Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 26 items for:

  • Comparative and Historical Sociology x
Clear All

View:

Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology

Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology

Neil McLaughlin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529214581
eISBN:
9781529214628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529214581.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Erich Fromm’s contribution to public sociology around the world has largely been forgotten as Burawoy highlighted C. Wright Mills, David Riesman, WEB Du Bois and Jane Adams as canonical figures. This ... More

Craft Food DiversityChallenging the Myth of a US Food Revival

Craft Food Diversity: Challenging the Myth of a US Food Revival

Kaitland M. Byrd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211412
eISBN:
9781529211450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211412.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Over the last twenty years, a resurgence of craft food industries occurred across the U.S. Drawing on consumers’ desire for slow/local food craft breweries, traditional butchers, cheesemongers, and ... More

Growing Up and Getting ByInternational Perspectives on Childhood and Youth in Hard Times

Growing Up and Getting By: International Perspectives on Childhood and Youth in Hard Times

John Horton, Helena Pimlott-Wilson, and Sarah Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447352891
eISBN:
9781447352914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352891.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Bringing together new, multidisciplinary research, this edited collection explores how children and young people across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas experience and cope with diverse ... 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

Internationalizing Social Work EducationInsights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book explores the aims and priorities of trends to internationalize social work education, in the context of wider processes of economic and cultural globalization. Its analysis draws on ... More

International approaches to rape

International approaches to rape

Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Following on from International Approaches to Prostitution (The Policy Press, 2006), this book provides an overview of rape law and policy in ten countries, including England, Australia, Canada, ... More

Major thinkers in welfareContemporary issues in historical perspective

Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Vic George

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book examines the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery, gender issues and the family; child ... More

Contemporary fatheringTheory, policy and practice

Contemporary fathering: Theory, policy and practice

Brid Featherstone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349880
eISBN:
9781447301974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Since 1997, child-welfare services have been faced with new demands to engage fathers or develop father-inclusive services. This book emerges from work by the author as a researcher and educator over ... More

Europe enlargedA handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, and Clemens Noelke (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The expansion of the European Union (EU) has put an end to the East-West division of Europe. At the same time it has increased the cultural heterogeneity, social disparities and economic imbalances ... More

The Europeanisation of social protection

The Europeanisation of social protection

Jon Kvist and Juho Saari (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book challenges the common view that social protection is exclusively a national concern, with European Union (EU) social policy fragmented and merely symbolic. Through eleven country studies, ... More

View: