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Conclusion

Michael Molavi

in Collective Access to Justice: Assessing the Potential of Class Actions in England and Wales

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210002
eISBN:
9781529210033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210002.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter affirms that the current landscape of collective claims-making leaves a major access-to-justice gap that demands reform. It talks about a basic lesson that the globalization of class ... More


Scandal, welfare and public policy

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Scandal, social policy and social welfare: 2nd, Rev. Ed

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347466
eISBN:
9781447303312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347466.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter draws together the different threads and answers some of the questions with which this book began. In particular, it sets out three broad areas of inquiry through which the particular ... More


Who Can Say What, Where, and How?: Follow the Claims Making

Paul Lichterman

in How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter studies how advocates “construct” social problems through claims making. Claims are demands, criticisms, or declarative statements that actors make in relation to public debate. By ... More


Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Relational Inequalities focuses on the organizational production of categorical inequalities, in the context of the intersectional complexity and institutional fluidity that characterize social life. ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Hochschild, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Claudine Gay, and Michael Jones-Correa

in Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311316
eISBN:
9780199344918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the two central questions asked in this book: What are the appropriate premises for distinguishing immigrants from others, defining politics, and measuring ... More


Naming, Blaming, and Claiming in an Uncommon Place of Law

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 3 presents findings from interviews with prisoners, focusing on what prisoners named as problems, what they said they have filed grievances on, and what consequences they anticipated. The ... More


Generating Inequalities

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

This book introduces relational inequality theory (RIT). RIT builds on a foundation of social relationships, organizations, and the intersectional complexity and fluidity that characterize social ... More


Relational Inequality Theory

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

This chapter is an introduction to relational inequality theory (RIT). In RIT resources are generated and pool in organizations. Actors with legitimated claims gain access to those resources. Some ... More


Relational Claims-Making

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey and Dustin Avent-Holt

in Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190624422
eISBN:
9780190624460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624422.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Relational claims-making is a two-step process and the proximate causal mechanism generating inequalities. The process is initiated by a claim on organizational resources and completed when that ... More


Moral Crusades, Child Protection, Celebrities, and the Duty to Believe

Frank Furedi

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

The aim of this chapter is to explore why the informal/private sphere of intergenerational relations has become the focus of incessant moral crusades. It discusses the cultural narrative of child ... More


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