in Flavor of the Month
October 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 5783 words.
Genuine people do not feel they need to pay much attention to fads. They learn to dismiss fads as trivial, silly, and inconsequential. People tend to pick examples of young people playing:...
in Funk the Erotic
August 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 14064 words.
This chapter considers how two writers—Toni Newman and Red Jordan Arobateau—rely on sex work, spirituality, and deconstructions of Western embodiment in order to theorize transgender...
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.
This paper extends Minsky's financial instability hypothesis to the case of the open, ‘liberalised’, economy, making it possible to put forward a specifically Minskyan account of the road to...
in A Matter of Principle
November 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 4133 words.
Tempting illusions and scary realities dominate the whole Iraq affair. No outside powers have accepted any responsibility for the continued regime of Saddam Hussein for twenty-three...
in International Journal of Public Opinion Research
December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.
in Worst Cases
November 2005; p ublished online February 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 10055 words.
This chapter discusses the need to live with the fact that there will always be worst cases and disasters. People should not fear them but prepare for them. This chapter provides some...
in Challenging choices
February 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 10019 words.
This chapter examines a number of examples that demonstrate the manipulation of choice in markets. It notes that the preservation of choice in markets is secured by making them open to...
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in The Fractious Nation?
June 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 17316 words.
This chapter offers a methodological prelude that recommends skepticism about the polemic on breakdown, in both its left and right versions. It takes up elemental themes such as the vertigo...
in No Heavenly Delusion?
March 2003; p ublished online June 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 10984 words.
The three communal movements that have been considered in this book — the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde — are all organised around communities and trace their roots to...