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Implications of Welfare Reform: Do Nonprofit Survival Strategies Threaten Civil Society?
Nonprofit organizations play a pivotal role in recent efforts to devolve public responsibilities to lower levels of government and other sectors. The capacity of these organizations to serve as theExpand
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Reflections on the Role of Personal Narrative in Social Science
  • C. Stivers
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 January 1993
O NCE UPON A TIME (not so long ago), presenting a social science perspective on personal narratives would have been a relatively uncomplicated exercise. The editors of Signs would have been able toExpand
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All Things Shining: A Narrative and Stylistic Analysis of Terrence Malick's Films
ions suddenly shift away from naming the powers of the indeterminate “you” he is addressing (is it nature, the world, a god, ‘Being’?)—and his words converge with images that arise from within theExpand
Strong Ties and the Making of Political Space: A Reflection on Catlaw's Fabricating the People
For more than a century, public administration theorizing in the United States has been practiced within a framework of largely unquestioned assumptions about the American political economy and itsExpand
Book reviews
Camilla Stivers’ Governance in Dark Times promises to provide ‘practical philosophy for public service’. The book argues that the United States is in the midst of a very dark time, both historicalExpand