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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

MethamphetamineA Love Story

Methamphetamine: A Love Story

Rashi K. Shukla

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291010
eISBN:
9780520964891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Methamphetamine: A Love Story presents an insider’s view into the lived experience of immersion in the world of methamphetamine. In-depth interviews were conducted with thirty-three adults formerly ... 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

The Nature of RaceHow Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference

The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference

Ann Morning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520270305
eISBN:
9780520950146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What do Americans think “race” means? What determines one's race — appearance, ancestry, genes, or culture? How do education, government, and business influence our views on race? To unravel these ... More

No There ThereRace, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Chris Rhomberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Challenged by Ku Klux Klan action in the 1920s, labor protests culminating in a general strike in the 1940s, and the rise of the civil rights and black power struggles of the 1960s, Oakland, ... More

The Odyssey ExperiencePhysical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

The Odyssey Experience: Physical, Social, Psychological, and Spiritual Journeys

Neil Smelser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258976
eISBN:
9780520943421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book traces the phenomenon of the “odyssey” experience as it shapes, informs, and defines our lives. Drawing on a range of examples, the book focuses on how such experiences enhance our lives ... More

On the LineSlaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Vanesa Ribas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South portrays the workplace conditions, social relations, and intergroup attitudes of Latino migrants and African Americans in the ... More

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