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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

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

Micro-Enterprise and PersonalisationWhat Size is Good Care?

Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Shifts to independent delivery of health and social care services has led to increased numbers of micro-enterprises. Could these tiny organisations with just 5 or fewer employees be the best way of ... More

Policy Analysis in Belgium

Policy Analysis in Belgium

Marleen Brans and David Aubin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447317258
eISBN:
9781447317272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317258.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book provides the first comprehensive examination of the practice of policy analysis in Belgium and its federated entities. The book integrates available and new knowledge about the science, ... More

Policy Analysis in Mexico

Policy Analysis in Mexico

Jose Luis Mendez and Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides the first detailed examination of the practice of policy analysis in Mexico. It studies how public institutions and other non-state actors gather and review information and ponder ... More

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