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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

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

Justice and Fairness in the CityA Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities

Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities

Simin Davoudi and Derek Bell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318385
eISBN:
9781447318408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines the theory and practice of fairness and justice in and of ‘ordinary’ cities through a multi-disciplinary collaboration, which draws on expertise in planning, politics, geography, ... More

Locating LocalismStatecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Jane Wills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Locating localism explores the development of localism as a new mode of statecraft and its implications for the practice of citizenship in England. The book takes the long view of this new policy ... More

Reconstructing RetirementWork and Welfare in the UK and USA

Reconstructing Retirement: Work and Welfare in the UK and USA

David Lain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326175
eISBN:
9781447326267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326175.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Retirement is being ‘reconstructed’, with the UK following the US path of abolishing mandatory retirement and increasing state pension ages. This timely book assesses prospects for work and ... More

Social Policy in a Cold ClimatePolicies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Kitty Stewart, and Polly Vizard (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327714
eISBN:
9781447327745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327714.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The book offers a data-rich, evidence-based analysis of the impact Labour and Coalition government policies have had on inequality and on the delivery of services such as health, education, adult ... More

The Third Sector Delivering Public ServicesDevelopments, Innovations and Challenges

The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

James Rees and David Mullins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This edited collection provides a comprehensive overview of the third (or voluntary) sector role in the delivery of public services in the UK. It covers social enterprise, capacity building, ... More

Veiled ThreatsRepresenting the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Naaz Rashid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The book looks at how ‘the Muslim woman’ is socially constructed through an analysis of contemporary racialized and gendered policy narratives in the UK. It is focused on Prevent, the UK’s ... More

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