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Childcare Centers and Mothers’ Well‐Being: Whether Mothers Did Better When Their Children Were in Daycare

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Using national data on mothers of young children, this chapter examines whether mothers who enrolled their children in centers thereby enlarged their own social networks, particularly the number of ... More


Generous Social Policy Reduces Material Deprivation

Lane Kenworthy, Jessica Epstein, and Daniel Duerr

in Progress for the Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591527
eISBN:
9780191731389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591527.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Income is the standard indicator of low-end households’ living standards. With income as the measure, the comparative evidence suggests that economic growth has tended to be the principal driver of ... 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


Rule Bending for the Necessary Evil

Yi-min Lin

in Dancing with the Devil: The Political Economy of Privatization in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190682828
eISBN:
9780190682866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190682828.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

Chapter 5 investigates the strategies of local officials in places where the sales growth strategy faltered in the early years of reform. An alternative strategy was to tolerate and even facilitate ... More


Who Are Nonvoters?

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

in The American Nonvoter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Abstract: Examining nonvoting at the individual level, this chapter identifies four types of nonvoters in both presidential and midterm elections. The chapter draws a theoretical distinction between ... More


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