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Gender, Network Capital, Social Capital, and Political Capital: The Consequences of Personal Network Diversity for Environmentalists in British Columbia 1

D. B. Tindall and Jeffrey J. Cormier

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0123
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter studies the complicated relationship between gender, political participation, and social capital. It considers the role of gender in structuring the availability and accessibility of ... More


Civic Participation and Social Capital: A Social Network Analysis in Two American Counties 1

Marc Porter Magee

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0135
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter aims to strengthen the empirical and conceptual understanding of the links between civic participation and the social network structure of social capital. It provides an analysis of ... More


Social and political participation and inclusion

Liz Richardson

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social and political participation is significant for social inclusion because deprivation is more than income poverty. The ability to take part in decisions that affect lives is one way of ensuring ... More


Political Sources of Government Redistribution in High-Income Countries

Vincent A. Mahler, David K. Jesuit, and Piotr R. Paradowski

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the relationship between political participation and income redistribution in high-income countries, with particular focus on middle-income groups. The first part describes ... More


Working for longer: self‑management of chronic health problems in the workplace

Fehmidah Munir

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers how employees with health problems can maintain their own health, wellbeing and productivity across their working life span. It examines the self-management of health problems ... More


Living conditions among people with disabilities in developing countries

Arne H. Eide, Mitch E. Loeb, Sekai Nhiwatiwa, Alister Munthali, Thabale J. Ngulube, and Gert van Rooy

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Living conditions and poverty are two common quantifiers or parameters of socioeconomic status, and both have evolved from rather narrow economic and material concepts to encompass broader and more ... More


Rationality, sociability and human dignity

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter argues that the dignity of humans can be found in one's possession of intrinsic capacities that strive for autonomy and mutuality. It is stressed that human nature is a combination of ... More


Respect, social participation and four welfare states

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter talks about key factors by reference to which the extent of respect and social participation in a society can be effectively assessed. It justifies the choice of China, Hong Kong, Sweden ... More


Hong Kong and human dignity

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at the first case study on human dignity, which is set in Hong Kong. It reveals that Hong Kong can be considered as a good case study of a capitalist welfare system's attitudes ... More


Understanding environmental justice: making the connection between sustainable development and social justice

Adebowale Maria

in Social justice and public policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349347
eISBN:
9781447303404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter tries to provide an understanding of environmental justice. It starts with the concepts of environmental justice and sustainability both at the UK and global levels. It explores the ... More


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