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Ireland's District Court: Language, immigration and consequences for justice

Kate Waterhouse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095276
eISBN:
9781781707548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the uninitiated, the Irish District Court is a place of incomprehensible, organised chaos. This detailed account of the court’s criminal proceedings, based on an original study that involved ... More


Seeing like a Jail, 1: Evidence and Expertise

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapters 5 and 6 examine the production of local knowledge about crime and incarceration to better account for the role of that knowledge in shaping the county’s carceral politics. Chapter 5 looks at ... More


Seeing like a Jail, 2: Corrections Consulting

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 is devoted entirely to a close examination of the substantial history of national and state corrections consultants in the county, paying particular attention to the two consultants whose ... More


Governing through Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 7 examines some of the governmental and nongovernmental bodies, processes, and relationships in the county to better understand the political contexts in which the production of carceral ... More


Meeting Place: The Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence

Paul Carter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816685363
eISBN:
9781452949147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Meeting Place asks what are the conditions of sociability in a globalized world. It argues that the social sciences take communication for granted and for this reason overlook the obstacles to ... More


Thirdings

Paul Carter

in Meeting Place: The Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816685363
eISBN:
9781452949147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685363.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Like Claddings (above), this chapter places the discourse of The Meeting Place in the context of other related work. The performative space constitutive of an encounter that will furnish a durable ... More


Rendezvous

Paul Carter

in Meeting Place: The Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816685363
eISBN:
9781452949147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685363.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The three previous chapters constitute the introduction to The Meeting Place. Illustrating the description of the book in the previous chapter, this chapter plunges the reader into the midst of an ... More


The State and the Small Man

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter draws together material from the previous chapters to assess the moral and political economy operative in Ireland during the Second World War, and how it impacted upon the ‘small man’ – ... More


Barristers, bench warrants and bail bonds

Kate Waterhouse

in Ireland's District Court: Language, immigration and consequences for justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095276
eISBN:
9781781707548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095276.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 2 provides an original description of discourse and procedure in the Irish District Court based on a research study involving seven months of ethnographic observation of a vast number of ... More


Gypsies and Travellers: Empowerment and inclusion in British society

Joanna Richardson and A. Ka Tat Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428950
eISBN:
9781447307761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The eviction at Dale Farm in the UK in 2011 brought the conflicting issues relating to Gypsy and Traveller accommodation to the attention of the world's media. However, as the furore surrounding the ... More


Convictional communities

Samuel Thomas

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In the context of the UK, this chapter examines research data that examines Christian-faith practices in socio-economically deprived areas. An example is choosing to live among the excluded rather ... More


Implications for understanding global social policy change

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the SPF resulted from the intersection of the biographies of three individuals: the Head of the Social Security Department at the ILO, the Director General of the ILO and his ... More


Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Christina Gerken

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book focuses on the watershed political events of 1995-96. During this period, President Bill Clinton signed into law three pieces of legislation that have had a significant impact on the lives ... More


The Great Master

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers vignettes of the personality, career, and educational philosophy and mission of two eminent Indian educationists J.P.Naik and Anil Bordia who made significant contribution to ... More


Building a Neoliberal Consensus

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction examines how the immigration reform discourse of the mid-1990s differs from earlier debates. It also provides a brief overview of some of the main discursive strands and explains the ... More


Exclusionary Acts: A Brief History of U.S. Immigration Laws

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides a brief overview of major immigration laws and policies and analyzes the ever-changing criteria that are used to exclude certain categories of people and construct notions of ... More


Family Values and Moral Obligations: The Logic of Congressional Rhetoric

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the neoliberal logic behind the restructuring of the family preference category, with a particular focus on the controversy over elderly parents, who are commonly portrayed as a ... More


Dehumanizing the Undocumented: The Legislative Language of Illegality

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines three key concerns that dominated the discourse about undocumented immigrants: (1) Sexuality, birthright citizenship, and undocumented children. (2) The rhetorical connection ... More


Manufacturing the Crisis: Encoded Racism in the Daily Press

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes how mainstream media discourse interacted with the congressional discourse. After a discussion of the media coverage of immigrants’ access to public education and debates about ... More


Entrepreneurial Spirits and Individual Failures: The Neoliberal Human-Interest Story

Christina Gerken

in Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explains how human interest stories functioned within the larger immigration discourse and contends that human interest stories represented an integral part of the neoliberal project. ... More


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