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Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Based on interviews with more than a thousand Navajo Indian men and women, this book examines the associations between childhood experiences and behavior and the development of alcohol dependence in ... More


“I Gotta Get Out of This Place”: Workplace Stress as a Threat to Public Health

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Most people may not recognize that stress has become a major risk for a wide variety of health and mental health problems, although when surveyed most people talk passionately about the stress they ... More


Experiences during childhood

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents a selection of accounts of strong experiences with music during childhood (here defined as up to thirteen years of age). The accounts illustrate different aspects of early ... More


The origins of a care ethic in care workers' childhoods

Julia Brannen, June Statham, Ann Mooney, and Michaela Brockmann

in Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the childhood accounts and experiences of case-study informants, suggesting that childhood is a key reference point for many care workers in beginning their life stories. It ... More


Adversity and poverty

Morag C. Treanor

in Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter nine looks at the children who are particularly vulnerable and who are at increased risk of living in poverty. Some of these children are living outwith the protection of family and ... More


How a Comparative Study of Childhood Became a Story of Global Crisis

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter one provides a chronological account of the evolution of the project. It began in 2008 as a study comparing Italy’s social welfare approach and with the United States’ free market approach, ... More


Building better people: policy aspirations and family life

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the residual, but strongly legitimised, role for the state in preventing damage to children, which carries high levels of criticism for those parents seen as failing to ... More


Antecedents of Violence in Adulthood

Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the association between the experience of abuse in childhood, conduct disorder, alcohol dependence, and the commission of violence in adulthood. Involvement in domestic violence ... More


Breaking the back of love: attachment goes neuro-molecular

Sue White, Matthew Gibson, David Wastell, and Patricia Walsh

in Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336914
eISBN:
9781447336969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336914.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how attachment theory is increasingly going ‘under the skin’, looking for fundamental biological mechanisms to explain behaviours and consequences. Attachment scholars and ... More


Early Childhood Trauma and Substance Misuse and Addiction: An Opportunity for Prevention

Melissa T. Merrick, Derek C. Ford, and Debra E. Houry

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the complex relationship between childhood trauma and substance use. Not all children who experience childhood trauma will go on to use substances, and persons with no childhood ... More


Social inclusion impact of a childhood in state care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how the love and care that children receive in their families or alternative care are among the most important factors influencing the quality of the childhood experience. Young ... More


Trauma and Its Sequelae in Children and Adolescents

Eileen A. Dombo and Christine Anlauf Sabatino

in Creating Trauma-Informed Schools: A Guide for School Social Workers and Educators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190873806
eISBN:
9780190873837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873806.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

The most current research on trauma and child development demonstrates that there are significant risk factors for school success. At the same time, resilience and protective factors help other ... More


Income

Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee, and George Ward

in The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196336
eISBN:
9780691196954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196336.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter shows that, while happiness is not the same with income, income still affects happiness. Indeed, the effect of income on happiness is one of the best-measured effects in all happiness ... More


Childhood Trauma

Johnny S. Kim, Jacqui von Cziffra-Bergs, and Stacey Anne Williams

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Clients Managing Trauma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190678784
eISBN:
9780190678814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678784.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines how SFBT can be used with clients who have experienced childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences. This chapter will look at the prevalence of adverse childhood ... More


Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent ... More


Contexts and intertexts

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces Rohinton Mistry, an Indian author whose work presents a repeated image of various kinds of journeys. It first presents some background information on his childhood and ... More


Public health and local government in Wales: every policy a health policy – a collaborative agenda

Catherine Farrell, Jennifer Law, and Steve Thomas

in Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356233
eISBN:
9781447356271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on public health in Wales and the context within which it is delivered. As a devolved service, health policy and the wider public policy legislative framework are the ... More


Conduct Disorder, Drinking, and the Problem of Prevention

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the incidence of alcohol abuse among Native Americans. It reviews the different modes of prevention. The chapter then considers the problems of conduct ... More


Martha Jefferson and the American Revolution in Virginia

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the childhood experiences of Martha “Patsy” Jefferson as she grew up during the Revolutionary War, later placing her life in the broader context of revolutionary childhoods. ... More


Corporal Punishment in Ecological Perspective

James Garbarino

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the concept of developmental risk and opportunity through the sharpened focus of a systems approach to childhood experience. Such an helps to clarify the complexity faced in ... More


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