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Young People's ParticipationRevisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Young People's Participation: Revisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Maria Bruselius-Jensen, Ilaria Pitti, and Kay Tisdall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345411
eISBN:
9781447345459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Young people’s participation is an urgent policy and practice concern, across countries and context. This book showcases original research evidence and analysis to consider how, under what ... More

Welfare and PunishmentFrom Thatcherism to Austerity

Welfare and Punishment: From Thatcherism to Austerity

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529203899
eISBN:
9781529203868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The development of welfare and penal policies are inextricably linked and interrelated social and political phenonema. They, therefore need to be analysed in unison. The reduction of the social state ... More

Rethinking UrbanismLessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book asks two broad central questions: what has shaped contemporary urbanism and urbanization on the planet, and what are the shapes that urbanism and urbanization take? It tackles these ... More

Ending Homelessness?The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O'Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In recent years, across Europe, North America and the Antipodes, a significant number of countries, states and regions have devised strategies that aim to end long-term homelessness and the need to ... More

Absolute Poverty in EuropeInterdisciplinary Perspectives on a Hidden Phenomenon

Absolute Poverty in Europe: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Hidden Phenomenon

Helmut Gaisbauer, Gottfried Schweiger, and Clemens Sedmak (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447341284
eISBN:
9781447341338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341284.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines absolute poverty in Europe, which is at the moment fairly neglected in academic and policy discourse. It opens with conceptual and methodological considerations that prepare the ... More

Poverty PropagandaExploring the Myths

Poverty Propaganda: Exploring the Myths

Tracy Shildrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447323976
eISBN:
9781447323990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Does ‘real’ poverty still exist in Britain? How do people differentiate between the supposed ‘deserving’ and ‘undeserving’ poor? Is there a culture of worklessness passed down from generation to ... 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

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1: The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Esther Dermott and Gill Main (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332152
eISBN:
9781447332398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332152.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The largest UK research study on poverty and social exclusion ever conducted reveals startling levels of deprivation. 18m people are unable to afford adequate housing; 14m can’t afford essential ... More

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Glen Bramley and Nick Bailey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Based on the largest UK study of its kind ever commissioned in the UK, this book provides the most detailed national picture of poverty and social exclusion. Chapters consider a wide range of ... More

Building Better SocietiesPromoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie, and Simon Winlow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

What would it take to make society better? For the majority, conditions are getting worse and this will continue unless strong action is taken. This book offers a wide range of expert opinions ... More

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