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  Subjects -> SOCIAL SERVICES AND WELFARE (Total: 196 journals)
Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Social Inclusion     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Social Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Social Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Journal of Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Journal of Social Service Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 76)
Journal of Social Work Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Jurnal Guidena : Journal of Guidance and counseling, Psychology and Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Just Policy: A Journal of Australian Social Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Learning in Health and Social Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Maltrattamento e abuso all’infanzia     Full-text available via subscription  
Mental Health and Social Inclusion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Mental Health and Substance Use: dual diagnosis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription  
Migration Action     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Mortality: Promoting the interdisciplinary study of death and dying     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Mundos do Trabalho     Open Access  
National Emergency Response     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Nonprofit Policy Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Nordic Social Work Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Nouvelles pratiques sociales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Parity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Partner Abuse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Pedagogia i Treball Social : Revista de Cičncies Socials Aplicades     Open Access  
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 90)
Personality and Social Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Philosophy & Social Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Practice: Social Work in Action     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Psychoanalytic Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Public Policy and Aging Report     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Qualit@s Revista Eletrônica     Open Access  
Qualitative Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Race and Social Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Research on Economic Inequality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Research on Language and Social Interaction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Research on Social Work Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Review of Social Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Revista Internacional De Seguridad Social     Hybrid Journal  
Revista Katálysis     Open Access  
Revista Trabajo Social     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Safer Communities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
Science and Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Self and Identity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Service social     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Serviço Social & Sociedade     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad (Rio de Janeiro)     Open Access  
Social & Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Social Action : The Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology     Free   (Followers: 2)
Social and Personality Psychology Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Social Behavior and Personality : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Social Care and Neurodisability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Social Choice and Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Social Cognition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Social Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Social Influence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Social Justice Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Social Philosophy and Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Social Policy & Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Social Policy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 74)
Social Science Japan Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Social Semiotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Social Studies of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Social Work & Social Sciences Review     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Social Work Education: The International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Social Work Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Social Work Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Social Work With Groups     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Sociedade e Estado     Open Access  
Sociedade em Debate     Open Access  
Society and Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
SourceOCDE Questions sociales/Migrations/Sante     Full-text available via subscription  
Soziale Passagen     Hybrid Journal  
Sozialer Fortschritt     Full-text available via subscription  
Technical Aid to the Disabled Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Tempo Social     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Tendencias & Retos     Open Access  
The Milbank Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Third Sector Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Third World Planning Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Trabajo Social Global - Global Social Work     Open Access  
Transnational Social Review     Hybrid Journal  
unsere jugend     Full-text available via subscription  
Violence and Victims     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 54)
Youth Studies Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Zeitschrift für Hochschulrecht, Hochschulmanagement und Hochschulpolitik: zfhr     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)

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Journal Cover Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  [SJR: 0.861]   [H-I: 50]   [33 followers]  Follow
    
   Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
   ISSN (Print) 0002-7162 - ISSN (Online) 1552-3349
   Published by Sage Publications Homepage  [835 journals]
  • What Drives American Competitiveness?
    • Authors: Blank; R. M.
      Pages: 8 - 30
      Abstract: As productivity growth has slowed and wages have stagnated in the past decade, there is serious concern about the long-term competitiveness of the U.S. economy. This article discusses key factors that affect U.S. economic growth, including the number of workers, their skill level, and the level of innovation and investment in new ideas. There are limited prospects for growth in the number of workers, due to changes in age distribution, immigration, and women’s labor force participation. There has been a slow increase in worker skills in the United States, and there are opportunities for further growth in educational attainment. The role of innovation in developing new products and services that improve our wellbeing and drive productivity growth is a key driver of long-term growth, which means that the United States needs to stay at the front edge of basic and translational research. In recent decades, the preeminent U.S. position in the world economy has eroded as other countries have outstripped the United States in the growth of their educated workforce. At the same time, other countries have greatly increased their investments in basic research and innovation while U.S. investments have stalled. If the United States is to retain its long-term economic leadership, it must pay attention to policies that will enhance skills and innovation. The large public research university—an institution largely invented in the United States—has a key role to play.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215600686
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Dedication to Robert M. Hauser and Taissa Hauser
    • Pages: 32 - 32
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215609604
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • The Social Fallout of a High-Inequality Regime
    • Authors: Grusky, D. B; MacLean, A.
      Pages: 33 - 52
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596946
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Between- and Within-Occupation Inequality: The Case of High-Status
           Professions
    • Authors: Xie, Y; Killewald, A, Near, C.
      Pages: 53 - 79
      Abstract: In this article, we present analyses of the roles of education and occupation in shaping trends in income inequality among college-educated workers in the United States, drawing data from two sources: (1) the 1960–2000 U.S. Censuses and (2) the 2006–2008 three-year American Community Survey. We also examine in detail historical trends in between-occupation and within-occupation income inequality for a small set of high-status professionals, with focused attention on the economic well-being of scientists. Our research yields four findings. First, education premiums have increased. Second, between-occupation and within-occupation inequality increased at about the same rates for college graduates, so that the portion of inequality attributable to occupational differences remained constant. Third, scientists have lost ground relative to other similarly educated professionals. Fourth, trends in within-occupation inequality vary by occupation and education, making any sweeping summary of the roles of education and occupation in the overall increase in income inequality difficult.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596958
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Changes in Racial and Gender Inequality since 1970
    • Authors: Snipp, C. M; Cheung, S. Y.
      Pages: 80 - 98
      Abstract: The decades following 1970 to the present were an important period because they marked an era in which measures such as Affirmative Action were introduced to improve opportunities for American minorities and women. Ironically, this also was a period when income inequality dramatically increased in the United States. We analyze Census data from 1970 to 2009 to assess whether inequality in the earnings received by women and minorities has changed in this period. We find a complicated set of results. Racial inequalities persist though to a lesser extent than they did four decades earlier. Asian workers in particular have seen improvements and a lessening of inequality relative to White workers. Gender inequality also persists, though more in some groups than others. Overall, the results of this study underscore the persistence of racial and gender inequality in the United States.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596959
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Income Inequality and the Veteran Experience
    • Authors: MacLean, A; Kleykamp, M.
      Pages: 99 - 116
      Abstract: Previous researchers have evaluated how the dramatic rise in income inequality has affected the members of various groups of workers, such as those defined by gender, union status, and educational attainment. Yet apparently no researchers have yet explored how this increase may have affected people grouped by previous military service. This chapter addresses this gap by assessing trends in wage inequality between male veterans and nonveterans, and among veterans between 1979 and 2010. The findings suggest that similar to other groups, veterans have experienced decreased between-group inequality and increased within-group inequality and that these changes may stem not just from period but also from cohort effects.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596964
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Educational Homogamy in Two Gilded Ages: Evidence from Inter-generational
           Social Mobility Data
    • Authors: Mare; R. D.
      Pages: 117 - 139
      Abstract: Patterns of intermarriage between persons who have varying levels of educational attainment are indicators of socioeconomic closure and affect the family backgrounds of children. This article documents trends in educational assortative mating throughout the twentieth century in the United States, using socioeconomic data on adults observed in several large cross section surveys collected between 1972 and 2010 and on their parents who married a generation earlier. Spousal resemblance on educational attainment was very high in the early twentieth century, declined to an all-time low for young couples in the early 1950s, and has increased steadily since then. These trends broadly parallel the compression and expansion of socioeconomic inequality in the United States over the twentieth century. Additionally, educationally similar parents are more likely to have offspring who themselves marry within their own educational level. If homogamy in the parent generation leads to homogamy in the offspring generation, this may reinforce the secular trend toward increased homogamy.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596967
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Social Mobility in a High-Inequality Regime
    • Authors: Mitnik, P. A; Cumberworth, E, Grusky, D. B.
      Pages: 140 - 184
      Abstract: Are opportunities to get ahead growing more unequal? Using data from the General Social Survey (GSS), it is possible to provide evidence on this question, evidence that is suggestive but must be carefully interpreted because the samples are relatively small. The GSS data reveal an increase in class reproduction among young and middle-age adults that is driven by the growing advantage of the professional-managerial class relative to all other classes. This trend is largely consistent with our new "top-income hypothesis" that posits that rising income inequality registers its effects on social mobility almost exclusively in the divide between the professional-managerial class and all other classes. We develop a two-factor model in which the foregoing effects of the inequality takeoff are set against the countervailing effects of the expansion of mass education. As the model implies, the trend in intergenerational association takes on a convex shape in the younger age groups, with the change appearing to accelerate in the most recent decade. These results suggest that the takeoff in income inequality may account in part for the decline in mobility.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596971
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Inequality and Punishment: A Turning Point for Mass Incarceration?
    • Authors: Phelps, M. S; Pager, D.
      Pages: 185 - 203
      Abstract: After decades of steady expansion, state prison populations declined in recent years for the first time since 1972. Though the size of the decrease was small, it masks substantial state heterogeneity. This article investigates variation in state-level incarceration rates from 1980 through 2013, examining the factors associated with the rise and decline in prison populations. We find evidence for four key stories in explaining the prison decline: crime, budgets, politics, and inequality. Many of these relationships are consistent across decades, including the role of racial composition, violent crime, and Republican political dominance. In contrast, states’ fiscal capacity and economic inequality became more important after 2000. This research emphasizes the importance of examining changes over time in the correlates of incarceration growth and decline and represents the first effort to systematically understand the recent reversal in the trajectory of incarceration practices in the United States.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596972
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Money and Morale: Growing Inequality Affects How Americans View Themselves
           and Others
    • Authors: Hout; M.
      Pages: 204 - 228
      Abstract: Dozens of past studies document how affluent people feel somewhat better about life than middle-class people feel and much better than poor people do. New analyses of the General Social Surveys from 1974 to 2012 address questions in the literature regarding aggregate responses to hard times, whether the income-class relationship is linear or not, and whether inequality affects happiness. General happiness dropped significantly during the Great Recession, suggesting that the income-happiness relationship might also exist at the macro level. People with extremely low incomes are not as unhappy as a linear model expects, but there is no evidence of a threshold beyond which personal happiness stops increasing. Comparing happiness over the long term, the affluent were about as happy in 2012 as they were in the 1970s, but the poor were much less happy. Consequently, the gross happiness gap by income was about 30 percent bigger in 2012 than it was in the 1970s. A multivariate model shows that the net effect of income on happiness also increased significantly over time.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596973
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • The Changing Dynamics of Class and Culture in American Politics: A Test of
           the Polarization Hypothesis
    • Authors: Alwin, D. F; Tufis, P. A.
      Pages: 229 - 269
      Abstract: This article investigates the implications of Thomas Frank’s "conservative backlash" thesis that cultural cleavages have become much more important in contemporary American political life relative to traditional socioeconomic bases for political differentiation. We frame our research within the recent literature on the "polarization" of the electorate with respect to social and cultural issues. Using Hunter’s "culture war" imagery, we examine the extent to which opposing cultural forces on issues of abortion, gay rights, women’s extra-familial labor force participation, and child-rearing have become more important in shaping political identities and party preferences. We use data from twenty-six nationally representative surveys of the General Social Survey (GSS) from 1974 through 2010, and we find evidence of polarization in the liberal-conservative identities of respondents. We find that occupational class had a clear and consistent relationship to political views, which is relatively stable over time. We also find that cultural views are related to political identities, and that most features of the cultural component in our analysis are increasingly associated with liberal political views. Our results favor an interpretation of a changing role of cultural orientations in shaping political identities and provide tentative support for Frank’s "Kansas hypothesis" as revealed in the GSS data.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596974
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Socioeconomic Standing and Variability in Marriage Timing in the Twentieth
           Century
    • Authors: Sweeney; M. M.
      Pages: 270 - 291
      Abstract: This research draws on extensive data from the General Social Survey (GSS) and the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) to shed new light on change and variability in family life. I address two overarching questions. First, how did variability in marriage timing change over the course of the twentieth century? Second, did changes in the variability of marriage timing occur broadly across socioeconomic groups, or have they been limited to the top or bottom of the socioeconomic ladder? Because identifying consistent measures of socioeconomic standing over broad historical periods is not straightforward, and because one’s own socioeconomic standing may be in part flow from marriage decisions, I triangulate results using multiple measures of social standing. Although the magnitude and timing of changes in age of first marriage vary somewhat across social class, my results point to generally similar underlying trends across class groups. Social class variation in marriage patterns is well documented, yet explanations for the changing variability in marriage timing over the course of the twentieth century also needs to consider factors that could have affected all social class groups to some extent.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596975
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Does Growing Childhood Socioeconomic Inequality Mean Future Inequality in
           Adult Health?
    • Authors: Warren; J. R.
      Pages: 292 - 330
      Abstract: Over the past half century, American children have experienced increasingly unequal childhoods. The goal of this article is to begin to understand the implications of recent trends in social and economic inequalities among children for the future of inequalities in health among adults. The relative importance of many of the causal pathways linking childhood social and economic circumstances to adult health remains underexplored, and we know even less about how these causal pathways have changed over time. I combine a series of original analyses with reviews of relevant literature in a number of fields to inform a discussion of what growing childhood inequalities might mean for future inequalities in adult health. In the end, I argue that there is good reason to suppose that growing inequalities in children’s social and economic circumstances will lead to greater heterogeneity in adults’ morbidity and mortality.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596981
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
  • Is Death "The Great Equalizer"? The Social Stratification of Death
           Quality in the United States
    • Authors: Carr; D.
      Pages: 331 - 354
      Abstract: Socioeconomic status (SES) gradients in mortality risk are well documented, although less is known about whether the quality of older adults’ dying experiences is stratified by SES. I focus on six core components of a "good death": pain and symptom management, acceptance, medical care that is concordant with one’s preferences, dying at home, emotional preparation, and formal preparations for end-of-life care. Analyses are based on four data sets spanning the 1980s through 2010s, a period marked by rising economic inequalities: Changing Lives of Older Couples (1986–1994), Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (1993–2010), New Jersey End of Life study (2005–2007), and Wisconsin Study of Families and Loss (2010–2014). I find evidence of SES disparities in two outcomes only: pain and advance care planning (ACP), widely considered an important step toward a "good death." Implications for health care policy and practice, against the backdrop of the Affordable Care Act implementation, are discussed.
      PubDate: 2015-12-10T21:00:32-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0002716215596982
      Issue No: Vol. 663, No. 1 (2015)
       
 
 
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