social margin

social margin

the total of all resources (material, personal, and interpersonal) available to assist an individual in coping with stress.
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In Joyriders, Kate's assessment of herself as a "shadow of a socialist," echoing the description of Davoren as a weak and sentimental would-be poet under a "shadow of a gunman," reveals the difficulty of liberating those on the social margin, including Irish teenagers, from their quandaries with received ideologies or gender expectations, as Kate experiences in particular (132).
Rather it was part of the social margin that had continually to be defined; that is, cocaine use became a vice and public health problem.
Unable to make himself feel at home, he finds refuge in the city's sleazy bars, where "tears are not forbidden," and in the company of motley characters who live at the social margin.
For example, Reichardt and Bahrani are covered just after mumblecore because the former tend to focus on lower-class characters and the struggle of life on the social margins," while the mumblecore films usually feature upper-middle-class young adults who have lives very similar to the filmmakers themselves (169-170).
One may wonder if history isn't repeating itself in the Central African Republic, as the border between anti-balaka militias (many of them wearing army uniforms) and the rank and file of the army, who are largely drawn from the same social margins, appears extremely fuzzy.
Exposure to adverse childhood experiences is not something that affects only families on the economic or social margins, but is rather something that can affect every family.
The second essay in the collection, Galen Amstutz's lengthy "Shin Buddhism and Burakumin in the Edo Period," is suitable primarily for period specialists and those interested in a comparison of groups who function on social margins, in part because the essay is infused with a historical technical vocabulary that it does not always adequately explain when first deployed.
It would also provide the opportunity to examine constructions of gender, bringing seemingly "natural" categories into sharper focus through the lens of deviance and the social margins.
They cover feminist concepts of body and global activism, women's bodies in service, living bodies breaching borders, and cultural bodies at the social margins.
Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe: Picturing the Social Margins.
There was a sense that something you did, which was already illicit or on the social margins, like drug use or gay sex, was the cause.
When we boost immigration to unprecedented levels without making the necessary investments needed to help these future citizens and their families establish themselves, thousands of newcomers are consigned to the economic and social margins of our large cities.