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Accumulation by Segregation

Ghazala Jamil.

November 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 244 pages.

Through an ethnographic exploration of everyday life infused with Marxist urbanism and critical theory, this work charts out the changes taking place in Muslim neighbourhoods in Delhi in...

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Agency and Resilience Along the Arizona-Sonora Border: How Unauthorized Migrants Become Aware of and Resist Contemporary U.S. Nativist Mobilization

Daniel E Martínez and Matthew H Ward.

in Social Problems

November 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 12026 words.

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Little is known about the extra-political consequences of contemporary U.S.-based nativist mobilization as well as the resilience unauthorized...

Antisystemic Movement Analysis: Tracing the World-Scale Determinants of Syndicalism

Robert MacPherson.

in Social Problems

November 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 13622 words.

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World-systems scholars have recently advanced a framework for the analysis of “antisystemic” movements, with one important component of this approach...

Avenues of Hope and Optimism

Ghazala Jamil.

in Accumulation by Segregation

November 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 7219 words.

This chapter attempts to capture and present an account of social spaces of counter-hegemony. These are actual places and institutions inside or connected to the Muslim localities in Delhi...

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The Boys of Banandur

Patrick Inglis.

in Narrow Fairways

October 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 7951 words.

Eagleton caddies—young and part of a dominant caste in a rural setting thirty miles south of Bangalore—are relatively secure, living with parents on small parcels of family-owned land, as...

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Brothermothering: Gender, Power, and the Parenting Strategies of Low-Income Black Single Mothers of Teenagers

Sinikka Elliott, Joslyn Brenton and Rachel Powell.

in Social Problems

November 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 10710 words.

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Much has been made about the rise in single mother households over the past several decades, with significant focus on absent fathers and the...

The Burden of Distinction

Patrick Inglis.

in Narrow Fairways

October 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 7742 words.

Well-intentioned golf club members in Bangalore take on great responsibilities in supporting their preferred caddies, who nevertheless remain poor, by comparison, even after decades in this...

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Caste Illa

Patrick Inglis.

in Narrow Fairways

October 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 8103 words.

For Dalits, or former Untouchables, living at the back of Challaghatta, a village bordering the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA), the club presents an opportunity to earn money and respect...

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Closing Gesture

Ghazala Jamil.

in Accumulation by Segregation

November 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 130 words.

The Ideal City is made up of the stuff of dreams. All its residents can dream of a city which they can create in their own image of happiness, and live in everyday. In the Ideal City, the...

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Coda

Ghazala Jamil.

in Accumulation by Segregation

November 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 3649 words.

This brief chapter is an exercise in critical conjecture and is also meant to be an exercise in intellectual pessimism following Gramsci. I attempt to argue that inequality and segregation...

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Conclusion

Patrick Inglis.

in Narrow Fairways

October 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 3171 words.

A majority of India’s population is young and growing. They seek good jobs and better opportunities. Yet too many Indians can only find work in precarious and informal conditions without...

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Conclusions

Gordon C.C. Douglas.

in The Help-Yourself City

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 9777 words.

The conclusion unites the study’s implications for the contemporary city and the book’s conceptual and theoretical contributions to urban studies. First, it confronts the theme of a...

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Constructive Deviance

Gordon C.C. Douglas.

in The Help-Yourself City

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 10378 words.

This chapter defines do-it-yourself urban design in detail. It does so first in contrast to existing social science perspectives (in sociology, criminology, art criticism, psychology, and...

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Contention Across Social Fields: Manipulating the Boundaries of Labor Struggle in the Workplace, Community, and Market

Pablo Gastón.

in Social Problems

May 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 12458 words.

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A growing literature examines the dynamics of social movement contention within and across “social fields.” While fields tend toward stability, events...

Criminalized Masculinities: How Policing Shapes the Construction of Gender and Sexuality in Poor Black Communities

Forrest Stuart and Ava Benezra.

in Social Problems

May 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 10270 words.

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With the intensification of policing and criminalization over the last three decades, residents of impoverished black communities are increasingly...

Escape from Challaghatta

Patrick Inglis.

in Narrow Fairways

October 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 8222 words.

Individual success for the poor does not necessarily translate into success for their children, as the case of a pair of one-time caddies suggests. Even as they are earning a steady income...

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Everyone Loves a Dog Story: Narratives of Urban Animal Welfare Policy

Erin Marie-Sergison Krcatovich and Laura A Reese.

in Social Problems

August 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 11884 words.

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Public policy related to animal issues has not been well explored in the urban politics literature. We argue that concerns related to animal welfare...

Forging Hegemony: How Recycling Became a Popular but Inadequate Response to Accumulating Waste

Andrew Boardman Jaeger.

in Social Problems

August 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 12268 words.

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Over the past 40 years, the scale of environmental problems has increased to monumental proportions, while environmental politics has shrunk to the...

Going Places

Patrick Inglis.

in Narrow Fairways

October 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 7934 words.

Madhu, a one-time caddy at Eagleton still living in Banandur, is a Dalit, or former Untouchable. Though he never experienced caste bias in the golf club, he regularly encountered such bias...

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Green for All? Gender Segregation and Green Fields of Study in American Higher Education

Dafna Gelbgiser and Kyle Albert.

in Social Problems

November 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Urban and Rural Studies. 10739 words.

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Using the example of green fields of study in higher education, which emerged largely in response to the growing prominence of the environmental...