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Social class in later lifePower, identity and lifestyle

Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle

Marvin Formosa and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300588
eISBN:
9781447310945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300588.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Social class in Later Life: Power, Identity and Lifestyle advances contemporary debates on class dynamics in later life. Focusing attention on various spheres of class analysis, it provides the most ... More

Social cohesion and counter-terrorismA policy contradiction?

Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Charles Husband

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Post 9/11, the imposition of policies of counter-terrorism has seen the erosion of support for fundamental human rights. Simultaneously, Muslim communities in European cities have become a focus for ... More

Social justice and public policySeeking fairness in diverse societies

Social justice and public policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Gary Craig, Tania Burchardt, and David Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349347
eISBN:
9781447303404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social justice is a contested term, incorporated into the language of widely differing political positions. Those on the left argue that it requires intervention from the state to ensure equality, at ... More

Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book draws on ethnographic fieldwork in Sweden to follow the social life of forensic evidence through the judicial system. As cases move from crime scene to courtroom, forensic evidence-to-be ... More

The Social Order of the UnderworldHow Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

David Skarbek

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199328499
eISBN:
9780199378890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328499.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book studies the social order of the prison underworld to understand how extralegal institutions form, operate, and evolve. It uses economics to explore the secret world of the convict culture, ... More

Social Policy in a Cold ClimatePolicies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Kitty Stewart, and Polly Vizard (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327714
eISBN:
9781447327745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327714.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The book offers a data-rich, evidence-based analysis of the impact Labour and Coalition government policies have had on inequality and on the delivery of services such as health, education, adult ... More

Social Policy in Challenging TimesEconomic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoe Irving (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

There is no precedent to the 2008 economic crisis or its aftermath. The world's most important financial centres all but collapsed under its weight. And some of the world's largest financial ... More

Social Policy Review 15UK and international perspectives

Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Catherine Bochel, Nick Ellison, and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Social Policy Review 15 continues the tradition of providing a different style and approach to policy issues from that found in most academic journals and books. This volume combines issues such as ... More

Social Policy Review 16Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Nick Ellison, Linda Bauld, and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This ‘new look’ edition is designed to provide readers with up-to-date information about developments and changes in core UK social policy areas. Additional chapters provide in-depth analyses of ... More

Social Policy Review 17

Social Policy Review 17

Martin Powell, Linda Bauld, and Karen Clarke (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Social Policy Review 17 provides students, academics, and all those interested in welfare issues with detailed analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. ... More

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