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Children’s health in developing countries: issues of coping, child neglect and marginalization

David A. Leon and Gill Walt

in Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a conceptual model to help understand the variables that play a role in the complex scenario of child neglect in poor communities in developing countries, their social ... More


Citizenship, changing labour markets and welfare policies: an introduction

Jørgen Goul Andersen and Per H. Jensen

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The change in the labour market is seen as one of the most serious threats to the economic sustainability of European welfare states, and to the realization of the ideal ‘full citizenship’ among ... More


The Peak Oil Ideology and Subculture

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

in Peak Oil: Apocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226285269
eISBN:
9780226285573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285573.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces the motivations, beliefs and actions of Americans involved in the peak oil movement and explains the ideology (and ‘ecological identity’) of ‘peakism’ via profiles of three ... More


The 1970s: Crosscurrents

M.K. Raghavendra

in Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696547
eISBN:
9780199080281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696547.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the narrative patterns in popular cinema after Indira Gandhi departed from the Nehruvian mode and later became the prime minister. During this period, films centred on the ... More


Wicked Women and Femmes Fatales

Kelly E. Hayes

in Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262645
eISBN:
9780520949430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262645.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines the intersections of magic, morality, and social marginalization in contemporary Brazil as they are embodied in and through the figure of Pomba Gira. Rather than abstracting ... More


Mental health inequalities among LGBT older people in the United States: curricula developments

Valerie Lester Leyva

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Large scale studies have explored the interactions between sexual orientation/gender identity and mental health outcomes in English-speaking countries. These studies illuminate the ways in which ... More


Social justice and post-school education and training for people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell, Stephen Baron, and Alastair Wilson

in The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses salient ideas of social justice and their implications for the inclusion of people with learning difficulties. It considers the development of post-war education and training ... More


Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Jacqueline Bhabha (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Children are among the most vulnerable citizens of the world, with a special need for the protections, rights, and services offered by states, and yet, they are particularly at risk from ... More


If God is All Good, Then Only the Devil Can Combat Evil

Kelly E. Hayes

in Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262645
eISBN:
9780520949430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262645.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter analyzes the distinctive trabalhos associated with Pomba Gira and other exu spirits as strategic ritual acts that disclose a particular view of the world at the same time that they are ... More


The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Samuel K. Byrd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about latinidad in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, ... More


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