9780520958098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282414.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For one hundred years, criminologists have studied crime and intelligence, concluding that offenders possess IQ scores eight to ten points below those of non-offenders. Although the criminal genius ... 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

Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Jana Arsovska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The expansion of organized crime across national borders has become a key security concern for the international community. This book examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called ... More

Diasporas

Diasporas

Stephane Dufoix

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253599
eISBN:
9780520941298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Coined in the third century B.C., the term diaspora has evolved into a buzzword used to describe the migrations of groups as diverse as ethnic populations, religious communities, and even engineers ... More

Dream DeniedIncarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

Michaela Soyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290440
eISBN:
9780520964617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290440.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America shows how the narrative of American dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African ... More

Dreams and NightmaresImmigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520283053
eISBN:
9780520958890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283053.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Dreams and Nightmares takes a critical look at the challenges and dilemmas of immigration policy and practice in the absence of comprehensive immigration reform. The experiences of children and youth ... More

Educational Delusions?Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The first major battle over school choice was part of the struggle to equalize and integrate schools in the civil rights era, when it became apparent that choice could be either a serious barrier or ... More

Enacting the CorporationAn American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Marina Welker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282308
eISBN:
9780520957954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

What are corporations, and to whom are they responsible? The author draws on two years of research at Newmont Mining Corporation's Denver headquarters and its Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in ... More

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