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Mixed race Kin-aesthetics in the age of Obama

Wei Ming Dariotis

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Mixed-race kin-aesthetics forces us to consider how family, the public sphere, and ideology intersect to dictate not only how others perceive us, but ultimately how we perceive ourselves in an ... More


Young women, sexual behaviour and sexual decision making

Lesley Hoggart

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the meanings currently attached to risk in the area of sexual health and young people. It begins by introducing the policy context for the current debate on young people and ... More


Young people's perceptions of ‘risk’

Jenni Ward and Mariana Bayley

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the way young people conceive of risk and what they view as the most relevant factors in their lives in terms of risk. It draws on evidence from a series of focus-group ... More


Children's perceptions of risk on the road

Kenneth Lupton and Mariana Bayley

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews national data on road accidents for children, reviews current literature, and examines children's own perceptions of risk in the road environment with reference to research ... More


Return to Poland

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers interviewees' opinions about returns, both to live in Poland and for holidays which help shape thoughts about longer-term or permanent return. It provides some general thoughts ... More


Parental relationships and parenting

Elizabeth Jones

in Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter uses data from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) to examine the self-reported perceptions of parents about their relationships, how well they predict later break-up of relationships, and ... More


What do we know about childhood poverty?

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter studies the different representations and perceptions of child poverty. It starts with a short historical overview, which traces how the understanding and knowledge of child poverty has ... More


Experiences and perceptions of school: analysis of the BHPYS data

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the knowledge and information gathered from the last three chapters. It aims to develop a wider understanding of children's and young people's lives, through a comparative ... More


Refugees and the labour market: refugee sector practice in the ‘employability’ paradigm

Azar Sheibani

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter centres on the labour market experiences and perceptions of refugees in London. It studies the role of the refugee sector in the facilitation of refugee entry into the labour market in ... More


Housing pathways

David Clapham

in The meaning of housing: A pathways approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346384
eISBN:
9781447303893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346384.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the current ways of looking at housing. It examines some of the trends in post-modern societies and highlights the importance of individualism and the growing capacity of people ... More


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