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that holds individuals (their morals, character and behaviour) responsible for poverty and inequality rather than structures and institutions (Rose, 1999 ). Social problems are passed off as the responsibility of individuals, and state intervention focuses on individual self-improvement and criminalisation rather than structural change. It is important to note that these classifications are also highly gendered. Anderson

in Go home?

3 Immigration and the limits of statistical government Camden Town Hall in North London is a popular venue for weddings and civil ceremonies. In November 2013 it was the venue for the marriage of a Miao Guo, a Chinese national in her twenties and Massimo Ciabattini, an Italian man in his thirties, for which elaborate preparations had been made, including a post-service reception and a hotel room for the night. The ceremony was dramatically

in Go home?
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that’s not the same as just joining living groups. It’s not that easy. So they advised me to go to Amsterdam to get my act together. Despite their differences in class, education, and their structural locations in the world, both of these squatters agree that one must prove oneself to be accepted in an activist community and that activist culture has its own set of standards that are difficult to understand and fulfill at first glance. Frederick, employed as a strategic planner in

in The autonomous life?
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play an essential role in creating a heterosexualised, masculine space. The women I refer to as the “supporters,” like the male supporters, invest their time, energy and money in the on-field performances and the functioning of the club. In addition to providing (grand)childcare, they cheer when the players perform well, heckle those who play poorly, cook food for the post-game celebrations

in Sport in the Black Atlantic
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Africa, being landlocked and surrounded by eight countries. In the post-war emergence of African countries from colonialization, Zambia achieved independence in 1964 – the 33 rd African, and 8 th British, colony to do so. Today, Zambia is home to a population of approximately 14.54 million. The majority live in urban areas along the ‘line of rail’ running from the Copperbelt region, through the capital, Lusaka, and on to Livingstone in

in Localizing global sport for development
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Another time

underway; media coverage of the campaign reflected what may lead to a significant change in the discourse about single women, and particularly the growing recognition of their voting power. Major newspapers such as the The Economist, the Guardian, the New York Times, and the Washington Post have dedicated extensive space to what is perceived as the potential and rising salience of single women in local and global politics For example, a headline of New York magazine, from February 2016, declared that the single American woman had become “The most powerful voter this year

in A table for one
Framing excess in a Swedish newspaper group

vanishing newspaper that newsprint would be dead by 2043, and since the memorable cover of the 24 August 2006 issue of The Economist asked, ‘Who killed the newspaper?’, scholars, experts, and journalists have pointed to a number of causes for the demise. Structural changes, digitalization, declining advertising revenues, declining circulation of paid-for newspapers, and an increasing online ‘for free’ culture, have been filling the pages of newspapers, magazines, and scientific journals in an attempt to explain the newspaper crisis (Mierzejewska and Shaver, 2014; Picard

in Overwhelmed by overflows?
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health and citizens would change. 18 This interplay between citizenship and risk management is explored in greater detail in Chapter 4 . What is important in the immediate post-war era, however, is that citizens also demanded health protection from the government. The most obvious example of this is the creation of the NHS. T. H. Marshall would describe the coming of the new welfare state as an expression of social rights, a new age in which protection from hardship would be as important as equality under the law and the right to vote in previous

in Vaccinating Britain
The past, present and future of the English Defence League

unevenness stems from the rapid turnover in members, especially ‘admins’ (those who run the Facebook pages for the division and organise fundraising events and travel to demonstrations) as well as being the product of personal disputes between admins (leading to the proliferation of divisions to appease ‘egos’). Division names are often displayed on the back of EDL hoodies, along with other customised slogans (see Figure 7.4). There are also a number of ‘divisions’ that cut across the territorially rooted structural organisation of the movement. While these divisions vary

in Loud and proud
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steel pans,” noted by James Donald and Ali Rattansi ( 1992 , p. 2) in reference to the English education system as cultural elements given the power to represent difference and pluralism, and to stifle conversations about racism and structural inequalities. Caribbean and black popular cultures are produced by people “crucially and simultaneously engaged in a politics of how to belong to the

in Sport in the Black Atlantic