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Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Dennis Deslippe, Eric Fure-Slocum, and John W. Mckerley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism. This book brings together a collection of essays that explore long-standing themes in ... More


Bridging Scholarship and Activism: Paths of Engagement

Kristen Anderson

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This section explores how public engagement influences scholarly careers and work. The contributors demonstrate a variety of approaches to combining scholarship and engagement. The first contributor ... More


Introduction: Situating Dalit Women Within Rights and Development

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the dialectics of structural violence, resulting in Dalit women’s chronic resource deprivation, and their collective agency to secure livelihood resources as entitlements. It ... More


Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Negotiating Sex Work provides a timely and necessary intervention in to current public and political debates about sex work, debates which are primarily divided between those who view selling sexual ... More


Conclusion: Doing Research Together

Gerda Roelvink

in Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816676170
eISBN:
9781452954240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676170.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Throughout this book I highlight the role of relational geographies in the constitution of our world. This argument has important implications for researchers, who can no longer assume that they are ... More


Researching Sexuality: The Politics-of-Location Approach for Studying Sex Work

Tracy Berger Michele and Guidroz Kathleen

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Michele Tracy Berger and Kathleen Guidroz use their own experiences researching street-level and indoor prostitution and telephone sex work to discuss how standard research approaches taught in ... More


Beyond Prescientific Reasoning: The Sex Worker Environmental Assessment Team Study

Lutnick Alexandra

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Raven Bowen and Tanara O’Doherty analyze their participatory research with PACE Society, a grassroots, sex workers-driven organization in Vancouver, BC. The chapter describes how they operationalized ... More


Participant-Driven Action Research (PDAR) with Sex Workers in Vancouver

Bowen Raven and O’Doherty Tamara

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Alexandra Lutnick’s study provides a concrete example of the participatory research method described in Chapter Two that successfully operationalizes Berger and Guidroz’s “politics of location” ... More


Demanding Victims: The Sympathetic Shift in British Prostitution Policy

Hill Annie

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Annie Hill explores how the legal position of the prostitute has moved from being an “immoral nuisance” to a “victim of gender violence” in British prostitution policy. Employing a Foucauldian ... More


Criminalized and Licensed: Local Politics, the Regulation of Sex Work, and the Construction of “Ugly Bodies”

Auger Cheryl

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Cheryl Auger uses discourse analysis to examine critically the municipal codes licensing sex work venues in Canada’s twenty largest cities. Her research reveals how these by-laws construct sex ... More


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