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Tackling inequalitiesWhere are we now and what can be done?

Tackling inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

Christina Pantazis and David Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341464
eISBN:
9781447303633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The growing divide between the poor and the rich is the most significant social change to have occurred during the last few decades. In 1997, the Labour government inherited a country more unequal ... More

Towards a more equal society?Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

John Hills, Tom Sefton, and Kitty Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

When New Labour came to power in 1997, its leaders asked for it to be judged after ten years on its success in making Britain ‘a more equal society’. This book asks whether Britain did indeed move in ... More

Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Alan France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447315759
eISBN:
9781447331742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315759.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book tells the story of what impact the 2007 global crisis and the great recession that followed has had on our understandings of youth. Drawing on eight countries as case studies (The UK, ... More

Using evidenceHow research can inform public services

Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Sandra M. Nutley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book provides a contribution to understanding and enhancing evidence use. It draws together current knowledge about how research is used and how this can be encouraged and improved. In ... More

Wealth and the WealthyExploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is relatively little research into wealth and the wealthy, despite increasing academic, policy and public interest in the growing gap between rich and poor, and the personal assets of the ... More

Work, Health and WellbeingThe Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson, and Ross Wilkie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The relationship between health and work is widely recognised as complex and multifaceted. In the context of an ageing population, our ability to enable people with health issues to continue working ... More

Working futures?Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book looks at the current effectiveness and future scope for enabling policy in the field of disability and employment. By addressing the current strengths and weaknesses of disability and ... More

World povertyNew policies to defeat an old enemy

World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Peter Townsend and David Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book offers insights into how to tackle poverty worldwide. With contributions from scholars in the field, both internationally and in the UK, it asks whether existing international and national ... More

Young people and contradictions of inclusionTowards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Andreu Lopez Blasco, Wallace McNeish, and Andreas Walther (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Using a biographical approach, this book integrates the perspectives of social policy, sociology, youth and transition research, and education and labour-market research. It compares policy and ... More

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