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Comedy and CritiqueStand-Up Comedy and the Professional Ethos of Laughter

Comedy and Critique: Stand-Up Comedy and the Professional Ethos of Laughter

Daniel R. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200157
eISBN:
9781529200195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Comedy & Critique is a sociological inquiry which seeks to engage with the art-world of the stand-up comedian as well as providing an interpretation of comedic works. It demonstrates a correspondence ... More

Funding, Power and Community Development

Funding, Power and Community Development

Niamh McCrea and Fergal Finnegan (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447336150
eISBN:
9781447336204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book critically explores the funding arrangements governing contemporary community development and how they shape its theory and practice. The chapters consider the evolution of funding in ... 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

"Politics, power and community development"

"Politics, power and community development"

Rosie R. Meade, Mae Shaw, and Sarah Banks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317364
eISBN:
9781447317395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317364.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This is the first book in the series Rethinking Community Development and it sets the tone for the series as a whole by probing some fundamental challenges and dilemmas for community development ... More

Protest Camps in International contextSpaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Gavin Brown, Anna Feigenbaum, Fabian Frenzel, and Patrick McCurdy (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Protest camps are a common and recurring feature of social movements around the world. From Tahrir to Taksim, acts of occupying squares, parks and streets together, have made protest camps into a key ... More

The responsiveness of social policies in EuropeThe Netherlands in comparative perspective

The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers theoretical and practical insights in the responsiveness of social policies. It includes a comparative analysis of recent developments in social assistance, sheltered work and labour ... 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 Third Sector Delivering Public ServicesDevelopments, Innovations and Challenges

The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

James Rees and David Mullins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This edited collection provides a comprehensive overview of the third (or voluntary) sector role in the delivery of public services in the UK. It covers social enterprise, capacity building, ... More

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