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‘A Summer Place’

Rune Bennike.

in Darjeeling Reconsidered

July 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology; Sociology. 7208 words.

From the tales of nineteenth century British explorers to contemporary tourism advertising, representations of Darjeeling circulate far and wide. Across more than a century and a half,...

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Adherents and constituents

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. 7362 words.

Chapter 2 develops a new definition, based on motivations rather than expected outcomes, renaming the conscience constituent as the adherent. An adherent puts resources into the movement in...

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Afterword

Tanka Subba.

in Darjeeling Reconsidered

July 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology; Sociology. 2535 words.

In this provocative afterword, senior scholar and Vice Chancellor of Sikkim University Tanka Subba comments on Darjeeling Reconsidered’s implications for Darjeeling Studies. Subba draws on...

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The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare

Edited by Irfan Ahmad and Pralay Kanungo.

March 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 412 pages.

Electoral democracy combines the ideas and practices of warfare and welfare, where both work in tandem as near synonyms. India’s robust electoral democracy exemplifies this combination in...

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Becoming- 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. 7327 words.

Chapter 11 describes a new approach to adherence. Earlier chapters have examined the various forms of work that social movements do and asked whether and when such work can be pursued...

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Caste and Cultural Icons

R. Thirunavukkarasu.

in The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare

March 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology. 8907 words.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be an insignificant entity in the electoral arena of Tamil Nadu as the party won only one seat in the 2014 parliamentary elections. However, its efforts...

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Causes and combinations in the long nineteenth century

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. 7764 words.

Chapter 4 develops, through a historical illustration, the arguments concerning motivation presented in chapter 3. It makes a distinction between causes—movements made up of adherents...

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Ceará

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. 14459 words.

Chapter 6 analyzes the MST’s engagement with public schools in Ceará in the late 2000s, in a very different context, when the movement’s educational initiatives are already recognized...

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Ceasefire as Conflict

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. 16547 words.

This chapter gives voice to ordinary villagers’ experiences, views, and concerns vis-à-vis Naga insurgency, and particularly evaluates the post-ceasefire practices and patterns they speak...

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Change or Continuity in Cultures?

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. 8588 words.

This chapter poses the large theoretical question of what generates cultural change or continuity, and provides examples of both patterns in the cases examined in the book. The large-scale...

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Connection amidst Disconnection

Georgina Drew and Roshan P. Rai.

in Darjeeling Reconsidered

July 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Political Sociology; Sociology. 7535 words.

Darjeeling residents face regular water stress despite a high annual amount of rainfall and an abundance of nearby springs and lakes. This chapter examines how the struggle for water...

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