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Socio-economic disadvantage and poverty

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 5 is the first of three chapters exploring the impact of age related risks affecting particular sub populations of older people. Socioeconomic disadvantage in later life tends to reflect a ... More


Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic and Social Development

D. Hugh Whittaker, Timothy Sturgeon, Toshie Okita, and Tianbiao Zhu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198744948
eISBN:
9780191806032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744948.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book highlights the importance of time and timing in economic and social development. ‘Compressed development’ consists of two key features and their interaction: the tendency for development ... More


Burying the Knife, Building Communities: How Migrants Make New Lives

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 profiles the migration stories and integration processes of three individuals from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean who have settled in different parts of the state, forming ... More


Why Children from Lower Socioeconomic Classes, on Average, Have Lower Academic Achievement Than Middle-Class Children

Richard Rothstein

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Richard Rothsteinputs schooling inequalities within the larger context of disadvantages linked to poverty. When the nation essentially abandoned antipoverty policies, it effectively locked in vast ... More


Ageing in Tunisia

Radhouane Gouiaa and Abla Mehio Sibai

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Tunisia, a middle-income country in the Arab Maghreb region north of the African continent, has one of the highest percentages of elderly persons aged 65 and above among Arab countries. Similar to ... More


Economic Considerations of Climate Change and Health

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Economics govern the relationship between what could be done and what is actually done. A fundamental rule of public health posits that it is medically and economically desirable to prevent rather ... More


The Liberal Autonomous Subject and the Question of Health Inequalities

Eva Feder Kittay

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The bioethical principle of respect for patient autonomy represents an advance over the paternalism that earlier pervaded medical practice. Yet the normative set of assumptions that accompany the ... More


French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Felicia McCarren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

For more than two decades, le hip hop has shown France’s “other” face: danced by minorities associated with immigration and the suburbs, it has channeled rage against racism and unequal opportunity ... More


Living conditions of immigrant children in Germany

Joachim R. Frick and Gert G. Wagner

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter both describes and analyses the short- and long-term prospects for children in Germany. It reviews the regulations and the structure of immigration into (West) Germany over the past ... More


The Road Not Taken: Social Welfare Approaches to Child Abuse

Mical Raz

in Abusive Policies: How the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661216
eISBN:
9781469661230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661216.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 focuses on the work of child welfare researchers who emphasized the roles of socioeconomic and racial disparities as important risk factors for child abuse. It recreates a historical moment ... More


Soweto

Emily Mendenhall

in Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter Four, Delhi, introduces Meena, a Hindu woman residing in a government housing settlement in north Delhi. She faces complexities of diabetes, distress, and social pressures linked with social ... More


Making Family: Origin Narratives and Stratified Reproduction

Sandra Patton-Imani and Sandra Patton-Imani

in Queering Family Trees: Race, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479865567
eISBN:
9781479866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865567.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

I explore lesbian mothers’ narratives of pregnancy, birth, and adoption in relation to the fertility and adoption industries. I use the stories of these mothers to explore the scaffolding of power ... More


Hip Hop “Speaks” French: Droit de citer

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Hip hop is a “Francophone” dance performed by minority dancers linked to an international post-colonial francophonie. In its French version, le hip hop has used the African-American experience at the ... More


The High Cost of Jewish Living

Misha Klein

in Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The fourth chapter addresses some of the obstacles to maintaining Jewish identity in the many ways that economic and social class intersect with ethnic identity and community practices. While, on the ... More


Ancient Imperial Frontiers and the Inka

Sonia Alconini

in Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores how current perceptions of the nature of ancient imperial frontiers differ. It also includes a brief theoretical overview of the different kinds of ancient imperial frontiers ... More


Looking forward: from exclusion to inclusion and back?

Kavita Datta

in Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter Seven summarises the main findings of the research explored in the book and considers the implications for future migrants. It reiterates the dominance of finance in the UK which has shaped ... More


The policy process in health and care

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on policies as continuous processes, characterised by conflicts of interest and the unequal exercise of power. It is argued that the presentation of demographic trends as a ... More


Conclusion: An Expanding Servant Class or a Pathway to Prosperity?

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concluding chapter of The Servant Class City provides a review of the key issues and makes policy suggestions. The lack of economic mobility in the United States is a growing problem across ... More


Socioeconomic Status and Sleep

Michael A. Grandner

in The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on how socioeconomic status (SES) can influence sleep health. The chapter overviews traditional SES factors, which include education, income, and employment. Beyond this, the ... More


Public Subsidies for Private and Public Education: The Dutch Case

Estelle James

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The possibility of “privatizing” education and other quasi-public services has been widely discussed in the United States today, and in other chapters of this volume. Policies such as a voucher or ... More


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