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Fútbol in the ParkImmigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

David Trouille

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Over the past half century, immigration from Latin America has transformed the public landscape in the United States, and numerous communities are witnessing one of the hallmarks of this ... More

Inventing the Ties That BindImagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Inventing the Ties That Bind: Imagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Francesca Polletta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734170
eISBN:
9780226734347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

At a time of sharp economic inequalities and political polarization, Inventing the Ties that Bind explores how Americans cooperate in workplaces, grassroots social movements, unions, churches, ... More

The Problem with Feeding CitiesThe Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Andrew Deener

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The Problem with Feeding Cities is a sociological and historical examination of the US food system. It explains how the food system transformed from feeding cities to feeding regions to feeding an ... More

Still LifeEcologies of the Modern Imagination at the Art Museum

Still Life: Ecologies of the Modern Imagination at the Art Museum

Fernando Domínguez Rubio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226713922
eISBN:
9780226714110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226714110.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How do you keep the cracks in Starry Night from spreading? How do you prevent artworks made of hugs or candies from disappearing? How do you render a fading photograph eternal—or should you attempt ... More

UnspeakableA Life beyond Sexual Morality

Unspeakable: A Life beyond Sexual Morality

Rachel Hope Cleves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226733531
eISBN:
9780226733678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733678.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The sexual exploitation of children by adults has a long, fraught history. Yet how cultures have reacted to it is shaped by a range of forces, beliefs, and norms, like any other social phenomenon. ... More

UpsoldReal Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality

Upsold: Real Estate Agents, Prices, and Neighborhood Inequality

Max Besbris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226721231
eISBN:
9780226721408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is the first multi-level analysis of real estate agents and their effects. Drawing on ethnographic, interview, and administrative data, it promises three main contributions. First, it ... More

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