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Imaginative CriminologyOf Spaces Past, Present and Future

Imaginative Criminology: Of Spaces Past, Present and Future

Lizzie Seal and Maggie O'Neill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202687
eISBN:
9781529202717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202687.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This distinctive and engaging book proposes an imaginative criminology, focusing on how spaces of transgression are lived, portrayed and imagined. These include spaces of control or confinement, ... More

Planning and KnowledgeHow New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Mike Raco and Federico Savini (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book uses an international perspective and draws on a wide range of new conceptual and empirical material to examine the sources of conflict and cooperation within the different landscapes of ... More

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of CrisisProducing Immigrants and Workers

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of Crisis: Producing Immigrants and Workers

Tom Vickers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201819
eISBN:
9781529201840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines how borders structure the working class, shaping exploitation and resistance. The book uses the example of Britain to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of a Marxist approach ... More

A Criminology of War?

A Criminology of War?

Ross McGarry and Sandra Walklate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202595
eISBN:
9781529202649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With the academic study of ‘war’ gaining renewed popularity within criminology in recent years, this book illustrates the long-standing engagement with this social phenomenon within the discipline. ... More

Critical DialoguesThinking Together in Turbulent Times

Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

John Clarke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

John Clarke is in conversation with 12 leading scholars about the dynamics of thinking critically in the social sciences. The conversations range across many fields and explore the problems and ... More

The City in ChinaNew Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Ray Forrest, Julie Ren, and Bart Wissink (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2015, one hundred years passed since Robert Park penned his seminal article “The City: Suggestions for the investigation of human behaviour in the city environment” in the American Journal of ... More

Dimensions of Impact in the Social SciencesThe Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Tina Haux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Academics are increasingly required to demonstrate their impact on the wider world. The aim of this book is to compare and contextualise the dimensions of impact within the social sciences. Unlike ... More

Living DataMaking Sense of Health Bio-Sensing

Living Data: Making Sense of Health Bio-Sensing

Maggie Mort, Celia Roberts, and Adrian Mackenzie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348665
eISBN:
9781447348689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348665.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Biosensors and biosensing practices collect and share living data, data concerning changes in body states. Health biosensing emerges where devices, health experience, scientific and medical ... More

Rational Choice and Political Power

Rational Choice and Political Power

Keith Dowding

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529206333
eISBN:
9781529206371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Rational Choice and Political Power is a classic text republished with two new chapters. It critiques the three dimensions of power showing that we can explain everything the dimensions are designed ... More

Tea and the Queen?Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Tea and the Queen?: Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Carol Vincent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447351955
eISBN:
9781447351993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351955.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What are ‘British values’? Is a shared commitment to a particular set of values possible within a diverse nation? Is such a commitment necessary? If so, what should those values be and how do we pass ... More

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