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Absolute Poverty in EuropeInterdisciplinary Perspectives on a Hidden Phenomenon

Absolute Poverty in Europe: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on a Hidden Phenomenon

Helmut Gaisbauer, Gottfried Schweiger, and Clemens Sedmak (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447341284
eISBN:
9781447341338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341284.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines absolute poverty in Europe, which is at the moment fairly neglected in academic and policy discourse. It opens with conceptual and methodological considerations that prepare the ... More

ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty ViolationInterests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty Violation: Interests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

Laura Southgate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202205
eISBN:
9781529202243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book investigates the history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) stance on external intervention in regional affairs. It asks when has ASEAN state resistance to sovereignty ... More

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of CrisisProducing Immigrants and Workers

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of Crisis: Producing Immigrants and Workers

Tom Vickers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201819
eISBN:
9781529201840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines how borders structure the working class, shaping exploitation and resistance. The book uses the example of Britain to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of a Marxist approach ... More

The City in ChinaNew Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Ray Forrest, Julie Ren, and Bart Wissink (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2015, one hundred years passed since Robert Park penned his seminal article “The City: Suggestions for the investigation of human behaviour in the city environment” in the American Journal of ... More

A Criminology of War?

A Criminology of War?

Ross McGarry and Sandra Walklate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202595
eISBN:
9781529202649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With the academic study of ‘war’ gaining renewed popularity within criminology in recent years, this book illustrates the long-standing engagement with this social phenomenon within the discipline. ... More

Critical DialoguesThinking Together in Turbulent Times

Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

John Clarke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

John Clarke is in conversation with 12 leading scholars about the dynamics of thinking critically in the social sciences. The conversations range across many fields and explore the problems and ... More

Cultural Intermediaries Connecting CommunitiesRevisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Phil Jones, Beth Perry, and Paul Long (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores the policy and social frames through which citizens and wider communities are being engaged with culture as a tool to mitigate the effects of social exclusion and deprivation. The ... More

Dimensions of Impact in the Social SciencesThe Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Tina Haux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Academics are increasingly required to demonstrate their impact on the wider world. The aim of this book is to compare and contextualise the dimensions of impact within the social sciences. Unlike ... More

Dualisation of Part-Time WorkThe Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Heidi Nicolaisen, Hanne Kavli, and Ragnhild Steen Jensen (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings together leading international authors from a number of fields to provide an up to date understanding of part-time work at national, sector, industry and workplace levels. The ... More

Employee Proactivity in OrganizationsAn Attachment Perspective

Employee Proactivity in Organizations: An Attachment Perspective

Chia-Huei Wu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529200577
eISBN:
9781529200584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200577.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What makes some people more likely to initiate positive change within their organizations? Why some employees are more proactive than others? Can this behavior be influenced by management? What ... More

Environmental Justice, Popular Struggle and Community Development

Environmental Justice, Popular Struggle and Community Development

Anne Harley and Eurig Scandrett (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350835
eISBN:
9781447350880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350835.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Community development takes place in contested spaces in which the interests of people living, working and surviving in communities come up against the interests of powerful groups and classes in the ... More

Ethnicity and Old AgeExpanding Our Imagination

Ethnicity and Old Age: Expanding Our Imagination

Sandra Torres

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447328117
eISBN:
9781447328131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328117.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book’s starting point is the notion of theorising and the fact that, because scholarship at the intersection of ethnicity, race and old age has stagnated, we are in dire need of inquiries that ... More

Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Glenda Bonifacio (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447340195
eISBN:
9781447340232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gender is a factor of youth migration; it shapes the roles, capacities, access to resources, and cultural expectations in society. Gender defines who leaves and who stays behind in the place of ... More

Imaginative CriminologyOf Spaces Past, Present and Future

Imaginative Criminology: Of Spaces Past, Present and Future

Lizzie Seal and Maggie O'Neill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202687
eISBN:
9781529202717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202687.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This distinctive and engaging book proposes an imaginative criminology, focusing on how spaces of transgression are lived, portrayed and imagined. These include spaces of control or confinement, ... More

Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth CenturyTransnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Jan Walmsley and Simon Jarrett (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book provides a transnational perspective on intellectual disability in the twentieth century with contributions from distinguished authors in 14 countries across 5 continents. Each chapter ... More

Living DataMaking Sense of Health Bio-Sensing

Living Data: Making Sense of Health Bio-Sensing

Maggie Mort, Celia Roberts, and Adrian Mackenzie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348665
eISBN:
9781447348689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348665.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Biosensors and biosensing practices collect and share living data, data concerning changes in body states. Health biosensing emerges where devices, health experience, scientific and medical ... More

Mental Health Social Work Reimagined

Mental Health Social Work Reimagined

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447335597
eISBN:
9781447335641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335597.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book argues that mental health social work needs to be located within the wider political and social policy landscape. Wider societal attitudes to mental illness are examined followed by a ... More

The New Politics of HomeHousing, Gender and Care in Times of Crisis

The New Politics of Home: Housing, Gender and Care in Times of Crisis

Eleanor Jupp, Sophie Bowlby, Jane Franklin, and Sarah Marie Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447351849
eISBN:
9781447351887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351849.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With an innovative focus on home and care, this book is an intervention into debates about social policy and welfare at a time of crisis, with a particular focus on the UK. Such a crisis involves ... More

Parental Leave and BeyondRecent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This volume brings together contributors from 18 countries to provide international perspectives on the politics of parental leave policies in different parts of the world. Initially looking in depth ... More

Planning and KnowledgeHow New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Mike Raco and Federico Savini (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book uses an international perspective and draws on a wide range of new conceptual and empirical material to examine the sources of conflict and cooperation within the different landscapes of ... More

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