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Alternatives to NeoliberalismTowards Equality and Democracy

Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Bryn Jones and Mike O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this collection, innovative and eminent social and policy analysts, including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Jeremy Gilbert, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, challenge the failing but still dominant ... More

Blinded by ScienceThe Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

David Wastell and Susan White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent years, new areas of biology, especially epigenetics and neuroscience, have enthralled the public imagination. They have been used as powerful arguments for developing social policy in a ... 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

Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Helen M. Gunter, David Hall, and Michael W. Apple (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Radical reforms are taking place to public service education in western style democracies. We identify the corporatisation of governance, and the role and influence of corporate elites within and ... 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

Directly Elected Mayors in Urban GovernanceImpact and Practice

Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

David Sweeting (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is about directly elected mayors; political leaders who are elected directly by citizens to head multi-functional local government authorities. The book examines the contexts, features and ... More

For Whose Benefit?The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Ruth Patrick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How is welfare reform anticipated, experienced and reflected upon by those directly affected? What protection do the social rights of citizenship offer to those in receipt on out-of-work benefits? Is ... More

Infrastructure in AfricaLessons for Future Development

Infrastructure in Africa: Lessons for Future Development

Mthuli Ncube and Charles Leyeka Lufumpa (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326632
eISBN:
9781447326663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a widespread recognition that Africa has to embark on strategies for sustainable and inclusive development. African economies have to evolve in their levels of development including the ... More

Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Labour Exploitation and Work-Based Harm

Sam Scott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322030
eISBN:
9781447322054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322030.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This is a book about labour exploitation. Labour exploitation tends to emerge when workers are subject to excessive and oppressive forms of control; controls that are rooted within workplaces and ... More

Making Sense of Child Sexual ExploitationExchange, Abuse and Young People

Making Sense of Child Sexual Exploitation: Exchange, Abuse and Young People

Sophie Hallett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333586
eISBN:
9781447333630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This important book puts forward the rarely heard voices of children and young people who have experienced child sexual exploitation (CSE) and the professionals who have worked with them. CSE is now ... More

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