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Beyond behaviour change"Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Fiona Spotswood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents a first view of the different perspectives within the fragmented field of behaviour change. The first part presents a series of perspectives of behaviour ... More

Brain cultureShaping policy through neuroscience

Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

Jessica Pykett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314042
eISBN:
9781447314073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314042.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. Drawing on in-depth interviews with ... More

Challenging choicesIdeology, consumerism and policy

Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Michael Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Choice pervades our society: it is founded on political rights to choose and our economy of market choices, but we have now reached the point where choice is extended almost everywhere. This book ... More

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have ... More

The consumer in public servicesChoice, values and difference

The consumer in public services: Choice, values and difference

Richard Simmons, Martin Powell, and Ian Greener (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421814
eISBN:
9781447303725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421814.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book challenges existing stereotypes about the ‘consumer as chooser’. It shows how we must develop a more sophisticated understanding of consumers, examining their place and role as users of ... More

Global social policy in the makingThe foundations of the social protection floor

Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Bob Deacon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing basic social ... More

Gypsies and Travellers in housingThe decline of Nomadism

Gypsies and Travellers in housing: The decline of Nomadism

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847428738
eISBN:
9781447310969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428738.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This groundbreaking study examines two neglected areas in studies of housing and minority groups and of social relations between different marginalized communities. First, the book examines the ... More

Locating LocalismStatecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Jane Wills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Locating localism explores the development of localism as a new mode of statecraft and its implications for the practice of citizenship in England. The book takes the long view of this new policy ... More

Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Helen Spandler, Helen Spandler, Jill Anderson, and Bob Sapey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Whether mental health problems should be viewed as disabilities is a pressing concern, especially since the inclusion of psychosocial disability in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with ... More

Money for everyoneWhy we need a citizen's income

Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Malcolm Torry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income (sometimes called a Basic Income, a Universal Grant, a Social Dividend, or a Universal Benefit) is an unconditional, nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of ... More

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and CareAn International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... More

Policy analysis in Brazil

Policy analysis in Brazil

Jeni Vaitsman, Jose M. Ribeiro, and Lenaura Lobato (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Policy analysis in Brazil is part of the International Library of Policy Analysis and is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. Highlighting the ... More

Policy analysis in Germany

Policy analysis in Germany

Sonja Blum and Klaus Schubert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study, part of the International Library of Policy Analysis, brings together for the first time a systemic overview of policy analysis activities in Germany. Written by leading ... More

Power, participation and political renewalCase studies in public participation

Power, participation and political renewal: Case studies in public participation

Marian Barnes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346681
eISBN:
9781447303053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346681.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Public participation is central to a wide range of current public policies — not only in the UK, but elsewhere in the developed and the developing world. There are substantial aspirations for what ... More

Pushed to the edgeInclusion and behaviour support in schools

Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools

Val Gillies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317463
eISBN:
9781447317487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317463.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Schools have long struggled to embrace diversity while also responding to the pressure to improve discipline standards and attainment. This book takes a critical and empirically grounded look at how ... More

Reinventing Social Solidarity Across Europe

Reinventing Social Solidarity Across Europe

Marion Ellison (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427274
eISBN:
9781447305552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427274.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

As Europe's public realms face upheaval, this book identifies how social solidarity is being reinvented from below and redefined from above. Interdisciplinary transnational approaches provide new ... More

Subversive citizensPower, agency and resistance in public services

Subversive citizens: Power, agency and resistance in public services

Marian Barnes and David Prior (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422088
eISBN:
9781447303619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422088.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Many of the recent reforms in public services in the UK have been driven by the image of the ‘responsible citizen’ – the service user who not only has rights to receive services but also has ... More

Voluntary sector in transitionHard times or new opportunities?

Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Linda Milbourne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the private ... More

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