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American TianxiaChinese Money, American Power and the End of History

American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Salvatore Babones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States has become the central state of a global world-system. Analogous in structure to China's historical Ming Dynasty tianxia ("all under heaven"), the American Tianxia is centered on ... More

Building Better SocietiesPromoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie, and Simon Winlow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

What would it take to make society better? For the majority, conditions are getting worse and this will continue unless strong action is taken. This book offers a wide range of expert opinions ... More

Changing CommunitiesStories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement (including displacement as a result of urban redevelopment programmes) together with empirical illustrations of the varying ... More

Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Kalervo N. Gulson and P. Taylor Webb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Attempts at educational equity amount to local activities performed within unequal and disjunctive political forces. As a politics, educational equity is redolent of the conditions that produce ... More

Gender, Ageing and Extended Working LifeCross-National Perspectives

Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Áine Ní Léime, Debra Street, Sarah Vickerstaff, Clary Krekula, and Wendy Loretto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book provides a critical discussion of extended working life theory and policy from an international perspective. It discusses policy, practice and employment and pensions patterns in seven ... More

Hungry BritainThe Rise of Food Charity

Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Drawing on empirical research with the UK’s two largest charitable food organisations, this book explores the prolific rise of food charity over the last 15 years and its implications for overcoming ... More

Indigeneity: A Politics of PotentialAustralia, Fiji and New Zealand

Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential: Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

Dominic O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447339427
eISBN:
9781447339465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Indigeneity is a politics of potential. It allows indigenous peoples to think and pursue political aspirations beyond colonial victimhood. The politics of indigeneity is a theory of human agency. It ... More

Internationalizing Social Work EducationInsights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book explores the aims and priorities of trends to internationalize social work education, in the context of wider processes of economic and cultural globalization. Its analysis draws on ... More

Intimacy and AgeingNew Relationships in Later Life

Intimacy and Ageing: New Relationships in Later Life

Torbjörn Bildtgård and Peter Öberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326496
eISBN:
9781447326526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

To repartner in later life is increasingly common in large parts of the Western world. This book addresses the gap in knowledge about late life repartnering and provides a comprehensive map of the ... More

Minority Women and AusteritySurvival and Resistance in France and Britain

Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines minority women’s experiences of and activism within the austerity regimes of France and Britain. Through in depth case studies of the particular dynamics of austerity and activism ... More

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