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Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Edited by Sharachchandra Lele and Ajit Menon.

June 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 424 pages.

The forest sector in India is currently going through an unprecedented churning. Every dimension of forest-related decision-making, including rights of local communities, conversion of...

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Café Culture in Pune

Teresa Platz Robinson.

June 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 320 pages.

The emergence of a visible, commodified leisure culture in the form of cafés, targeted at and appropriated by, young adults from the middle classes, is a striking phenomenon in the...

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The humanities and the Irish university

Michael O'Sullivan.

March 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 224 pages.

This is the first book-length study of the humanities from Newman to Bologna in the Irish context. It focuses on unique characteristics of university policy in the National...

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Management and gender in higher education

Pat O'Connor.

March 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 256 pages.

This book provides a definitive examination of higher education: exploring its nature and purpose, and locating it in the context of the state and the market. It presents new research on an...

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The Politics of Invisibility

Olga Kuchinskaya.

September 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 264 pages.

Before Fukushima, the most notorious large-scale nuclear accident the world had seen was Chernobyl in 1986. The fallout from Chernobyl covered vast areas in the Northern Hemisphere,...

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University engagement and environmental sustainability

Edited by Patricia Inman and Diana L. Robinson.

December 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 176 pages.

Universities have historically generated knowledge outside of specific local contexts. These pure research methodologies produce knowledge that is carefully partitioned from the practical...

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Radical childhoods

Jessica Gerrard.

July 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 240 pages.

Education has long been central to the struggle for radical social change. Yet, as social class inequalities sustain and deepen, it is increasingly difficult to conceptualise and understand...

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Culture in Manchester

Edited by Janet Wolff and Mike Savage.

October 2013; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Sociology. 224 pages.

This book brings together studies of cultural institutions in Manchester from 1850 to the present day, giving an unprecedented account of the city’s cultural evolution. These bring to light...

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Introduction

Teresa Platz Robinson.

in Café Culture in Pune

June 2014; published online September 2014.

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 16492 words.

A framework for the study is established first by offering a summary of debates about modernity, globalization, consumption, personhood, holism/collectivism and individualism/individual...

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Café Culture

Teresa Platz Robinson.

in Café Culture in Pune

June 2014; published online September 2014.

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 15458 words.

Chapter 1 portrays the café culture in Pune: its spaces and locations, its participants and their shared practices and moral aesthetic standards. The cafés fulfilled a need for space of...

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