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In re the Legal System

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the strategies of legal actors and the perceptions of high profile cases in the U.S. and analyzes the consequences of legal cases becoming conflated with social causes in ... More


Commentary: schools and social capital: implications for practice

Rowena Arshad

in Social Capital, Children and Young People: Implications for practice, policy and research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429285
eISBN:
9781447307570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429285.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this commentary chapter, the author argues that schools make a difference in the lives of young people by expanding or limiting opportunities. While it is noted that poverty and social conditions ... More


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