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'An offer you can't refuse'Workfare in international perspective

'An offer you can't refuse': Workfare in international perspective

Ivar Lodemel and Heather Trickey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341952
eISBN:
9781447301462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341952.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In the last decade, developed welfare states have witnessed a pendulum swing away from unconditional entitlement to social assistance, towards greater emphasis on obligations and conditions tied to ... More

Analysing social policy concepts and languageComparative and Transnational Perspectives

Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume offers comparative, historical, and political surveys of the international development of social policy concepts and language and the changing boundaries they entails. The volume ... More

Applied ethics and social problemsMoral questions of birth, society and death

Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Tony Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Designed to address practical questions, applied ethics is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy. Yet the relevance of ethical theories to social policy has been under-explored. ... More

Applying complexity theoryWhole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Aaron Pycroft and Clemens Bartollas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Approaches based around complexity theory are increasingly being used in the study of organisations and the delivery of services. This is the first book to explore the application of complexity ... More

Applying social scienceThe role of social research in politics, policy and practice

Applying social science: The role of social research in politics, policy and practice

David Byrne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424518
eISBN:
9781447301486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424518.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In complex contemporary societies social science has become increasingly interwoven into the whole fabric of governance. At the same time there is an increasing recognition that attempts to ... More

ASBO nationThe criminalisation of nuisance

ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) was a major preoccupation of New Labour's project of social and political renewal, with Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) a controversial addition to crime and disorder ... More

Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Roger Matthews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) have become the main sanction for dealing with anti-social behaviour in the United Kingdom. This book provides one of the first assessments of this sanction, ... More

Asylum, migration and community

Asylum, migration and community

Maggie O'Neill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422231
eISBN:
9781447301516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Issues of asylum, migration, humanitarian protection, and integration/belonging are of growing interest beyond the disciplines of refugee studies, migration, and social policy. Rooted in more than ... More

At Home With AutismDesigning housing for the spectrum

At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

At Home with Autism introduces readers to conditions and aspirations of adults on the autism spectrum that demand a new approach to how we provide, locate, design and develop homes in which they ... More

Australian public policyProgressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Chris Miller and Lionel Orchard (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

At a time when neoliberal and conservative politics are again in the ascendency and social democracy is waning, Australian public policy re-engages with the values and goals of progressive public ... More

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