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Poverty as a Structural Failing

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter turns to the question of why poverty exists at such high rates in the United States. Much of the focus in the past has been upon explaining poverty in terms of individual characteristics ... More


Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Sara Shostak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the center of Defining Vulnerabilitiesare the interlinked puzzles of why and how environmental health scientists have rallied around research on gene-environment interaction. Defining ... More


Violence against Women, Human Security, and Human Rights of Women and Girls: Reinforced Obligations in the Context of Structural Vulnerability

Ruth Rubio-Marín and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck

in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the emergence of an international legal framework that considers human security not as an alternative to human rights but as a way of strengthening and expanding that concept. ... More


Conclusion

Sara Shostak

in Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The conclusion summarizes the argument made in the book, provides an update on current research initiatives focused on gene-environment interaction (e.g., epigenetics, exposomics, and Environmental ... More


Marital Sexual Violence, Structural Vulnerability, and Misplaced Responsibility in Northern Việt Nam

Lynn Kwiatkowski

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Kwiatkowski’s analysis is based on fieldwork in northern Vietnam in two communities in Hà Nội and in a counseling center for women. She explores the emerging cultural discourses surrounding marital ... More


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