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Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Peter Hupe, Peter Hupe, Michael Hill, and Aurèlien Buffat (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume provides a state of the art account of theory and research on modern street-level bureaucracy. For the first time gathering internationally leading scholars on the subject, the ... 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

Unequal ageingThe untold story of exclusion in old age

Unequal ageing: The untold story of exclusion in old age

Paul Cann and Malcolm Dean (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424129
eISBN:
9781447304098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424129.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Over two million older people are stuck in persistent poverty. The diseases and disabilities associated with growing older multiply with the dramatic ageing of the population, yet the response of ... More

Unfolding livesYouth, gender and change

Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Rachel Thomson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The process of becoming an adult in contemporary times is fragmented and unequal, shaped by chance, choice and timing. This book presents a unique approach to understanding the changing face of youth ... More

UnleashedThe phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More

Unmasking ageThe significance of age for social research

Unmasking age: The significance of age for social research

Bill Bytheway

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426185
eISBN:
9781447304128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426185.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

What is age? This is a simple question but it is not easy to answer. This book addresses this important question using data from a series of research projects relating to later life. The study ... More

Unwrapping the European social model

Unwrapping the European social model

Amparo Serrano Pascual and Maria Jepsen (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347985
eISBN:
9781447304135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The notion of the European Social Model (ESM) has been one of the fastest growing in European political and academic discourse in recent years. It is conventionally used to describe the European ... More

UprootedThe Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More

Urban Environments in AfricaA Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book develops an interactionist urban political ecology approach to urban environments across Africa. Individual chapters focus on: analyzing the findings of planners and scholars on Africa’s ... More

Urban renaissance?New Labour, community and urban policy

Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Rob Imrie and Mike Raco (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities; that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to ... More

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