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Applied ethics and social problemsMoral questions of birth, society and death

Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Tony Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Designed to address practical questions, applied ethics is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy. Yet the relevance of ethical theories to social policy has been under-explored. ... More

Challenging governance theoryFrom networks to hegemony

Challenging governance theory: From networks to hegemony

Jonathan S. Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426154
eISBN:
9781447301639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book develops a Gramscian account of contemporary governance. It critiques the fashionable view that there has been a shift from hierarchy to networks, arguing instead that the ideology of ... More

FractureAdventures of a broken body

Fracture: Adventures of a broken body

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349378
eISBN:
9781447302360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The starting point of this book is the fracture of the author's right arm in the grounds of a hotel in the USA. What begins as an accident becomes a journey into some critical themes of modern ... More

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