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CammingMoney, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Angela Jones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479842964
eISBN:
9781479829422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Camming is based on a five-year mixed-methods study of the erotic webcam industry, and tells a pornographic story about the multibillion-dollar online sex industry colloquially called “camming.” ... More

Cops, Cameras, and CrisisThe Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras

Cops, Cameras, and Crisis: The Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras

Michael D. White and Aili Malm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820177
eISBN:
9781479865864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820177.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book serves as the go-to resource for those who are interested in police body-worn cameras. The first part of the book (chapters 2 and 3) delves deeply into the claims made about BWCs by both ... More

The Moral Project of ChildhoodMotherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

The Moral Project of Childhood: Motherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

Daniel Thomas Cook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899203
eISBN:
9781479881413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899203.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The Moral Project of Childhood argues and demonstrates that fundamental problems stemming from a growing acceptance of children’s moral, spiritual, intellectual, and behavioral pliability drive the ... More

Organizing While UndocumentedImmigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Kevin Escudero

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Undocumented immigrants in the United States who take part in social movement activism do so at great risk: the threat of deportation. Despite this risk, undocumented immigrant youth have been at the ... More

Save My KidHow Families of Critically Ill Children Cope, Hope, and Negotiate an Unequal Healthcare System

Save My Kid: How Families of Critically Ill Children Cope, Hope, and Negotiate an Unequal Healthcare System

Amanda M. Gengler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479863938
eISBN:
9781479834327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863938.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In “Save My Kid,” sociologist Amanda Gengler examines how families of critically ill children navigate the US healthcare system. Not all families are equipped with resources for critically ill kids, ... More

Understanding Police InterrogationConfessions and Consequences

Understanding Police Interrogation: Confessions and Consequences

William Douglas Woody and Krista D. Forrest

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479860371
eISBN:
9781479828128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

What drives suspects to confess during police interrogation? In particular, why do some people falsely confess to serious crimes, despite both the likelihood of severe negative consequences and their ... More

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