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Brain cultureShaping policy through neuroscience

Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

Jessica Pykett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314042
eISBN:
9781447314073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314042.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. Drawing on in-depth interviews with ... More

Broadening the dementia debateTowards social citizenship

Broadening the dementia debate: Towards social citizenship

Ruth Bartlett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421784
eISBN:
9781447301561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421784.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Dementia has been widely debated from the perspectives of biomedicine and social psychology. This book broadens the debate to consider the experiences of men and women with dementia from a ... More

Building on the pastVisions of housing futures

Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Peter Malpass and Liz Cairncross (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Despite the improved supply and quality of housing in the United Kingdom and Europe over the last sixty years, the future of housing remains uncertain. Will the supply of new housing meet demand? Is ... More

Building sustainable communitiesSpatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Mike Raco

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2003 the Labour Government published its ambitious Sustainable Communities Plan. It promised to bring about a ‘step change’ in the English planning system and a new emphasis on the construction of ... More

Care in everyday lifeAn ethic of care in practice

Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Marian Barnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Care has been struggled for, resisted and celebrated. The failure to care in ‘care services’ has been seen as a human rights problem and evidence of malaise in contemporary society. But care has also ... More

Challenging choicesIdeology, consumerism and policy

Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Michael Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Choice pervades our society: it is founded on political rights to choose and our economy of market choices, but we have now reached the point where choice is extended almost everywhere. This book ... More

Challenging governance theoryFrom networks to hegemony

Challenging governance theory: From networks to hegemony

Jonathan S. Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426154
eISBN:
9781447301639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book develops a Gramscian account of contemporary governance. It critiques the fashionable view that there has been a shift from hierarchy to networks, arguing instead that the ideology of ... More

Challenging the myth of gender equality in Sweden

Challenging the myth of gender equality in Sweden

Lena Martinsson, Gabriele Griffin, and Katarina Giritli Nygren (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325963
eISBN:
9781447325987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325963.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This volume examines the diverse ways in which the myth of Sweden as the most gender-equal country in the world has been challenged both from within and from without. Detailing the appropriation of ... More

Challenging the third sectorGlobal prospects for active citizenship

Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Over recent decades there has been growing interest in the ways in which citizens can take responsibility for their own destinies as civil society actors. One of the key sites that has been ... More

Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Jørgen Goul Andersen and Per H. Jensen (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book readdresses the question of how full citizenship may be preserved and developed in the face of enduring labour market pressures. The book clarifies the relationship between changing labour ... More

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