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Neoliberalism and the Voluntary and Community Sector in NI

Neoliberalism and the Voluntary and Community Sector in NI

Ciaran Hughes and Markus Ketola

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447351184
eISBN:
9781447352280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351184.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

With a focus on the history, politics and economics of voluntary and community sector activity in Northern Ireland, this book explores the region’s neoliberal policy reforms and their implications ... More

Spectacle and TrumpismAn Embodied Assemblage Approach

Spectacle and Trumpism: An Embodied Assemblage Approach

Jacob C. Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529212501
eISBN:
9781529212532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212501.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a new perspective on the theory of spectacle to explain the rise of Donald Trump and Trumpism in American society and politics. While Trump is inseparable from the existence of a ... More

Exploring Trade Union IdentitiesUnion Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Bob Smale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores questions of trade union identities and what is termed ‘niche unionism’ in the work. It exposes the inadequacy of the extant industrial relations literature in explaining both ... More

Education and Race from Empire to Brexit

Education and Race from Empire to Brexit

Sally Tomlinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447345824
eISBN:
9781447345879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345824.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Covering the period from the height of Empire to Brexit and beyond, this book shows how the vote to leave the European Union increased hostilities towards racial and ethnic minorities and migrants. ... More

A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Daniel Nehring, Gerardo Gómez Michel, and Magdalena López (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the mid-1970s, Latin America entered a period of profound social and economic crisis, marked by the rise of brutal military dictatorships across much of the region and the near-collapse of some of ... More

Locating LocalismStatecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Jane Wills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Locating localism explores the development of localism as a new mode of statecraft and its implications for the practice of citizenship in England. The book takes the long view of this new policy ... More

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and CareAn International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... More

Pushed to the edgeInclusion and behaviour support in schools

Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools

Val Gillies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317463
eISBN:
9781447317487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317463.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Schools have long struggled to embrace diversity while also responding to the pressure to improve discipline standards and attainment. This book takes a critical and empirically grounded look at how ... More

Beyond behaviour change"Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Fiona Spotswood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents a first view of the different perspectives within the fragmented field of behaviour change. The first part presents a series of perspectives of behaviour ... More

Brain cultureShaping policy through neuroscience

Brain culture: Shaping policy through neuroscience

Jessica Pykett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314042
eISBN:
9781447314073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314042.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. Drawing on in-depth interviews with ... More

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