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Social Difference as a Political Resource

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297550
eISBN:
9780191716751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297556.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critics of a politics of difference have misidentified these social movements as asserting an identity politics of recognition. Most of these movements are better understood as resisting unjust ... More


Patriarchy

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers an account of patriarchy, understood here as a wrongful structural inequality against which feminism is concerned to act. By providing an account of what being patriarchal means, ... More


The Tabulative Campaign

James A. Gardner

in What are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195392616
eISBN:
9780199855438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392616.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contemporary dissatisfaction with election campaigns is best understood as a response to the heavy majoritarian bias of public political opinion. Critics of campaigns long for a kind of electoral ... More


‘Better Than Your Mother’: The Luxury Product

Rachel Sherman

in Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247819
eISBN:
9780520939608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247819.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the defining elements of luxury service as they emerged implicitly and explicitly in interviews with guests and managers, in industry literature, and in ethnographic ... More


Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Alisoun Milne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Focusing on mental health rather than mental illness, this book adopts a life course approach to understanding mental health and wellbeing in later life. Drawing together material from the fields of ... More


Behind the White Picket Fence: Power and Privilege in a Multiethnic Neighborhood

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618630
eISBN:
9781469618654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618630.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Creekridge Park is a multi-ethnic, mixed-income urban neighborhood in Durham, North Carolina. In order to better understand what living in a multi-ethnic neighborhood means to residents and what kind ... More


State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Shuang Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The book explores the social economic processes of inequality produced by differential state entitlements. Drawing on uniquely rich source materials from central and local archives, the book provides ... More


Migrant Death and Identification: Theory, Science, and Sociopolitics

Krista E. Latham, Alyson O’Daniel, and Justin Maiers

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 11 explores undocumented migrant deaths on the U.S.-Mexico border. Recent changes to border policies have led to an increase in migrant deaths. In order to make sense of this humanitarian ... More


Conclusion

Christina Simmons

in Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195064117
eISBN:
9780199869565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064117.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

The Conclusion summarizes the book's main arguments. This book has argued that, despite the unsettling of an older femininity, deep and persistent structural inequalities between men and women ... More


Social Formation Under State Domination in Modern China: An Introduction

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the methodological and historical background that supports the narrative presented in the rest of the book. The Shuangcheng settlement is a case of state-initiated projects of ... More


Conclusion

Brian Doucet, Pierre Filion, and Rianne van Melik

in Volume 2: Housing and Home

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218961
eISBN:
9781529218992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218961.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter reflects on how addressing the structural inequalities rendered visible during the COVID-19 pandemic requires centering the lived experiences of poverty, housing precarity, and ... More


Underclass, overclass, ruling class, supernova class1

Danny Dorling

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter picks up the theme of structural inequality by focusing not on the poor but on those who, through their high incomes and their wealth, have disproportionate power and influence: the ... More


A Normative Approach to Welfare Attitudes

Christian Staerklé, Tiina Likki, and Régis Scheidegger (eds)

in Contested Welfare States: Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782524
eISBN:
9780804783170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782524.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on how normative beliefs—understood as socially shared values, perceptions, and expectations about social order—shape welfare attitudes. It distinguishes among four basic ... More


Conclusion: Post-racial Twain?

Hsuan L. Hsu

in Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain's Asia and Comparative Racialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880416
eISBN:
9781479843404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880416.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book has explored Mark Twain's accounts of structural racism and processes of comparative racialization across geographical regions and scales, linking the antebellum South with the multiracial ... More


“We too are disabled”: disability grants and poverty politics in rural South Africa

Camilla Hansen and Washeila Sait

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the relationship between disability and poverty in the new democratic South Africa. During this country's transitional period, a new conceptual understanding of disability has ... More


Systems Failure

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto, and Arlene Andrews

in In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179415
eISBN:
9780199893799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179415.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the role of the community in restorative justice. It provides multiple examples of ways in which community-based organizations and systems have failed offenders and their family ... More


Reconceptualising poverty in Europe: exclusion, marginality and absolute poverty reframed through participatory relational space

Lena Dominelli

in Absolute Poverty in Europe: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Hidden Phenomenon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447341284
eISBN:
9781447341338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341284.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter argues that monetarised conceptualisations of poverty cannot address the multiple complexities of poverty because these focus on individual behaviour, and ignore its multiple aspects ... More


Violence against Women, Human Security, and Human Rights of Women and Girls: Reinforced Obligations in the Context of Structural Vulnerability

Ruth Rubio-Marín and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck

in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the emergence of an international legal framework that considers human security not as an alternative to human rights but as a way of strengthening and expanding that concept. ... More


Building American Character: Dalip Singh Saund’s Model of Minority

Swati Rana

in Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659473
eISBN:
9781469659497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659473.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores the character of model minority through the figure of the first Asian American member of Congress, Dalip Singh Saund, and his autobiography, Congressman from India (1960). ... More


Transformative participation in the lifeworlds of marginalised youth: learning for change

Mette Bladt and Barry Percy-Smith

in Young People's Participation: Revisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345411
eISBN:
9781447345459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345411.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter contributes to discourses of youth participation with respect to understanding what forms of participation might make a difference for marginalised young people living in the context of ... More


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