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“A Collective of Individuals”: Between Self and Solidarity in a Rainbow Gathering*

Iddo Tavory and Yehuda C. Goodman.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 9955 words.

Using ethnographic fieldwork, this paper examines the relation between practices of individuality and solidarity in an alternative spiritual gathering called “The Rainbow” in Israel....

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“A Gift from God”: Adolescent Motherhood and Religion in Brazilian Favelas

Liza G. Steele.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 10451 words.

This study seeks to understand how young, unmarried mothers and mothers-to-be in the favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have experienced religious morality as applied to...

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‘A very expensive ordinary life’: consumption, symbolic boundaries and moral legitimacy among New York elites

Rachel Sherman.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 12755 words.

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Scholarship on elites, including on their consumption, tends to focus primarily on social closure and the pursuit of social advantage. Research has...

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‘A Very Highly Political Job’: Human Rights Practice, ‘The Political’, and Practitioners' Dilemmas in Sri Lanka

Vijay K. Nagaraj and Shermal Wijewardene.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10094 words.

This article focuses on narratives of dilemmas and tensions arising from the relationship between human rights practice in Sri Lanka and what we broadly term ‘the political’: a) human...

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Abortion

D. Lynn Jackson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2031 words.

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the turn of the 20th century, abortion was legally defined and controlled in...

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Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz] (1906–1994), social scientist

Michael Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education. 872 words.

Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz] (1906–1994), social scientist, was born at 57 Balfour Road, Edmonton, London, on 27 April 1906, one of eight children born to...

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Accommodation and Resistance in Religious Fiction: Family Structures and Gender Roles

Neal Christopherson.

in Sociology of Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

The relationship between religion and secular culture has often been one filled with tension. For conservative Protestants, this relationship has been reflected in a tension between...

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Accounting for the Chinese context: a comparative analysis of international and Chinese accounting standards focusing on business combinations

Yuri Biondi and Qiusheng Zhang.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11683 words.

This paper aims at understanding the recent evolution of Chinese accounting standards while focusing on accounting for business combinations as a case of reference. A comprehensive...

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Accounting for the growth and transformation of Chinese businesses and the Chinese economy: implications for transitional and development economics

Tomo Suzuki, Yan Yan and Bingyi Chen.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11457 words.

Within the last decade, international accounting, as a common language of business and a mode of governance, has come to be widely disseminated in China, and has become an indispensable...

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Acknowledgment of Reviewers

in Sociology of Religion

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 0 words.

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