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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

Women in and out of paid workChanges across generations in Italy and Britain

Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Cristina Solera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Over the last fifty years women's employment has increased markedly throughout developed countries. Women of younger generations are much more likely than their mothers and grandmothers to enter the ... More

Women Rough Sleepers In EuropeHomelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s rough sleeping is a major issue across Europe and is especially problematic within the current economic climate. Based on a European Union DAPHNE III-funded project, this important book tells ... More

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society OrganisationsChallenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange, Jenny Onyx, and Sachiko Nakagawa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women are at the heart of civil society organisations. Through them they have achieved many successes, challenged oppressive practices at local and global levels and have developed outstanding ... More

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