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Organizing OrganicConflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Michael A. Haedicke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book traces the struggle to reconcile ideas and practices related to market growth, on the one hand, and sociocultural change, on the other, that exists within the U.S. organic foods sector. ... More

Patterns of ProtestTrajectories of Participation in Social Movements

Patterns of Protest: Trajectories of Participation in Social Movements

Catherine Corrigall-Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774109
eISBN:
9780804778190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Asked to name an activist, many people think of someone like Cesar Chavez or Rosa Parks—someone uniquely and passionately devoted to a cause. Yet, two-thirds of Americans report having belonged to a ... More

Plastic MoneyConstructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Alya Guseva and Akos Rona-Tas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804768573
eISBN:
9780804789592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768573.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book draws on original fieldwork to provide a comparative analysis of emerging credit card markets in eight countries--the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, China and ... More

The Political Sociology of the Welfare StateInstitutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Stefan Svallfors (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A comparative analysis of the political attitudes, values, aspirations, and identities of citizens in advanced industrial societies, this book focuses on the different ways in which social policies ... More

The Rewards of PunishmentA Relational Theory of Norm Enforcement

The Rewards of Punishment: A Relational Theory of Norm Enforcement

Christine Horne

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760218
eISBN:
9780804771221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760218.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book describes a new social theory of norms to provide an explanation of why people punish. Identifying mechanisms that link interdependence with norm enforcement, it reveals how social ... More

The Scramble for CitizensDual Nationality and State Competition for Immigrants

The Scramble for Citizens: Dual Nationality and State Competition for Immigrants

David Cook-Martin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782982
eISBN:
9780804784757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782982.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

It is commonly assumed that there is an enduring link between individuals and their countries of citizenship. Plural citizenship is therefore viewed with skepticism, if not outright suspicion. But ... More

Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in IsraelOr, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Aziza Khazzoom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Why do racial and ethnic groups discriminate against each other? The most common sociological answer is that they want to monopolize scarce resources—good jobs or top educations—for themselves. This ... More

Tough ChoicesBearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Ekaterina Hertog

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761291
eISBN:
9780804772396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761291.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As is the case in Western industrialized countries, Japan is seeing a rise in the number of unmarried couples, later marriages, and divorces. What sets Japan apart, however, is that the percentage of ... More

Uncommon SchoolsThe Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Wade Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these ... More

University Expansion in a Changing Global EconomyTriumph of the BRICs?

University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, and Maria Dobryakova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is a study of higher education expansion and its changing quality in the world's four largest developing economies—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—known as the BRIC countries. These four ... More

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