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Love, Inc.Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Laurie Essig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295018
eISBN:
9780520967922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Love, Inc., Laurie Essig argues that love is not all we need. As the future became less secure—with global climate change and the transfer of wealth to the few—Americans became more romantic. ... More

Screw ConsentA Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Joseph J. Fischel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Consent is threadbare for sexual-justice politics, argues author Joseph Fischel. Spotlighting sex on the periphery, Screw Consent takes aim at the sex imagined at the center of our moral universe: ... More

King and the Other AmericaThe Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Sylvie Laurent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Did the Civil rights movement of the Fifties and Sixties fail to address economic issues and to grasp that class, beyond just race, was the main cleavage and the greater hindrance in American ... More

Electrical PalestineCapital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Electrical Palestine: Capital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Fredrik Meiton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295889
eISBN:
9780520968486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Like electricity, political power travels through physical materials whose properties govern its flow. Electrical Palestine charts the construction of Palestine’s electric grid in the interwar period ... More

Too Easy to KeepLife-Sentenced Prisoners and the Future of Mass Incarceration

Too Easy to Keep: Life-Sentenced Prisoners and the Future of Mass Incarceration

Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520300507
eISBN:
9780520971875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520300507.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Life-sentenced prisoners are a growing proportion of America’s incarcerated population. Too Easy to Keep provides a thorough assessment of the consequences of this monumental shift. It examines the ... More

Braided WatersEnvironment and Society in Molokai, Hawai'i

Braided Waters: Environment and Society in Molokai, Hawai'i

Wade Graham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298590
eISBN:
9780520970656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book sheds new light on the relationship between environment and society by charting the history of Hawaii's Molokai island over a thousand-year period of repeated settlement. From the arrival ... More

How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

Andrew Warnes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295285
eISBN:
9780520968097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295285.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The book argues that the invention and popularization of the shopping cart from the 1940s onward provided the final link in the chain for the new system of industrialized food flow. First in the ... More

Humanitarianism and Mass MigrationConfronting the World Crisis

Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of victims of human trafficking and of migrants—voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized. In the first two ... More

Lost ChildhoodsPoverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

Lost Childhoods: Poverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

Michaela Soyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520296701
eISBN:
9780520969087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Lost Childhoods focuses on the life-course histories of thirty young men serving time in the adult prison system in Pennsylvania for crimes they committed when they were minors. The narratives of ... More

Body and DesireGregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Raphael A. Cadenhead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although the reception of the Eastern father Gregory of Nyssa has varied over the centuries, the past few decades have witnessed a profound awakening of interest in his thought, particularly in ... More

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