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Challenging the myth of gender equality in Sweden

Challenging the myth of gender equality in Sweden

Lena Martinsson, Gabriele Griffin, and Katarina Giritli Nygren (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325963
eISBN:
9781447325987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325963.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This volume examines the diverse ways in which the myth of Sweden as the most gender-equal country in the world has been challenged both from within and from without. Detailing the appropriation of ... More

Ethnicity, class and aspirationUnderstanding London's new East End

Ethnicity, class and aspiration: Understanding London's new East End

Tim Butler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426512
eISBN:
9781447302223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

East London has undergone dramatic changes over the last 30 years, primarily as a result of London's large-scale de-industrialisation and the rise in its financial sector. Large parts of inner East ... More

Explaining ethnic differencesChanging patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

David Mason (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book focuses on the changing terrain of ethnic disadvantage in Britain, drawing on up-to-date sources. It goes further than texts that merely describe ethnic inequalities to explore and explain ... More

Gypsies and TravellersEmpowerment and inclusion in British society

Gypsies and Travellers: Empowerment and inclusion in British society

Joanna Richardson and A. Ka Tat Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428950
eISBN:
9781447307761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The eviction at Dale Farm in the UK in 2011 brought the conflicting issues relating to Gypsy and Traveller accommodation to the attention of the world's media. However, as the furore surrounding the ... 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

Obama and the Biracial FactorThe Battle for a New American Majority

Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Andrew Jolivette (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Obama and the Biracial Factor is the first book to explore the significance of mixed-race identity as a key factor in the election of President Obama and examines the sociological and political ... More

Race, Racism and Social WorkContemporary issues and debates

Race, Racism and Social Work: Contemporary issues and debates

Michael Lavalette and Laura Penketh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307082
eISBN:
9781447312123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307082.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book draws together a range of writers to consider aspects of ‘race’, racism and contemporary social work. It considers the development of anti-racist social work theory and practice within the ... More

'Sleepwalking to segregation'?Challenging myths about race and migration

'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Nissa Finney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420084
eISBN:
9781447303367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the context of renewed debates about diversity and cohesion, this book interrogates contemporary claims about race and migration. It demonstrates that many of the claims are myths, presenting ... More

Street capitalBlack cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Sveinung Sandberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421203
eISBN:
9781447303602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421203.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book introduces the worlds of young black men dealing cannabis at a drug scene called The River in Oslo, Norway. The lives of these men are structured by a huge and complex cannabis economy and ... More

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