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Age-Friendly Cities and CommunitiesA Global Perspective

Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book provides a comprehensive analysis of research and policies examining the development of age-friendly cities and communities. The chapters examine the theoretical assumptions behind the idea ... More

Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Shana Cohen, Christina Fuhr, and Jan-Jonathan Bock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines local responses to political and economic crises in Germany and the UK. In Germany, the influx of refugees has thrown into question state capacity to cope with crisis and the ... More

Capability-Promoting PoliciesEnhancing Individual and Social Development

Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Hans-Uwe Otto, Melanie Walker, and Holger Ziegler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Most current social welfare policies aim to ameliorate immediate problems or injustices, but they do little to foster human development or support the potential of people within marginalized ... More

Challenging the Politics of Early InterventionWho's 'saving' Children and Why

Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

So often, the ills of society are blamed on negligent parenting, leading to the development of social service policies built around the concept of early intervention. Interrogating this concept, this ... More

Community Organising Against RacismRace', Ethnicity and Community Development

Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book blends theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, ... More

Countering Extremism in British Schools?The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

John Holmwood and Therese O'Toole

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2014 the UK government launched an investigation into the “Trojan Horse” affair: an alleged plot to “Islamify” several state schools in Birmingham. Twenty-one schools in Birmingham were subjected ... More

Dead-End LivesDrugs and Violence in the City Shadows

Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows

Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447341680
eISBN:
9781447341734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341680.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Welcome to the dead end of the city shadows in Valdemingómez on the outskirts of Madrid: a lawless landscape of drugs and violence where the third world meets the Wild West. Having had three national ... More

Dementia and Human Rights

Dementia and Human Rights

Suzanne Cahill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book adopts a fresh approach by exploring dementia from a human rights perspective, thereby expanding the dementia debate. The main aim is to challenge thinking by interrogating policy and ... More

Demonising the OtherThe Criminalisation of Morality

Demonising the Other: The Criminalisation of Morality

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343417
eISBN:
9781447343455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The ethical question confronting all of us is how to live alongside each other where the other person is our neighbour, not our disposable enemy. This monograph refines thinking on the subject of the ... More

Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Hany Besada, Leah McMillan Polonenko, and Manmohan Agarwal (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations were deliberately ambitious, and they have been the subject of much debate. Now, with the 2015 target date for many of the goals ... More

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