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The HingeCivil Society, Group Cultures, and the Power of Local Commitments

The Hinge: Civil Society, Group Cultures, and the Power of Local Commitments

Gary Alan Fine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226745527
eISBN:
9780226745831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226745831.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The Hinge is an exploration of the way in which vibrant groups and established local communities help to create bonds within civil society and lead to the development of institutional commitments. ... More

How Green Became GoodUrbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Hillary Angelo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226738994
eISBN:
9780226739182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739182.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book offers a sociological explanation of urban greening as a contemporary global phenomenon, and of widespread perceptions of green as a “good” for cities. Urban-environmental scholarship ... More

Living on the EdgeAn American Generation's Journey through the Twentieth Century

Living on the Edge: An American Generation's Journey through the Twentieth Century

Richard A. Settersten Jr., Glen H. Elder Jr., and Lisa D. Pearce

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226748092
eISBN:
9780226748269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748269.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

History leaves its imprint on human lives for generations to come. When we think of radical changes that have transformed America, our minds often wander first to the fifties and the sixties: the ... More

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