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Children, young people and social inclusionParticipation for what?

Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Kay Tisdall, John Davis, and Malcolm Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book asks how far and in what way social inclusion policies are meeting the needs and rights of children and young people. Leading scholars write from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines ... More

China's responsibility for climate changeEthics, fairness and environmental policy

China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Paul G. Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Drawing on practices and theories of environmental justice, this book describes China's contribution to global warming and analyses its policy responses. Contributors critically examine China's ... More

City mattersCompetitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a review of the findings of the largest-ever programme of cities research in the UK, the Economic and Social Research Council's ‘Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion programme’. ... More

City survivorsBringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Anne Power

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420503
eISBN:
9781447301875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Seen through the eyes of parents, mainly mothers, this book tells the eye-opening story of what it is like to bring up children in troubled city neighbourhoods. The book provides a unique insider ... More

The collaborating planner?Practitioners in the neoliberal age

The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

Ben Clifford and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447305118
eISBN:
9781447307891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305118.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Since the turn of the 21st century, there has been a greater pace of reform to planning in Britain than at any other time. As a public sector activity, planning has also been impacted heavily by the ... More

Combining paid work and family carePolicies and experiences in international perspective

Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Teppo Kroger and Sue Yeandle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

As populations age around the world, increasing efforts are required from families and governments to secure care and support for older and disabled people. At the same time women and men are ... More

Community and ageingMaintaining quality of life in housing with care settings

Community and ageing: Maintaining quality of life in housing with care settings

Simon Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420718
eISBN:
9781447301905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420718.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Specialist forms of housing with care are becoming increasingly popular in the United Kingdom, largely as a result of the ageing of the population and the relative wealth of the latest generation of ... More

Community cohesion in crisis?New dimensions of diversity and difference

Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

John Flint and David Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is an alleged crisis of cohesion in the UK, manifested in debates about identity and ‘Britishness’; the breakdown of social connections along the fault lines of geography, ethnicity, faith, ... More

Community safetyCritical perspectives on policy and practice

Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Community safety emerged as a new approach to tackling and preventing local crime and disorder in the late 1980s and was adopted into mainstream policy by New Labour in the late '90s. Twenty years ... More

Comparing social policiesExploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Misa Izuhara (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, both Britain and Japan are facing similar issues caused by globalisation, slower economic growth and a rapidly ageing population. Social policy in the ... More

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