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Darlene: Complex People, Complex Problems

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Faces of Poverty: Portraits of Women and Children on Welfare

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195113754
eISBN:
9780199893546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113754.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

This chapter tells the story of Darlene, who is stuck. She is stuck in a dysfunctional family; she is stuck in poverty, has known it all her life, and does not know how to get out. She is stuck in ... More


Parenting the Crisis: The Cultural Politics of Parent-Blame

Tracey Jensen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447325055
eISBN:
9781447325109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Bad parenting is so often blamed for Britain's broken society, manifesting in sites as diverse as the government reaction to the riots of 2011, popular entertainment like Supernanny and the ... More


I Ulu I Ka 'Aina: Land

Jonathan Osorio (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839772
eISBN:
9780824870959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book tackles the subject of the Kanaka (Hawaiian) connection to the ʻāina (land) through articles, poetry, art, and photography. There is no mistaking the affirmation that Kanaka are inseparable ... More


Introduction

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book, which illuminates the roots of failure in inner-city education, challenges, at its most general level, two fallacies. The first is the view that the failure of inner-city schools was ... More


Well-being and Being Well: The Happiness Quotient

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

in Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the narratives in some detail to try and understand the struggles the women are engaged in and how they themselves perceive these. There are many women, usually young married ... More


Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Hoshang Merchant

Akshaya K. Rath (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Never a shrinking violet, Hoshang Merchant came out of the closet early in his youth. A bard, a teacher, and a lover who has lived many lives, he is the quintessential gay who once cross-dressed, and ... More


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