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A City under the Far Right

John W.P. Veugelers.

in Empire's Legacy

January 2020; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 6264 words.

This chapter examines how the far right won power in Toulon, and how it governed between 1995 and 2001. When corruption scandals damaged the moderate right, the National Front followed...

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Civil Society

Karen Buckley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Studies

December 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 7445 words.

For all its myriad debates, interpretations, and discussions, research on detailing and imagining civil society, global civil society, and associated social relations is constrained in how...

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Clan, Village, Tribe, and Naga Nation

Jelle J.P. Wouters.

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 15656 words.

Naga identity, akin to all modern identities, is historically contingent, constructed, and continually debated. This chapter offers an ethnographic view of local processes of identity and...

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Clandestine Relations Matter

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering.

in The Ambivalent State

December 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 6688 words.

The first chapter situates this study in the scholarship on the state and its illicit networks with criminal organizations. It pays particular attention to the notion of intreccio and...

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Climate Change

Clive Hamilton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global Studies

December 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 8685 words.

Greenhouse gases emitted anywhere affect people everywhere, and they will do so for a very long time. Progress on an international response to climate change has been bedeviled by ethical,...

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Climate Change and Migration Crisis in Africa

Caroline Zickgraf.

in The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises

February 2019; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology; Economic Sociology. 8121 words.

The conventional narrative on the crisis of climate change and its links to migration sees the physical impacts of climate change—such as sea-level rise, drought, soil salinization, and...

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Climate-Migration Responses in the Pacific Region

Celia McMichael, Carol Farbotko and Karen E. McNamara.

in The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises

February 2019; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 7925 words.

There is widespread understanding that migration can represent an adaptive response to emerging and realized climate threats. However, the concept of “migration as adaptation” positions...

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The Coal Miner’s Granddaughter

Jennifer M. Silva.

in We're Still Here

September 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 14288 words.

This chapter documents how white working-class women mourn the loss of their subordinate roles as wives and mothers, even as they are victimized in those roles. Living on the edge of...

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Collusion and Legal Cynicism

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering.

in The Ambivalent State

December 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 5294 words.

Residents in Arquitecto Tucci believe that the police are part of their problems in their neighborhood. Continuing the thick description of everyday life in Arquitecto Tucci, this chapter...

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Communal Violence, Electoral Polarization, and Muslim Representation

Hilal Ahmed.

in The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare

March 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 10619 words.

There are a number of commentaries, official reports, and well-researched academic books on communalism in India that directly or indirectly look at the nature of violence-centric electoral...

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Competition, Retaliation, and Violence

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering.

in The Ambivalent State

December 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 6615 words.

This chapter begins conceptualizing the relational dynamics of collusion, outlining the resources, practices, and processes that sustain the clandestine relationships between police...

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Conclusion

Anne Nassauer.

in Situational Breakdowns

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 7897 words.

The Conclusion discusses the implications of the book’s findings. It highlights the crucial role of situational interactions, interpretations, and emotions for surprising social outcomes. A...

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Conclusion

Jennifer M. Silva.

in We're Still Here

September 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 7039 words.

This chapter considers whether affinities built around shared pain might serve as a bridge between working-class people and their broader communities, restoring connection and resilience....

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Conclusion

Rebecca Tarlau.

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology of Education; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 8650 words.

The Conclusion reflects on the significance of the MST’s educational initiatives for understanding states, social movements, and education. The chapter revisits the theoretical claims in...

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Conclusion

John W.P. Veugelers.

in Empire's Legacy

January 2020; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 4397 words.

The conclusion connects this study to the book’s major themes. Studying political potentials raise questions about their origins, nature, and transmission, as well as the conditions of...

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Conclusions

Robert M. Fishman.

in Democratic Practice

June 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 6568 words.

This concluding chapter addresses the overall contribution of the book to our understanding of democracy in the contemporary world. The discussion reviews key arguments in the book and...

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Conclusions

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering.

in The Ambivalent State

December 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 4305 words.

Police-criminal collusion like that examined in this book is common throughout Latin America and around the globe. This conclusion moves beyond the case of Argentina to consider the...

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Conclusions and future work

Nicholas Owen.

in Other People's Struggles

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 6730 words.

The final chapter—chapter 12—reviews the main findings of the book and its implications. It also makes some proposals for future scholarly work on adherence. The chapter addresses the three...

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Conflicting Perspectives on the “Migrant Crisis” in the Horn of Africa

John R. Campbell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises

February 2019; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Sociology. 6803 words.

In sharp contrast to the sense of a “migrant crisis” which prevails in Europe, nation states in the Horn of Africa understand migration, including state-induced population displacement, as...

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Conjointness restored?

Nicholas Owen.

in Other People's Struggles

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 6136 words.

Chapter 10 defines and assesses five new approaches to adherence which respond to the late-modern obligation of “having to be what one cannot be.” They are drawn from contemporary social...

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