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History, Power, IdeologyCentral Issues in Marxism and Anthropology

History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropology

Donald Donham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520213371
eISBN:
9780520920798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Is Marxism a reflection of the conceptual system it fights against, rather than a truly comprehensive approach to human history? Drawing on recent work in anthropology, history, and philosophy, this ... More

Honky

Honky

Dalton Conley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This personal memoir is the coming-of-age story of a white boy growing up in a neighborhood of predominantly African American and Latino housing projects on New York's Lower East Side. Vividly ... More

Incarcerating the CrisisFreedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Jordan T. Camp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become ... More

Institutions CountTheir Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Alejandro Portes and Lori D. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

What leads to national progress? The growing consensus in the social sciences is that neither capital flows, nor the savings rate, nor diffuse values are the key, but that it lies in the quality of a ... More

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

Jacked Up and UnjustPacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... 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

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