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Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoatsAllocating blame in the criminal justice process

Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoats: Allocating blame in the criminal justice process

Gavin Dingwall and Tim Hillier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305002
eISBN:
9781447311614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305002.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

We live in a society that is increasingly preoccupied with allocating blame: when something goes wrong someone must be to blame. Bringing together philosophical, psychological, and sociological ... More

Blinded by ScienceThe Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

David Wastell and Susan White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent years, new areas of biology, especially epigenetics and neuroscience, have enthralled the public imagination. They have been used as powerful arguments for developing social policy in a ... More

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 and social integration in European societies

Care and social integration in European societies

Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Birgit Geissler (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides descriptions and comparative analyses of the now complex and highly varied arrangements for the care of children, disabled and older people in Europe, set within the context 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

Care, community and citizenshipResearch and practice in a changing policy context

Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Susan Balloch and Michael Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This collection focuses on the relationship between social care, community, and citizenship, linking them in a way relevant to both policy and practice. It explores key concepts, policies, issues, ... More

Cash and carePolicy challenges in the welfare state

Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Caroline Glendinning and Peter A. Kemp (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Recent social trends and policy developments have called into question the divide between the provision of income support and social care services. This book examines this in light of key trends. It ... More

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