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Welfare and wellbeingRichard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Pete Alcock, Howard Glennerster, and Ann Oakley (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Richard Titmuss was Professor of Social Administration at the London School of Economics (LSE) from 1950 until his death in 1973. His publications on welfare and social policy were radical and ... More

Welfare policy under New LabourViews from inside Westminster

Welfare policy under New Labour: Views from inside Westminster

Hugh Bochel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347909
eISBN:
9781447304227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347909.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Based on an extensive series of interviews with MPs and Peers from across Parliament, this book traces the dynamics of political debate on welfare both between and within parties; assesses the ... More

The welfare we want?The British challenge for American reform

The welfare we want?: The British challenge for American reform

Robert Walker and Michael Wiseman (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344083
eISBN:
9781447303992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the UK, both Conservative and New Labour welfare strategies have been influenced by American policies. British welfare reform has continued in recent years, while American policies appear to have ... More

Well-beingIn search of a good life?

Well-being: In search of a good life?

Beverley Searle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348876
eISBN:
9781447304241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

We are often told that ‘money can't buy happiness’. But if money is not the answer, then what is? This book considers this question by examining empirical data stretching back almost ten years. ... More

What Matters In Policing?Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

What Matters In Policing?: Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

Auke van Dijk, Frank Hoogewoning, and Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326915
eISBN:
9781447326946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326915.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Policing–primarily the activities of the public police–is at a turning point and the pace of change is accelerating, with a renewed emphasis on crime reduction yet with austerity. Both the UK and The ... More

What works?Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

What works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

Huw T.O. Davies, Sandra M. Nutley, and Peter C. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341914
eISBN:
9781447304265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

What counts is what works – but how can we actually tell what works? And what can we do with such knowledge to influence policy and practice? As all parts of the public sector embrace ‘evidence’ as a ... More

When children become parentsWelfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

When children become parents: Welfare state responses to teenage pregnancy

Anne Daguerre and Corinne Nativel (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346780
eISBN:
9781447304272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Teenage parenthood is recognised as a significant disadvantage in western industrialised nations. It has been found to increase the likelihood of poverty and to reinforce inequalities. This book ... More

Why the Third Way failedEconomics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Bill Jordan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the wake of the economic crash, public policy is in search of a new moral compass. This book explains why the Third Way's combination of market-friendly and abstract, value-led principles has ... More

Women and Criminal JusticeFrom the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Jo Brayford and John Deering (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on developments since the publication in 2007 of the Corston Report into women and criminal justice. While some of its recommendations were accepted by government, actual policy has ... More

Women and New LabourEngendering politics and policy?

Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Claire Annesley, Francesca Gains, and Kirstein Rummery (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Although there is a growing body of international literature on the feminisation of politics and the policy process and, as New Labour's term of office progresses, a rapidly growing series of texts ... More

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