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Returning Citizenship

Jennifer Elena Cossyleon

in "Jesus Saved an Ex-Con": Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479884148
eISBN:
9781479854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.003.0071
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how members constructed being “returning citizens” through their experiences with community organizing. It argues that “returning citizenship” is a form of “cultural ... More


Increasing Access, Increasing Responsibility: Activating the Newly Insured

Mary Alice Scott and Richard Wright

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Mary Alice Scott and Richard Wright’s chapter explores the intersections of seemingly opposing understandings of health—as a “right” or a “responsibility”—in health care professionals’ commentaries ... More


Benefits and tax credits: enabling systems or constraints?

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces the government's attempts to remove structural barriers and disincentives to work within the disability-benefits system itself, and to provide financial incentives to do paid ... More


“It’s about having a life, isn’t it?”: employability, discrimination and disabled people

Debby Watson, Val Williams, and Claire Wickham

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at ways of connecting the social model of disability to the various labour market issues, particularly the experiences of Deaf people. It looks at access to employment for those ... More


Introduction

Janet K. Shim

in Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786833
eISBN:
9781479866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786833.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introductory chapter presents an interview with Juanita Miller, a black woman who was diagnosed with arthritis, diabetes, and hypertension, and has a medical history of heart attacks, and ... More


Coda: Beware of Movements

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of the Young Lords is intoxicating to many because it resonates with the suffering and aspirations of millions of young people who are outsiders in America. Like the children of ... More


The Culture of Control Expands

Miriam Boeri

in Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293465
eISBN:
9780520966710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293465.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The primary agents of social control as the War on Drugs escalated were police, courts, jails, prisons, and drug treatment programs. This chapter discusses the social, historical, and economic forces ... More


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