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Trusting on the edgeManaging uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Trust is fundamental to everyday interactions and the functioning of society, but it is particularly relevant within healthcare contexts. An increased awareness of the limitations of medical ... More

Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Alan France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447315759
eISBN:
9781447331742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315759.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book tells the story of what impact the 2007 global crisis and the great recession that followed has had on our understandings of youth. Drawing on eight countries as case studies (The UK, ... More

Unequal ageingThe untold story of exclusion in old age

Unequal ageing: The untold story of exclusion in old age

Paul Cann and Malcolm Dean (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424129
eISBN:
9781447304098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424129.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Over two million older people are stuck in persistent poverty. The diseases and disabilities associated with growing older multiply with the dramatic ageing of the population, yet the response of ... More

Unfolding livesYouth, gender and change

Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Rachel Thomson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The process of becoming an adult in contemporary times is fragmented and unequal, shaped by chance, choice and timing. This book presents a unique approach to understanding the changing face of youth ... More

Unmasking ageThe significance of age for social research

Unmasking age: The significance of age for social research

Bill Bytheway

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426185
eISBN:
9781447304128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

What is age? This is a simple question but it is not easy to answer. This book addresses this important question using data from a series of research projects relating to later life. The study ... More

Unwrapping the European social model

Unwrapping the European social model

Amparo Serrano Pascual and Maria Jepsen (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347985
eISBN:
9781447304135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The notion of the European Social Model (ESM) has been one of the fastest growing in European political and academic discourse in recent years. It is conventionally used to describe the European ... More

Urban renaissance?New Labour, community and urban policy

Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Rob Imrie and Mike Raco (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities; that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to ... More

Using evidenceHow research can inform public services

Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Sandra M. Nutley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book provides a contribution to understanding and enhancing evidence use. It draws together current knowledge about how research is used and how this can be encouraged and improved. In ... More

Valuing older peopleA humanist approach to ageing

Valuing older people: A humanist approach to ageing

Ricca Edmondson and Hans-Joachim Von Kondratowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422927
eISBN:
9781447304173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How can people understand older people as real human beings, value their wisdom, and appreciate that their norms and purposes both matter in themselves and are affected by those of others? Using a ... More

Veiled ThreatsRepresenting the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Naaz Rashid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The book looks at how ‘the Muslim woman’ is socially constructed through an analysis of contemporary racialized and gendered policy narratives in the UK. It is focused on Prevent, the UK’s ... More

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