Sociology

Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders Homeless in San Francisco Teresa Gowan 2010 Spring
A powerful ethnographic account of life on the streets in San Francisco
Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home Making Life Work Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home Jack Levinson 2010 Spring
Understanding how group home life is not so different from our own
The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq The World Says No to War Demonstrations against the War on Iraq Stefaan Walgrave and Dieter Rucht, Editors 2010 Spring
Examining the 2003 global protest against the war on Iraq
Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World Migrants for Export How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World Robyn Magalit Rodriguez 2010 Spring
How the Philippines transformed itself into the world’s leading labor brokerage state
Those Who Work, Those Who Don't: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America Those Who Work, Those Who Don't Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America Jennifer Sherman 2009 Fall
Following the stories of economic collapse in a Northern California town and what they tell us about rural America
Little Saigons: Staying Vietnamese in America Little Saigons Staying Vietnamese in America Karin Aguilar–San Juan 2009 Fall
Explores how Vietnamese refugees and immigrants retain their identities in the United States
Socialism and Modernity Socialism and Modernity Peter Beilharz 2009 Fall
Argues that both socialism and capitalism are fundamental to modernity
The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan: Right-Wing Movements and National Politics The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan Right-Wing Movements and National Politics Rory McVeigh 2009 Spring
Rediscovering the Ku Klux Klan as a national movement in the 1920s
A World of Gangs: Armed Young Men and Gangsta Culture A World of Gangs Armed Young Men and Gangsta Culture John M. Hagedorn 2009 Fall
From L.A. to Lagos, Port-au-Prince to Paris—a provocative analysis of the global proliferation of street gangs
Dialectical Materialism Dialectical Materialism Henri Lefebvre 2009 Spring
The first U.S. edition of an important French Marxist text
How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism Tina Fetner 2008 Fall
An unexpected analysis of the battle between opposing activist movements
Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War Haunting the Korean Diaspora Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War Grace M. Cho 2008 Fall
An engrossing encounter with lingering ghosts of the Korean War
Identity Work in Social Movements Identity Work in Social Movements Jo Reger, Daniel J. Myers and Rachel L. Einwohner, Editors 2008 Fall
Examines how sameness and difference are negotiated within social movements
Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville Jim Crow Nostalgia Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville Michelle R. Boyd 2008 Spring
An incisive analysis of racial identity in urban politics
The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism Maren Klawiter 2008 Spring
A richly textured analysis of the body politics of breast cancer activism