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Social Welfare Policy
Regulation and Resistance Among People of Color

  • Jerome H. Schiele - Bowie State University, University of Georgia, USA, Clark Atlanta University, USA, Norfolk State University, Morgan State University, USA, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA


January 2011 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book examines the conceptual, historical and practical implications that various social policies in the US have had on ethnic minorities (defined broadly as African Americans, Native Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans). More importantly, it shows how these groups have responded to and resisted these policies from a strengths-based approach, rather than presenting them as passive victims as many other current texts do.
 
Introduction
 
Part I. Regulation and Resistance Among African Americans
 
1. Regulating the Lives of Children: Kinship Care as a Cultural Resistance Strategy of the African American Community
 
2. African American Club Women's Resistance to Oppressive Public Policy in the Early 20th Century
 
3. Involuntary Commitment Policy: Disparities in Admissions of African American Men to State Mental Hospitals
 
4. Racial Control and Resistance Among African Americans in the Aftermath of the Welfare Reform Act of 1996
 
Part II. Regulation and Resistance Among Asian Pacific Americans
 
5. A Historical Understanding of Korean Americans' Immigration and Resistance Against All Odds: From Hawaii to New York
 
6. Japanese American Resistance to World War II: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Policies
 
7. Social Exclusion as a Form of Regulation: Experiences and Lessons Learned in the New York Asian American Community
 
8. The Impact of Deportation on Chinese Americans: A Family's Pain, a Community's Struggle
 
Part III. Regulation and Resistance Among Latino/Latina Americans
 
9. Latin@s in the Public Square: Understanding Hispanics Through the Prism of United States Immigration Policy
 
10. Immigration, Dehumanization, and Resistance to U.S. Immigraton Policies: Pushing Against the Boundary
 
11. Fear of Calling the Police: Regulation and Resistance Around Immigration Enforcement Activities
 
12. Creating the Latino Agenda for Eliminating Health Disparities in Communities: A Call to Action
 
Part IV. Regulation and Resistance Among First Nation Americans
 
13. Indigenist Oppression and Resistance in Indian Child Welfare: Reclaiming Our Children
 
14. American Indian Child Welfare: The Impact of Federal Regulation and Tribal Resistance on Policies and Practice
 
15. Restrictions on Indigenous Spirituality in the Land of the Free: "A Cruel and Surreal Result"
 
Conclusion
Qingwen Xu
Chinese Americans’ Experience of Deportation: The Impact on Chinese Immigrant Families and Communities

It gave students comprehensive examples of ways marginal target groups are impacted and respond to social policies.

Ms Ryan Bender
470000, Portland State University
September 19, 2016

Appropriate for the course in terms of presenting minority issues in policy advocacy in social work practice.

Dr SHOWA OMABEGHO
Social Work , OKLAHOMA UNIV TULSA
July 14, 2011

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