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Representing Homelessness

Owen Clayton (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267240
eISBN:
9780191965074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267240.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This volume analyses the representation and self-representation of homelessness. It argues that the representation of homelessness is not a peripheral issue, but in fact is key to tackling the ... More


Left in limbo: social assistance recipients’ evolving views on the fairness of workfare volunteerism

Thomas Kampen

in Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on social assistance recipients’ evolving views on the fairness of being summoned to do volunteer work by Dutch local authorities. This ‘workfare volunteering’ is often ... More


Radical Hope: Poverty-Aware Practice for Social Work

Michal Krumer-Nevo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354895
eISBN:
9781447354918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354895.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book describes the new Poverty-Aware Paradigm (PAP), which was developed in Israel through intense involvement with the field of social work in various initiatives. The paradigm was adopted in ... More


“Your Body Belongs to the State”: The Mobilization of the Action Heroine in Service of the State in Red Sparrow and Atomic Blonde

Dan Ward

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on Atomic Blonde and Red Sparrow, the chapter explores the familiar forms of dehumanization invoked to reinforce the inherent othering of the rival nation, as well as how Hollywood ... More


The ‘Others’: inscribing difference in colonial institutional settings

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the marginalising effects of institutional practices of ascribing social difference in patient case records, and it takes non-white patients as its main subject. In addition, it ... More


Introduction: ‘I Already Have a Voice’: The Representation and Self-Representation of Homelessness

Owen Clayton

in Representing Homelessness

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267240
eISBN:
9780191965074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267240.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introduction outlines the volume’s aim to produce conversations across disciplines, something that rarely occurs in Homelessness Studies. It describes the chapters in the volume, outlining how ... More


Representing Homelessness in British Newspapers: A Contemporary Consideration

Juliet Foster

in Representing Homelessness

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267240
eISBN:
9780191965074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267240.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

From a social psychological perspective, the media plays an important role in both reflecting existing ideas and understanding of issues within society and influencing and developing those ideas. ... More


Divisive social policy: the competition for physical and symbolic resources

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, the focus turns to explore how the policy impacted on participants’ perceptions of fairness and justice in social housing allocation. This is set within the context of existing ... More


‘To count for nothing’: Poverty beyond the statistics: British Academy Lecture1 read 5 February 2015

Ruth Lister

in British Academy Lectures 2014-15

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780197265987
eISBN:
9780191772054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265987.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beyond the statistics that tend to dominate much public debate, a focus on the experience of poverty, drawing on psychosocial analysis, reveals its relational as well as material nature. The article ... More


Theoretical perspectives and the Irish context

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Otherness and the way in which ‘otherness’ or ‘difference’ elucidates meaning has dominated French thought. The French theorisation of the Otherness question highlighted the necessity for ... More


Narrative and the Irish imaginary: Contested terrains

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter investigates the ‘modes of existence’, which relates to both vernacular culture and the juxtaposition that is the ‘local struggle’. The contingency of power dictates that the luminal ... More


The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Travails of Rohingya Refugees in the Largest Bangladeshi Refugee Camp

Diotima Chattoraj, AKM Ahsan Ullah, and Mallik Akram Hossain

in Volume 1: Community and Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218879
eISBN:
9781529218909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218879.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter focuses on life in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, where experiences of social exclusion and 'Othering' have increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It refers to a combination of ... More


Alternative Routes in Madura and Translational Moments in Java

Mirjam Lücking

in Indonesians and Their Arab World: Guided Mobility among Labor Migrants and Mecca Pilgrims

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753114
eISBN:
9781501753145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753114.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyses the microlevel of an individuals' processing of migratory experiences and explores the particularities and exemptions in the overall appropriation, rejection, and Othering of ... More


Aboriginal Gothic

Katrin Althans

in Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows how, by combining European Gothic traditions and elements of Indigenous belief systems, Australian Aboriginal artists reclaim their own cultural heritage and reject the coloniser’s ... More


‘I don’t want to be a European’: the European Other in British cultural discourse1

Menno Spiering

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The British vote to leave the EU is frequently explained with reference to the effects of immigration, the rise of populism, the country’s imperial past, memories of the Second World War, its ... More


The dystopian nightmare of a European superstate: British fiction and the EU

Lisa Bischoff

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses The Aachen Memorandum (AM) (1995) by historian Andrew Roberts as a paradigmatic example of one important branch of Eurosceptic novels. It analyses the novel as a dystopian ... More


Fencing in the Boundaries of the Community: Migration, Nationalism and Populism in Hungary

Robert Sata

in Migration and Border-Making: Reshaping Policies and Identities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474453486
eISBN:
9781474484992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453486.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the European migration crisis just provided more ground for nationalist populist politics of the Fidesz government of Hungary. Using a systematic content analysis of the ... More


How to write a critical case study

Michal Krumer-Nevo

in Radical Hope: Poverty-Aware Practice for Social Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354895
eISBN:
9781447354918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354895.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The second chapter of Part One is based on an analysis of the rhetorical aspects of a case study written by a social worker for a group supervision. It covers ideas regarding the politics of ... More


Between Othering and solidarity: crisis intervention with children at risk

Michal Krumer-Nevo

in Radical Hope: Poverty-Aware Practice for Social Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354895
eISBN:
9781447354918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354895.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The third chapter of Part Four of the book tells the story of a social worker who came to an apartment following a complaint from the neighbours that young children had been left there on their own ... More


Written Otherings: Policing Community at the “Crossroads of America”

Sujey Vega

in Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the discourse surrounding immigration influenced the ways in which citizenship and belonging could be imagined for Latinos in central Indiana. More specifically, it ... More


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