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The Reformation of WelfareThe New Faith of the Labour Market

The Reformation of Welfare: The New Faith of the Labour Market

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211320
eISBN:
9781529211368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211320.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Contemporary welfare states attempt to govern unemployment using active labour market policies to reconnect jobseekers with the labour market. Critics suggest these reflect a punitive turn in social ... More

Work, Money and DualityTrading Sex as a Side Hustle

Work, Money and Duality: Trading Sex as a Side Hustle

Raven Bowen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447358800
eISBN:
9781447358848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447358800.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book provides readers a rare opportunity to hear from some of the most hidden off-street sex workers in the population, those living dual lives, trading sex alongside ‘square’ mainstream ... More

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self

David Farrugia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210057
eISBN:
9781529210095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self represents a paradigm shift in contemporary understandings of youth and work: from the study of youth transitions to the formation of young people as workers. ... More

The Harms of WorkAn Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Anthony Lloyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book provides a qualitative account of working conditions within the contemporary service economy. As the largest employer in the modern labour market, investigating its realities demonstrates a ... More

Youth EmploymentStyle Handbook

Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Jacqueline O'Reilly, Clémentine Moyart, Tiziana Nazio, and Mark Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

After the financial crisis of 2008, youth unemployment soared across Europe, leaving a generation of highly qualified young people frustrated in their search for secure, meaningful work. This ... More

Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive AusterityA European Perspective

Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive Austerity: A European Perspective

Sotiria Theodoropoulou (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447335863
eISBN:
9781447335900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book investigates whether, and if so how, the patterns of change of labour market policies in EU member states have altered since the emergence in 2010 of reinforced pressures on public spending ... More

Designing Prostitution PolicyIntention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is one of the few books that explicitly focuses on the formulation, process and outcomes of prostitution policy. While the debate on prostitution focuses on broad regulatory regimes, the central ... More

Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare StatesPolicies, Services and Professional Practices

Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson, and Marek Perlinski (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book discusses current social and caring welfare professions and their practices in a number of European countries in a comprehensive and structured way. It presents research-based knowledge in ... More

Disabled people, work and welfareIs employment really the answer?

Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Chris Grover and Linda Piggott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book focuses on policies, primarily in the United Kingdom, which are designed to facilitate the participation of disabled people in wage work. The book takes a critical approach to these ... More

Challenging the third sectorGlobal prospects for active citizenship

Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Over recent decades there has been growing interest in the ways in which citizens can take responsibility for their own destinies as civil society actors. One of the key sites that has been ... More

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