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Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Kamal Fahmi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Street children—abandoned or runaway children living on their own—can be found in cities all over the world, and their numbers are growing despite numerous international programs aimed at helping ... More


Street Work

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides available knowledge regarding a community organizing practice called “street work” that is little known and poorly understood with a meager and often sporadic and sketchy ... More


The Beginning

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter describes the beginning, exploratory phase of the process in which street ethnography constituted the bulk of street work aiming at elucidating some of the realities of street children ... More


What's anti-social about sex work? Governance through the changing representation of prostitution's incivility

Jane Scoular, Jane Pitcher, Rosie Campbell, Phil Hubbard, and Maggie O'Neill

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter utilizes both critical and empirical forms of enquiry to uncover the relationship between dominant constructions of the ‘problem of prostitution’ and the associated norms that operate ... More


The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Paul Hoggett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social development work takes place in the grey area between government and the voluntary and community sectors. This book explores the ways in which front-line professionals working with communities ... More


Out on the streets and out of control? Drug-using sex workers and the prostitution strategy

Margaret Melrose

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter critically considers the assumptions underlying policy proposals for sex-working drug users and drug-using sex workers in New Labour's prostitution strategy. It argues that by conflating ... More


Prostitution, gentrification, and the limits of neighbourhood space

Phil Hubbard, Rosie Campbell, Maggie O'Neill, Jane Pitcher, and Jane Scoular

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the impact of gentrification and prostitution on urban neighbourhood space. The studies in five British cities suggest there are a multitude of tensions that may arise in areas ... More


The Everyday Formation of the Urban Space: Law and Poverty in Mexico City

Antonio Azuela and Rodrigo Meneses-Reyes

in The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787185
eISBN:
9780804791878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787185.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter analyzes how two spatio-legal transformations of Mexico City—the constitution of a workplace for the urban poor and the regulation of land as a means for locating the poor—were shaped, ... More


Silvia M. Staub-Bernasconi, 2010: Interviewed by Darja Zaviršek

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Silvia M. Staub-Bernasconi, a leader in Swiss social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the ... More


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