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Vulnerable Women, Invulnerable Men?: The Need for Intersectionality in HIV/AIDS Prevention

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter 3 critically assesses the existing underlying emphasis in public and global health HIV prevention research--and discourse—that is focused on the popular frame of “vulnerable” women and ... More


Butler and Ethics

Moya Lloyd (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This edited volume explores Judith Butler’s work on ethics. It focuses on questions such as whether there has been an ‘ethical turn’ in her work or whether Butler’s increasing emphasis on ethics is ... More


Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Trust is fundamental to everyday interactions and the functioning of society, but it is particularly relevant within healthcare contexts. An increased awareness of the limitations of medical ... More


A Quake Breaks a Supply Chain

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

From a purely supply chain perspective, the 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan was the single largest and broadest natural disaster in recent times. The event affected companies ... More


Natural Disaster Mitigation in West Bengal

Debesh Chakraborty, Sabari Bandyopadhyay, Ivy Das Gupta, Sayanti Sen, and Debabrata Mitra

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India frequently suffers from a range of natural disasters – floods, cyclones, earthquakes and droughts – that cause massive loss of both life and property. This chapter deals with vulnerable ... More


Introduction: Risk and trust in late-modern society

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

in Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The chapter surveys a range of recent social theorising regarding the nature of vulnerability and uncertainty within late modernity and the pressures faced by individuals and institutions in light of ... More


Postures of Hospitality

M. Jan Holton

in Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Forced displacement compels a response from communities of faith whose members affirm that social justice is a ground for the human moral obligation to care for the other. Christians, as are all ... More


Refuse to Be a Victim?: Femininity, Guns, and Victimization

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis of how women relate to and understand gendered discourses of guns and vulnerability in light of cultural constructions of women’s victimization. The women ... More


How the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Impeded the Advance of Knowledge (and What to Do About It)

William T. Carpenter

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia is best viewed as a clinical syndrome, without compelling evidence of a homogeneous disease. Most investigations over the past century, however, have been designed without addressing ... More


Beyond Protection: ‘The Vulnerable’ In The Age Of Austerity

Kate Brown

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The concept of vulnerability has come to play an important role in shaping policies and interventions targeted at intervening in the lives of certain social groups. In times of economic austerity, ... More


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