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Race and Ethnicity in America

Race and Ethnicity in America

John Iceland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286900
eISBN:
9780520961975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity in America examines patterns and trends in racial and ethnic inequality in the United States. Drawing upon information collected in surveys such as the decennial census and the ... 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

Rich DemocraciesPolitical Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Harold Wilensky

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This work, the culmination of 30 years of systematic, comprehensive comparison of 19 rich democracies, answers two basic questions: What is distinctly modern about modern societies—in what ways are ... More

Saving the Modern SoulTherapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help

Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help

Eva Illouz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224469
eISBN:
9780520941311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224469.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The language of psychology is all-pervasive in American culture—from The Sopranos to Oprah, from the abundance of self-help books to the private consulting room, and from the support group to the ... More

Science, Culture, and Modern State Formation

Science, Culture, and Modern State Formation

Patrick Carroll

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247536
eISBN:
9780520932807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247536.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This study explores the profound relationship between science and government to present a new understanding of modern state formation. Beginning with the experimental science of Robert Boyle in ... More

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