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Conclusion: Affirmative Advocacy

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a discussion of the “best practices” associated with high levels of activity on behalf of disadvantaged subgroups and uses these practices to make the case for the principle of ... More


Tyranny of the Minority? Institutional Targets and Advocacy Strategies

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the use of the courts by advocacy organizations and evaluates whether the political institutions that are targeted by these organizations vary by issue type. It then assesses ... More


Organizations Advocating for Youth

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Organizations advocating for youth share features of advocacy organizations generally, but they also face particular challenges as they work on behalf of youth. This chapter describes the ... More


Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Milbrey W. McLaughlin, W. Richard Scott, and Sarah N. Deschenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This pathbreaking book examines the strategies, successes, and challenges of youth advocacy organizations, highlighting the importance of local contexts for these efforts. Working between social ... More


Intersectionality and Representation

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the contemporary universe of organizations representing women, racial minorities, and low-income people in national politics. Organizations representing marginalized groups ... More


Community Organizations: Three Cases

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at three focal organizations to examine in greater detail the dynamics of effective advocacy organizations and the role they play in improving support systems for urban youth. It ... More


Youth Advocacy on the Ground

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the local level to underscore the distinctive niche that advocates for youth occupy there. It reviews the successes of the Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, the San ... More


Coalition and Collaboration among Advocacy Organizations

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the coalitions among advocacy organizations, asking whether such alliances are an alternative vehicle for activity on issues affecting disadvantaged subgroups. Alliances with ... More


Introduction

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book investigates the conflicts and contradictions in the practices of advocacy organizations as they fight for social and economic justice in the new millennium, when waning legal exclusions ... More


Closer to a Pluralist Heaven?

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which describes the role of advocacy organizations as representatives for marginalized groups, elaborates the policy typology and study design, and explores some of the limitations of ... More


The Work of Saving Babies’ Lives and Souls

Laury Oaks

in Giving Up Baby: Safe Haven Laws, Motherhood, and Reproductive Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897926
eISBN:
9781479883073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897926.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how and why infant abandonment has led to individual, regional, and national initiatives to save babies' lives. It considers several narratives of social responsibility that are ... More


Prostitution policy beyond trafficking: collaborative governance in prostitution

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

in Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter Six argues for collaborative governance as an effective response to the domain-specific challenges of prostitution policy, as well as to the inadequacy of the traditional policy responses of ... More


Common Enemies: Disease Campaigns in America

Rachel Kahn Best

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918408
eISBN:
9780190918446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Americans come together to fight diseases. For over 100 years, they have asked their neighbors to contribute to disease campaigns and supported health policies that target one disease at a time. ... More


Evolution or Devolution: The Future of the AAUP’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter provides an account of how the staff of the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure operates and provides suggestions ... More


Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Isaac West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, the book takes up ... More


Caring for Our Own

Sandra R. Levitsky

in Caring for Our Own: Why There is No Political Demand for New American Social Welfare Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199993123
eISBN:
9780199378906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993123.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains why American families don’t translate their unmet social welfare needs into demands for social policy reform. First, existing social policies and services are a powerful source ... More


What can patients and patient groups do to promote shared decision making?

Kristin L. Carman, Thomas A. Workman, and Marla L. Clayman

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0042
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

At a time when patient and family engagement in health care is rapidly expanding, patients and patient advocacy groups have increasing opportunities to advance shared decision making (SDM). We ... More


Paul Rock and the Criminology of Law-Making: Contingency, Emotions, and a Defiance Theory of Victims’ Rights

Lawrence Sherman and Heather Strang

in The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199580231
eISBN:
9780191702280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580231.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is concerned with Paul Rock's work on the criminology of law-making. It highlights the role of the organizational weapon of victim advocacy organizations, asking whether they are central ... More


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