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An Analysis of Poverty in Hmong American Communities

Yang Sao Xiong

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the causes of and solutions to socioeconomic immobility in the Hmong American community. It assesses the key factors that make poverty an enduring problem for Hmong in two ... More


Poverty and social insecurity

Tracy Shildrick, Robert MacDonald, Colin Webster, and Kayleigh Garthwaite

in Poverty and insecurity: Life in low-pay, no-pay Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847429117
eISBN:
9781447307907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429117.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the consequences of long-term labour market insecurity and recurrent returns to unemployment. Informants rejected the label of ‘poverty’, distancing themselves from its negative ... More


Gendered Hardship, Emotions, and the Ambiguity of Blame

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Fighting for Breath: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836825
eISBN:
9780824871093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836825.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the relationship between cancer and morality by focusing on women's particular experience of hardship, unfulfilled gendered expectations, and emotions as interrelated causes of ... More


Christian Facticity

Scott M. Campbell (ed.)

in The Early Heidegger's Philosophy of Life: Facticity, Being, and Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242191
eISBN:
9780823242238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242191.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The main focus of this chapter is on section 1 of The Phenomenology of Religious Life (G 60). Section 1 is titled Introduction to the Phenomenology of Religion (winter semester, 1920–21). The first ... More


What we talk about when we talk about disability: making sense of debates in the European user/survivor movement

Jasna Russo and Debra Shulkes

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Drawing on their personal experiences, the authors reflect on how the notion of disability is discussed in the European political movement of people who have undergone psychiatric treatment. They ... More


‘No One Should Be Poor’: Social Shaming in Norway

Erika Gubrium

in Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199686728
eISBN:
9780191766800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686728.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the broader perceptions of wider society towards those living in poverty in Norway. Data for this analysis were drawn from a random sample of national news articles spanning a ... More


Banished: Sojourns of the Damned

Guenter B. Risse

in Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039843
eISBN:
9780252097959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039843.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter demonstrates how scenes of severe human hardship illustrate and authenticate the San Francisco pesthouse experience. While legislation, politics, aversive emotions, and medical theories ... More


Anatomy of Financial Hardship

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

in Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198708711
eISBN:
9780191779572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter uses life-history data covering a number of European countries (SHARELIFE) to analyse what makes people likely to fall into financial hardship. The analysis highlights the all-important ... More


The Consequences of Financial Hardship (and Recessions) on Income and Welfare

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

in Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198708711
eISBN:
9780191779572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter uses life-history data covering a number of European countries (SHARELIFE) to analyse the long-term effects of a financial hardship episode on different indicators of well-being. We ... More


Conclusions

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

in Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198708711
eISBN:
9780191779572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this final chapter we provide a non-technical summary of the results presented in the book Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans, highlighting underlying common ... More


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