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Beyond behaviour change"Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Fiona Spotswood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents a first view of the different perspectives within the fragmented field of behaviour change. The first part presents a series of perspectives of behaviour ... More

Brain cultureShaping policy through neuroscience

Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

Jessica Pykett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314042
eISBN:
9781447314073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314042.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. Drawing on in-depth interviews with ... More

Challenging choicesIdeology, consumerism and policy

Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Michael Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Choice pervades our society: it is founded on political rights to choose and our economy of market choices, but we have now reached the point where choice is extended almost everywhere. This book ... More

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have ... More

The consumer in public servicesChoice, values and difference

The consumer in public services: Choice, values and difference

Richard Simmons, Martin Powell, and Ian Greener (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421814
eISBN:
9781447303725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421814.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book challenges existing stereotypes about the ‘consumer as chooser’. It shows how we must develop a more sophisticated understanding of consumers, examining their place and role as users of ... More

Global social policy in the makingThe foundations of the social protection floor

Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Bob Deacon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing basic social ... More

Gypsies and Travellers in housingThe decline of Nomadism

Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This groundbreaking study examines two neglected areas in studies of housing and minority groups and of social relations between different marginalized communities. First, the book examines the ... 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

Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Helen Spandler, Helen Spandler, Jill Anderson, and Bob Sapey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Whether mental health problems should be viewed as disabilities is a pressing concern, especially since the inclusion of psychosocial disability in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with ... More

Money for everyoneWhy we need a citizen's income

Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Malcolm Torry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income (sometimes called a Basic Income, a Universal Grant, a Social Dividend, or a Universal Benefit) is an unconditional, nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of ... More

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