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The Prostitute Experience

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets out to establish the experiences of Germany's prostitutes during the first half of the twentieth century. It begins by examining the myths surrounding the prostitute woman during ... More


Access to Social Capital and the Structure of Inequality in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Catherine A. Johnson

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0167
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the factors that affect how people living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, gain access to social capital. It studies two measures of social capital, namely the variety of different ... More


What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism - 10th Anniversary Edition

Alan B. Krueger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196077
eISBN:
9781400888979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196077.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author of this book was one of the most respected economists of his generation, advising two presidents and helping to instill greater empiricism in economics. In this book, he argues that if we ... More


Death, Dying, and Social Differences

David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society has become increasingly diverse: multi-cultural, multi-faith, and wide ranging in family structures. The wealthier are healthier and social inequalities are more pronounced. Respecting and ... More


Diversity, community and social interaction

Simon Evans

in Community and ageing: Maintaining quality of life in housing with care settings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420718
eISBN:
9781447301905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420718.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the extent to which a diverse population is supported in housing with care settings and examines the potential for social exclusion and isolation. Mixed tenure is explored as a ... More


Jockeys, trainers and the micro-world of the stable

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The top jockeys and trainers, often working-class in origin, enjoyed a middle-class income often equalling that of lawyers or doctors. Within racing's social elite, trainers and jockeys were often ... More


South Munster

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates the socio-economic background of South Munster. Cork city was the vibrant heart of the highly commercialized south Munster region. The second largest city of Ireland had ... More


Who Fights?—A Comparative Demographic Depiction of Terrorists and Insurgents in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Bruce Hoffman

in The Changing Character of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sheds light on several key aspects of terrorism and insurgency that have remained remarkably constant over time. Indeed, a comparison of today’s terrorists and insurgents with their ... More


Overview of China’s Social Health Insurance

Xian Huang

in Social Protection under Authoritarianism: Health Politics and Policy in China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190073640
eISBN:
9780190073671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073640.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 draws from secondary materials and literature to review the history and evolution of social health insurance in contemporary China (since 1949), providing the historical background and the ... More


In-between Spaces: Locating Madrasa Jamiatul Mominat

Hem Borker

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199484225
eISBN:
9780199097708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484225.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter locates madrasas within the broader socio-political landscape of India. It focuses on three trends— marginalization of Muslims in India, growth of right wing Hindu movement, and the rise ... More


Belgian reference budgets for social participation and their use for policy purposes

Bérénice Storms

in Minimum Income Standards and Reference Budgets: International and Comparative Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352952
eISBN:
9781447352969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352952.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the development of reference budgets in Belgium. It confirms how reference budgets offer a monetary benchmark, which illustrates the minimum costs of goods and services that ... More


Joseph Cody and James Corcoran: Cody and Corcoran, 1800–1801

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the activities of a band of rebels headed by Joseph Cody and James Corcoran, who successfully operated in south Carlow and western Wexford between 1798 and 1804. It is argued ... More


The Adaptivity of Multiplicity

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

By itself, cognitive variability would be an interesting curio, but no more. What makes it important is the potential it offers for adapting to task and situational demands. Realizing this ... More


Cognitive Variability: The Ubiquity of Multiplicity

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

No one doubts that immense variability exists at the neural level. Even when the identical stimulus is presented repeatedly within a single experimental session, the response of an individual ... More


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