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Housing Politics in the United KingdomPower, Planning and Protest

Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Brian Lund

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Housing has been labelled a ‘wicked’ problem: complex, territorial, open-ended and intractable. This book underscores the role of politics in generating this ‘wickedness’, highlighting the ‘actors’ ... More

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

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and CareAn International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... 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

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

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social SciencesMethods That Matter

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The purpose of this edited book is to make the case for why the social sciences are more relevant than ever before in helping governments solve the wicked problems of public policy. It does this ... More

Student Lives in CrisisDeepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity

Lorenza Antonucci

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447318231
eISBN:
9781447318255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

With rising levels of student debt and precarity, young people’s lives in university are not always smooth. Lorenza Antonucci has travelled across England, Italy and Sweden to understand how ... More

Philosophical Criminology

Philosophical Criminology

Andrew Millie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323709
eISBN:
9781447323723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323709.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book helps to reveal what questions need asking in criminology and how to best answer them. Philosophical criminology asks big questions about how we get on with one another and what happens ... More

Moving on from Crime and Substance UseTransforming Identities

Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Anne Robinson and Paula Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Desistance is one of the big news stories of the criminological world. Research suggests that, as ‘offenders’ turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour. ... More

Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The ‘problem’ of violence involving young people and how to respond meaningfully to it continues to occupy the minds of policy-makers and other stakeholders across Europe. Based on a two-year ... More

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