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Political (dis)engagementThe changing nature of the 'political'

Political (dis)engagement: The changing nature of the 'political'

Nathan Manning (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317012
eISBN:
9781447317036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book aims to explore some of the rich textures of contemporary politics and the dynamism of its practice. Contributors to this volume have been chosen to reflect some of the key areas of ... More

The political and social construction of povertyCentral and Eastern European countries in transition

The political and social construction of poverty: Central and Eastern European countries in transition

Serena Romano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312710
eISBN:
9781447312727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This study sheds new light on the issue of why poverty is never a “neutral” phenomenon, but rather is always the result of more or less explicit social and political constructions. It illustrates how ... More

The politics of civil societyBig society and small government

The politics of civil society: Big society and small government

Fred Powell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447307150
eISBN:
9781447310853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

2011 shook the world politically. The Occupy Movement, Los Indignados and the Greek Aganaktismenoi (outraged) reacted to zombie capitalis in the West, while the Arab Spring challenged political ... More

Poverty Reduction Strategy in BangladeshRethinking participation in policy making

Poverty Reduction Strategy in Bangladesh: Rethinking participation in policy making

Palash Kamruzzaman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305699
eISBN:
9781447303183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305699.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book analyses government relationships with international financial institutions by evaluating the role of citizen participation when national poverty reduction policies are formulated in ... More

Reclaiming individualismPerspectives on public policy

Reclaiming individualism: Perspectives on public policy

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447309086
eISBN:
9781447310860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about individualist ideas, and how they shape public policy.. It has been argued that individualism and the protection of individual liberty imply a greater emphasis on market economics, ... More

Renewing Europe's housing

Renewing Europe's housing

Richard Turkington and Christopher Watson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310129
eISBN:
9781447310143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Many European cities have a shortage of good quality, affordable housing, but this problem has become less prominent in policy than it should be. This book aims to redress that balance. After an ... More

Research and policy in ethnic relationsCompromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Charles Husband (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book provides a critical discussion of the fault lines in the contemporary relationship between university based researchers, research funders, and the policy sector in the production and ... More

Rethinking policy and politicsReflections on contemporary debates in policy studies

Rethinking policy and politics: Reflections on contemporary debates in policy studies

Sarah Ayres (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447319467
eISBN:
9781447319474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent years the nature of policy and politics has witnessed significant transformations. These have challenged perceptions about the ways in which policy is studied, designed, delivered and ... More

Social policies and social controlNew perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Malcolm Harrison and Teela Sanders (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Drawing on a wide array of policy domains and events, this book provides an innovative account of social control and behaviourism within welfare systems and social policies, and the implications for ... More

Social Policy In Times of AusterityGlobal economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The trajectories of welfare states are being decided in hostile economic and political environments. Most are subject to austerity in one form or another, although the precise impact is uneven and ... More

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