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Climate Change Criminology

Climate Change Criminology

Rob White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book asks what can be learned from the problem-solving focus of crime prevention to help face the challenges of climate change in this call to arms for criminology and criminologists. Industries ... More

Education PolicyEvidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Stephen Gorard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What has been done to achieve fairer and more efficient education systems, and what more can be done in the future? This book provides a comprehensive examination of crucial policy areas for ... More

Essays on the Welfare State

Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers ... More

From Here to MaternityBecoming a Mother

From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The author of this book is a pioneer in the field of sociological research. In this classic re-issue, the author interviewed 60 women to find out what it is really like to have a baby. Covering ... More

The Gift RelationshipFrom Human Blood to Social Policy

The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Richard Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book's author was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy). In this reissued classic, listed by the New York Times as one of the 10 most important books of the year ... More

Grandparenting Practices around the World

Grandparenting Practices around the World

Virpi Timonen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a sequel to Contemporary grandparenting, published in 2012 (Arber and Timonen, 2012). Both macro and micro level issues are covered, with a particular focus on gender, welfare states, ... 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

Making Waves Behind BarsThe Prison Radio Association

Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Charlotte Bedford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Radio produced and broadcast behind prison walls is redefining traditional meanings of ‘public service broadcasting’ and disrupting traditional power structures within the prison system. Focusing on ... More

The Politics of Public EducationReform Ideas and Issues

The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Helen M. Gunter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At a time when public education and reform agendas are changing the way we approach education, this book critically examines the key issues facing the public with implications for education policy ... More

Prison SuicideWhat Happens Afterwards?

Prison Suicide: What Happens Afterwards?

Philippa Tomczak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203585
eISBN:
9781529203691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203585.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prison suicide is a global problem, but little is known about about investigatory processes occurring after prison suicides. This book addresses this gap, providing a case study of the investigations ... More

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