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
Production of knowledge about human distress and its treatment; Social and psychological meanings of psychiatric medication; Psychiatric drug withdrawal; Shared decision-making in mental health
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106