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Not Under My RoofParents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Amy T. Schalet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

For American parents, teenage sex is something to be feared and forbidden: most would never consider allowing their children to have sex at home, and sex is a frequent source of family conflict. In ... More

On the FirelineLiving and Dying with Wildland Firefighters

On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters

Matthew Desmond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144085
eISBN:
9780226144078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This rugged account of a rugged profession explores the heart and soul of the wildland firefighter. Having joined a firecrew in Northern Arizona as a young man, the author relates his experiences ... More

On the Frontier of AdulthoodTheory, Research, and Public Policy

On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Richard A. Settersten Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, and Ruben G. Rumbaut (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book reveals a new fact: adulthood no longer begins when adolescence ends. A lengthy period before adulthood, often spanning the twenties and even extending into the thirties, is now devoted to ... More

Passionate PoliticsEmotions and Social Movements

Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Emotions are back. Once at the center of the study of politics, emotions have receded into the shadows during the past three decades, with no place in the rationalistic, structural, and ... More

Philanthropy in Democratic SocietiesHistory, Institutions, Values

Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values

Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226335506
eISBN:
9780226335780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226335780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book provides an integrated and multi-disciplinary examination of the growing role and legitimacy of philanthropy in democratic societies. Contributors probe the relationship between ... More

Planning MatterActing with Things

Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Robert A. Beauregard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

City and regional planners talk constantly about the things of the world from highway interchanges, retention ponds, and affordable housing units to zoning documents, conference rooms, and ... More

Pockets of CrimeBroken Windows, Collective Efficacy, and the Criminal Point of View

Pockets of Crime: Broken Windows, Collective Efficacy, and the Criminal Point of View

Peter K. C. St. Jean

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226774985
eISBN:
9780226775005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775005.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Why, even in the same high-crime neighborhoods, do robbery, drug dealing, and assault occur much more frequently on some blocks than on others? One popular theory is that a weak sense of community ... More

Policing Contingencies

Policing Contingencies

Peter K. Manning

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226503516
eISBN:
9780226503523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226503523.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Despite constant calls for reform, policing in the United States and Britain has changed little over the past thirty years. This book draws on decades of fieldwork to investigate how law enforcement ... More

Political EpistemicsThe Secret Police, the Opposition, and the End of East German Socialism

Political Epistemics: The Secret Police, the Opposition, and the End of East German Socialism

Andreas Glaeser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297934
eISBN:
9780226297958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297958.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

What does the durability of political institutions have to do with how actors form knowledge about them? This book investigates this question in the context of a fascinating historical case: ... More

Politics and PartnershipsThe Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Elisabeth S. Clemens and Doug Guthrie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Exhorting people to volunteer is part of the everyday vocabulary of American politics. Routinely, members of both major parties call for partnerships between government and nonprofit organizations. ... More

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