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Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Access to justice for all, regardless of the ability to pay, has been a core democratic value. But this basic human right has come under threat through wider processes of restructuring, with an ... More


Aggravated Inequality: Neighborhood Economics, Schools, and Juvenile Delinquency

Robert D. Crutchfield and Tim Wadsworth

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores youth and adult employment patterns in disadvantaged communities, school performance, and delinquency in a nationally representative sample of adolescents. An important result ... More


Community development and class in the context of an East Asian productivist welfare regime

Kwok-kin Fung

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that class analyses have been underdeveloped in community development studies in Hong Kong. Consequently, this has impacted on the ways in which community development services ... More


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