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Paradise TransplantedMigration and the Making of California Gardens

Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277762
eISBN:
9780520959217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277762.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Gardens are immobile, literally rooted in the earth, but they are also shaped by migration and by the transnational movement of ideas, practices, plants, and seeds. This book reveals how successive ... More

Playing to WinRaising Children in a Competitive Culture

Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Hilary Levey Friedman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276758
eISBN:
9780520956698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276758.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book follows the path of elementary school-age children involved in competitive dance, youth travel soccer, and scholastic chess. Why do American children participate in so many adult-run ... More

The Promise of the CitySpace, Identity, and Politics in Contemporary Social Thought

The Promise of the City: Space, Identity, and Politics in Contemporary Social Thought

Kian Tajbakhsh

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222779
eISBN:
9780520924642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book proposes a new theoretical framework for the study of cities and urban life. Finding the contemporary urban scene too complex to be captured by radical or conventional approaches, the book ... More

Public SociologyFifteen Eminent Sociologists Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-first Century

Public Sociology: Fifteen Eminent Sociologists Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-first Century

Dan Clawson (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251373
eISBN:
9780520940758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In 2004, Michael Burawoy, speaking as president of the American Sociological Association, generated far-reaching controversy when he issued an ambitious and impassioned call for a “public sociology.” ... More

"Race, Place, and Suburban Policing"Too Close for Comfort

"Race, Place, and Suburban Policing": Too Close for Comfort

Andrea S. Boyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282384
eISBN:
9780520958081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While considerable attention has been given to contentious encounters between black citizens and the police in urban communities, there have been few analyses of such interactions elsewhere. By ... More

Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Daniel Martinez HoSang, Oneka LaBennett, and Laura Pulido (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273436
eISBN:
9780520953765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273436.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Michael Omi and Howard Winant's Racial Formation in the United States remains one of the most influential and widely read books about race. This book, arriving twenty-five years after the publication ... More

Rallying for Immigrant RightsThe Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Kim Voss (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the United States to rally for immigrant rights in the spring of 2006. The scope and size of their ... More

The Real School Safety ProblemThe Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

Aaron Kupchik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284197
eISBN:
9780520959842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284197.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Since the 1990s, K-12 schools across the U.S. have changed in important ways in an effort to maintain safe schools. They have added police officers, surveillance cameras, zero tolerance policies, and ... More

Recreating Japanese Men

Recreating Japanese Men

Sabine Fruhstuck (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapters in this book explore the meanings of manhood in Japan from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. The book examines a broad range of attitudes regarding properly masculine pursuits ... More

Reproducing RaceAn Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Khiara Bridges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book, an ethnography of pregnancy and birth at a large New York City public hospital, explores the role of race in the medical setting. The book investigates how race—commonly seen as biological ... More

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