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The Battle of Ideas in the Labour PartyFrom Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Dimitri Batrouni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour party has been largely defined by the battle of ideas between its left and right sections. This book chronicles those battles, highlighting the key ideas and people behind them since ... More

Bourdieu and AffectTowards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

A Bourdieusian contribution to studies of affect provides a more comprehensive understanding of the everyday moments that make, transform and remake the social contours of inequality, and how those ... More

Britain and Europe at a CrossroadsThe Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Andrew Ryder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation dissects the complex social, cultural and political factors that led the UK to take its decision to leave the EU and ... More

Business and Community in Medieval EnglandThe Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Business and Community in Medieval England: The Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209730
eISBN:
9781529209761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

One of the most important manuscripts surviving from thirteenth-century England, the corpus of documents known as the Hundred Rolls for Cambridge have been incomplete until the recent discovery of an ... More

A Child's DayA Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

A Child's Day: A Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

Killian Mullan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201697
eISBN:
9781529201741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201697.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

We routinely judge how well children are doing in their lives by how they spend their time, yet we know remarkably little about it. This rigorous review of four decades of data provides the clearest ... 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

Cohabitation and Religious MarriageStatus, Similarities and Solutions

Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions

Rajnaara Akhtar, Patrick Nash, and Rebecca Probert (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529210835
eISBN:
9781529210866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Cohabiting couples and those entering religious-only marriages all too often end up with inadequate legal protection when the relationship ends. Yet, despite this shared experience, the linkages and ... More

Community-based Learning and Social MovementsPopular Education in a Populist Age

Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447343257
eISBN:
9781447343301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The rise of Far Right populism poses major challenges for communities, exacerbating divisions, hate speech and hate crime. This book shows how communities and social justice movements can effectively ... More

Compassionate CapitalismBusiness and Community in Medieval England

Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the evolution of compassionate capitalism in medieval England, using a unique and comprehensive source of information, the Cambridge Hundred Rolls. It demonstrates how ... More

Contesting Higher EducationStudent Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Donatella Della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This close investigation of student protests represents the first comparative review of the subject. Setting the wave of demonstrations within the contexts of student activism, social issues, and ... More

County LinesExploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203073
eISBN:
9781529210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Described by the National Crime Agency as a ‘significant threat’, county lines involve gangs recruiting vulnerable youth to sell drugs in provincial areas. This phenomenon has impacted local drug ... 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

Decision Making in Child and Family Social WorkPerspectives on Children's Participation

Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Clive Diaz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents new research on the extent to which parents and children participate in decision making when childcare social workers are involved and it considers two key meetings in depth: child ... 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

Designing Parental Leave PolicyThe Norway Model and the Changing Face of Fatherhood

Designing Parental Leave Policy: The Norway Model and the Changing Face of Fatherhood

Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201574
eISBN:
9781529201628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201574.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Many of the Nordic countries have designed parental leave policies in ways that can promote participation of fathers in child care. Norway was the first country to introduce a father-specific leave ... More

Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Laura A. Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352839
eISBN:
9781447353263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352839.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The issue of human trafficking is particularly important in the region between Europe and Asia due to the dramatic increase in the number of persons trafficked into and through the region since the ... More

Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International InterventionA Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara and Morten Bøås (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Using insights from those with first-hand experience of conducting research in areas of international intervention and conflict across the world, this book provides essential practical guidance, ... More

Ethnic Segregation Between SchoolsIs It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Ethnic Segregation Between Schools: Is It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Richard Harris and Ron Johnston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204780
eISBN:
9781529204889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book provides a new study of ethnic segregation across English state schools in the period from 2011 to 2017. It examines whether patterns of school-level segregation decreased or increased over ... More

The Good GlowCharity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

The Good Glow: Charity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

Jon Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340027
eISBN:
9781447344933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340027.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

We praise those people who do things for others. But the symbolic power of giving means individuals can take advantage of the glow of ‘goodness’ that charity provides. This book analyses the reality ... More

Housing ShockThe Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Rory Hearne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The unprecedented housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland is having profound impacts on Generation Rent, the wellbeing of children, worsening wider inequality and threatening the economy. Housing ... More

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