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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

Revival from BelowThe Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Brannon D. Ingram

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297999
eISBN:
9780520970137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297999.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Revival from Below tells the story of the Deoband movement, one of the most important Islamic revivalist movements of the modern era. Founded in 1866 in colonial northern India, the movement has ... More

Fruits of the CrossPassiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Robert L. Kendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297579
eISBN:
9780520969872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297579.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This study of some sixty-odd Italian-language music-theater pieces for Holy Week in seventeenth-century Vienna addresses the issues of Habsburg dynastic piety, memory and commemoration, Passion ... More

Sportsworld of the Hanshin TigersProfessional Baseball in Modern Japan

Sportsworld of the Hanshin Tigers: Professional Baseball in Modern Japan

William W. Kelly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299412
eISBN:
9780520971141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299412.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Baseball has been Japan’s national pastime for over a century, and the Hanshin Tigers have long been the country’s second favorite professional team in its second-largest city. This ethnography, ... More

Political Lives of SaintsChristian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Political Lives of Saints: Christian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Angie Heo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297975
eISBN:
9780520970120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297975.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

From the Arab uprisings in 2011 to ISIS's rise in 2014, Egypt's Copts have been at the center of anxious rhetoric surrounding the politics of Christian-Muslim coexistence in the Middle East. Despite ... More

ABC SportsThe Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Travis Vogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The American Broadcasting Company division ABC Sports is behind some of network sports television’s most significant practices, personalities, and moments. It created the weekend anthology Wide World ... More

Animal EthosThe Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What are the moral challenges and consequences of animal research in academic laboratory settings? Animal Ethos considers how the inescapable needs of lab research necessitate interspecies encounters ... More

Lives in TransitViolence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Wendy A. Vogt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Propelled by structural conditions of violence and everyday insecurity, each year tens of thousands of people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador leave their homes in search of a more secure ... More

Mortal DoubtTransnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Anthony W. Fontes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297081
eISBN:
9780520969599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297081.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Twenty years since the end of Central America’s longest and bloodiest civil war, Guatemala City is dominated by both the fact and fear of out-of-control crime. In powerful, haunting prose, Mortal ... More

Specter of the JewsEmperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Ari Finkelstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book investigates how the emperor Julian (361–63 c.e.) uses Jews as ethnic Judeans in his hellenizing project to define Hellenic identity and to disqualify and delegitimize Christian ethnic ... More

Thinking BlackBritain, 1964-1985

Thinking Black: Britain, 1964-1985

Rob Waters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520293847
eISBN:
9780520967205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It was a common charge among black radicals in Britain in the 1960s that Britons needed to start “thinking black.” As state and society consolidated around a revived politics of whiteness, thinking ... More

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