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Young and LonelyThe Social Conditions of Loneliness

Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Young and Lonely The Social Conditions of Loneliness gathers evidence of young people’s experience of loneliness and connection from a youth co-produced research project and locates these within ... More

Poverty in ItalyFeatures and Drivers in a European Perspective

Poverty in Italy: Features and Drivers in a European Perspective

Chiara Saraceno, David Benassi, and Enrica Morlicchio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447352211
eISBN:
9781447352259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352211.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Italy is one of the EU countries that was hardest hit by the 2008 financial crisis and is also slowest in recovering, even compared to other Mediterranean countries that share some of its societal ... More

Surviving Everyday LifeThe Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Marc von Boemcken, Nina Bagdasarova, Aksana Ismailbekova, and Conrad Schetter (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The volume explores the everyday security practices of various people in Kyrgyzstan that feel threatened on the grounds of their ethnic belonging, gender or sexual orientation. In doing so, it ... More

Decolonizing ChildhoodsFrom Exclusion to Dignity

Decolonizing Childhoods: From Exclusion to Dignity

Manfred Liebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356400
eISBN:
9781447356448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356400.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This book addresses key aspects of the post- and decolonial analysis of childhood, such as the scope and limitations of Eurocentric concepts of childhood and the impact of social inequality ... More

Children's Charities in CrisisEarly Intervention and the State

Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Alison Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Following a decade of radical change in policy and funding in children’s early intervention services and with the role of the third sector under increased scrutiny, this timely book assesses the ... More

The New Technocracy

The New Technocracy

Anders Esmark

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200874
eISBN:
9781529200898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Setting a new benchmark for studies of technocracy, the book shows that a solution to the challenge of populism will depend as much on a technocratic retreat as democratic innovation. Esmark examines ... More

The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Deborah Jump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is an assumption in criminal justice that boxing will immediately work to reduce offending among young men. Many practitioners cite discipline and respect as the desisting elements inherent in ... More

Liberalism, Childhood and JusticeEthical Issues in Upbringing

Liberalism, Childhood and Justice: Ethical Issues in Upbringing

Tim Fowler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201635
eISBN:
9781529201680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201635.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The book develops a novel theory of children’s place in liberal theory. It argues that justice requires promoting children’s wellbeing, not merely their fair access to resources. I argue that one ... More

Tactical Rape in War and ConflictInternational Recognition and Response

Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Brenda Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book defines the use of rape and sexual violence as deliberate tactics used by state and non-state actors in both intra- and inter-state conflicts. It argues tactical rape is a serious human ... More

Police and Crime CommissionersThe Transformation of Police Accountability

Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected representatives whose role is to bring a public voice to policing and hold the police to account; the holders of this controversial role also control ... More

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