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Building Better SocietiesPromoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie, and Simon Winlow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

What would it take to make society better? For the majority, conditions are getting worse and this will continue unless strong action is taken. This book offers a wide range of expert opinions ... More

Community Groups in ContextLocal Activities and Actions

Community Groups in Context: Local Activities and Actions

Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327776
eISBN:
9781447327806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Whilst there is a growing body of literature on formal voluntary organisations, relatively little research has been undertaken into the roles and functioning of small, informal, below the radar ... More

Designing Prostitution PolicyIntention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is one of the few books that explicitly focuses on the formulation, process and outcomes of prostitution policy. While the debate on prostitution focuses on broad regulatory regimes, the central ... More

Gender, Ageing and Extended Working LifeCross-National Perspectives

Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Áine Ní Léime, Debra Street, Sarah Vickerstaff, Clary Krekula, and Wendy Loretto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book provides a critical discussion of extended working life theory and policy from an international perspective. It discusses policy, practice and employment and pensions patterns in seven ... More

Hungry BritainThe Rise of Food Charity

Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Drawing on empirical research with the UK’s two largest charitable food organisations, this book explores the prolific rise of food charity over the last 15 years and its implications for overcoming ... More

Internationalizing Social Work EducationInsights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book explores the aims and priorities of trends to internationalize social work education, in the context of wider processes of economic and cultural globalization. Its analysis draws on ... More

Intimacy and AgeingNew Relationships in Later Life

Intimacy and Ageing: New Relationships in Later Life

Torbjörn Bildtgård and Peter Öberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326496
eISBN:
9781447326526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

To repartner in later life is increasingly common in large parts of the Western world. This book addresses the gap in knowledge about late life repartnering and provides a comprehensive map of the ... More

Minority Women and AusteritySurvival and Resistance in France and Britain

Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines minority women’s experiences of and activism within the austerity regimes of France and Britain. Through in depth case studies of the particular dynamics of austerity and activism ... More

The New Social MobilityHow the Politicians Got it Wrong

The New Social Mobility: How the Politicians Got it Wrong

Geoff Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447310662
eISBN:
9781447310686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310662.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Despite Britain in fact being a highly, if unevenly, mobile society, politicians, think-tanks and the media continue to call for ‘more social mobility’, moving it up the political agenda. Their ... More

Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Wendy Russell, Stuart Lester, and Hilary Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447330035
eISBN:
9781447330080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330035.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This book presents a collection of research projects carried out by experienced practitioners in the play sector in the UK and US who were also students, graduates and staff on the University of ... More

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