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Seven ShotsAn NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Jennifer C. Hunt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency Service team from the NYPD raided a terrorist cell in Brooklyn and narrowly prevented a suicide bombing of the New York subway that would have cost hundreds, ... More

The Sexual Organization of the City

The Sexual Organization of the City

Edward O. Laumann, Stephen Ellingson, Jenna Mahay, Anthony Paik, and Yoosik Youm (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

We think of the city as a place where anything goes. Take the sensational fantasies and lurid antics of single women on Sex and the City or young men on Queer as Folk, and you might imagine the city ... More

A Shared FutureFaith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More

Sociology in AmericaA History

Sociology in America: A History

Craig Calhoun (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Though the word “sociology” was coined in Europe, the field of sociology grew most dramatically in America. Despite that disproportionate influence, American sociology has never been the subject of ... More

Solidarity in StrategyMaking Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Lyn Spillman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Popular conceptions hold that capitalism is driven almost entirely by the pursuit of profit and self-interest. Challenging that assumption, this study of American business associations shows how ... More

Strategic GivingThe Art and Science of Philanthropy

Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Peter Frumkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. This book reveals why these donors could benefit from having a ... More

SummonedIdentification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Iddo Tavory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on five years of ethnographic fieldwork, Summoned is an in-depth exploration of the social worlds of Orthodox Jews in a Los Angeles neighborhood as well as a theoretical exploration of the ... More

Symbolic Interaction and Cultural Studies

Symbolic Interaction and Cultural Studies

Howard S. Becker and Michal M. McCall (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226041179
eISBN:
9780226041056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041056.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Symbolic interactionism, resolutely empirical in practice, shares theoretical concerns with cultural studies and humanistic discourse. Recognizing that the humanities have engaged many of the ... More

To Care for CreationThe Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement

To Care for Creation: The Emergence of the Religious Environmental Movement

Stephen Ellingson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226367248
eISBN:
9780226367415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226367415.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Historically, American religions have not been involved with the environmental movement, but during the early 1990s activists from a variety of religious traditions established a small number of ... More

To Flourish or DestructA Personalist Theory of Human Goods, Motivations, Failure, and Evil

To Flourish or Destruct: A Personalist Theory of Human Goods, Motivations, Failure, and Evil

Christian Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226231952
eISBN:
9780226232003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232003.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book advances a personalist account of human beings to help us better understand and explain human persons, motivations, interests, and the social life to which they give rise. It offers an ... More

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