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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

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

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

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

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

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

Managing Cities at NightA Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy

Managing Cities at Night: A Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy

Michele Acuto, Andreina Seijas, Jenny McArthur, and Enora Robin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529218275
eISBN:
9781529218312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

As lights come on in the streets and darkness descends on cities, most ‘call it a day’. The night is rarely a popular issue for news headlines, local governments or urban researchers. Yet what in our ... More

Neoliberalism and the Voluntary and Community Sector in NI

Neoliberalism and the Voluntary and Community Sector in NI

Ciaran Hughes and Markus Ketola

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447351184
eISBN:
9781447352280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351184.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

With a focus on the history, politics and economics of voluntary and community sector activity in Northern Ireland, this book explores the region’s neoliberal policy reforms and their implications ... More

The New Urban RuinsVacancy, Urban Politics and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City

The New Urban Ruins: Vacancy, Urban Politics and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City

Cian O'Callaghan and Cesare Di Feliciantonio (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447356875
eISBN:
9781447356912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides an innovative lens to consider contemporary urban challenges, taking as its point of departure two overlapping claims. The first is that although the topics of ruins and vacant ... More

Prisons of the World

Prisons of the World

Andrew Coyle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447362470
eISBN:
9781447362500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447362470.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Using striking examples of imprisonment in different continents and cultures Prisons of the World raises fundamental questions about the manner in which governments and societies (mis)use prison as a ... More

Qualitative and Digital Research in Times of CrisisMethods, Reflexivity, and Ethics

Qualitative and Digital Research in Times of Crisis: Methods, Reflexivity, and Ethics

Helen Kara and Su-Ming Khoo (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447363798
eISBN:
9781447363835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447363798.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic presented opportunities to engage in collective reflection about doing research in a continuing and unfolding global public health crisis. Focusing on qualitative and ... More

We Have Always Been CyborgsDigital Data, Gene Technologies, and an Ethics of Transhumanism

We Have Always Been Cyborgs: Digital Data, Gene Technologies, and an Ethics of Transhumanism

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529219203
eISBN:
9781529219241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219203.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The concept of transhumanism emerged in the middle of the 20th century and has influenced discussions around artificial intelligence, brain–computer interfaces, genetic technologies and life ... More

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