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Age-Friendly Cities and CommunitiesA Global Perspective

Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book provides a comprehensive analysis of research and policies examining the development of age-friendly cities and communities. The chapters examine the theoretical assumptions behind the idea ... More

Dementia and Human Rights

Dementia and Human Rights

Suzanne Cahill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book adopts a fresh approach by exploring dementia from a human rights perspective, thereby expanding the dementia debate. The main aim is to challenge thinking by interrogating policy and ... More

Demonising the OtherThe Criminalisation of Morality

Demonising the Other: The Criminalisation of Morality

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343417
eISBN:
9781447343455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The ethical question confronting all of us is how to live alongside each other where the other person is our neighbour, not our disposable enemy. This monograph refines thinking on the subject of the ... More

Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal JusticeInternational Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores how evidence-based skills and practices can reduce re-offending, support desistance, and encourage service user engagement during supervision in criminal justice settings; and how ... More

Experiences in Researching Conflict and ViolenceFieldwork Interrupted

Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Althea-Maria Rivas and Brendan Ciarán Browne (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Unlike previous volumes on the subject of ‘doing’ conflict fieldwork, this book does not delineate a clear ‘how to’ toolset for undertaking conflict related research but rather requires the ... More

Fathers, Families and RelationshipsResearching everyday lives

Fathers, Families and Relationships: Researching everyday lives

Esther Dermott and Caroline Gatrell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331476
eISBN:
9781447331490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331476.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book offers unique insights into how to research fathers and fatherhood in contemporary society. Outlining research methods in detail, including examples of large-scale studies, online research, ... More

Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive AusterityA European Perspective

Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive Austerity: A European Perspective

Sotiria Theodoropoulou (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447335863
eISBN:
9781447335900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book investigates whether, and if so how, the patterns of change of labour market policies in EU member states have altered since the emergence in 2010 of reinforced pressures on public spending ... More

The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Alan Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the first of two volumes arising from the ground-breaking New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme. While the Programme produced many scientific papers and several project-based books this ... More

Parenting the CrisisThe Cultural Politics of Parent-Blame

Parenting the Crisis: The Cultural Politics of Parent-Blame

Tracey Jensen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447325055
eISBN:
9781447325109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Bad parenting is so often blamed for Britain's broken society, manifesting in sites as diverse as the government reaction to the riots of 2011, popular entertainment like Supernanny and the ... More

Poverty, Inequality and Social WorkThe Impact of Neo-Liberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision

Poverty, Inequality and Social Work: The Impact of Neo-Liberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447334804
eISBN:
9781447334859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334804.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book offers a critical, sociological analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity politics on the role of social work and wider welfare provision. It argues that social work ... More

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