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Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Access to justice for all, regardless of the ability to pay, has been a core democratic value. But this basic human right has come under threat through wider processes of restructuring, with an ... More

Accommodating differenceEvaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

David Clapham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book explores the objectives, philosophies and outcomes of supported housing for vulnerable people. The exploration is intended to further our understanding of an often-neglected topic in housing ... More

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Jessie Blackbourn, Fiona de Londras, and Lydia Morgan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529206234
eISBN:
9781529206289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The United Kingdom should now be understood as a counter-terrorist state, that is a state in which counter-terrorism law, policy, discourse, and operations are mainstreamed across the domains of law ... More

Achieving environmental justiceA cross-national analysis

Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Karen Bell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Environmental justice aspires to a healthy environment for all, as well as fair and inclusive processes of environmental decision-making. In order to develop successful strategies to achieve this, it ... More

Alternatives to NeoliberalismTowards Equality and Democracy

Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Bryn Jones and Mike O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this collection, innovative and eminent social and policy analysts, including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Jeremy Gilbert, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, challenge the failing but still dominant ... More

American TianxiaChinese Money, American Power and the End of History

American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Salvatore Babones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States has become the central state of a global world-system. Analogous in structure to China's historical Ming Dynasty tianxia ("all under heaven"), the American Tianxia is centered on ... More

Analysing social policy concepts and languageComparative and Transnational Perspectives

Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume offers comparative, historical, and political surveys of the international development of social policy concepts and language and the changing boundaries they entails. The volume ... More

ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty ViolationInterests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty Violation: Interests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

Laura Southgate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202205
eISBN:
9781529202243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book investigates the history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) stance on external intervention in regional affairs. It asks when has ASEAN state resistance to sovereignty ... More

Australian public policyProgressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Chris Miller and Lionel Orchard (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

At a time when neoliberal and conservative politics are again in the ascendency and social democracy is waning, Australian public policy re-engages with the values and goals of progressive public ... More

Belonging in TranslationSolidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan

Belonging in Translation: Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan

Reiko Shindo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201871
eISBN:
9781529201918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201871.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first book to investigate how migrants and migrant rights activists work together to generate new forms of citizenship identities through the use of language. It begins with an overview ... More

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choiceThe Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Fran Amery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A common misunderstanding of the Abortion Act 1967 is that it granted women the ‘right’ to access abortion. In reality, there is no such thing; the current provision of abortion in the United Kingdom ... More

Blinded by ScienceThe Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

David Wastell and Susan White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In recent years, new areas of biology, especially epigenetics and neuroscience, have enthralled the public imagination. They have been used as powerful arguments for developing social policy in a ... More

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of CrisisProducing Immigrants and Workers

Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of Crisis: Producing Immigrants and Workers

Tom Vickers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201819
eISBN:
9781529201840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines how borders structure the working class, shaping exploitation and resistance. The book uses the example of Britain to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of a Marxist approach ... More

The challenge of sustainabilityLinking politics, education and learning

The challenge of sustainability: Linking politics, education and learning

Hugh Atkinson and Ros Wade (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447306467
eISBN:
9781447311560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book explores the links between politics, learning and sustainability. It seeks to answer a fundamental question: how do we move to a politics in which political leaders are honest with voters ... More

Changing CommunitiesStories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement (including displacement as a result of urban redevelopment programmes) together with empirical illustrations of the varying ... More

China and Post-Socialist Development

China and Post-Socialist Development

Andrzej Bolesta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The re-emergence of China as an economic superpower is a spectacular phenomenon. How has it happened? Where does China go? Is there a model which China is believed to have been following and does the ... More

Cities Demanding the EarthA New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Cities Demanding the Earth: A New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Peter Taylor, Geoff O'Brien, and Phil O'Keefe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529210477
eISBN:
9781529210514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Current climate change policy is necessary but insufficient. This is because the basic modus operandi – presenting scientific evidence to states for them to take action - misrepresents the complex ... More

Clear blue water?The Conservative Party and the welfare state since 1940

Clear blue water?: The Conservative Party and the welfare state since 1940

Robert M. Page

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847429865
eISBN:
9781447304111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book takes an authoritative look at the policies and politics of Britain’s Conservative Party to discover if it has developed a distinctive approach to the post-war welfare state. After ... More

Climate change and povertyA new agenda for developed nations

Climate change and poverty: A new agenda for developed nations

Tony Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447300878
eISBN:
9781447311744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Climate change is the main challenge facing developed countries in the 21st century. To what extent does this agenda converge with issues of poverty and social exclusion? Climate change and poverty ... More

Communicative CapacityPublic Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Communicative Capacity: Public Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Koen P.R. Bartels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318507
eISBN:
9781447318521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Participatory democracy has become an unshakable norm and widespread practice. Nowadays, public professionals and citizens regularly encounter each other in participatory practice to address shared ... More

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