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Class, Inequality and Community Development

Class, Inequality and Community Development

Mae Shaw and Marjorie Mayo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book, the second title in the Rethinking Community Development series, starts from concern about increasing inequality worldwide and the re-emergence of community development in public policy ... More

Coercion and Women Co-OffendersA Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Coercion and Women Co-Offenders: A Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Charlotte Barlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330981
eISBN:
9781447331025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330981.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This publication explores the legal, media and social constructions of coercion as a pathway into crime for some co-offending women. Coercion has been increasingly acknowledged as a pathway into ... More

Dismantling the NHS?Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Mark Exworthy, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the NHS reforms ushered in by UK Coalition Government under the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, arguably the most extensive reforms ever introduced in the ... More

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social SciencesMethods That Matter

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The purpose of this edited book is to make the case for why the social sciences are more relevant than ever before in helping governments solve the wicked problems of public policy. It does this ... More

Housing Politics in the United KingdomPower, Planning and Protest

Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Brian Lund

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Housing has been labelled a ‘wicked’ problem: complex, territorial, open-ended and intractable. This book underscores the role of politics in generating this ‘wickedness’, highlighting the ‘actors’ ... More

Inequality and African-American HealthHow Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Inequality and African-American Health: How Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Shirley A. Hill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322818
eISBN:
9781447322849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Institutionalized racism adversely affects the health of African Americans, and it operates through multiple institutions, e.g., the medical system, the criminal justice system, and families. This ... More

IslamophobiaLived Experiences of Online and Offline Victimisation

Islamophobia: Lived Experiences of Online and Offline Victimisation

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331964
eISBN:
9781447332008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines British Islamophobia both in the cyber and physical world. Drawing from qualitative data elicited through a national UK-based study, this text considers the online and offline ... More

Moving on from Crime and Substance UseTransforming Identities

Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Anne Robinson and Paula Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Desistance is one of the big news stories of the criminological world. Research suggests that, as ‘offenders’ turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour. ... More

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and CareAn International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... More

Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure WorldA History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Harry Hendrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book analyses the social, political and economic reasons behind parenting trends. It shows how broader social changes, including neoliberalism, feminism, the collapse of the social democratic ... More

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