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Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic SchoolsRethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic Schools: Rethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Alice Bradbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447346616
eISBN:
9781447347552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346616.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The Covid-19 pandemic closed schools, but this hiatus provides an opportunity to rethink the fundamental principles of our education system. This book examines how, before the pandemic, the education ... More

Advancing Children's Rights in DetentionA Model for International Reform

Advancing Children's Rights in Detention: A Model for International Reform

Ursula Kilkelly and Pat Bergin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529213218
eISBN:
9781529213256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213218.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

International children’s rights law has established standards for the treatment of children in detention that are widely accepted. Yet, challenges in their implementation continue to persist around ... More

After Brexit and Other Essays

After Brexit and Other Essays

Andrew Gamble

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217094
eISBN:
9781529217131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217094.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contains a selection of articles and papers by Andrew Gamble on political economy and British politics which have appeared over the last forty years. The essays attempt to understand the ... More

Ageing and the Crisis in Health and Social CareGlobal and National Perspectives

Ageing and the Crisis in Health and Social Care: Global and National Perspectives

Bethany Simmonds

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447348597
eISBN:
9781447348757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348597.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Developing a trilayer analysis of global, national and individual perspectives, this book examines ageing and the health and social care crisis. It begins with an examination of how broad structural ... More

Arts, Culture and Community Development

Arts, Culture and Community Development

Rosie Meade and Mae Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447340508
eISBN:
9781447355113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340508.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This edited collection profiles the sites and subjects of arts practices in different geographical contexts, including Hong Kong and mainland China, India and Sri Lanka, Finland, Chile, Brazil, ... More

Beyond the WageOrdinary Work in Diverse Economies

Beyond the Wage: Ordinary Work in Diverse Economies

William Monteith, Dora-Olivia Vicol, and Philippa Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529208931
eISBN:
9781529208962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208931.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Recent developments in the organisation of work and production have facilitated the decline of wage employment in many regions of the world. However, the idea of the wage continues to dominate the ... More

Care at Home for People Living with DementiaDelaying Institutionalization, Sustaining Families

Care at Home for People Living with Dementia: Delaying Institutionalization, Sustaining Families

Christine Ceci and Mary Ellen Purkis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447359289
eISBN:
9781447359326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359289.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book is an account of an ethnographic study designed to learn more about how families handle everyday life in the context of dementia, with the idea that if what families were already doing was ... More

A Care Crisis in the Nordic Welfare States?Care Work, Gender Equality and Welfare State Sustainability

A Care Crisis in the Nordic Welfare States?: Care Work, Gender Equality and Welfare State Sustainability

Lise Lotte Hansen, Hanne Marlene Dahl, and Laura Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447361343
eISBN:
9781447361381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447361343.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book considers the impact of neoliberal policies and ideology on the status of care work in Nordic countries. With new research perspectives and empirical analyses, the book assesses challenges ... More

The Changing Politics and Policy of Austerity

The Changing Politics and Policy of Austerity

Stephen McBride, Bryan Evans, and Dieter Plehwe (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447359517
eISBN:
9781447359548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359517.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This collection of original essays explores the myriad expressions of austerity since the 2008 financial crisis. Case studies drawn from Canada, Australia and the European Union provide extensive ... More

Chinese Men's Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and KinshipCrafting Elastic Masculinity

Chinese Men's Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and Kinship: Crafting Elastic Masculinity

Siyang Cao

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212983
eISBN:
9781529213010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores Chinese young men’s views of manhood and how they construct and negotiate masculinities in everyday lives. Drawing from empirical research, it uses the term shenti (body-self) as a ... More

Clients, Consumers or Citizens?The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Clients, Consumers or Citizens?: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Bob Hudson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355694
eISBN:
9781447355731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355694.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Adult social care was the first major social policy domain in England to be transferred from the state to the market. There is now a forty-year period to look back at to consider the thinking behind ... More

Comparing Health Systems

Comparing Health Systems

Ian Greener

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447356929
eISBN:
9781447356967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356929.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book compares the health systems of 11 countries to find out what the most successful, in terms of health outcomes, health equity and other measures, having in common. It considers patterns of ... More

Comparing Regional OrganizationsGlobal Dynamics and Regional Particularities

Comparing Regional Organizations: Global Dynamics and Regional Particularities

Diana Panke, Sören Stapel, and Anna Starkmann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209471
eISBN:
9781529209501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209471.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution and particularities of regional organizations across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe since 1945. The authors analyze the membership ... More

Concrete CitiesWhy We Need to Build Differently

Concrete Cities: Why We Need to Build Differently

Rob Imrie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529220513
eISBN:
9781529220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529220513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The premise of the book is that building and construction practices are insensitive to the needs of many people, and implicated in the widespread despoliation and degradation of ecological systems ... More

Craft Food DiversityChallenging the Myth of a US Food Revival

Craft Food Diversity: Challenging the Myth of a US Food Revival

Kaitland M. Byrd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211412
eISBN:
9781529211450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211412.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Over the last twenty years, a resurgence of craft food industries occurred across the U.S. Drawing on consumers’ desire for slow/local food craft breweries, traditional butchers, cheesemongers, and ... More

Creative UniversitiesReimagining Education for Global Challenges and Alternative Futures

Creative Universities: Reimagining Education for Global Challenges and Alternative Futures

Anke Schwittay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529213645
eISBN:
9781529213683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213645.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

How can higher education contribute to tackling today's complex challenges? In this wide-ranging book, the author argues that, in order to inspire and equip students to generate better responses to ... More

Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth

Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth

Tim Hillier and Gavin Dingwall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529203189
eISBN:
9781529203226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203189.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Criminal Justice is popularly conceptualised as a pursuit of the truth. This book considers the extent to which this view reflects reality by exploring a number of key themes. The ‘pursuit of truth’ ... More

The Criminalisation of Social Policy in Neoliberal Societies

The Criminalisation of Social Policy in Neoliberal Societies

Elizabeth Kiely and Katharina Swirak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529202960
eISBN:
9781529203004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202960.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Focusing on the Criminalisation of Social Policy, this book explores the intersections between crime and social policy and the ways in which contemporary social policies in many different countries ... More

Critical Criminology and Literary Criticism

Critical Criminology and Literary Criticism

Rafe McGregor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529219678
eISBN:
9781529219708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219678.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

There is increasing pressure on the humanities to justify their value and on criminology to undertake interdisciplinary research. In this book, the author establishes a new interdisciplinary ... More

Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice

Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice

Isla Masson, Lucy Baldwin, and Natalie Booth (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447358688
eISBN:
9781447358718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447358688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drawing on original research from the Women, Family, Crime and Justice research network, this book sheds new light on the challenges and experiences of women and families who encounter the criminal ... More

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