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Bourdieu and AffectTowards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

A Bourdieusian contribution to studies of affect provides a more comprehensive understanding of the everyday moments that make, transform and remake the social contours of inequality, and how those ... More

A Child's DayA Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

A Child's Day: A Comprehensive Analysis of Change in Children's Time Use in the UK

Killian Mullan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201697
eISBN:
9781529201741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201697.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

We routinely judge how well children are doing in their lives by how they spend their time, yet we know remarkably little about it. This rigorous review of four decades of data provides the clearest ... More

Cohabitation and Religious MarriageStatus, Similarities and Solutions

Cohabitation and Religious Marriage: Status, Similarities and Solutions

Rajnaara Akhtar, Patrick Nash, and Rebecca Probert (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529210835
eISBN:
9781529210866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210835.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Cohabiting couples and those entering religious-only marriages all too often end up with inadequate legal protection when the relationship ends. Yet, despite this shared experience, the linkages and ... More

County LinesExploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203073
eISBN:
9781529210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Described by the National Crime Agency as a ‘significant threat’, county lines involve gangs recruiting vulnerable youth to sell drugs in provincial areas. This phenomenon has impacted local drug ... More

Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International InterventionA Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara and Morten Bøås (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Using insights from those with first-hand experience of conducting research in areas of international intervention and conflict across the world, this book provides essential practical guidance, ... More

The Good GlowCharity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

The Good Glow: Charity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

Jon Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340027
eISBN:
9781447344933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340027.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

We praise those people who do things for others. But the symbolic power of giving means individuals can take advantage of the glow of ‘goodness’ that charity provides. This book analyses the reality ... More

Housing ShockThe Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Rory Hearne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The unprecedented housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland is having profound impacts on Generation Rent, the wellbeing of children, worsening wider inequality and threatening the economy. Housing ... More

Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Criminal justice used to be thought of as a field autonomous from politics and the economy, with the management of crime and punishment being seen as essentially the responsibility of government. ... More

Maternal Imprisonment and Family LifeFrom the Caregiver's Perspective

Maternal Imprisonment and Family Life: From the Caregiver's Perspective

Natalie Booth

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352297
eISBN:
9781447352334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352297.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Exploring the untold experiences of family members and friends caring for the children of female prisoners in England and Wales, this book sheds light on the collateral damage that incarceration ... More

Non-Binary GendersNavigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Ben Vincent

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Methodologically innovative in its use of mixed-media diary research, this timely book offers a focused sociological study of non-binary people’s identities and experiences in the UK. From ... More

The Other AmericaWhite Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Widely stereotyped as anti-immigrant, against civil-rights, or supporters of Trump and the right, can the white working class of the United States really be reduced to a singular group with similar ... More

Preventing Sexual ViolenceProblems and Possibilities

Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Stephanie Kewley and Charlotte Barlow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Efforts to prevent sexual violence against women and children can be evidenced by many local, national, global initiatives. In 2016, the World Health Organisation published its Global Plan of Action ... More

The Property LobbyThe Hidden Reality behind the Housing Crisis

The Property Lobby: The Hidden Reality behind the Housing Crisis

Bob Colenutt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340492
eISBN:
9781447350330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340492.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Book Abstract: Despite countless reports and Government policy announcements on the housing crisis over decades, the scale and depth of the crisis continues. Homelessness, shortages of social ... More

Rethinking UrbanismLessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book asks two broad central questions: what has shaped contemporary urbanism and urbanization on the planet, and what are the shapes that urbanism and urbanization take? It tackles these ... More

The Self-Build ExperienceInstitutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Willem Salet, Camila D'Ottaviano, Stan Majoor, and Daniel Bossuyt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Comparing self-build experiences in city-regions over three continents, this book spans gigantic local differences. In order to make sense of comparison, a strict selection of paradigm is made to ... More

Social Divisions and Later LifeDifference, Diversity and Inequality

Social Divisions and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality

Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447338598
eISBN:
9781447338642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book is concerned with the social differences, divisions and diversity of later life. We argue that later life is no longer the marginalised category it once was. Instead, it is characterised by ... More

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