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Sites of ViolenceGender and Conflict Zones

Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Wenona Giles (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In conflict zones from Iraq and Afghanistan to Guatemala and Somalia, the rules of war are changing dramatically. Distinctions between battlefield and home, soldier and civilian, state security and ... More

So How's the Family?And Other Essays

So How's the Family?: And Other Essays

Arlie Russell Hochschild

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272279
eISBN:
9780520956780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272279.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a collection of thirteen essays that focus on the impact of social forces on the emotional side of intimate life. In a sensitizing introductory section, the author focuses on the “work” ... More

Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book draws on ethnographic fieldwork in Sweden to follow the social life of forensic evidence through the judicial system. As cases move from crime scene to courtroom, forensic evidence-to-be ... More

Spanish LegaciesThe Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and Williiam Haller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This is a study of the adaptation of second-generation immigrants—children of immigrants—in Spain. It is based on a sample of close to seven thousand students, who were originally interviewed in ... More

Strangers at the GatesNew Immigrants in Urban America

Strangers at the Gates: New Immigrants in Urban America

Roger Waldinger (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230927
eISBN:
9780520927711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Immigration is remaking the United States. In New York, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, and Chicago, the multiethnic society of tomorrow is already in place. Yet today's urban centers appear ... More

Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Susan Markens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252035
eISBN:
9780520940970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252035.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book takes on one of the hottest issues on the fertility front—surrogate motherhood—and illuminates the culture wars that have erupted over new reproductive technologies in the United States. In ... More

Transforming TerrorRemembering the Soul of the World

Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

Karin LofthusCarrington (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251021
eISBN:
9780520949454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a new paradigm for moving the world beyond violence as the first, and often only, response to violence. Through essays and poetry, prayers and meditations, it demonstrates that ... More

Understanding Global SlaveryA Reader

Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Kevin Bales

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245068
eISBN:
9780520932074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245068.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Although slavery is illegal throughout the world, it has previously been noted by the author of this book that more than twenty-seven million people—in countries from Pakistan to Thailand to the ... More

Uneasy WarriorsGender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Sabine Fruhstuck

Katharine Rodger (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Following World War II, Japan's postwar constitution forbade the country to wage war or create an army. However, with the emergence of the Cold War in the 1950s, Japan was urged to establish the ... More

Usable Social Science

Usable Social Science

Neil J. Smelser and Bob Adamson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book, written by a sociologist and a banking executive, is intended to bring together strands of social-science research that are usable in organizational decision making, fashioning social ... More

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