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Accidental FeminismGender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182537
eISBN:
9780691199993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In India, elite law firms offer a surprising oasis for women within a hostile, predominantly male industry. Less than 10 percent of the country's lawyers are female, but women in the most prestigious ... More

How Civic Action WorksFighting for Housing in Los Angeles

How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Paul Lichterman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book renews the tradition of inquiry into collective, social problem-solving. The book follows grassroots activists, nonprofit organization staff, and community service volunteers in three ... More

Gangsters and Other StatesmenMafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Gangsters and Other Statesmen: Mafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Danilo Mandić

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691187884
eISBN:
9780691200057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691187884.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Separatism has been on the rise across the world since the end of the Cold War, dividing countries through political strife, ethnic conflict, and civil war, and redrawing the political map. This book ... More

Persuasive PeersSocial Communication and Voting in Latin America

Persuasive Peers: Social Communication and Voting in Latin America

Andy Baker, Barry Ames, and Lúcio Rennó

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205779
eISBN:
9780691205793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In Latin America's new democracies, political parties and mass partisanship are not deeply entrenched, leaving many votes up for grabs during election campaigns. In a typical presidential election ... More

Representing GodChristian Legal Activism in Contemporary England

Representing God: Christian Legal Activism in Contemporary England

Méadhbh McIvor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193632
eISBN:
9780691211619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193632.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Over the past two decades, a growing number of Christians in England have gone to court to enforce their right to religious liberty. Funded by conservative lobby groups and influenced by the legal ... More

Governing the Urban in China and IndiaLand Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Governing the Urban in China and India: Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Xuefei Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203393
eISBN:
9780691203416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203393.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Urbanization is rapidly overtaking China and India, the two most populous countries in the world. One-sixth of humanity now lives in either a Chinese or Indian city. This transformation has unleashed ... More

Christian Globalism at HomeChild Sponsorship in the United States

Christian Globalism at Home: Child Sponsorship in the United States

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201467
eISBN:
9780691201474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Child sponsorship emerged from nineteenth-century Protestant missions to become one of today's most profitable private fundraising tools in organizations including World Vision, Compassion ... More

What Happens When We Practice Religion?Textures of Devotion in Everyday Life

What Happens When We Practice Religion?: Textures of Devotion in Everyday Life

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198590
eISBN:
9780691201276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198590.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Religion is commonly viewed as something that people practice, whether in the presence of others or alone. But what do we mean exactly by “practice”? What approaches help to answer this question? ... More

Making the CutHiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment

Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment

David Pedulla

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175102
eISBN:
9780691200071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Millions of workers today labor in nontraditional situations involving part-time work, temporary agency employment, and skills underutilization or face the precariousness of long-term unemployment. ... More

Give and TakeDevelopmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Give and Take: Developmental Foreign Aid and the Pharmaceutical Industry in East Africa

Nitsan Chorev

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197845
eISBN:
9780691198873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197845.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book looks at local drug manufacturing in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, from the early 1980s to the present, to understand the impact of foreign aid on industrial development. While foreign aid ... More

Religious ParentingTransmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America

Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America

Christian Smith, Bridget Ritz, and Michael Rotolo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194967
eISBN:
9780691197821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194967.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

How do American parents pass their religion on to their children? At a time of overall decline of traditional religion and an increased interest in personal “spirituality,” this book investigates the ... More

The Extreme Gone MainstreamCommercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196152
eISBN:
9781400888931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Far right politics and extremist violence are on the rise across Europe, prompting scholars and policymakers to question why extremism has become so appealing to so many people. This book examines ... More

Citizenship 2.0Dual Nationality as a Global Asset

Citizenship 2.0: Dual Nationality as a Global Asset

Yossi Harpaz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194066
eISBN:
9780691194578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194066.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book focuses on an important yet overlooked dimension of globalization: the steady rise in the legitimacy and prevalence of dual citizenship. Demand for dual citizenship is particularly high in ... More

Peaceful FamiliesAmerican Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book chronicles and examines the efforts, stories, arguments, and strategies of individuals and organizations doing Muslim anti-domestic violence work in the United States. Looking at ... More

Climbing Mount LaurelThe Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Under the New Jersey State Constitution as interpreted by the State Supreme Court in 1975 and 1983, municipalities are required to use their zoning authority to create realistic opportunities for a ... More

Getting RespectResponding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

Michèle Lamont, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica S. Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog, and Elisa Reis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183404
eISBN:
9781400883776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183404.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Racism is a common occurrence for members of marginalized groups around the world. This book illuminates their experiences and responses to stigmatization and discrimination by comparing three ... More

The HoodsCrime and Punishment in Belfast

The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast

Heather Hamill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180687
eISBN:
9781400836734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180687.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A distinctive feature of the conflict in Northern Ireland over the past forty years has been the way Catholic and Protestant paramilitaries have policed their own communities. This has mainly ... More

Under the CoverThe Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel

Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel

Clayton Childress

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691160382
eISBN:
9781400885275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book follows the life trajectory of a single work of fiction from its initial inspiration to its reception by reviewers and readers. The subject is Jarrettsville, a historical novel by Cornelia ... More

Masters of CraftOld Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy

Richard E. Ocejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165493
eISBN:
9781400884865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165493.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In today's new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young men are instead choosing to pursue traditionally low-status ... More

Money TalksExplaining How Money Really Works

Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

Nina Bandelj, Frederick F. Wherry, and Viviana A. Zelizer (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168685
eISBN:
9781400885268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168685.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The world of money is being transformed as households and organizations face changing economies, and new currencies and payment systems like Bitcoin and Apple Pay gain ground. What is money, and how ... More

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