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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community

Zachary P. Neal.

in Sociology

P ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 7975 words.

Community is a broad topic within sociology, the social sciences generally, and indeed even in the natural and physical sciences. This bibliography focuses primarily on human communities,...

The death of sustainable communities in London?

Loretta Lees.

in Sustainable London?

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 9721 words.

This chapter argues the need for a much better debate around social sustainability and what it might offer London. Focusing on mixed communities policy and how it has been used to gentrify...

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Consecrations: From Welfare State to Welfare Community

Andrea Muehlebach.

in The Moral Neoliberal

June 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 19115 words.

This chapter shows that the public production of ethical citizens relies on the sacralization of the social realm, at the center of which stands the figure of the freely laboring citizen...

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From supermarkets to community building: Tesco PLC, sustainable place-making and urban regeneration

Rob Imrie and Mike Dolton.

in Sustainable London?

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 8818 words.

This chapter argues that in a context of fiscal austerity and public expenditure cutbacks in the UK, the private sector's role in the development and delivery of sustainable places is...

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Aftereffects of Utopian Practice

Andrea Muehlebach.

in The Moral Neoliberal

June 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 14849 words.

This chapter explores the ways in which ethical citizenship operates as a depoliticizing tool while simultaneously opening up new political possibilities. Almost all the volunteers the...

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Transitions to Adulthood in the Land of Lake Wobegon

Teresas Toguchi Swartz, Douglas Hartmann and Jeylan T. Smortimer.

in Coming of Age in America

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 19280 words.

This chapter investigates round interviews with participants from the St. Paul study to explore how young adults in the Land of Lake Wobegon understand and experience these diverse pathways...

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Just Space: towards a just, sustainable London

Robin Brown, Michael Edwards and Richard Lee.

in Sustainable London?

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 9089 words.

This chapter discusses the London-based organisation Just Space, outlining how it emerged in 2007 to challenge issues of social injustice and the London-wide policies about urban...

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The Making of a Teenage Service Class

Ranita Ray.

in Making of a Teenage Service Class

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 13998 words.

This chapter describes the complex and vacillating trajectory between higher education and low-wage work that defines the coming-of-age experiences of marginalized youth. Open access to...

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Risky Love

Ranita Ray.

in Making of a Teenage Service Class

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 12279 words.

This chapter provides a nuanced look at the romantic and sexual relationships of Port City youth. Popular culture, media, public policy, and academic scholarship alike have pathologized the...

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Highly Skilled and Marriage Migrants in Arizona

Claudia Sadowski-Smith.

in New Immigrant Whiteness

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 12352 words.

This chapter discusses the results of my interviews with post-USSR immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona, which place male-dominated highly skilled and female-dominated marriage migration in the...

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The institutionalisation of geography as an academic discipline

Ron Johnston.

in A Century of British Geography

September 2003; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 21504 words.

Although geography has a long history as an intellectual activity in the United Kingdom, it was only institutionalised as a separate academic discipline in the country's universities at the...

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Coming of Age in “America’s Finest City”

Linda Borgen and Rubén G. Rumbaut.

in Coming of Age in America

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 13884 words.

One reason for the prolongation of the transition to adulthood is the length of time now required to complete one's education. High school is no longer the educational terminus for most...

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Comparing Marriage, Cohabitation, and Being Single

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn and Yu Xie.

in Marriage and Cohabitation

September 2007; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 6010 words.

This chapter explores the meanings of marriage, cohabitation, and being single; the contrasts among these statuses; and how cohabitation relates to marriage and being single. It also...

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The Land of Immigrants

Lawrence A. Scaff.

in Max Weber in America

January 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 5867 words.

This chapter focuses on Max and Marianne Weber's arrival in New York on the evening of August 29, 1904. It first describes the Webers' New York itinerary, with a particular focus on their...

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Science and World Culture

Lawrence A. Scaff.

in Max Weber in America

January 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 8711 words.

This chapter examines Max Weber's views on science and world culture by focusing on his lecture at the Congress of Arts and Science held in September 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri. The St....

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Privatising London

Anna Minton.

in Sustainable London?

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 6397 words.

This chapter presents a conversation between with Anna Minton, author of Ground control. This book discusses the implications of the privatisation of public space in cities such as London,...

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Sustainable governance and planning in London

Emma Street.

in Sustainable London?

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 9615 words.

This chapter argues that the political and policy discourse shaping urban planning and governance is characterised by a neoliberal conception of sustainable development. It highlights the...

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Saved by College

Ranita Ray.

in Making of a Teenage Service Class

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 14105 words.

This chapter highlights how marginalized youth attempt to mobilize resources they acquire from school, at work, and through nonprofits and churches in order to facilitate their transition...

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The Current State of Play

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 7892 words.

The world is at the crossroads of an opportunity. But where do we stand vis-à-vis migration governance—as a global community and as nation states? The state of play on international...

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The Colonial Compass

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5177 words.

The Emigration Act of 1983 that constitutes the regulatory framework extant in India today is dated and has several shortcomings—intrinsic and instrumental. The intrinsic flaws stem from...

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