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Financial Threats and Self-Undermining Rhetoric

Adam Seth Levine

in American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines the political consequences of threats to Americans' financial well-being and in particular why they might not motivate ... More


American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Adam Seth Levine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Americans today face no shortage of threats to their financial well-being, such as job and retirement insecurity, health care costs, and spiraling college tuition. While one might expect that these ... More


Harm reduction regimes and the production of autonomy and relational harms

Simon Pemberton

in Harmful societies: Understanding social harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847427946
eISBN:
9781447307846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427946.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter scrutinises the performance of the selected nation states and the regime types in relation to autonomy and relational harms. The harms included in this chapter are poverty, child ... More


Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1: The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Esther Dermott and Gill Main (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332152
eISBN:
9781447332398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The largest UK research study on poverty and social exclusion ever conducted reveals startling levels of deprivation. 18m people are unable to afford adequate housing; 14m can’t afford essential ... More


Structural Failure

in Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter profiles those people who cannot easily shoulder the burden of empowerment. As aging and chronic conditions ensue, successful navigation of the health care system becomes difficult. The ... More


The First Scottish Fertility Decline

Michael Anderson and Corinne Roughley

in Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198805830
eISBN:
9780191843747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805830.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The marked variations in the distribution of family sizes over time are further explored, as also are the major variations between women married to fathers in different occupations. The significance ... More


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