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Community—police relations: support officers in low-income neighbourhoods

Caroline Paskell

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces police community support officers (PCSOs), who have been rolled out across the English and Welsh police forces through Home Office initiatives. It outlines the development, ... More


Flexibility or flexploitation? Problems with work–life balance in a low-income neighbourhood

Hartley Dean

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

‘Work-life balance’ is a contested notion, involving conflicting interpretations of ‘flexibility’ in relation to employment and family commitments. It may be justified on the basis of social care, a ... More


Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Valentina Napolitano

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explores issues of migration, medicine, religion, and gender in this analysis of everyday practices of urban living in Guadalajara, Mexico. Drawing on fieldwork over a ten-year period, it ... More


Documenting Delays in EMS Wait Times

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0049
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the delays in emergency medical services (EMS). In a 2018 study, researchers assessed 63,000 cardiac arrest EMS encounters to determine whether ambulance response times were ... More


Conclusion

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book has investigated the confluence of social, cultural, and individual factors that account for the physical violence among girls in the low-income neighborhoods of Melrose Park and Lee in ... More


Introduction

Liz Richardson

in DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter looks at the activities people in low-income neighbourhoods are doing in order to improve the places where they live. It first discusses DIY community action, which is used ... More


Becoming a Mujercita: Rituals, Fiestas, and Religious Discourses

Valentina Napolitano

in Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines quinceañera ritual that marks a girl's fifteenth birthday in Mexico and the role played by the time of la ilusión which begins with this ritual. It shows why the quinceañera has ... More


Epilogue

Valentina Napolitano

in Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233188
eISBN:
9780520928473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233188.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the political narrative of identity, language representations, and embodied experience in Mexico. It discusses the relation between modernity and urbanization in Mexico and ... More


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