Research Interests/Focus: Frontline Social Service Providers; Human Service Organizations; Policy Implementation; Social Welfare Policy and Programs; Race, Class, and Gender Oppression; Institutions and Institutional Change; Philanthropy and Resources; Mixed Methods
How policymakers, bureaucrats, and advocates define the needs of children and poor families, and how these definitions inadvertently create new inequalities. Bringing new analytic tools to the study of culture, the welfare state, and poverty governance, I show how culture shapes the relationship ...
Historical development of the state; community responses to violence; individual and community narratives
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106