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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

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

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

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

Desexualisation in Later LifeThe Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Desexualisation in Later Life: The Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Paul Simpson, Paul Reynolds, and Trish Hafford-Letchfield (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355465
eISBN:
9781447355519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This multi-disciplinary volume brings together international scholarship from across cultural studies, humanities and social sciences. It involves critical review of a comparatively neglected issue – ... More

Disability and AgeingTowards a Critical Perspective

Disability and Ageing: Towards a Critical Perspective

Ann Leahy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447357155
eISBN:
9781447357193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357155.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book explores how older people experience physical or sensory disability, taking a critical approach to gerontology. It also draws on critical disability studies, aspects of medical sociology and ... More

Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology

Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology

Neil McLaughlin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529214581
eISBN:
9781529214628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529214581.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Erich Fromm’s contribution to public sociology around the world has largely been forgotten as Burawoy highlighted C. Wright Mills, David Riesman, WEB Du Bois and Jane Adams as canonical figures. This ... More

European White-Collar CrimeExploring the Nature of European Realities

European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Nicholas Lord, Éva Inzelt, Wim Huisman, and Rita Faria (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From corporate corruption and the facilitation of money laundering, to food fraud and labour exploitation, European citizens continue to be confronted by serious corporate and white-collar crimes. ... More

Fathering and PovertyUncovering Men's Participation in Low-Income Family Life

Fathering and Poverty: Uncovering Men's Participation in Low-Income Family Life

Anna Tarrant

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447345510
eISBN:
9781447348702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This monograph reports on pioneering research from the ‘Men, Poverty and Lifetimes of Care’ (Leverhulme Trust, 2014-2018) study. It addresses questions concerning the routine care responsibilities of ... More

Forgotten WivesHow Women Get Written Out of History

Forgotten Wives: How Women Get Written Out of History

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355830
eISBN:
9781447355878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355830.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Forgotten Wives examines the ways in which the institution and status of marriage has contributed to the active ‘disremembering’ of women’s achievements. Drawing on archives, biographies, ... More

Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological ResearchNothing about Us without Us'

Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological Research: Nothing about Us without Us'

Orla Lynch, James Windle, and Yasmine Ahmed (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529215526
eISBN:
9781529215557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215526.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The people most impacted by criminal justice polices, and practices, are seldom included in the decision making processes that impact their lives. This edited volume builds on the sentiment ... More

Growing Up and Getting ByInternational Perspectives on Childhood and Youth in Hard Times

Growing Up and Getting By: International Perspectives on Childhood and Youth in Hard Times

John Horton, Helena Pimlott-Wilson, and Sarah Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447352891
eISBN:
9781447352914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352891.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Bringing together new, multidisciplinary research, this edited collection explores how children and young people across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas experience and cope with diverse ... More

History and Memories of the Domestic Violence MovementWe've Come Further Than You Think

History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement: We've Come Further Than You Think

Gill Hague

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356325
eISBN:
9781447356363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356325.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a one-off history of the women’s domestic violence movement in the UK with some international and global content. It celebrates transformative women’s activism on violence against women ... More

The Imposter as Social TheoryThinking with Gatecrashers, Cheats and Charlatans

The Imposter as Social Theory: Thinking with Gatecrashers, Cheats and Charlatans

Steve Woolgar, Else Vogel, David Moats, and Claes-Fredrik Helgesson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213072
eISBN:
9781529213119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213072.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The figure of the imposter stirs a captivating combination of emotions, from intrigue to suspicion and horror. But what insights can these troublesome figures provide into the social relations and ... More

Intimations of NostalgiaMultidisciplinary Explorations of an Enduring Emotion

Intimations of Nostalgia: Multidisciplinary Explorations of an Enduring Emotion

Michael Hviid Jacobsen (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529214765
eISBN:
9781529214796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529214765.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

As nations reel from the effects of poverty, inequality, climate change and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, it feels as though the world has entered a period characterized by pessimism, ... More

Land RenewedReworking the Countryside

Land Renewed: Reworking the Countryside

Peter Hetherington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529217414
eISBN:
9781529217452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217414.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Feeding Britain while preparing for the ravages of climate change are two key issues — yet there's no strategy for managing and enhancing that most precious resource: our land. This book explores how ... More

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