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Welfare and wellbeingRichard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Pete Alcock, Howard Glennerster, and Ann Oakley (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Richard Titmuss was Professor of Social Administration at the London School of Economics (LSE) from 1950 until his death in 1973. His publications on welfare and social policy were radical and ... More

Welfare policy under New LabourViews from inside Westminster

Welfare policy under New Labour: Views from inside Westminster

Hugh Bochel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347909
eISBN:
9781447304227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347909.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Based on an extensive series of interviews with MPs and Peers from across Parliament, this book traces the dynamics of political debate on welfare both between and within parties; assesses the ... More

Welfare rights and responsibilitiesContesting social citizenship

Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Peter Dwyer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The British government is currently committed to radical reform of the welfare system underpinning social citizenship in the country. Welfare rights and responsibilities are a response to this, ... More

The welfare we want?The British challenge for American reform

The welfare we want?: The British challenge for American reform

Robert Walker and Michael Wiseman (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344083
eISBN:
9781447303992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the UK, both Conservative and New Labour welfare strategies have been influenced by American policies. British welfare reform has continued in recent years, while American policies appear to have ... More

Well-beingIn search of a good life?

Well-being: In search of a good life?

Beverley Searle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348876
eISBN:
9781447304241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

We are often told that ‘money can't buy happiness’. But if money is not the answer, then what is? This book considers this question by examining empirical data stretching back almost ten years. ... More

The well-being of children in the UK

The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The well-being of children is a vital and highly topical issue. This important new book is the third in a series, and updates the findings from a wide range of data to evaluate the outcomes of the ... More

The well-being of children in the UK

The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Now in its fourth edition, this is the classic assessment of the state of child well-being in the United Kingdom. This edition has been updated to review the latest evidence, examining the outcomes ... More

The well-connected communityA networking approach to community development

The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Alison Gilchrist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Since the publication of the first edition of this book there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. ... More

What Matters In Policing?Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

What Matters In Policing?: Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

Auke van Dijk, Frank Hoogewoning, and Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326915
eISBN:
9781447326946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326915.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Policing–primarily the activities of the public police–is at a turning point and the pace of change is accelerating, with a renewed emphasis on crime reduction yet with austerity. Both the UK and The ... More

What works in tackling health inequalities?Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Sheena Asthana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In recent years, tackling health inequalities has become a key policy objective in the UK. However, doubts remain about how best to translate broad policy recommendations into practice. One key area ... More

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