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Changing local governance, changing citizens

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have ... More

Changing Social EqualityThe Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Changing Social Equality: The Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Jon Kvist, Johan Fritzell, Bjorn Hvinden, and Olli Kangas (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426604
eISBN:
9781447305583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426604.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Changing social equality through state policies was perhaps the greatest legacy of the twentieth century. The Nordic countries in particular have been able to raise living standards and curb ... More

Child poverty, evidence and policyMainstreaming children in international development

Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and ... More

Child welfareHistorical dimensions, contemporary debate

Child welfare: Historical dimensions, contemporary debate

Harry Hendrick

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344779
eISBN:
9781447301721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Children and child welfare sit at the heart of New Labour's plans for social inclusion — but how does the government view ‘children’ — is it reflecting public opinion, or leading it? How does New ... More

Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition)What do we know?

Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Child poverty and the well-being of children is an important policy issue throughout the industrialised world. Some 47 million children in ‘rich’ countries live in families so poor that their health ... More

Childhood poverty and social exclusionFrom a child's perspective

Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Tess Ridge

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Childhood poverty has moved from the periphery to the centre of the policy agenda following New Labour's pledge to end it within twenty years. However, whether the needs and concerns of poor children ... More

Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDSGlobal issues and policy responses

Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Ruth Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book focuses on the experiences and perspectives of children and young people who care for a parent with HIV in the global North and South. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research from the UK ... More

Children of the 21st centuryFrom birth to nine months

Children of the 21st century: From birth to nine months

Shirley Dex and Heather Joshi (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346889
eISBN:
9781447301783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346889.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book documents the early lives of almost 19,000 children born in the UK at the start of the 21st century, and their families. It is the first time that analysis of data from the hugely important ... More

Children of the 21st century (Volume 2)The first five years

Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Kirstine Hansen, Heather Joshi, and Shirley Dex (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book documents the first five years of life of the children of the influential Millennium Cohort Study, which is tracking almost 19,000 babies born in 2000 and 2001 in England, Scotland, Wales, ... More

Children, politics and communicationParticipation at the margins

Children, politics and communication: Participation at the margins

Nigel Thomas (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421845
eISBN:
9781447301813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421845.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Even after twenty years of children's rights and new thinking about childhood, children are still frequently seen as apolitical. All over the world there has been a growing emphasis on ... More

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