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After the Protests are HeardEnacting Civic Engagement and Social Transformation

After the Protests are Heard: Enacting Civic Engagement and Social Transformation

Sharon Welch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479883646
eISBN:
9781479840571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883646.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

We are in a struggle for the very soul of democracy, and all that we hold dear - interdependence, reason, compassion, respect for all human beings, and stewardship of the natural world that sustains ... More

Arab New YorkPolitics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Emily Regan Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Arab New York is an ethnographic exploration of how everyday life and politics intersect in the diverse and complex Arab communities of New York City. The book argues that politics and contention ... 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

The Post-Secular in QuestionReligion in Contemporary Society

The Post-Secular in Question: Religion in Contemporary Society

Philip Gorski, David Kyuman Kim, John Torpey, and Jonathan VanAntwerpen (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738726
eISBN:
9780814738733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738726.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book considers whether there has been a religious resurgence of global dimensions in recent decades. It represents an interdisciplinary intervention in the continuing and ever-transforming ... More

Postcommunism from WithinSocial Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Jan Kubik and Amy Linch (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

While the decline of communism in the late twentieth century brought democracy, political freedom, and better economic prospects for many people, it also produced massive social dislocation and ... More

Rhetorics of InsecurityBelonging and Violence in the Neoliberal Era

Rhetorics of Insecurity: Belonging and Violence in the Neoliberal Era

Zeynep Gambetti and Marcial Godoy-Anativia (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708439
eISBN:
9780814725481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708439.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book brings together a select group of scholars to investigate the societal ramifications of the present-day concern with security in diverse contexts and geographies. The book claims that ... More

RussiaThe Challenges of Transformation

Russia: The Challenges of Transformation

Piotr Dutkiewicz and Dmitri Trenin (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785003
eISBN:
9780814785010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785003.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In this book a group of leading Russian intellectuals and social scientists join with top researchers from around the world to examine the social, political, and economic transformation in Russia. ... More

Shutting Down the StreetsPolitical Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Amory Starr, Luis A. Fernandez, and Christian Scholl

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740996
eISBN:
9780814738351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740996.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Recently, a wall was built in eastern Germany. Made of steel and cement blocks, topped with razor barbed wire, and reinforced with video monitors and movement sensors, this wall was not put up to ... More

Taking Back the BoulevardArt, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Jan Lin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Taking Back the Boulevard tells the story of Northeast Los Angeles known popularly for historic Arts and Crafts architecture, bohemian cultural life, independent small businesses, immigrant diversity ... More

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