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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

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

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

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

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

Science, Belief and SocietyInternational Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science

Science, Belief and Society: International Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science

Stephen H. Jones, Tom Kaden, and Rebecca Catto (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529206944
eISBN:
9781529206951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206944.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The relationship between science and belief has been a prominent subject of public debate for many years, one that has relevance to everything from science communication, health and education to ... More

Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Ute Klammer, Simone Leiber, and Sigrid Leitner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447349150
eISBN:
9781447349204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Bringing together international case studies, this book offers theoretical and empirical insights into the interaction between social work and social policy. Moving beyond existing studies on policy ... More

The Sociology of Debt

The Sociology of Debt

Mark Featherstone (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447339526
eISBN:
9781447339571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339526.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In recent years, and particularly since the global economic crash, the issue of debt has moved centre stage in social, political, and economic thought. Although processes of financialisation have ... More

Time, Migration and Forced ImmobilitySub-Saharan African Migrants in Morocco

Time, Migration and Forced Immobility: Sub-Saharan African Migrants in Morocco

Inka Stock

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201970
eISBN:
9781529202014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201970.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is concerned with the effects of European migration policy on migrants in the Global South. In particular, it uncovers how border enforcement policies and the crackdown on irregular ... More

Whose Housing Crisis?Assets and Homes in a Changing Economy

Whose Housing Crisis?: Assets and Homes in a Changing Economy

Nick Gallent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345312
eISBN:
9781447346104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345312.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

England, and especially London, remain in the grip of a housing cost crisis marked by extraordinary ratios between median house prices and workplace earnings. House prices have continued to rise over ... More

Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Ann Brooks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a socio-historical analysis of the relationship between women, politics and the public sphere. It looks at the legacy of eighteenth-century intellectual groupings which were dominated by ... More

Work, Labour and CleaningThe Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Work, Labour and Cleaning: The Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Lotika Singha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201468
eISBN:
9781529201505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201468.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The outsourcing of domestic work in the UK has been steadily rising since the 1970s, but little research has considered the experiences of local White British women working as independent cleaning ... More

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