Vicki Lens

Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY

2180 Third Avenue

New York , NY 10035

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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462

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

5

Scholarly Papers (10)

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Judging the ‘Other’: The Intersection of Race, Gender and Class in Family Court

Lens V. (2019). Judging the “Other”: The Intersection of Race, Gender and Class In Family Court. Family Court Review 57 (1),72-8.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY
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family court, child maltreatment, intersectionality, disproportionate minority representation, therapeutic jurisprudence, critical ethnography

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In the Fair Hearing Room: Resistance and Confrontation in the Welfare Bureaucracy

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY
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administrative hearings, welfare reform

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Against the Grain: Therapeutic Judging in a Traditional Family Court

Lens, V. (2015). Against the grain: Therapeutic judging in a traditional Family Court. Law & Social Inquiry. DOI: 10.1111/lsi.12153
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY
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Therapeutic jurisprudence, Family Court, child welfare

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Case Workers in Family Court: A Therapeutic Jurisprudence Analysis

Children and Youth Services Review 68, 107-114, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2016
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, CUNY and Columbia University, School of Social Work
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Family Court, Child maltreatment proceedings, caseworkers, judges, therapeutic jurisprudence

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Judge or Bureaucrat? Examining How Administrative Law Judges Exercise Their Discretion in Public Welfare Bureaucracies

Lens, V. (2012). Judge or Bureaucrat? Examining how Administrative Law Judge exercise their discretion in public welfare bureaucracies. Social Service Review 86(2), 269-293.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY
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administrative justice, welfare fair hearings, discretion, welfare bureaucracies, administrative law judges, focused ethnography

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Engaging Parents in Family Court: Lessons from an Observational Study of Child Protection Cases

Lens, V. (2017). Engaging Parents in Family Court: Lessons from an Observational Study of Child Protection Cases. Journal of Social Work 17 (2), 129-146. DOI:10.1177/1468017316637589
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY
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family court, child maltreatment, ethnography

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Confronting Government after Welfare Reform: Moralists, Reformers, and Narratives of (Ir)Responsibility at Administrative Fair Hearings

Lens, V. (2009). Confronting government after welfare reform: Moralists, reformers, and narratives of (ir)responsibility at administrative Fair Hearings. Law & Society Review 43 (3), 563-592.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY
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welfare, Goldberg v. Kelly, administrative hearings

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Asking for Help: A Qualitative Study of Barriers to Help-Seeking in the Private Sector

Lens, V., Nugent, M., and Wimer, C. (2018) Asking for help: A qualitative study of barriers to help-seeking in the private sector. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research 9(1), 107-130. doi/abs/10.1086/696356.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University
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nonprofits, poverty, social service delivery, help-seeking, food pantry use, stigma, qualitative research

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Choreographing Justice: Administrative Law Judges and the Management of Welfare Disputes

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 199-227, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2013
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY, Columbia University - School of Social Work, Columbia University - School of Social Work and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology
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Seeking Justice: Citizens' Use of Fair Hearings to Correct Errors in Public Welfare Bureaucracies

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 817-837, 2009
Posted: 09 Oct 2009
Vicki Lens
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, CUNY

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