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Unemployment, Poverty, and Social Isolation: An Assessment of the Current State of Social Exclusion Theory

Duncan Gallie

in Resisting Marginalization: Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271849
eISBN:
9780191602733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271844.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the social exclusion theory, which associates unemployment with poverty and social isolation. Studies showed support for a vicious cycle linking unemployment and poverty. ... More


Entrapment in Unemployment: Motivational Deficiency or Structural Constraint?

Duncan Gallie

in Understanding Social Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263143
eISBN:
9780191734939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263143.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explains the processes that lead people to become vulnerable to labour market marginalisation through unemployment. It first focuses on incentives to work and suggests that unemployment ... More


Social Impact of Advanced Metastatic Cancer

Frances Sheldon and Pam Firth

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the psychosocial impact of advanced metastatic cancer on the patient and family. It discusses the results of several studies indicating that social isolation is a major issue ... More


Trust and Obligations: Why Some Mothers’ Support Networks Were Larger Than Their Friendship Networks

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines those conditions under which mothers who were so weakly tied that no theorist would expect them to provide social support often provided such support anyway. It finds that ... More


F. O. Matthiessen and the Tragedy of the American Scholar

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes a curious incident that occurred as F. O. Matthiessen completed the opening section on Emerson for his magisterial American Renaissance: he, too, suffered a nervous breakdown. ... More


Eradicate Social Isolation

James Lubben, Elizabeth M. Tracy, Sandra Edmonds Crewe, Erika L. Sabbath, Melanie Gironda, Carrie Johnson, Jooyoung Kong, Michelle R. Munson, and Suzanne Brown

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190858988
eISBN:
9780190859015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858988.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

Social isolation is a silent killer -- as dangerous to health as smoking. National and global health organizations have underscored the hidden, deadly, and pervasive hazards stemming from feeling ... More


Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Irene Hardill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Throughout the European Union, rates of unemployment among young people tend to be higher than among the general population and there is a serious risk of marginalisation and exclusion. This book ... More


Social organization, stress, and health

Michael Marmot and Richard G. Wilkinson

in Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter takes up the issue of biological plausibility. It addresses two issues: First, is it plausible that the organization of work, degree of social isolation, and sense of control over life ... More


Social ability or social frailty? The balance between autonomy and connectedness in the lives of older people

Anja Machielse and Roelof Hortulanus

in Ageing, meaning and social structure: Connecting critical and humanistic gerontology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300908
eISBN:
9781447307822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300908.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the important role of social relationships for ageing well in contemporary society, where people are less able to fall back on 'given' bonds such as family or neighbourhood ... More


Harm reduction regimes and the production of autonomy and relational harms

Simon Pemberton

in Harmful societies: Understanding social harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847427946
eISBN:
9781447307846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427946.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter scrutinises the performance of the selected nation states and the regime types in relation to autonomy and relational harms. The harms included in this chapter are poverty, child ... More


Varieties of Shyness in Adolescence and Adulthood

Jonathan M. Cheek and Elena N. Krasnoperova

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter offers data and a model that may shed light on the developmental course of shyness and social inhibition. It describes the various psychological literatures to explore the short and ... More


Youth unemployment and the risk of social exclusion: comparative analysis of qualitative data

Thomas Kieselbach

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter contributes a differentiated perspective towards integration and exclusion by presenting the findings of qualitative research into the risks of social exclusion faced by ... More


Anecdotal Life: Isolation, Vulnerability, and Social Marginalization

Richard C. Keller

in Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226251110
eISBN:
9780226256436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226256436.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 delves into the story of the hundred bodies abandoned to public burial in the aftermath of the heat wave. It describes the demographic characteristics of the group, and highlights the ways ... More


The Role of Stress in Illness

Robert A. Scott

in Miracle Cures: Saints, Pilgrimage, and the Healing Powers of Belief

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262751
eISBN:
9780520946200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262751.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines four social factors directly related to the onset, course, and outcome of illnesses in contemporary populations. Research demonstrates that two of them—stress and emotions—are ... More


Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Torild Hammer (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Throughout the European Union, rates of unemployment among young people tend to be higher than among the general population and there is a serious risk of marginalisation and exclusion. This book ... More


Cross-disciplinary research methods to study technology use, family, and life course dynamics: lessons from an action research project on social isolation and loneliness in later life

Barbara Barbosa Neves, Ron Baecker, Diana Carvalho, and Alexandra Sanders

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter reports on the design and implementation of cross-disciplinary research methods for investigating technology adoption in later life as well as family and life course dynamics. Drawing on ... More


Introduction

Anna Goulding

in Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the relationship between taking part in different forms of creative and cultural practice and the development of resilience in older people. There ... More


The effect of family status on well-being

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While much research has documented the major demographic changes which have been taking place in our society and in societies around us, little research has examined the effects of these changes on ... More


Social division and resentment in the aftermath of the economic slump

Gabriella Elgenius

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The text on Social Division and Resentment in the Aftermath of the Economic Slump analyses the social repercussions of the Great Recession, engulfing the rich world in a similar fashion from 2008 ... More


A Place for Recovery in the Community

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth J. Dudek

in Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This afterword evaluates current mental health practice. Social isolation has become the number one problem faced by people suffering from mental illness. The most common form of support for ... More


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