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Less Enforcement, More Compliance, Emily Ryo 2015 USC Gould School of Law

Less Enforcement, More Compliance, Emily Ryo

Emily Ryo

A common assumption underlying the current public discourse and legal treatment of unauthorized immigrants is that unauthorized immigrants are lawless individuals who will break the law—any law—in search of economic gain. This notion persists despite substantial empirical evidence to the contrary. This Article examines unauthorized immigrants and their relationship to the law from a novel perspective with original empirical data to make two major contributions. First, I demonstrate that unauthorized immigrants view themselves and their noncompliance with U.S. immigration law in a manner that is strikingly different from the prevalent view of criminality and lawlessness found in ...


Glass Ceilings And Racialized Exclusion: Taiwanese Americans' Gendered Experiences Of Otherness In The White-Collar Workplace, Chien-Juh Gu 2015 Western Michigan University

Glass Ceilings And Racialized Exclusion: Taiwanese Americans' Gendered Experiences Of Otherness In The White-Collar Workplace, Chien-Juh Gu

Chien-Juh Gu

This article examines Taiwanese American professionals’ interpretations of the glass ceiling to illuminate the manifestations of structural inequality at the micro-level of social life. Data are based on 40 in-depth interviews in the Chicago metropolitan area. Findings suggest that racial inequalities are experienced through race relations. Ethnic cultures construct relational fences along racial lines that designate the place of each group in the racial hierarchy. Although frustrated and alienated by their marginalized position, women and men use different strategies to negotiate the meaning of being an “other.” Women act confrontationally to transgress social boundaries, while men adopt acquiescent and coalitional ...


Food Sovereignty As Decolonization: Some Contributions From Indigenous Movements To Food System And Development Politics, Sam Grey, Raj Patel 2015 SelectedWorks

Food Sovereignty As Decolonization: Some Contributions From Indigenous Movements To Food System And Development Politics, Sam Grey, Raj Patel

Sam Grey

The popularity of ‘food sovereignty’ to cover a range of positions, interventions, and struggles within the food system is testament, above all, to the term’s adaptability. Food sovereignty is centrally, though not exclusively, about groups of people making their own decisions about the food system—it is a way of talking about a theoretically-informed food systems practice. Since people are different, we should expect decisions about food sovereignty to be different in different contexts, albeit consonant with a core set of principles (including women’s rights, a shared opposition to genetically modified crops, and a demand for agriculture to ...


Victims' Voices: Sexual Violence In The Armenian And Rwandan Genocides, Kristin A. Bell 2015 Northeastern University

Victims' Voices: Sexual Violence In The Armenian And Rwandan Genocides, Kristin A. Bell

Criminology and Justice Policy Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Role Conflict And Role Ambiguity As Predictors Of Burnout In Special And General Education Co-Teachers, Cassandra L. Moss 2015 Walden University

Role Conflict And Role Ambiguity As Predictors Of Burnout In Special And General Education Co-Teachers, Cassandra L. Moss

Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Since the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act of 2004, special and general educators teach together in many classrooms. Co-teachers are subject to a variety of stressors, including role challenges for teachers who are accustomed to working independently. Research has shown that role ambiguity and role conflict are associated with burnout among special and general educators. However, no prior study has examined whether these role factors contribute to burnout among special and general educators in co-teaching roles. This study was based upon role stress theory in relation to the constructs of burnout. The sample included 72 special educators and 73 ...


Children As A Reserve Labor Force, David F. Lancy 2015 Utah State University

Children As A Reserve Labor Force, David F. Lancy

SSWA Faculty Publications

Human life history is unique in the great length of the juvenile or immature period. The lengthened period is often attributed to the time required for youth to master the culture, particularly subsistence and survival skills. But an increasing number of studies show that children become skilled well before they gain complete independence and the status of adults. It seems, as they learn through play and participation in the domestic economy, children are acquiring a “reserve capacity” of skills and knowledge, which they may not fully employ for many years. The theory offered here to resolve this paradox poses that ...


Mapping The Landscape Of Children’S Play., David F. Lancy 2015 Utah State University

Mapping The Landscape Of Children’S Play., David F. Lancy

SSWA Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Cultural Views Of Life Phases., David F. Lancy, M. Annette Grove 2015 Utah State University

Cultural Views Of Life Phases., David F. Lancy, M. Annette Grove

SSWA Faculty Publications

The knowledge base in the study of human development is built primarily from work with children from the modern, global, post-industrial population. This population is unrepresentative in many respects, not least in that childhood and adolescence is dominated by the experience of formal schooling—an experience missing from the lives of most of the world’s children until very recently. This entry will examine child development from the perspective of pre-modern societies as described in the ethnographic, archaeological and historic records. Specifically, we will review material indicative of cultural or indigenous models of development, phases and phase transitions, in particular.


A Smiling Face Is Half The Meal: The Role Of Cooperation In Sustaining Maine’S Local Food Industry, Ethan Tremblay, Timothy Waring 2015 The University of Maine

A Smiling Face Is Half The Meal: The Role Of Cooperation In Sustaining Maine’S Local Food Industry, Ethan Tremblay, Timothy Waring

Maine Policy Review

The U.S. is experiencing a renaissance in local food production, and Maine is among the states leading that resurgence. This renaissance is influenced by many factors, and has both economic and social dimensions. This article examines the role of cooperation in the local food industry across a range of local food organizations. The authors conclude that cooperation plays different yet crucial roles in all local food organizations, and is an important part of the success of the local food industry as whole. The article considers the policy implications of these findings, and suggests that while the prevalence of cooperation ...


An Exploration Of Employment Services For Survivors Of Domestic Violence In The Region Of Waterloo, Alishau Diebold Mrs. 2015 Wilfrid Laurier University

An Exploration Of Employment Services For Survivors Of Domestic Violence In The Region Of Waterloo, Alishau Diebold Mrs.

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

The ability of survivors of domestic violence to secure employment once they leave their vulnerable situations has been identified in the existing knowledge base as a significant issue, and one that urgently needed to be addressed. This qualitative applied social policy research study was undertaken to derive recommendations that could improve the current state of employment services available to women who had survived domestic violence residing in the Region of Waterloo. This was accomplished by determining which employment services align with the needs of a survivor as they began to seek employment. In-depth interviews were conducted to collect information from ...


Perceived Gender Role Performance And Minor General Deviance In College Students: A Test Of Gender Role Stress Theory, Matthew Dolliver 2015 Northeastern University

Perceived Gender Role Performance And Minor General Deviance In College Students: A Test Of Gender Role Stress Theory, Matthew Dolliver

Criminology and Justice Policy Dissertations

As one of the most powerful and stable correlates of crime, gender has long been recognized as an essential element of criminological studies. However, within the field of criminology there exist two divergent views regarding the conceptualization, measurement, and role of gender in crime. Gender-centered theories view gender as socially constructed and independent of one's biological sex. Such theories view this social construction of gender as the central force behind crime. This approach is juxtaposed against more classical criminological theories that tend to view gender and sex as essentially the same, primarily measuring the latter, and placing gender as ...


‘Resurrecting Harry Clarke’: Breathing Life Into Stained Glass Tourism In Ireland, Tony Kiely 2014 Dublin Institute of Technology

‘Resurrecting Harry Clarke’: Breathing Life Into Stained Glass Tourism In Ireland, Tony Kiely

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Internationally, the exponential demand for ‘cultural/heritage’ tourism is increasingly being viewed by tourism stakeholders as an opportunity for value adding revenue generation, wherein both specialist and ‘media programmed’ tourists can seek out designated cultural attractions to satisfy their respective quests for authentic, and/or emotionally charged experiences. Indeed, this international ‘demand’ re-alignment is exemplified in the growth of churches and cathedrals who openly promote their artistic content as ‘must see attractions’. However, despite such utilitarian attractiveness, one wonders if the counter-influences of indifference, protectionism, or fear of heritage commodification, might act to scupper an opportunity to re-envision Harry Clarke ...


Social Movement Unionism Or Social Justice Unionism? Disentangling Theoretical Confusion Within The Global Labor Movement, Kim Scipes 2014 Florida International University

Social Movement Unionism Or Social Justice Unionism? Disentangling Theoretical Confusion Within The Global Labor Movement, Kim Scipes

Class, Race and Corporate Power

After the election of John Sweeney as President of the AFL-CIO in October 1995, activists and supportive intellectuals in the United States began thinking about how to revitalize the almost moribund American labor movement. A key part of this literature has revolved around the concept of “social movement unionism.” This term touched a nerve, and has garnered widespread usage in North America over the past two decades.

However, most researchers using this term have no idea that it was initially developed to understand the new unionism developed by members of specific labor movements in Brazil, the Philippines and South Africa ...


Breve Sociologia Da Integração Social, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2014 SelectedWorks

Breve Sociologia Da Integração Social, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

Uma comunicação social completamente diferente daquela que houve até aos nossos dias, uma escola completamente diferente, uma família completamente diferente: com estes aculturadores a caminhar não no sentido da velha liberdade, mas de coisas diferentes, a nova aculturação está já a ter resultados muito complexos, e desastrosos. As vozes dissonantes nem sequer nos redimem, em geral. Pelo contrário. É como se, perante um coro que diz: comam pedras, comam areia, comam ratos, novas Marias Antonietas viesse dizer para se comer brioches, à falta de pão. O mundo real é muito diferente do mundo que nos chega das representações públicas.


Understanding Connections Between Rural Communities And Family Well-Being, Cynthia Fletcher 2014 University of New Hampshire

Understanding Connections Between Rural Communities And Family Well-Being, Cynthia Fletcher

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository

In this report, author Cynthia Needles Fletcher explores the role of "place" in shaping rural residents'-and in particular low-income residents'-futures. The analysis draws from interviews with residents and community key informants in Hampton, Iowa in an original study in 1997 and again in 2012-13


Alienation Among Social Service Workers And Integration Into The Social Services, John F. Longres 2014 Western Michigan University

Alienation Among Social Service Workers And Integration Into The Social Services, John F. Longres

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

This study is concerned with objective alienation experienced by social service workers. To help understand this phenomenon, a Marxian sociological perspective will be used.


Reagan, Pickle And Pepper: The Benefit Reduction Versus Voluntary Approach To Encouraging Later Retirement, Eric R. Kingson 2014 Western Michigan University

Reagan, Pickle And Pepper: The Benefit Reduction Versus Voluntary Approach To Encouraging Later Retirement, Eric R. Kingson

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

The degree to which benefit reduction and voluntary approaches to encouraging later retirement maximize four different and often conflicting policy objectives is assessed as are costs and benefits of these approaches to healthy and unhealthy older workers, minorities and women. While both approaches encourage later retirement, there are clear differences in the approaches in terms of meeting the goal of financing Social Security versus adequacy and social equity


Journal Of Sociology & Social Welfare Vol. 10, No. 4 (November 1983), Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare 2014 Western Michigan University

Journal Of Sociology & Social Welfare Vol. 10, No. 4 (November 1983), Journal Of Sociology & Social Welfare

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction - MICHAEL REISCH, STANLEY WENOCUR
  • The Social Work Service Commodity in the Inflationary 80's - HAROLD LEWIS
  • Reaganomics and the Welfare State - MIMI ABRAMVITZ, TOM HOPKINS
  • Reagan, Pickle and Pepper: The Benefit Reduction Versus Voluntary Approach to Encouraging later Retirement - ERIC R. KINGSON
  • The Politics of Mental Health After Care - STEVE ROSE
  • Seven Voices From One Organization: What Does It Mean? - JANICE PERIMAN
  • A Note On Voethogenic Harm: The Politics of Science and the Professions - WARREN C. HAGGSTROM
  • Alienation Among Social Service Workers and Integration Into the Social Services - JOHN F. LONGRES
  • The Social Work Profession and ...


Notes On A Forgotten Black Social Worker And Sociologist: George Edmund Haynes, Iris Carlton-La Ney 2014 Western Michigan University

Notes On A Forgotten Black Social Worker And Sociologist: George Edmund Haynes, Iris Carlton-La Ney

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

This paper highlights the career of Dr. George Edmund Haynes, a pioneer sociologist and social worker. It places Haynes in a historical context examining his professional contributions during the early 1900s. Haynes' professional activities reflected the Progressive Era's emphasis on scientific research and social justice. Although he received some recognition as a sociologist and social worker, his contributions were relegated generally to the periphery of both the discipline of sociology and the field of social work.


The Wife Of The Alcoholic; Sexist Stereotypes In The Alcoholism Literature, James T. Decker, John Redhourse, Roberta D. Green, Richard Starrett 2014 Western Michigan University

The Wife Of The Alcoholic; Sexist Stereotypes In The Alcoholism Literature, James T. Decker, John Redhourse, Roberta D. Green, Richard Starrett

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Current alcoholism literature, alcoholism education, and alcoholism treatment suggests that the wife of the alcoholic is every bit as sick (physically, mentally, and spiritually) as her practicing alcoholic husband. How did we come to this view of the wife of the alcoholic?

This paper will review 1) how the wife of the alcoholic has been regarded over the years; 2) how these portraits of the wife of the alcoholic that appeared in the scholarly literature have influenced current thinking and treatment, and 3) how this body of literature and the popular concepts of the wife of the alcoholic that evolved ...


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