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Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Jessie Blackbourn, Fiona de Londras, and Lydia Morgan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529206234
eISBN:
9781529206289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The United Kingdom should now be understood as a counter-terrorist state, that is a state in which counter-terrorism law, policy, discourse, and operations are mainstreamed across the domains of law ... More

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choiceThe Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Fran Amery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A common misunderstanding of the Abortion Act 1967 is that it granted women the ‘right’ to access abortion. In reality, there is no such thing; the current provision of abortion in the United Kingdom ... More

Child PovertyAspiring to Survive

Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Morag C. Treanor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Child poverty is rising across affluent western societies and how it is measured is vital to how governments act to prevent, alleviate or eliminate it. While the roots of childhood poverty are ... More

Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Jenny Pearce (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447351412
eISBN:
9781447352266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE) is firmly in the public spotlight internationally and in the UK, but just how well is it understood? To date, many CSE-related services have been ... More

Children Framing ChildhoodsWorking-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Wendy Luttrell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Urban educational research, practice, and policy is preoccupied with problems, brokenness, stigma, and blame. As a result, too many people are unable to recognize the capacities and desires of ... More

Cities Demanding the EarthA New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Cities Demanding the Earth: A New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Peter Taylor, Geoff O'Brien, and Phil O'Keefe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529210477
eISBN:
9781529210514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Current climate change policy is necessary but insufficient. This is because the basic modus operandi – presenting scientific evidence to states for them to take action - misrepresents the complex ... More

Commissioning Healthcare in EnglandEvidence, Policy and Practice

Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Pauline Allen, Kath Checkland, Valerie Moran, and Stephen Peckham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together selected research on commissioning healthcare in the English NHS carried out by national policy research unit in commissioning and the healthcare system (PRUComm) between ... More

Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Simon Popple, Andrew Prescott, and Daniel Mutibwa (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Community archives are often viewed as repositories of knowledge and experience that are nevertheless somehow remote from the taxpayers who often fund them. However, the idea of an archive has more ... More

Contested BritainBrexit, Austerity and Agency

Contested Britain: Brexit, Austerity and Agency

Marius Guderjan, Hugh Mackay, and Gesa Stedman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205008
eISBN:
9781529205053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a powerful and distinctive analysis of how the politics of the UK and the lived experience of its citizens have been reframed in the first decades of the 21st century. It does so by ... More

De-Professionalism and AusterityChallenges for the Public Sector

De-Professionalism and Austerity: Challenges for the Public Sector

Nigel Malin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350163
eISBN:
9781447352273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350163.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The main arguments in this book reflect the politics and social climate created by austerity in the early 21st century and provide an analytical framework for examining the notion of ... More

The Death of Affirmative Action?Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is ... More

Degrees of FreedomPrison Education at The Open University

Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Rod Earle and James Mehigan (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Degrees of Freedom is the first book to examine The Open University’s pioneering work with people in prison. This unique book gives voice to prisoners and ex-prisoners whose lives have been ... More

Ending Homelessness?The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O'Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In recent years, across Europe, North America and the Antipodes, a significant number of countries, states and regions have devised strategies that aim to end long-term homelessness and the need to ... More

Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Tim Krieger, Diana Panke, and Michael Pregernig (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529202168
eISBN:
9781529209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202168.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The current era of globalization is characterized by a high degree of interconnectedness across borders and continents. This not only goes hand in hand with significant levels of international trade ... More

Errors and Mistakes in Child ProtectionInternational Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Kay Biesel, Judith Masson, Nigel Parton, and Tarja Pösö (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This comprehensive international study provides a cross-national analysis of different understandings of errors and mistakes in child protection practice and lessons to avoid and handle them, using ... More

Exploring Social WorkAn Anthropological Perspective

Exploring Social Work: An Anthropological Perspective

Linda Bell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350712
eISBN:
9781447350736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350712.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This unique study of social work provides a bold and challenging view of the subject from an anthropological perspective. Combining research and personal reflection, the book explores cultural and ... More

Exploring Trade Union IdentitiesUnion Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Bob Smale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores questions of trade union identities and what is termed ‘niche unionism’ in the work. It exposes the inadequacy of the extant industrial relations literature in explaining both ... More

Generational Encounters with Higher EducationThe Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The 21st century has witnessed significant changes to the structures and policies framing Higher Education. But how do these changes in norms, values, and purpose shape the generation now coming of ... More

Imagining Regulation DifferentlyCo-creating for Engagement

Imagining Regulation Differently: Co-creating for Engagement

Morag McDermont, Tim Cole, Janet Newman, and Angela Piccini (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447348016
eISBN:
9781447348061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348016.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

There is an urgent need to rethink relationships between systems of government and those who are ‘governed’. This book explores ways of rethinking those relationships by bringing communities normally ... More

Legal Perspectives on Sustainability

Legal Perspectives on Sustainability

Margherita Pieraccini and Tonia Novitz (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201000
eISBN:
9781529201048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201000.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This important volume steps beyond conventional legal approaches to sustainability to provide fresh insights into perhaps one of the most critical global challenges of our time. Offering analysis of ... More

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