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Creating the Creation MuseumHow Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Creating the Creation Museum: How Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Kathleen C. Oberlin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479881642
eISBN:
9781479897520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The typical story about creationist social movements centers on battles in the classroom or in the courtroom—like the Scopes Trial in 1925. But there is a new setting: a museum. “Prepare to Believe” ... More

Front of the House, Back of the HouseRace and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers

Front of the House, Back of the House: Race and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers

Eli Revelle Yano Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800612
eISBN:
9781479800674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800612.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In restaurants, why do all the white people work in the front and the brown people in the back? What keeps these workers apart, consigned to highly unequal types of jobs? Drawing on six years of ... More

The Sustainability MythEnvironmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

Melissa Checker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479835089
eISBN:
9781479859245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835089.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Are today’s sustainable cities built on their own undoing? This book uncovers the hidden costs of sustainable policies and practices in an era of hyper-gentrification. From state-of-the-art parks to ... More

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