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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

Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid TransitAn international and interdisciplinary perspective

Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective

Juan Carlos Munoz and Laurel Paget-Seekins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447326168
eISBN:
9781447326236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326168.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The promise of BRT is that it can serve as a catalyst for reshaping urban space and embedding sustainable transport into the fabric of the city. In developing cities with informal bus service ... More

Education Systems and InequalitiesInternational Comparisons

Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Andreas Hadjar and Christiane Gross (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Recent research has shown profound impacts of institutional settings of education systems on educational inequalities, i.e. systematic disadvantages and advantages in education being structured by ... More

Convict CriminologyInside and Out

Convict Criminology: Inside and Out

Rod Earle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323648
eISBN:
9781447323662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Convict criminology is the study of criminology by those who have first-hand experience of imprisonment. This is the first single-authored account of this unusual perspective. It begins with an ... More

Spatial Planning and Resilience Following DisastersInternational and Comparative Perspectives

Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Stefan Greiving, Michio Ubaura, and Jaroslav Tesliar (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Worldwide, the urban development and disaster management arena finds itself at a critical crossroad. This is driven by rapid urbanization (and de-urbanization) as well as a growing volume of damage ... More

Being a Scholar in the Digital EraTransforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good

Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447329251
eISBN:
9781447332572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

What opportunities do digital technologies present? How do developments in digital media support scholarship and teaching yet further social justice? Written by two experts in the field, this ... More

The Third Sector Delivering Public ServicesDevelopments, Innovations and Challenges

The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

James Rees and David Mullins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This edited collection provides a comprehensive overview of the third (or voluntary) sector role in the delivery of public services in the UK. It covers social enterprise, capacity building, ... More

Indigenous Criminology

Indigenous Criminology

Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447321750
eISBN:
9781447321774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321750.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Indigenous Criminology is the first book to explore a distinctly Indigenous approach to criminology. It is based on comparative research across the settler colonial states of Aotearoa New Zealand, ... More

Ageing in Sub-Saharan AfricaSpaces and Practices of Care

Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This collection of in-depth ethnographic analyses examines the care, or lack of care, older people receive in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and how it affects the contemporary life-worlds of those older ... More

Sports CriminologyA Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Nic Groombridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This is the first book to provide a critical criminological perspective on sport and the connections between sport and crime. Part of the New Horizons in Criminology series, it draws on the ... More

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