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Coercion and Women Co-OffendersA Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Coercion and Women Co-Offenders: A Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Charlotte Barlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330981
eISBN:
9781447331025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330981.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This publication explores the legal, media and social constructions of coercion as a pathway into crime for some co-offending women. Coercion has been increasingly acknowledged as a pathway into ... More

Inequality and African-American HealthHow Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Inequality and African-American Health: How Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Shirley A. Hill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322818
eISBN:
9781447322849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Institutionalized racism adversely affects the health of African Americans, and it operates through multiple institutions, e.g., the medical system, the criminal justice system, and families. This ... More

IslamophobiaLived Experiences of Online and Offline Victimisation

Islamophobia: Lived Experiences of Online and Offline Victimisation

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331964
eISBN:
9781447332008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines British Islamophobia both in the cyber and physical world. Drawing from qualitative data elicited through a national UK-based study, this text considers the online and offline ... More

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and CareAn International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... More

Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure WorldA History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Harry Hendrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book analyses the social, political and economic reasons behind parenting trends. It shows how broader social changes, including neoliberalism, feminism, the collapse of the social democratic ... More

Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How do we sustain agency and identity amidst the frailty of advanced old age? What role does care play in this process? Pushing forward new sociological theory, this book explores the theoretical and ... More

Student Lives in CrisisDeepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Lorenza Antonucci

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447318231
eISBN:
9781447318255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

With rising levels of student debt and precarity, young people’s lives in university are not always smooth. Lorenza Antonucci has travelled across England, Italy and Sweden to understand how ... More

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society OrganisationsChallenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange, Jenny Onyx, and Sachiko Nakagawa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women are at the heart of civil society organisations. Through them they have achieved many successes, challenged oppressive practices at local and global levels and have developed outstanding ... More

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