Sociology

Second Tier Cities: Rapid Growth beyond the Metropolis Second Tier Cities Rapid Growth beyond the Metropolis Ann Markusen, Yong-Sook Lee and Sean DiGiovanna, Editors 1999 Fall
Analyzes and compares the rapid growth of medium-sized cities.
How Social Movements Matter How Social Movements Matter Marco Giugni, Doug McAdam and Charles Tilly, Editors 1999 Spring
Provides original assessments of the consequences of social movements.
Militant Nationalism: Between Movement and Party in Ireland and the Basque Country Militant Nationalism Between Movement and Party in Ireland and the Basque Country Cynthia L. Irvin 1999 Spring
A comparative analysis of two militant nationalist groups.
The Social Origins of Islam: Mind, Economy, Discourse The Social Origins of Islam Mind, Economy, Discourse Mohammed A. Bamyeh 1999 Spring
Explores the genesis of Islam for insight into the nature of ideological transformation.
Postmodernity Postmodernity David Lyon 1999 Spring
A crucial evaluation of a critical idea, now updated.
Fields of Protest: Women’s Movements in India Fields of Protest Women’s Movements in India Raka Ray 1998 Fall
A comparative analysis of women’s struggle for change in India.
Sovereignty Sovereignty John Hoffman 1998 Fall
An exploration of individual authority.
Challenging Authority: The Historical Study of Contentious Politics Challenging Authority The Historical Study of Contentious Politics Michael P. Hanagan, Leslie Page Moch and Wayne te Brake, Editors 1998 Fall
An overview of the issues involved with understanding conflict in politics.
Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search for Justice Fighting Words Black Women and the Search for Justice Patricia Hill Collins 1998 Fall
Explores what African American women and other historically oppressed groups can teach us about social justice.
Reconstructing Chinatown: Ethnic Enclave, Global Change Reconstructing Chinatown Ethnic Enclave, Global Change Jan Lin 1998 Fall
An exploration of this fascinating community as a window on globalization.
Policing Protest: The Control of Mass Demonstrations in Western Democracies Policing Protest The Control of Mass Demonstrations in Western Democracies Donatella della Porta and Herbert Reiter, Editors 1998 Spring
The first international examination of how police respond to political protests.
Identity Crises: A Social Critique of Postmodernity Identity Crises A Social Critique of Postmodernity Robert G. Dunn 1998 Spring
A readable analysis of postmodernity that provides a cultural context for its rise.
Nationalism Nationalism Craig Calhoun 1997 Fall
An indispensable introduction to this timely topic.
Social Science: Beyond Constructivism and Realism Social Science Beyond Constructivism and Realism Gerard Delanty 1998 Spring
An ambitious and wide-ranging text about the debates of social science.
Science Science Steve Fuller 1998 Spring
A surprising examination of our understanding of science.