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Aristotle On The Front Line

Emilie Whitaker

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines how Aristotle's concept of ‘phronesis’ has gained traction as an analytical concept for research in recent years, particularly in areas of social policy most concerned with the ... More


Addiction as Accomplishment: The Discursive Construction of Disease

Craig Reinarman

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The ubiquity of the disease concept of addiction obscures the fact that it did not emerge from the accretion of scientific discoveries. Addiction-as-disease has been continuously redefined, mostly in ... More


Literature Review and Background

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The youth’s narratives can add depth to many literatures, and chapter one reviews some of the core assumptions within the fields of youth violence, critical youth studies, and punishment in the ... More


Teaching Poverty in America through the Arts

Carol E. Kelly

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Engaging students who have come from a moderate income household on a level that is commensurate with that espoused by Fr. Kolvenbach’s 2000 Santa Clara speech is a challenging undertaking. This ... More


Social Worlds: The Legacy of Mead’s Social Ecology in Chicago Sociology

Daniel Cefaï

in The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376943
eISBN:
9780226377131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Daniel Cefaï examines the research of major and minor figures of the Chicago School of Sociology. He traces the importance of Mead’s examination of fields of experience organized by universes of ... More


Family and community: surveying women and the family

Angela Davis

in Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Through an assessment of the role of kinship, neighbourhood and class in women’s experiences, and making use of the interviews specially conducted for the book, this chapter examines national debates ... More


Questions Concerning Technology

Henning Schmidgen

in Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In the 1990s, Bruno Latour’s research interests shift from science to technology. At the same time, he puts forth his philosophical theory of modernity. This chapter shows Latour continues to ... More


Sociology: from committing to being?

Paul Hodkinson

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the development of the author’s relationship with sociology, from early first points of contact with the subject, through emerging interests and identity as a student and the ... More


Community organising: past, present and future

Jane Wills

in Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter takes a more organic approach to understanding community organisation. It focuses on the history of community organising in the USA, looking at the development of the Industrial Areas ... More


Interpreting Europe: mainstreaming gender in Directorate-General for Research, European Commission

Rosalind Cavaghan

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter critically examines the European Commission’s work of governing. Taking the policy programme of Gender Mainstreaming (GM) as an example, Rosalind Cavaghan shows how officials in ... More


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