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From Public Assistance to Social Protection: Welfare State-building in European Nations

Maurizio Ferrara

in The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter traces the historical origins and early developments of European welfare states up to the Second World War in terms of external and internal boundary building. It highlights the role of ... More


Equal Opportunities or Social Closure in the Netherlands?

PAUL TESSER and JAAP DRONKERS

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

There are four major ethnic-minority groups in the Netherlands: labour migrants from Turkey and Morocco, together with migrants from former Dutch colonies in the Caribbean, namely, Antilles and ... More


Conflict and Consensus

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Primordialist and constructivist authors have debated the nature of ethnicity “as such” and therefore failed to explain why its characteristics vary so dramatically across cases, displaying different ... More


Conclusions

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

This final chapter summarizes the major propositions and findings of the book. It reviews the units and strategies of analysis employed throughout the empirical chapters (non-ethnic units; ... More


Social Closure

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/9780190624422.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Social closure is a process through which some groups, implicitly or explicitly, draw categorical boundaries around themselves and others to monopolize resources. Social closure has two faces: ... More


Prestige, at Last: The Social Closure of the Stock Exchange

Alex Preda

in Framing Finance: The Boundaries of Markets and Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226679310
eISBN:
9780226679334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679334.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter deals with a neglected feature of financial markets: the role of status groups and prestige. It shows how in the eighteenth century, stock brokers lacked prestige and legitimacy. At the ... More


You Can’t Shoot Everyone

Louis Corsino

in The Neighborhood Outfit: Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038716
eISBN:
9780252096662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038716.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter turns more directly toward organized crime. It identifies the Chicago Heights boys and the mix of social capital processes, specifically the social closure and brokerage opportunities, ... More


Gypsies, Travellers and gorjers: conflict and cooperation

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

in Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The structure and nature of social relations between housed Gypsies and Travellers and their non Gypsy neighbours is examined in this chapter. The function of mutual stereotypes and prejudice in ... 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


Perspectives on Ethnic Formation

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter concludes the book by describing the Israeli ethnic formation from an individual point of view and from the point of view of students of race/ethnicity. The most important general ... More


Space, surveillance and modernity

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

in Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter sketches the broad context of increasing settlement by outlining the policy regime towards Gypsies and Travellers in the post war period. Its key argument is that the overall aims of ... More


Introduction: professional health regulation in the public interest

John Martyn Chamberlain

in Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides a commentary on, and introduces, the collection of papers in this volume. It begins by outlining how professional forms of health care expertise have become increasingly subject ... More


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