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Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Glen Bramley and Nick Bailey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Based on the largest UK study of its kind ever commissioned in the UK, this book provides the most detailed national picture of poverty and social exclusion. Chapters consider a wide range of ... More

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1: The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Esther Dermott and Gill Main (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332152
eISBN:
9781447332398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The largest UK research study on poverty and social exclusion ever conducted reveals startling levels of deprivation. 18m people are unable to afford adequate housing; 14m can’t afford essential ... 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

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

Reframing Global Social PolicySocial Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book is concerned with ‘Social Investment’, in terms of a supply-side strategy complementing the demand-side emphasis of ‘Inclusive Growth’. Our aim is to show the logic of integrating and ... 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

Why the Left LosesThe Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social democracy is on the back-foot, and increasingly centre-left political parties are struggling to win office. Since the global financial crisis, if not before, there has been a general decline ... More

The Impact of Co-ProductionFrom Community Engagement To Social Justice

The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Aksel Ersoy (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book brings together scholars, artists, practitioners, and community activists to explore the possibilities for — and tensions of — social justice work through collaboration between communities ... 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

The New FundraisersWho Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

Beth Breeze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447325000
eISBN:
9781447325314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325000.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book is the first academic study of the profession of fundraising in the UK. Fundraising is an essential yet largely invisible career, despite its growing importance during a period of extensive ... More

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