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Civic engagement and social justice

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A further conceptual part of the social justice / public administration jigsaw is examined in Chapter 4 with an extended discussion on the role of civic engagement as a component of social justice. ... More


Parenthood and civic engagement

Esther Muddiman

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Esther Muddiman draws on qualitative data from interviews with 20 parents of teenagers to explore how parenthood disrupts, complements and triggers various types of civic engagement. ... More


Civic engagement and community participation

Cormac Behan

in Citizen convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088384
eISBN:
9781781707425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088384.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the level of active citizenship in prison based on the interviews with 50 prisoners. Recognising that citizenship encompasses more than just rights and responsibilities but is ... More


Exploring civil society through a lifecourse approach

Sally Power

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter outlines why this book is important. Drawing on Glen Elder’s work, it outlines five of the key principles of the lifecourse approach and how these apply to civil and ... More


Graduating into civil society

Ceryn Evans, Esther Muddiman, and Chris Taylor

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Ceryn Evans, Esther Muddiman and Chris Taylor explore the relationship between participation in higher education and the formation of social and political attitudes and civic ... More


Grandparenting and participation in civil society

Jennifer May Hampton and Esther Muddiman

in Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this chapter, Jennifer May Hampton and Esther Muddiman turn their attention to a lifecourse event that affects older members of the family through focusing on how becoming a grandparent both ... More


Connectivity of older people in rural areas

Catherine Hagan Hennessy and Robin Means

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the Grey and Pleasant Land project on rural ageing which focused on older people’s connections to and participation in community life in diverse rural settings in southwest ... More


Sex Workers’ Rights Organizations and Government Funding in Canada

Beer Sarah and Tremblay Francine

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Francine Tremblay and Sarah Beer trace the emergence and activities of Stella, a health and social services nonprofit created by sex worker rights’ activists in Montreal, Canada. Drawing on social ... More


Between inclusion and exclusion in later life

Thomas Scharf

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter has two broad aims. First, it seeks to summarise a growing, international body of gerontological knowledge relating to the theme of social exclusion as it affects ageing adults. Second, ... More


Sex Work Politics and the Internet: Carving Out Political Space in the Blogosphere

Feldman Valerie

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Valerie Feldman examines how the sex-worker blog Bound, Not Gagged, and the off-line activism that accompanies it allows sex workers to organize and engage in resource mobilization, and in debates ... More


Researching Sexuality: The Politics-of-Location Approach for Studying Sex Work

Tracy Berger Michele and Guidroz Kathleen

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Michele Tracy Berger and Kathleen Guidroz use their own experiences researching street-level and indoor prostitution and telephone sex work to discuss how standard research approaches taught in ... More


Participant-Driven Action Research (PDAR) with Sex Workers in Vancouver

Bowen Raven and O’Doherty Tamara

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Alexandra Lutnick’s study provides a concrete example of the participatory research method described in Chapter Two that successfully operationalizes Berger and Guidroz’s “politics of location” ... More


Collective Interest Organization Among Sex Workers

Gall Gregor

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Gregor Gall describes and argues for forms of sex worker collective action and interest representation that do not follow a traditional unionization model because such unionization efforts have been ... More


Demanding Victims: The Sympathetic Shift in British Prostitution Policy

Hill Annie

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Annie Hill explores how the legal position of the prostitute has moved from being an “immoral nuisance” to a “victim of gender violence” in British prostitution policy. Employing a Foucauldian ... More


Bad Girls and Vulnerable Women: An Anthropological Analysis of Narratives Regarding Prostitution and Human Trafficking in Brazil

Gregory Blanchette Thaddeus and Paula da Silva Ana

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Thaddeus Gregory Blanchette and Ana Paula da Silva’s political ethnography analyzes the discourses employed by the main agents in Brazil’s National Plan to Combat Human Trafficking. Although this ... More


Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Negotiating Sex Work provides a timely and necessary intervention in to current public and political debates about sex work, debates which are primarily divided between those who view selling sexual ... More


Beyond Prescientific Reasoning: The Sex Worker Environmental Assessment Team Study

Lutnick Alexandra

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Raven Bowen and Tanara O’Doherty analyze their participatory research with PACE Society, a grassroots, sex workers-driven organization in Vancouver, BC. The chapter describes how they operationalized ... More


Criminalized and Licensed: Local Politics, the Regulation of Sex Work, and the Construction of “Ugly Bodies”

Auger Cheryl

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Cheryl Auger uses discourse analysis to examine critically the municipal codes licensing sex work venues in Canada’s twenty largest cities. Her research reveals how these by-laws construct sex ... More


Raids, Rescues, and Resistance: Women’s Rights and Thailand’s Response to Human Trafficking

Kinney Edith

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Drawing on ethnographic field research in Thailand, Edith Kinney examines the tensions between “crime control” and “rights-based” approaches to human trafficking and exploitation in the Thai sex ... More


The Contested Citizenship of Sex Workers: The Case of the Netherlands

Outshoorn Joyce

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Joyce Outshoorn examines some of the problems inherent in casting the Netherlands as an exemplar of legalized prostitution. She explains how legalization has often benefitted the Dutch sex worker, ... More


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