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Ageing and Globalisation

Ageing and Globalisation

Martin Hyde and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322276
eISBN:
9781447322283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing and globalisation represent two of the most radical and far reaching social transformations that have occurred since the middle of the last century. This book provides, for the ... More

Ageing in Sub-Saharan AfricaSpaces and Practices of Care

Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This collection of in-depth ethnographic analyses examines the care, or lack of care, older people receive in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and how it affects the contemporary life-worlds of those older ... More

AIDS and Masculinity in the African CityPrivilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood

AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood

Robert Wyrod

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286689
eISBN:
9780520961784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286689.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, but the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging. This book tackles this issue head-on and examines how AIDS ... More

American by PaperHow Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

American by Paper: How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

Kate Vieira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697519
eISBN:
9781452954226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

American by Paper is a book about the consequences of papers—visas, green cards, and passports—for immigrant literacy. For immigrants, papers can mean the difference between family reunification and ... More

Being a Scholar in the Digital EraTransforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447329251
eISBN:
9781447332572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

What opportunities do digital technologies present? How do developments in digital media support scholarship and teaching yet further social justice? Written by two experts in the field, this ... More

Beyond MonogamyPolyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together empirical work on polyamory on the one hand and feminist, queer, and critical race theory on the other fill a theoretical gap in understanding the role of monogamy in ... More

Beyond Successful and Active AgeingA Theory of Model Ageing

Beyond Successful and Active Ageing: A Theory of Model Ageing

Virpi Timonen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447330172
eISBN:
9781447330219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330172.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book argues that concepts such as successful, active, positive, healthy and productive ageing - ubiquitous terms in research, marketing and policymaking concerned with older adults – are ... More

Blood SugarRacial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Anthony Ryan Hatch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816696178
eISBN:
9781452954233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The Politics of Metabolism analyses the racial ideas that underpin the metabolic syndrome as a new biomedical construction that aims to transform how contemporary medicine understands and treats ... More

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956A History

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

James Heartfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This is the first comprehensive history of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (BFASS), from its founding in 1838. The Society, set up by Quaker Joseph Sturge and Lord Henry Brougham after ... More

Building Dignified WorldsGeographies of Collective Action

Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action

Gerda Roelvink

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816676170
eISBN:
9781452954240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores the question of how contemporary collectives are creating diverse, new forms of creative economies that arrange diverse peoples, animals, natural environments, technologies and ... More

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