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Social policies and social controlNew perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Malcolm Harrison and Teela Sanders (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Drawing on a wide array of policy domains and events, this book provides an innovative account of social control and behaviourism within welfare systems and social policies, and the implications for ... More

Social Policy In Times of AusterityGlobal economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The trajectories of welfare states are being decided in hostile economic and political environments. Most are subject to austerity in one form or another, although the precise impact is uneven and ... More

Social Policy Review 26Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Kevin Farnsworth, Zoë Irving, and Menno Fenger (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since the 2008 economic crisis, each year has brought new challenges to welfare states. This important annual volume with contributions from an exciting mix of internationally renowned experts within ... More

Social policy review 27Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Zoë Irving, Zoë Irving, Menno Fenger, and John Hudson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Social Policy Review draws together international scholarship at the forefront in addressing concerns that emphasise both the breadth of social policy analysis, and the expanse of issues with which ... More

Social Protection After the CrisisRegulation without enforcement

Social Protection After the Crisis: Regulation without enforcement

Steve Tombs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313755
eISBN:
9781447313786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313755.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A relatively unexplored aspect of UK austerity politics has been intense anti-regulatory pressures in the name of ‘freeing’ private capital to produce wealth, employment and tax revenues. Focusing on ... More

Tracing the PoliticalDepoliticisation, governance and the state

Tracing the Political: Depoliticisation, governance and the state

Matt Wood (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326601
eISBN:
9781447326625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326601.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The concept of depoliticisation has become one of the key analytical tools in studies of governance and public policy. Governments increasingly shift responsibility for policy making to unelected ... More

Trading timeCan exchange lead to social change?

Trading time: Can exchange lead to social change?

Lee Gregory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318293
eISBN:
9781447318309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318293.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Welfare reform in the wake of austerity has fostered increased interest in self-help initiatives within the community sector. Time banking, one of a number of complementary currency systems, has ... More

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

Vulnerability and young peopleCare and social control in policy and practice

Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Kate Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The identification and management of vulnerability has come to play an important role in welfare and criminal justice processes, yet the rising popularity of the notion has largely escaped scrutiny. ... More

The well-being of children in the UK

The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Now in its fourth edition, this is the classic assessment of the state of child well-being in the United Kingdom. This edition has been updated to review the latest evidence, examining the outcomes ... More

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