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Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Wendy Luttrell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Urban educational research, practice, and policy is preoccupied with problems, brokenness, stigma, and blame. As a result, too many people are unable to recognize the capacities and desires of ... More


“There Goes the Neighborhood”: Latino Migrants and Immigration Rumors

Gary Alan Fine and Bill Ellis

in The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736317
eISBN:
9780199866458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736317.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, was typical of many working‐class communities in America recently impacted by a rapid increase in the Latino population. Itself made up of the descendants of previous ... More


The lived experience of being white and working class

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that definitions of the white working class, which have been used extensively, need to be reconsidered. Typically, these definitions focus on non-Hispanic white people without a ... More


Hope and change: choosing a president

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter reflects on the challenge of choosing a president, drawing on conversations with white working-class communities about their lived economic and social experiences, as well as their lived ... More


Conclusion

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter addresses the issues of defining white working-class communities; the challenges of choosing a president; the importance of qualitative data and lived experiences in revealing ... More


The challenges of cross‑racial coalition building

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the possibilities of building cross-racial coalitions between the white working class and communities of color as the United States transitions from majority white to a minority ... More


Identities and Communities: Negotiating Working-Class Identity in the Regional Press

John Steel

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

National newspapers have long been considered key agents in the formation of national identity and the reinforcement of social class. Yet questions concerning the way in which the regional press ... More


Working-class communities and ecology: reframing environmental justice around the Ilva steel plant in Taranto (Apulia, Italy)

Stefania Barca and Emanuele Leonardi

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The first part of this chapter offers a critical review of environmental sociology and political ecology, highlighting the contribution they have made to a redefinition of class, and social ... More


Worcester, Massachusetts Fall, 2003

Wendy Luttrell

in Children Framing ChildhoodS: Working-Class Kids’ Visions of Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This prelude provides an overview of the author's research conducted at Park Central School in Worcester, Massachusetts. The idea was to give kids cameras to record, represent, and reflect on their ... More


Community safety and social exclusion

Lynn Hancock

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the direction that ‘community safety’ and ‘social inclusion’ has taken since the 1998 Crime and Disorder Act and the Social Exclusion Unit's recommendation that a National ... More


West Drumoyne: Blue-Collarland

Seán Damer

in Scheming: A Social History of Glasgow Council Housing, 1919-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440561
eISBN:
9781474453936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440561.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter describes how West Drumoyne became Glasgow’s first scheme to house the “general needs” of ordinary manual workers as a result of John Wheatley’s imaginative 1924 Housing Act. But there ... More


Living in the City: Poverty and Social Exclusion

Tony Novak

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the opinions and concerns of those who have been involved in community action and regeneration. It shows the participation of people in poor working-class communities in setting ... More


South Pollok: ‘The Bundy’

Seán Damer

in Scheming: A Social History of Glasgow Council Housing, 1919-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440561
eISBN:
9781474453936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440561.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter describes the development of the very small South Pollok ‘Intermediate’ scheme, an anomaly in the Pollok area. The housing was largely in 3-storey tenemental form with flat roofs and ... More


North Coast Co-operatives in Arcata, Eureka, and Fortuna

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter points to Humboldt County in northern California, home of the Arcata Food Co-op. Like other new wave food co-ops, it was politically active—as evident in their boycotts, their decision ... More


Stopping: Getting Loaded: Customers, Shippers, Receivers

Anne Balay

in Semi Queer: Stories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469647098
eISBN:
9781469647111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The places where truckers deliver their loads and get new ones are isolated and often dangerous. Since truckers are just moving through, they sometimes escape these dangers, but sometimes they are ... More


“Oliver! Oliver!”: A Reading

Marc Napolitano

in Oliver!: A Dickensian Musical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199364824
eISBN:
9780199364848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364824.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents a reading of Oliver!, focusing primarily on the four “love stories” that define the narrative: (1) Oliver’s search for love, (2) Nancy and Sykes’s tragic relationship, ... More


Faith, Fraternity and Fighting: The Orange Order and Irish Migrants in Northern England, c. 1850–1920

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239390
eISBN:
9781846313110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313110
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book fills a gap in modern British historiography. Despite its public profile, the Orange Order has not attracted commensurate scholarly attention. Uncritical apologists apart, historians have ... More


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