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The Age of Low TechTowards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

The Age of Low Tech: Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

Philippe Bihouix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213263
eISBN:
9781529213300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213263.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

As we face a profound environmental crisis, we often think that it can be overcome by smart systems and green innovations, but this is risky since increasingly complex technological solutions rely on ... More

Anarchist CyberneticsControl and Communication in Radical Politics

Anarchist Cybernetics: Control and Communication in Radical Politics

Thomas Swann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208788
eISBN:
9781529208832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208788.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a focus on control (self-organisation) and communication (alternative social media platforms), Anarchist Cybernetics explores the structures and functions of radically participatory and ... More

Austerity, Welfare and WorkExploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

David Etherington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book provides fresh perspectives on the link between welfare policy and employment relations. A central argument of the book is that austerity in the work first policies (including Universal ... More

Austerity, Women and the Role of the StateLived Experiences of the Crisis

Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Vicki Dabrowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Using interviews with women from diverse backgrounds, the author of this book makes an invaluable contribution to the debates around the gendered politics of austerity in the UK. Exploring the ... More

Beer and RacismHow Beer Became White, Why It Matters, and the Movements to Change It

Beer and Racism: How Beer Became White, Why It Matters, and the Movements to Change It

Nathaniel Chapman and David Brunsma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529201758
eISBN:
9781529201789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201758.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beer in the United States has always been bound up with race, racism, and the construction of white institutions and identities. This unique book carves a much-needed critical and interdisciplinary ... More

Civil Society and the Family

Civil Society and the Family

Esther Muddiman, Sally Power, and Chris Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355526
eISBN:
9781447355571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The relationship between the family and civil society has always been complex, with the family often regarded as separate from, or even oppositional to, civil society. Taking a fresh empirical ... More

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Sally Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This edited collection explores the temporal dimensions of civil society through examining how different lifecourse stages and events trigger or hinder engagement with civil society. There is ... More

Co-Creation in Theory and PracticeExploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Co-Creation in Theory and Practice: Exploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Christina Horvath and Juliet Carpenter (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353959
eISBN:
9781447353973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the current context of neo-liberal policies, market deregulation and global flows, cities around the world have been faced with the increasingly complex challenges of fragmentation and ... More

Criminology and Public TheologyOn Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Criminology and Public Theology: On Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Andrew Millie (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529207392
eISBN:
9781529207408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207392.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

At a time when criminal justice systems appear to be in a permanent state of crisis, in this collection leading scholars from criminology and theology have come together to challenge criminal justice ... More

Cruelty or HumanityChallenges, Opportunities and Responsibilities

Cruelty or Humanity: Challenges, Opportunities and Responsibilities

Stuart Rees

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356974
eISBN:
9781447357018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Discrimination, unjust economic policies and violent regimes continue in the 21st century. This book exposes politicians' cruel motives and the resulting outcomes. The book begins with an overview of ... More

Ecological Justice and the Extinction CrisisGiving Living Beings their Due

Ecological Justice and the Extinction Crisis: Giving Living Beings their Due

Anna Wienhues

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208511
eISBN:
9781529208559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208511.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the biodiversity crisis deepens, this book sets out radical environmental thinking and action to respond to the threat of mass species extinction. The book conceptualises large-scale injustice ... More

The Foundational Economy and CitizenshipComparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Filippo Barbera and Ian Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The Foundational Economy encompasses those goods and services, together with the economic and social relationships that underpin them, that provide the everyday infrastructure of civilized life. ... More

Good PolicingTrust, Legitimacy and Authority

Good Policing: Trust, Legitimacy and Authority

Mike Hough

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355076
eISBN:
9781447355168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355076.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book conveys the ideas behind procedural justice theory as they apply to policing. It sets out important but complex ideas in jargon-free language to non-specialist readers with an interest in ... More

The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Andrew Linklater

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book analyses the impact of the idea of civilization on the global political order. The inquiry explains Norbert Elias’s pioneering examination of the rise of European civilized self-images. It ... More

Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police ForceInstability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force: Instability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Danny Singh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354666
eISBN:
9781447354673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354666.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book provides a unique study on the lower ranks of the Afghan police force due to the lack of empirical evidence of what attributes to the causes, practices and consequences of corruption in ... More

It's the Government, Stupid!How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

It's the Government, Stupid!: How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

Keith Dowding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206388
eISBN:
9781529206432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Governments increasingly blame citizens for their own failed policies. Individuals can only be held responsible for the choices they reasonably make from the opportunities they have available to ... More

Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Adrian Bonner (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356233
eISBN:
9781447356271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As many social inequalities widen, this is a crucial survey of local authorities' evolving role in health, social care, and wellbeing. The book reviews structural changes in provision and ... More

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Legal professionals are thought to have higher levels of mental health issues and lower levels of wellbeing than the general population. Drawing on qualitative data from new research with legal ... More

Policy Analysis in Colombia

Policy Analysis in Colombia

Pablo Sanabria-Pulido and Nadia Rubaii (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447347712
eISBN:
9781447348412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347712.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is an innovative and systematic overview of policy analysis in Colombia and an instructive view of how it might help studies elsewhere. It casts new light on Colombia in a systematic ... More

Poverty in Education Across the UKA Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Poverty in Education Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447327981
eISBN:
9781447330929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327981.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Poverty and place matter to children’s education. This book reports on and elaborates findings of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Commission on Poverty and Policy Advocacy from ... More

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