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Diversity in family lifeGender, relationships and social change

Diversity in family life: Gender, relationships and social change

Elisabetta Ruspini

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300939
eISBN:
9781447310877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As new forms of family and ‘non-traditional’ families grow in number, there is a need for understanding of these “new” arrangements and models of parenthood. This ground-breaking book discusses, ... More

Domestic violence and sexualityWhat’s love got to do with it?

Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book provides the first detailed discussion in the UK of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in same sex relationships, offering a unique comparison with DVA experienced by heterosexual women and ... 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

Gender and the politics of timeFeminist theory and contemporary debates

Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Valerie Bryson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women's increased role in the labour market has combined with concerns about the damaging effects of long working hours to push time-related issues up the policy agenda in many Western nations. This ... More

Gender Based Violence in University CommunitiesPolicy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Sundari Anitha and Ruth Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Until recently, higher education in the United Kingdom has largely failed to recognise gender based violence (GBV) on campus, but following the UK government task force set up in 2015, universities ... More

The gender dimension of social changeThe contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The transformations that are now taking place in women's lives are of great interest to social scientists and policy makers, yet we know very little about the impact of this social change over time. ... More

Gender equality and welfare politics in ScandinaviaThe limits of political ambition?

Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Kari Melby, Christina Carlsson Wetterberg, and Anna-Birte Ravn (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gender equality is often seen as a hallmark of the Nordic countries. This book explores this notion by examining the meanings of gender that underpin policies in the Scandinavian welfare states, ... More

Gender regimes in transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Gender regimes in transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Gillian Pascall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424204
eISBN:
9781447302414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424204.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The understanding of welfare states has been much enriched by comparative work on welfare regimes and gender. This book uses these debates to illuminate the changing gender regimes in countries of ... More

Gender, pensions and the lifecourseHow pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Jay Ginn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

An emerging consensus sees British pension policy as unravelling. Yet the gender impact of expanding private pension provision and relying increasingly on means-testing has been largely overlooked. ... More

Gendering citizenship in Western EuropeNew challenges for citizenship research in a cross-national context

Gendering citizenship in Western Europe: New challenges for citizenship research in a cross-national context

Ruth Lister

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346940
eISBN:
9781447302438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346940.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This is a collectively written, inter-disciplinary, thematic cross-national study that combines conceptual, theoretical, empirical, and policy material so as to explore a key concept in contemporary ... More

Gendering womenIdentity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse

Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse

Suzanne Clisby and Julia Holdsworth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847426772
eISBN:
9781447311645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426772.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gendering Women is an engaging and accessible account of how constructions of femininity fundamentally affect women’s mental wellbeing through the life course. Led by women’s life history accounts of ... More

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalitiesInternational perspectives in social work

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Julie Fish and Kate Karban (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Health inequalities have emerged as a key global concern in the early twenty-first century notably in the work of Wilkinson and Pickett (2009) and also of Michael Marmot (2008) for the World Health ... More

Minority Women and AusteritySurvival and Resistance in France and Britain

Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines minority women’s experiences of and activism within the austerity regimes of France and Britain. Through in depth case studies of the particular dynamics of austerity and activism ... More

Our stories, our livesInspiring Muslim women's voices

Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the early years of the twenty-first century, a number of Muslim women have achieved positions of influence. Women who care about the society in which they live and bring up their children are ... More

Policy for a changeLocal labour market analysis and gender equality

Policy for a change: Local labour market analysis and gender equality

Sue Yeandle (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420541
eISBN:
9781447302988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420541.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Why is it so difficult to turn girls' success at school into success in the labour market? How does detailed evidence about women's engagement with local labour markets affect the ‘preference theory’ ... More

Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Jude Browne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book presents an interpretation of the nature, causes, and consequences of sex inequality in the modern labour market. Employing a new theoretical framework, and drawing on original fieldwork, ... 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

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

transForming genderTransgender practices of identity, intimacy and care

transForming gender: Transgender practices of identity, intimacy and care

Sally Hines

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349163
eISBN:
9781447304074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349163.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book contributes to contemporary gender and sexuality studies. At a time when transgender practices are the subject of increasing social and cultural visibility, it marks the first UK study of ... More

Understanding Trans HealthDiscourse, Power and Possibility

Understanding Trans Health: Discourse, Power and Possibility

Ruth Pearce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447342335
eISBN:
9781447342380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342335.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

What does it mean for someone to be ‘trans’? What are the implications of this for healthcare provision? Drawing on the findings of an extensive research project, this book addresses urgent ... More

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