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After Life ImprisonmentReentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Marieke Liem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Today, one out of every nine prisoners is serving a life sentence. Even though a proportion is serving a sentence of life without parole, the majority of lifers will at one point be released to ... More

AftermathA New Global Economic Order?

Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The global financial crisis showed deep problems with mainstream economic predictions, as well as the vulnerability of the world's richest countries and the enormous potential of some poorer ones. ... More

Angel PatriotsThe Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America

Angel Patriots: The Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America

Alexander T. Riley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479870479
eISBN:
9781479809400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870479.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When United Airlines Flight 93, the fourth plane hijacked in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the gash it left in the ground became a ... More

Beyond MonogamyPolyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together empirical work on polyamory on the one hand and feminist, queer, and critical race theory on the other fill a theoretical gap in understanding the role of monogamy in ... More

Border PoliticsSocial Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Nancy A. Naples and Jennifer Bickham Mendez (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the current historical moment borders have taken on heightened material and symbolic significance, shaping identities and the social and political landscape. “Borders”—defined broadly to include ... More

Breaking into the LabEngineering Progress for Women in Science

Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Sue V. Rosser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Why are there so few women in science? This book uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and ... More

Brown Bodies, White BabiesThe Politics of Cross-Racial Surrogacy

Brown Bodies, White Babies: The Politics of Cross-Racial Surrogacy

Laura Harrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479808175
eISBN:
9781479843589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808175.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brown Bodies, White Babies contributes to an active field of literature on reproductive technologies while addressing understudied aspects of surrogacy within this scholarship. With notable ... More

A Bun in the OvenHow the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

A Bun in the Oven: How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

Barbara Katz Rothman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855308
eISBN:
9781479846023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

There are people dedicated to improving the way we eat, and people dedicated to improving the way we give birth. A Bun in the Oven is the first comparison of these two social movements. In this book ... More

Business as UsualThe Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book situates the current crisis in the historical trajectory of the capitalist world-system, showing how the crisis was made possible not only by neoliberal financial reforms but by a massive ... More

Caring Across GenerationsThe Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

More than 1.3 million Korean Americans live in the United States, the majority of them foreign-born immigrants and their children, the so-called 1.5 and second generations. While many sons and ... More

Catch and ReleaseThe Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Lisa Jean Moore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Based on a multimethod study that centers on interviews with over 30 conservationists, field biologists, ecologists, paleontologists and over 3 years of my fieldwork on urban beaches in the New York ... More

The Children of Immigrants at SchoolA Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the twenty-first-century consequences of immigration through an examination of how the so-called second generation is faring educationally in six countries: France, Great Britain, ... More

The Chinese Heroin TradeCross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Ko-lin Chin and Sheldon X. Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has ... More

Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring and David S. Tanenhaus (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479816873
eISBN:
9781479863402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a hopeful but complicated era for those with ambitions to reform the juvenile courts and youth-serving public institutions in the United States. As advocates plea for major reforms, many fear ... More

Cloning Wild LifeZoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Carrie Friese

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The natural world is marked by an ever-increasing loss of varied habitats, a growing number of species extinctions, and a full range of new kinds of dilemmas posed by global warming. At the same ... More

Community CriminologyFundamentals of Spatial and Temporal Scaling, Ecological Indicators, and Selectivity Bias

Community Criminology: Fundamentals of Spatial and Temporal Scaling, Ecological Indicators, and Selectivity Bias

Ralph B. Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725498
eISBN:
9780814708033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about ... More

Contraceptive RiskThe FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

Contraceptive Risk: The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

William Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479876990
eISBN:
9781479825929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The odyssey of Depo-Provera is a study of the politics of contraceptive drug risk management, which involves a lengthy struggle over the scientific assessment of the drug's health risk and ... More

Convicted and CondemnedThe Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Keesha M. Middlemass

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780814724392
eISBN:
9780814760185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724392.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Convicted and Condemned is a critical assessment of how a felony conviction operates as an integral part of prisoner reentry. Drawing on an interdisciplinary framework and ethnographic data, the book ... More

Courting KidsInside an Experimental Youth Court

Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Carla J. Barrett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Despite being labeled as adults, the approximately 200,000 youth under the age of 18 who are now prosecuted as adults each year in criminal court are still adolescents, and the contradiction of their ... More

Covered in Ink"Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Beverly Yuen Thompson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Coveredin Ink’s main objective is to present the experience of heavily tattooed women: their love of ink as well as their experiences of prejudice from strangers, family, employers, and media ... More

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