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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

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

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

Road to ResegregationNorthern California and the Failure of Politics

Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics

Alex Schafran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520286443
eISBN:
9780520961678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286443.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How could Northern California, the wealthiest and most politically progressive region in the United States, become one of the earliest epicenters of the foreclosure crisis? How could this region ... More

Global EdgeMiami in the Twenty-First Century

Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century

Alejandro Portes and Ariel C. Armony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297104
eISBN:
9780520969612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297104.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Over the last quarter of a century, no other city like Miami has rapidly transformed into a global city. This book charts the social tensions and unexpected consequences of this remarkable process of ... More

Trans KidsBeing Gendered in the Twenty-First Century

Trans Kids: Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century

Tey Meadow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520275034
eISBN:
9780520964167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275034.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the first comprehensive academic treatment of the emerging social, medical, and psychological category of the transgender child, ethnographer Tey Meadow introduces readers to a generation of ... More

The Chosen OnesBlack Men and the Politics of Redemption

The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Nikki Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares the compelling story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against ... More

CapitalismThe Future of an Illusion

Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion

Fred L. Block

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520283220
eISBN:
9780520959071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283220.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since the 1980s, a particular definition of the United States and the global economy as being “capitalist” has become hegemonic. In this view, a capitalist economy is autonomous and coherent, and it ... More

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