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Interrupted LifeExperiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Rickie Solinger

Rebecca Sharitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a collection of writings by and about imprisoned women in the United States, a country that jails a larger percentage of its population than any other nation in the world. This work ... More

Learning in the Global EraInternational Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

An international gathering of scholars, policymakers, and educators takes on some of the most difficult and controversial issues of our time in this exploration of how globalization is affecting ... More

Livable Cities?Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Peter Evans (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The sprawling cities of the developing world are vibrant hubs of economic growth, but they are also increasingly ecologically unsustainable and, for ordinary citizens, increasingly unlivable. ... More

"Love, Money, and HIV"Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

"Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Sanyu A. Mojola

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on a rich variety of interviews and ethnographic and survey data from her native country of Kenya, Sanyu Mojola examines how young African women, who suffer disproportionate rates of HIV ... More

Making Los Angeles HomeThe Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Rafael "Alarcon, Luis Escala, Olga Odgers, and Roger Waldinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the different integration strategies implemented by Mexican immigrants in the Los Angeles region. In doing so, it provides an overview of Mexican migration and integration to the ... More

Making SweatshopsThe Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Ellen IsraelRosen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Offering an historical analysis of the globalization of the U.S. apparel industry, this book focuses on the reemergence of sweatshops in the United States and the growth of new ones abroad. It probes ... More

Masculine Compromise"Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Susanne "Yuk-Ping Choi and Yinni Peng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

How has migration changed the Chinese family? Drawing on the life stories of 192 migrant men in southern China, this book examines the effect of mass rural-to-urban migration on family and gender ... More

A Matter of PrincipleHumanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq

A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq

Thomas Cushman, Gary Marx, and Christine Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244863
eISBN:
9780520932166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Current debate over the motives, ideological justifications, and outcomes of the war with Iraq has been strident and polarizing. This book is the first volume gathering critical voices from around ... More

More Than Just FoodFood Justice and Community Change

More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change

Garrett Broad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287440
eISBN:
9780520962569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287440.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The industrial food system has created a crisis in the United States that is characterized by abundant food for privileged citizens and “food deserts” for the historically marginalized. In response, ... More

My Los AngelesFrom Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Edward W. Soja

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Like Carey McWilliams, Reyner Banham, and Mike Davis, Ed Soja fights against the distorted imagery so adhesively attached to Los Angeles, and he uses Los Angeles to rekindle our urban imagination ... More

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