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Violent fathering and the risks to childrenThe need for change

Violent fathering and the risks to children: The need for change

Lynne Harne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429179
eISBN:
9781447304180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429179.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Current family policy approaches emphasise the significance of paternal involvement in children's lives, yet there has been a silence on violent and abusive fathering in these discourses. This is the ... More

Voluntary sector in transitionHard times or new opportunities?

Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Linda Milbourne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the private ... More

Wealth and the WealthyExploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is relatively little research into wealth and the wealthy, despite increasing academic, policy and public interest in the growing gap between rich and poor, and the personal assets of the ... More

Welfare and well-beingSocial value in public policy

Welfare and well-being: Social value in public policy

Bill Jordan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420800
eISBN:
9781447304210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420800.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Research on well-being reveals the significance of personal relationships, trust and participation to sustain quality of life, yet it is the economic model that remains the dominant basis for ... More

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

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