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Age-Friendly Cities and CommunitiesA Global Perspective

Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book provides a comprehensive analysis of research and policies examining the development of age-friendly cities and communities. The chapters examine the theoretical assumptions behind the idea ... More

Dementia and Human Rights

Dementia and Human Rights

Suzanne Cahill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book adopts a fresh approach by exploring dementia from a human rights perspective, thereby expanding the dementia debate. The main aim is to challenge thinking by interrogating policy and ... More

Demonising the OtherThe Criminalisation of Morality

Demonising the Other: The Criminalisation of Morality

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343417
eISBN:
9781447343455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The ethical question confronting all of us is how to live alongside each other where the other person is our neighbour, not our disposable enemy. This monograph refines thinking on the subject of the ... More

Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal JusticeInternational Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores how evidence-based skills and practices can reduce re-offending, support desistance, and encourage service user engagement during supervision in criminal justice settings; and how ... More

Experiences in Researching Conflict and ViolenceFieldwork Interrupted

Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Althea-Maria Rivas and Brendan Ciarán Browne (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Unlike previous volumes on the subject of ‘doing’ conflict fieldwork, this book does not delineate a clear ‘how to’ toolset for undertaking conflict related research but rather requires the ... More

Fathers, Families and RelationshipsResearching everyday lives

Fathers, Families and Relationships: Researching everyday lives

Esther Dermott and Caroline Gatrell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331476
eISBN:
9781447331490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331476.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book offers unique insights into how to research fathers and fatherhood in contemporary society. Outlining research methods in detail, including examples of large-scale studies, online research, ... More

How Does Collaborative Governance Scale?

How Does Collaborative Governance Scale?

Chris Ansell and Jacob Torfing (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340553
eISBN:
9781447340591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340553.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Scale is an overlooked issue in the research on interactive governance. This book takes up the important task of investigating the scalar dimensions of collaborative governance in networks, ... More

How to Build Houses and Save the Countryside

How to Build Houses and Save the Countryside

Shaun Spiers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447339991
eISBN:
9781447346661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339991.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

England has a housing crisis. We need to build many more new homes to house our growing population, but house building is controversial, particularly when it involves the loss of countryside. ... More

Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive AusterityA European Perspective

Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive Austerity: A European Perspective

Sotiria Theodoropoulou (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447335863
eISBN:
9781447335900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book investigates whether, and if so how, the patterns of change of labour market policies in EU member states have altered since the emergence in 2010 of reinforced pressures on public spending ... More

The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Alan Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the first of two volumes arising from the ground-breaking New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme. While the Programme produced many scientific papers and several project-based books this ... More

Parenting the CrisisThe Cultural Politics of Parent-Blame

Parenting the Crisis: The Cultural Politics of Parent-Blame

Tracey Jensen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447325055
eISBN:
9781447325109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Bad parenting is so often blamed for Britain's broken society, manifesting in sites as diverse as the government reaction to the riots of 2011, popular entertainment like Supernanny and the ... More

Payment by Results and Social Impact BondsOutcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O'Leary, and Gary Painter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over recent years there has been increasing interest in ‘Payment by Results’ (PbR) — Pay for Success (PFS) or outcomes-based funding in the US — as a model for outcomes-based commissioning in the ... More

Policy Analysis in France

Policy Analysis in France

Charlotte Halpern, Patrick Hassenteufel, and Philippe Zittoun (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy analysis in France lays the foundation for a more systematic understanding of policy analysis in the country. In doing so, the volume discusses the role of the State and its restructuring, ... More

Policy Analysis in the United States

Policy Analysis in the United States

John A. Hird (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Policy Analysis in the United States brings together contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars and practitioners of public policy analysis including Beryl Radin, David Weimer, Rebecca ... More

Poverty, Inequality and Social WorkThe Impact of Neo-Liberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision

Poverty, Inequality and Social Work: The Impact of Neo-Liberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447334804
eISBN:
9781447334859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334804.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book offers a critical, sociological analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity politics on the role of social work and wider welfare provision. It argues that social work ... More

Racism, Policy and Politics

Racism, Policy and Politics

Karim Murji

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book analyses and bridges the gap between critical social research on race and politics by reviewing the academic field of race theorising and scholarship, covering changes in race and racism ... More

Re-Imagining Contested CommunitiesConnecting Rotherham through Research

Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Elizabeth Campbell, Kate Pahl, Elizabeth Pente, and Zanib Rasool (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This is a book that challenges contemporary images of place. Too often we are told about deprived neighbourhoods but rarely do the people who live in those communities get to shape the agenda and ... More

Regulating Police DetentionVoices from Behind Closed Doors

Regulating Police Detention: Voices from Behind Closed Doors

John Kendall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343516
eISBN:
9781447343714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343516.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Custody visitors are volunteers who, under a statutory scheme, make unannounced visits to police custody blocks and check on the welfare of detainees, in all parts of England and Wales. This book ... More

Research and the Social Work Picture

Research and the Social Work Picture

Ian Shaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447338895
eISBN:
9781447338949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338895.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

There's a growing pressure for social workers to engage with research and draw on this in practice. But why is this research important? This book provides an accessible way to think about this ... More

Social Determinantsof HealthAn Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Adrian Bonner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book examines the social determinants of health from an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on social inequalities and well-being. It analyses the key factors which can lead to poor quality ... More

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