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Labelling people : how we categorize and how it matters

Author: Rosalind Eyben; Joy Moncrieffe
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2007.
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Tackles the critical and controversial issue of how people are labelled and categorized, and how their problems are framed and dealt with. This book exposes the intense and complex politics involved  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalind Eyben; Joy Moncrieffe
OCLC Number: 319492435
Description: 1 online resource (x, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. Labelling, Power and Accountability: How and Why �Our� Categories Matter * Labels, Welfare Regimes and Intermediation: Contesting Formal Power * Labelling People for Aid * The Politics of Representing �the Poor� * Disjunctures in Labelling Refugees and Oustees * When Labels Stigmatize: Encounters with �Street Children� and �Restavecs� in Haiti * Poverty as a Spectator Sport * �Muslim Women� and �Moderate Muslims�: British Policy and the Strengthening of Religious Absolutist Control over Gender Development * Black Umbrellas: Labelling and Articulating Development in the Indonesian Mass Media * Labelling �Works�: The Language and Politics of Caste and Tribe in India * Exploring the Intersection of Racial Labels, Rainbow Citizenship and Citizens� Rights in Post-Apartheid South Africa * Afterword: Changing Practice * Index
Responsibility: edited by Rosalind Eyben and Joy Moncrieffe.


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