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<i>Alta Presión:</i>: The Physiological Toll of Farmwork

Sarah Bronwen Horton

in They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The only survey of migrant farmworkers’ health in California that used clinical exams to collect data found this occupational group had “startlingly” high rates of hypertension and risk factors for ... More


Antisubordination

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the ways in which antisubordination concerns augment those about the need for neutrality in contemporary antidiscrimination jurisprudence. It explains how antisubordination ... More


The Battle for Open Housing

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the open housing struggles by civil rights advocates. It notes that in 1950 the National Committee against Discrimination in Housing, a coalition of civil rights, religious, ... More


Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on ... More


Born Free and Equal?: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Nature of Discrimination

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199796113
eISBN:
9780199350995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796113.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is discrimination? There are certain instances of differential treatment that almost anyone would describe as discriminatory. Yet, when one looks deeper into the issue it seems that such near ... More


The Case Law: Expanding Protection

Kimberly A. Yuracko

in Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter charts the remarkable course and expansion of Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination. It follows the path of this exclusively judge-made expansion of law from the Supreme Court’s ... More


Civil Rights Era (1955–72)

Rhonda M. Roorda

in In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Arthur E. McFarlane II, great grandson of W. E. B. Du Bois and advocate for the preservation of cultural heritage Lora Kay (pseudonym), principal of a charter school in Washington, D.C. Chester ... More


A common floor of rights protection? The Belfast Agreement, ‘equivalence of rights’ and the North–South dimension

Colm O'Cinneide

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Belfast Agreement acknowledges the importance of protecting rights and securing equality of opportunity for all persons throughout the island of Ireland. However, structural and deeply-embedded ... More


A Complicated Affair: Turkey's Kurds and the European Court of Human Rights

Dilek Kurban and Haldun Gülalp

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In Turkey, hundreds of cases were taken to the ECtHR in the 1990s in response to the violations originating from the actions of security forces, committed in the name of ‘combating terrorism’. This ... More


Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Vicky Long

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Challenging the assumption that the stigma attached to mental illness stems from public ignorance and irresponsible media coverage, this book examines mental healthcare workers’ efforts to educate ... More


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