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Introduction: Regionalism and the Third Sector

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores how outside actors from the suburbs and from state government have intervened during the past fifteen years to redevelop the central city in ways that bolster the region. Drawing ... More


Production of Policy-Related Information and Knowledge in Brazil: The State Government Agencies

Cristina Almeida Cunha Filgueiras and Carlos Alberto Vasconcelos Rocha

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/9781447306849.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter examines the state government agencies tasked with producing analysis, planning and providing data and economic indicators. These agencies’ development is examined in historical ... More


Commons' Policy as Practice: The State of Rajasthan (1955–95)

Rita Brara

in Shifting Landscapes: The Making and Remaking of Village Commons in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673012
eISBN:
9780199081813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673012.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that the act of translating what were conventionally identified as village pastoral lands in 1947 into a legal, written record in 1955 resulted in distortions that militated ... More


Wily Patients, Welfare Queens, and the Reiteration of Race

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with an examination of the acrimony characterizing the relationship between the clinic staff and their pregnant patients, suggesting that the acerbity of this relationship is ... More


On Strategy and Tactics for Contemporary Reforms

Franklin E. Zimring and David S. Tanenhaus

in Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479816873
eISBN:
9781479863402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816873.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter argues that the key to reforming juvenile justice policy is in identifying the departments in national and state government where changes need to take place. For instance, ... More


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