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Voluntary action in the ‘welfare state’: the National Council for the Unmarried Mother and Her Child

Pat Thane

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

As state involvement in the provision of social and medical welfare grew during the twentieth-century, it was often seen as antagonistic to the work of voluntary associations which had pioneered many ... More


European perspectives on parenting and family support

Janet Boddy

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on two studies conducted across European countries, based on interviews with professional stakeholders and expert reviews, to explore similarities and differences in the way ... More


Robin Huws Jones, 1996: Author: Katherine A. Kendall

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/9781447328704.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a biography of Robin Huws Jones, a leader in British social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International Association of Schools of Social ... More


Enterprising activism

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

in Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we explore how the changing politics of the third sector under austerity problematises minority women’s intersectional social justice claims in Scotland, England and France. We begin ... More


Brazil's National Council for Social Assistance and the Policy Community Supporting Social Assistance as a Right

Soraya Vargas Côrtes

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter examines the activities of sector policy communities in Brazil, particularly the national social assistance policy council (Conselho Nacional de Assistência Social; CNAS). The policy ... More


The Mexican Revolution Migrates to Chicago

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the Mexican immigrant liberal movement of Chicago. Mexican liberals were Mexican nationalists, and they subscribed to a democratic, reformist, anticlerical, and activist ... More


Whose crisis counts?

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

in Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter we examine in detail minority women’s institutionalised precarity in pre and post crisis France, England and Scotland. Even though minority women experience systemic social and ... More


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