Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 63: From Potential “Nini” to “Drop Out”: Undocumented Young People’s Perceptions on the Transnational Continuity of Stigmatizing Scripts
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by Eric Macias
6d ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 63: From Potential “Nini” to “Drop Out”: Undocumented Young People’s Perceptions on the Transnational Continuity of Stigmatizing Scripts Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020063 Authors: Eric Macias Based on two years of ethnographic data gathered, including 81 hours of life-history interviews and 70 hours of participant observation with 10 youth who migrated to the United States from Central America, this paper argues that negative labels that often stereotypically depict immigrant youth experiences are often ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 62: ‘Cam Girls and Adult Performers Are Enjoying a Boom in Business’: The Reportage on the Pandemic Impact on Virtual Sex Work
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by Valeria Rubattu, Alicia Perdion, Belinda Brooks-Gordon
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 62: ‘Cam Girls and Adult Performers Are Enjoying a Boom in Business’: The Reportage on the Pandemic Impact on Virtual Sex Work Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020062 Authors: Valeria Rubattu Alicia Perdion Belinda Brooks-Gordon Introduction: Webcamming as a digital practice has increased in popularity over the last decade. With the outbreak COVID-19 and lockdowns across the globe, cam sites experienced an upsurge in both performers and viewers, and the main platform OnlyFans, increased its market share and saturation. The objective of th ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 60: Reconstructing Roots: Emotional Drivers of Migration and Identity
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by Alexis M. Silver
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 60: Reconstructing Roots: Emotional Drivers of Migration and Identity Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020060 Authors: Alexis M. Silver This study examines how emotions propel migration from the United States to Mexico and subsequent migration within Mexico for young deported migrants and migrants compelled to return. Though often relegated to a second tier of importance after political or economic factors, emotions are central to the decisions that young migrants make about where to live and how to identify. I argue that emotions influence young immigrants ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 61: Mapping and Measuring the Phenomenon of Precariousness in the Labour Market: Challenges and Implications
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by Petros Kosmas, Antonis Theocharous, Elias Ioakimoglou, Petros Giannoulis, Maria Panagopoulou, Hristo Andreev, Aggeliki Vatikioti
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 61: Mapping and Measuring the Phenomenon of Precariousness in the Labour Market: Challenges and Implications Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020061 Authors: Petros Kosmas Antonis Theocharous Elias Ioakimoglou Petros Giannoulis Maria Panagopoulou Hristo Andreev Aggeliki Vatikioti This research article presents an empirical model that takes economic vulnerability into consideration to measure and address the phenomenon of precarious work and precariousness. In order to achieve this, three satisfactory indicators were formulated, consisting of both individual ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 59: The Racialized Welfare Discourse on Refugees and Asylum Seekers: The Example of “Scroungers” in Italy
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by Fabio Perocco, Francesco Della Puppa
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 59: The Racialized Welfare Discourse on Refugees and Asylum Seekers: The Example of “Scroungers” in Italy Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020059 Authors: Fabio Perocco Francesco Della Puppa The rise of anti-immigrant racism over the past two decades has taken place through multiple mechanisms and processes, including the resurgence of welfare racism, which has been re-functionalized towards refugees and asylum seekers. As a key weapon of today’s sovereignism and white supremacism, the “return” of ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 56: Development and Validation of a Measuring Instrument for the Improvement of University Guidance and Tutoring
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by Belén Suárez-Lantarón, Irina Sherezade Castillo-Reche, Ana López-Medialdea
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 56: Development and Validation of a Measuring Instrument for the Improvement of University Guidance and Tutoring Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020056 Authors: Belén Suárez-Lantarón Irina Sherezade Castillo-Reche Ana López-Medialdea Guidance and tutoring in university has become relevant in the last decade, associated with various issues. However, many of the actions undertaken by universities do not meet the needs of our students. Therefore, we consider it necessary to know the perception, use and satisfaction that university students have about the tutor ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 57: Validity of the Jordanian Version of the Life Snapshot Inventory
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by Basim Aldahadha
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 57: Validity of the Jordanian Version of the Life Snapshot Inventory Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020057 Authors: Basim Aldahadha Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) and the Life Snapshot Inventory (LSI) agree with a contextual, behavioral, relational approach to psychotherapy in which therapists focus on what happens in a session between the client and therapist to shape the interpersonal behaviors, emotional awareness, and self-expression necessary for clients to create and maintain close relationships and to live meaningful lives. This study aimed ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 58: Helping or Controlling? Choice of Coping Methods When Dealing with Violent Clients in Statutory Social Work
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by Jimmy Stephen Munobwa, Peter Öberg, Fereshteh Ahmadi
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 58: Helping or Controlling? Choice of Coping Methods When Dealing with Violent Clients in Statutory Social Work Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020058 Authors: Jimmy Stephen Munobwa Peter Öberg Fereshteh Ahmadi Client violence in social work is a workplace problem in Sweden and internationally. Frontline workers in public agencies have the discretion to decide how they deal with clients to cope with challenges like violence and threats. The coping methods may favour some clients while disadvantaging others. Ultimately, the coping practices may become de fac ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 54: Violent Drug Markets: Relation between Homicide, Drug Trafficking and Socioeconomic Disadvantages: A Test of Contingent Causation in Pereira, Colombia
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by Williams Gilberto Jiménez-García, Wilson Arenas-Valencia, Natalia Bohorquez-Bedoya
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 54: Violent Drug Markets: Relation between Homicide, Drug Trafficking and Socioeconomic Disadvantages: A Test of Contingent Causation in Pereira, Colombia Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020054 Authors: Williams Gilberto Jiménez-García Wilson Arenas-Valencia Natalia Bohorquez-Bedoya The drug/violence relationship has been a recurrent topic of interest in criminology and sociology. This interest began with the crack epidemic in the 1980s and continues due to the consolidation and functioning of the cocaine markets of Latin American drug trafficking organizat ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 55: Acknowledgment to the Reviewers of Social Sciences in 2022
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by Social Sciences Editorial Office
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 12, Pages 55: Acknowledgment to the Reviewers of Social Sciences in 2022 Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci12020055 Authors: Social Sciences Editorial Office High-quality academic publishing is built on rigorous peer review ..read more
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