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Climate Change Criminology

Climate Change Criminology

Rob White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book asks what can be learned from the problem-solving focus of crime prevention to help face the challenges of climate change in this call to arms for criminology and criminologists. Industries ... More

From Here to MaternityBecoming a Mother

From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The author of this book is a pioneer in the field of sociological research. In this classic re-issue, the author interviewed 60 women to find out what it is really like to have a baby. Covering ... More

Grandparenting Practices around the World

Grandparenting Practices around the World

Virpi Timonen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a sequel to Contemporary grandparenting, published in 2012 (Arber and Timonen, 2012). Both macro and micro level issues are covered, with a particular focus on gender, welfare states, ... More

The Harms of WorkAn Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Anthony Lloyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book provides a qualitative account of working conditions within the contemporary service economy. As the largest employer in the modern labour market, investigating its realities demonstrates a ... More

Making Waves Behind BarsThe Prison Radio Association

Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Charlotte Bedford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Radio produced and broadcast behind prison walls is redefining traditional meanings of ‘public service broadcasting’ and disrupting traditional power structures within the prison system. Focusing on ... More

Prison SuicideWhat Happens Afterwards?

Prison Suicide: What Happens Afterwards?

Philippa Tomczak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203585
eISBN:
9781529203691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203585.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prison suicide is a global problem, but little is known about about investigatory processes occurring after prison suicides. This book addresses this gap, providing a case study of the investigations ... More

Sexual Politics of Gendered Violence and Women's Citizenship

Sexual Politics of Gendered Violence and Women's Citizenship

Suzanne Franzway, Nicole Moulding, Sarah Wendt, Carole Zufferey, and Donna Chung

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447337782
eISBN:
9781447337836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337782.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The challenge of violence against women should be recognised as an issue for the state, citizenship, and the whole community. This book examines how responses by the state sanction violence against ... More

Social Experiences of BreastfeedingBuilding Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Sally Dowling, David Pontin, and Kate Boyer (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together international academics, policy makers, and practitioners to build bridges between the real world and scholarship on breastfeeding. It asks the question: How can the latest ... More

Social Support and MotherhoodThe Natural History of a Research Project

Social Support and Motherhood: The Natural History of a Research Project

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349457
eISBN:
9781447349464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349457.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Drawing on vast experience as an academic researcher and writer, the author develops a sociology of the research process itself, telling the story of how a research project is undertaken and what ... More

The Sociology of Housework

The Sociology of Housework

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this ground-breaking book, the author undertook one of the first serious sociological studies to examine women's work in the home. She interviewed 40 urban housewives and analysed their ... More

Women's WorkHow Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Women's Work: How Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Zoe Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529202021
eISBN:
9781529202052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

What's it really like to be a mother with a career working flexibly? Drawing on over 100 hours of interview data, this book is the first to go inside women's work and family lives in a year of ... More

Youth EmploymentStyle Handbook

Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Jacqueline O'Reilly, Clémentine Moyart, Tiziana Nazio, and Mark Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

After the financial crisis of 2008, youth unemployment soared across Europe, leaving a generation of highly qualified young people frustrated in their search for secure, meaningful work. This ... More

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