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Representation

Alex Mold

in Making the patient-consumer: Patient organisations and health consumerism in Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095313
eISBN:
9781781708606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095313.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines attempts to represent the patient-consumer during the 1970s, focusing particularly on the part played by the Community Health Councils (CHCs). It suggests that a lack of clarity ... More


Contesting the Myth of Uncaring: Latina/o Parents Advocating for Their Children

Carolyn Colvin, Jay Arduser, and Elizabeth Willmore

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores and challenge the perception that immigrant parents demonstrate a kind of caring and advocacy that differs from dominant majority parents. It situates the case of one Salvadoran ... 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


Reflections of a research funder

Emma Stone

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the Director of Policy and Research at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation,[ one of the major independent research and policy NGOs in the United Kingdom with a commitment to influence, ... More


Grassroots Indian Activism: The Red Power Movement in Urban Areas

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

in Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The United American Indian Involvement, Inc. (UAII) was founded in 1973, with the assistance of the National Institute for Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, to serve the Indian community of Los Angeles. ... More


Armed Groups and Treaty Law

Katharine Fortin

in The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198808381
eISBN:
9780191846106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808381.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Chapter 8 employs the theories identified in Chapter 7 to consider whether it is possible to argue that armed groups are bound by the major human rights treaties. The chapter conducts detailed ... More


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