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Challenging the third sectorGlobal prospects for active citizenship

Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Over recent decades there has been growing interest in the ways in which citizens can take responsibility for their own destinies as civil society actors. One of the key sites that has been ... More

Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Jørgen Goul Andersen and Per H. Jensen (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book readdresses the question of how full citizenship may be preserved and developed in the face of enduring labour market pressures. The book clarifies the relationship between changing labour ... More

Combining paid work and family carePolicies and experiences in international perspective

Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Teppo Kroger and Sue Yeandle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

As populations age around the world, increasing efforts are required from families and governments to secure care and support for older and disabled people. At the same time women and men are ... More

Continuing professional development in social work

Continuing professional development in social work

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Continuing professional development (CPD) has become a defining issue in twenty-first century social work. There is widespread consensus in favour of CPD. But what is it? Are there discernible ... 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

Disabled people, work and welfareIs employment really the answer?

Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Chris Grover and Linda Piggott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book focuses on policies, primarily in the United Kingdom, which are designed to facilitate the participation of disabled people in wage work. The book takes a critical approach to these ... More

Lifelong learning in EuropeEquity and efficiency in the balance

Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Sheila Riddell and Jorg Markowitsch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The ongoing economic crisis raises fundamental questions about the political and social goals of the European Union, particularly the feasibility of harmonising social and education policy across ... More

The political economy of work security and flexibilityItaly in comparative perspective

The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Fabio Berton and Matteo Richiardi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The economic crisis has revealed the dark side of deregulation in the labour market: rising unemployment, limited access to social security and, due to low wages, no savings to count upon in bad ... More

Regulating sex for saleProstitution policy reform in the UK

Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Jo Phoenix (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Recent years have seen a ‘quiet revolution’ in the way that the sex industry is regulated and governed. The consensus around what the problems of prostitution are has broken down and in its place a ... More

Resilience in the post-welfare inner cityVoluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Resilience in the post-welfare inner city: Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Geoffrey DeVerteuil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316558
eISBN:
9781447316565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316558.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The focal point for this book is on the ‘how’ of resilience, the on-the-ground processes surrounding the fate of residual inner-city areas deemed ‘service hubs’ (e.g. clusters of voluntary sector ... More

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