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Active ageingVoluntary work by older people in Europe

Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Andrea Principi, Per H. Jensen, and Giovanni Lamura (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

‘Active ageing’ has become a key phrase in discourses about challenges and remedies for demographic ageing and the enrolment of older adults into voluntary work is an important dimension of it. The ... More

Child poverty, evidence and policyMainstreaming children in international development

Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and ... 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

Designing Prostitution PolicyIntention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This is one of the few books that explicitly focuses on the formulation, process and outcomes of prostitution policy. While the debate on prostitution focuses on broad regulatory regimes, the central ... More

Disability and povertyA global challenge

Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Arne H. Eide and Benedicte Ingstad (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about being disabled and being poor, and the social, cultural, and political processes that link these two aspects of living. Environmental barriers, limited access to services, and ... More

Disputing citizenship

Disputing citizenship

John Clarke, Kathleen Coll, and Evelina Dagnino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312529
eISBN:
9781447312574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312529.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book presents a distinctive perspective on citizenship: treating it as a keyword and a focus of dispute in practice and in theory. The authors dispute the way citizenship is normally conceived ... More

Environment in the Lives of Children and FamiliesPerspectives from India and the UK

Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Ann Phoenix, Janet Boddy, Catherine Walker, and Uma Vennam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents innovative international research into how the term “environment” is understood within families and how that plays out in everyday lives. Based on a study that involved creative ... More

Equality and diversityValue incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Equality and diversity: Value incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Steven R. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426079
eISBN:
9781447302209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426079.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores the values of equality and diversity as promoted across liberal societies, drawing on various traditions of political and social philosophy, including liberal egalitarianism, ... More

The governance of female drug usersWomen's experiences of drug policy

The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Natasha Du Rose

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about the ways in which the governance of illicit drug use shapes female dependent drug users’ lives. It argues female drug users’ subjectivities, and hence their experiences, are shaped ... More

Implementing Innovative Social InvestmentStrategic Lessons from Europe

Implementing Innovative Social Investment: Strategic Lessons from Europe

Susan Baines, Andrea Bassi, Judit Csoba, and Flórián Sipos (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447347828
eISBN:
9781447347873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347828.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The turn towards a ‘Social Investment’ approach to welfare implies deploying resources to enhance human capital and mobilise the productive potential of citizens, starting in early childhood. Many ... More

International approaches to rape

International approaches to rape

Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Following on from International Approaches to Prostitution (The Policy Press, 2006), this book provides an overview of rape law and policy in ten countries, including England, Australia, Canada, ... More

Intersections of Ageing, Gender and SexualitiesMultidisciplinary International Perspectives

Intersections of Ageing, Gender and Sexualities: Multidisciplinary International Perspectives

Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, and Rebecca L. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447333029
eISBN:
9781447333043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333029.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

With an increasingly diverse ageing population, we need to expand our understanding of how social divisions intersect to affect outcomes in later life. This edited collection examines ageing, gender ... More

Liberty, equality, fraternity

Liberty, equality, fraternity

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348418
eISBN:
9781447302704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348418.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book takes the three founding principles of the French Revolution — liberty, equality, fraternity — and examines how they relate to social policy today. The book considers the political and ... More

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in EuropeNavigating between Knowledge and Economy

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Siyka Kovacheva, and Xavier Rambla (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of Lifelong Learning policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people ... More

Local Knowledge MattersPower, Context and Policy Making in Indonesia

Local Knowledge Matters: Power, Context and Policy Making in Indonesia

Kharisma Nugroho, Fred Carden, and Hans Antlov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447348078
eISBN:
9781447348115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book explores the critical role that local knowledge plays in public policy processes as well as its role in the co-production of policy relevant ... More

A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Daniel Nehring, Gerardo Gómez Michel, and Magdalena López (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the mid-1970s, Latin America entered a period of profound social and economic crisis, marked by the rise of brutal military dictatorships across much of the region and the near-collapse of some of ... More

Tracing the Consequences of Child PovertyEvidence from the Young Lives study of Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

Tracing the Consequences of Child Poverty: Evidence from the Young Lives study of Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes, Paul Dornan, and Colin Tredoux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447348313
eISBN:
9781447348481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348313.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

What matters most in how poverty shapes children's wellbeing and development? How can data inform social policy and practice approaches to improving the outcomes for poorer children? Using life ... More

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