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Surviving Everyday LifeThe Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Marc von Boemcken, Nina Bagdasarova, Aksana Ismailbekova, and Conrad Schetter (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The volume explores the everyday security practices of various people in Kyrgyzstan that feel threatened on the grounds of their ethnic belonging, gender or sexual orientation. In doing so, it ... More

Designing Parental Leave PolicyThe Norway Model and the Changing Face of Fatherhood

Designing Parental Leave Policy: The Norway Model and the Changing Face of Fatherhood

Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201574
eISBN:
9781529201628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201574.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Many of the Nordic countries have designed parental leave policies in ways that can promote participation of fathers in child care. Norway was the first country to introduce a father-specific leave ... More

Understanding AffordabilityThe Economics of Housing Markets

Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Affordability is, perhaps, the greatest housing problem facing households today, both in the UK and internationally. Even though most households are now well housed, hardship is disproportionately ... More

Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Criminal justice used to be thought of as a field autonomous from politics and the economy, with the management of crime and punishment being seen as essentially the responsibility of government. ... More

Bourdieu and AffectTowards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

A Bourdieusian contribution to studies of affect provides a more comprehensive understanding of the everyday moments that make, transform and remake the social contours of inequality, and how those ... More

Britain and Europe at a CrossroadsThe Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Andrew Ryder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation dissects the complex social, cultural and political factors that led the UK to take its decision to leave the EU and ... More

A Child's DayA Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

A Child's Day: A Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

Killian Mullan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201697
eISBN:
9781529201741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201697.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

We routinely judge how well children are doing in their lives by how they spend their time, yet we know remarkably little about it. This rigorous review of four decades of data provides the clearest ... More

Cohabitation and Religious MarriageStatus, Similarities and Solutions

Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions

Rajnaara Akhtar, Patrick Nash, and Rebecca Probert (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529210835
eISBN:
9781529210866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Cohabiting couples and those entering religious-only marriages all too often end up with inadequate legal protection when the relationship ends. Yet, despite this shared experience, the linkages and ... More

Preventing Sexual ViolenceProblems and Possibilities

Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Stephanie Kewley and Charlotte Barlow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Efforts to prevent sexual violence against women and children can be evidenced by many local, national, global initiatives. In 2016, the World Health Organisation published its Global Plan of Action ... More

Responsibility Beyond GrowthA Case for Responsible Stagnation

Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, Michiel Van Oudheusden, Kevin Albertson, Effie Amanatidou, Timothy Birabi, and Mario Pansera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Innovation is generally considered to be the antidote to economic stagnation. But while the coupling of ‘responsible' and 'innovation’ has been much discussed, that of 'responsible stagnation' has ... More

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