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Inclusive equalityA vision for social justice

Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

Sally Witcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300038
eISBN:
9781447307730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300038.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In an era of ongoing economic failures, as governments cut support to the poorest, the richest continue to get richer and those in-between are squeezed by rising costs and flagging incomes, the ... More

Justice and Fairness in the CityA Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities

Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities

Simin Davoudi and Derek Bell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318385
eISBN:
9781447318408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines the theory and practice of fairness and justice in and of ‘ordinary’ cities through a multi-disciplinary collaboration, which draws on expertise in planning, politics, geography, ... More

The last safety netA handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Thomas Bahle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Minimum income protection provides the last social safety net for people in need. This book provides a systematic comparative and longitudinal analysis of minimum income protection systems in ... More

The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is a growing concern about the social exclusion of a range of minority groups, including people with learning difficulties. Lifelong learning is seen as one of the central means of challenging ... More

Migrants and their moneySurviving financial exclusion

Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Kavita Datta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London. Breaking important new ground, it offers an insight into ... More

A more equal society?New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

John Hills and Kitty Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This major new book provides, for the first time, a detailed evaluation of policies on poverty and social exclusion since 1997, and their effects. Bringing together leading experts in the field, it ... More

Negotiating cohesion, inequality and changeUncomfortable positions in local government

Negotiating cohesion, inequality and change: Uncomfortable positions in local government

Hannah Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310037
eISBN:
9781447310068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310037.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

How are multi-culture, inequality and belonging understood in the day-to-day thinking and practices of local government? Examining original empirical data, this book explores how local government ... More

The New Social MobilityHow the Politicians Got it Wrong

The New Social Mobility: How the Politicians Got it Wrong

Geoff Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447310662
eISBN:
9781447310686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310662.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Despite Britain in fact being a highly, if unevenly, mobile society, politicians, think-tanks and the media continue to call for ‘more social mobility’, moving it up the political agenda. Their ... More

On the margins of inclusionChanging labour markets and social exclusion in London

On the margins of inclusion: Changing labour markets and social exclusion in London

David M. Smith

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346018
eISBN:
9781447302872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores the notion of ‘social exclusion’ from the perspective of those deemed to be ‘socially excluded’, and provides a compelling and vivid portrait of lives at the insecure, low-paid end ... More

People with intellectual disabilitiesTowards a good life?

People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Kelley Johnson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

What does it mean to live a good life? Why has it proved so difficult for people with intellectual disabilities to live one? What happens when we make a good life the centre of our consideration of ... More

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