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Affordable Housing in US Shrinking CitiesFrom Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Given the rapid urbanization of the world’s population, the converse phenomenon of shrinking cities is often overlooked and not well understood. Yet, with almost one in ten post-industrial US cities ... More

Ageing and Globalisation

Ageing and Globalisation

Martin Hyde and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322276
eISBN:
9781447322283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing and globalisation represent two of the most radical and far reaching social transformations that have occurred since the middle of the last century. This book provides, for the ... More

Ageing in Sub-Saharan AfricaSpaces and Practices of Care

Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This collection of in-depth ethnographic analyses examines the care, or lack of care, older people receive in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and how it affects the contemporary life-worlds of those older ... More

Baby BoomersTime and Ageing Bodies

Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Naomi Woodspring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This innovative study of the baby boomer generation, who are now entering old age, breaks new ground in ageing research. This post-war cohort has experienced a range of social, cultural, and medical ... More

Being a Scholar in the Digital EraTransforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447329251
eISBN:
9781447332572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

What opportunities do digital technologies present? How do developments in digital media support scholarship and teaching yet further social justice? Written by two experts in the field, this ... More

Beyond Successful and Active AgeingA Theory of Model Ageing

Beyond Successful and Active Ageing: A Theory of Model Ageing

Virpi Timonen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447330172
eISBN:
9781447330219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330172.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book argues that concepts such as successful, active, positive, healthy and productive ageing - ubiquitous terms in research, marketing and policymaking concerned with older adults – are ... More

Cities for a Small ContinentInternational Handbook of City Recovery

Cities for a Small Continent: International Handbook of City Recovery

Anne Power

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327523
eISBN:
9781447327547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Europe’s historic city centres look dense, busy, cared for, populated with cafes, small shops, monuments, churches, public squares and traffic. On the centre’s edge, even in smaller, poorer cities, ... More

The Coalition Government and Social PolicyRestructuring the Welfare State

The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Hugh Bochel and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the social policies of the coalition government from 2010 to 2015, and outlines the incoming Conservative government’s approach during its first 100 days in office. Drawing on ... More

Convict CriminologyInside and Out

Convict Criminology: Inside and Out

Rod Earle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323648
eISBN:
9781447323662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Convict criminology is the study of criminology by those who have first-hand experience of imprisonment. This is the first single-authored account of this unusual perspective. It begins with an ... More

The Creative Citizen UnboundHow Social Media and DIY Culture Contribute to Democracy, Communities and the Creative Economy

The Creative Citizen Unbound: How Social Media and DIY Culture Contribute to Democracy, Communities and the Creative Economy

Ian Hargreaves and John Hartley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324942
eISBN:
9781447324966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324942.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Digital social media afford unprecedented opportunities for groups of citizens to collaborate locally and internationally in innovative ways in countless domains. This book seeks to evaluate this ... More

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