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Aging People, Aging PlacesExperiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Maxwell Hartt, Samantha Biglieri, Mark Rosenberg, and Sarah Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447352563
eISBN:
9781447352655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How well do the places where we live support the wellbeing of older adults? The Canadian population is growing older and is reshaping the nation's economic, social and cultural future. However, the ... More

Algorithms and the End of PoliticsHow Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Scott Timcke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

As the United States contends with issues of populism and de-democratization, this book considers the impacts of digital technologies on the country's politics and society. The book provides a ... More

Black Mothers and Attachment ParentingA Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Black Mothers and Attachment Parenting: A Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Patricia Hamilton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207934
eISBN:
9781529207958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207934.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Attachment parenting is an increasingly popular style of childrearing that emphasises natural activities such as extended breastfeeding, bedsharing and babywearing. Such parenting activities are ... More

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

Rafe McGregor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208054
eISBN:
9781529208078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book answers the question of the usefulness of criminological fiction. Criminological fiction is fiction that can provide an explanation of the causes of crime or social harm and could, in ... More

Data LivesHow Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Rob Kitchin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake? This book explores the intricacies of data creation and charts how data-driven ... More

Engaging Comparative UrbanismArt Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Engaging Comparative Urbanism: Art Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Julie Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207057
eISBN:
9781529207064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The concepts employed to understand cities around the world are sourced form a limited set of urban experiences. Comparative urbanism seeks to address this problem, but has yet to offer concrete ... More

Estate Regeneration and its DiscontentsPublic Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Paul Watt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a theoretically informed, empirically rich account of the development, causes and consequences of public housing (council/local authority/social) estate regeneration within the ... More

Pioneering Social Research

Pioneering Social Research

Paul Thompson, Ken Plummer, and Neli Demireva

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447333524
eISBN:
9781447333562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333524.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Presenting the landmark pioneers' life stories project, this book documents how modern social research in the United Kingdom was shaped. It sheds new light on the lives, methods and motivations of ... More

Populism, Democracy and Community Development

Populism, Democracy and Community Development

Sue Kenny, Jim Ife, and Peter Westoby (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447353836
eISBN:
9781447353850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Using international perspectives and case studies, this book discusses the relationships between community development and populism in the context of today's widespread crisis of democracy. It ... More

The Settlement House Movement RevisitedA Transnational History

The Settlement House Movement Revisited: A Transnational History

John Gal, Stefan Köngeter, and Sarah Vicary (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354239
eISBN:
9781447354246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354239.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Settlement House Movement is perceived as a major influence on the emergence of the social work profession globally. Yet, historical research on this movement in social work, and in particular, ... More

Temporality in Mobile LivesContemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Shanthi Robertson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529211511
eISBN:
9781529211559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211511.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This book provides fresh perspectives on 21st-century migratory experiences in this innovative study of young Asian migrants' lives in Australia. Exploring the aspirations and realities of ... More

Welfare and PunishmentFrom Thatcherism to Austerity

Welfare and Punishment: From Thatcherism to Austerity

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529203899
eISBN:
9781529203868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203899.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The development of welfare and penal policies are inextricably linked and interrelated social and political phenonema. They, therefore need to be analysed in unison. The reduction of the social state ... More

Why Face-to-Face Still MattersThe Persistent Power of Cities in the Post-Pandemic Era

Why Face-to-Face Still Matters: The Persistent Power of Cities in the Post-Pandemic Era

Jonathan Reades and Martin Crookston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215991
eISBN:
9781529216035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215991.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Face-to-Face: The Persistent Power of Cities In a Post-Pandemic Era, is about the way that people and firms are adapting to the world of always-on and everywhere digital access, and what that means ... More

Young People's ParticipationRevisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Young People's Participation: Revisiting Youth and Inequalities in Europe

Maria Bruselius-Jensen, Ilaria Pitti, and Kay Tisdall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345411
eISBN:
9781447345459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Young people’s participation is an urgent policy and practice concern, across countries and context. This book showcases original research evidence and analysis to consider how, under what ... More

Youth Prospects in the Digital SocietyIdentities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society: Identities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

John Bynner and Walter Heinz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447351467
eISBN:
9781447351511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Youth Prospects in the Digital Society In an age when the next generation have worse prospects than their parents, this book appraises the challenges that young people face resulting from the ... More

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self

David Farrugia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210057
eISBN:
9781529210095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self represents a paradigm shift in contemporary understandings of youth and work: from the study of youth transitions to the formation of young people as workers. ... More

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