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Applied ethics and social problemsMoral questions of birth, society and death

Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Tony Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Designed to address practical questions, applied ethics is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy. Yet the relevance of ethical theories to social policy has been under-explored. ... More

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

Challenging governance theoryFrom networks to hegemony

Challenging governance theory: From networks to hegemony

Jonathan S. Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426154
eISBN:
9781447301639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426154.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book develops a Gramscian account of contemporary governance. It critiques the fashionable view that there has been a shift from hierarchy to networks, arguing instead that the ideology of ... More

FractureAdventures of a broken body

Fracture: Adventures of a broken body

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349378
eISBN:
9781447302360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The starting point of this book is the fracture of the author's right arm in the grounds of a hotel in the USA. What begins as an accident becomes a journey into some critical themes of modern ... More

The Impact of Co-ProductionFrom Community Engagement To Social Justice

The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Aksel Ersoy (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book brings together scholars, artists, practitioners, and community activists to explore the possibilities for — and tensions of — social justice work through collaboration between communities ... 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

Volume 1: Community and Society

Volume 1: Community and Society

Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218879
eISBN:
9781529218909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218879.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Our experiences of the city are dependent on our gender, race, class, age, ability, and sexual orientation. It was already clear before the pandemic that cities around the world were divided and ... More

Volume 2: Housing and Home

Volume 2: Housing and Home

Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218961
eISBN:
9781529218992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The COVID-19 pandemic was not a great ‘equaliser’, but rather an event whose impact intersected with pre-existing inequalities affecting different people, places, and geographic scales. Nowhere is ... More

Volume 3: Public Space and Mobility

Volume 3: Public Space and Mobility

Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529219005
eISBN:
9781529219036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219005.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

COVID-19 is an invisible threat that has hugely impacted cities and their inhabitants. Yet its impact is very visible, perhaps most so in urban public spaces and spaces of mobility. This ... More

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