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Personalising public servicesUnderstanding the personalisation narrative

Personalising public services: Understanding the personalisation narrative

Catherine Needham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427601
eISBN:
9781447302957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427601.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Personalisation – the idea that public services should be tailored to the individual, with budgets devolved to the service user or frontline staff – is increasingly seen as the future of the welfare ... More

Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How do we sustain agency and identity amidst the frailty of advanced old age? What role does care play in this process? Pushing forward new sociological theory, this book explores the theoretical and ... More

Philosophical Criminology

Philosophical Criminology

Andrew Millie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323709
eISBN:
9781447323723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323709.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book helps to reveal what questions need asking in criminology and how to best answer them. Philosophical criminology asks big questions about how we get on with one another and what happens ... More

A Philosophy of the Social Construction of Crime

A Philosophy of the Social Construction of Crime

David Polizzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447327325
eISBN:
9781447327646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327325.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

It is well known that the social definition of individuals and ethnic groups helps legitimize how they are addressed by law enforcement. The philosophy of the social construction of crime and ... More

Phoenix citiesThe fall and rise of great industrial cities

Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Anne Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

‘Weak market cities’ across European and America, or ‘core cities’ as they were in their heyday, went from being ‘industrial giants’ dominating their national, and eventually the global, economy, to ... More

Placing healthNeighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Tim Blackman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Where people live matters to their health. Health-improvement strategies often target where people live, but do they work? This book tackles this question by exploring new theoretical, empirical, and ... More

Police and Crime CommissionersThe Transformation of Police Accountability

Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected representatives whose role is to bring a public voice to policing and hold the police to account; the holders of this controversial role also control ... More

Policing at the TopThe Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Policing at the Top: The Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Bryn Caless

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781447300168
eISBN:
9781447305507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The world of the chief police officer is not clearly understood, even by those within policing, or by those who have formal and political oversight of police command. The police themselves argue that ... More

Policy Analysis In Australia

Policy Analysis In Australia

Kate Crowley (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Policy Analysis in Australia provides a broad range of perspectives on the location, scope, challenges, and quality of policy analysis in Australia. It accounts for the diverse sources of policy ... More

Policy Analysis in Belgium

Policy Analysis in Belgium

Marleen Brans and David Aubin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447317258
eISBN:
9781447317272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317258.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book provides the first comprehensive examination of the practice of policy analysis in Belgium and its federated entities. The book integrates available and new knowledge about the science, ... More

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