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Police in AfricaThe Street Level View

Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Jan Beek, Mirco Göpfert, Olly Owen, and Johnny Steinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

State police forces in Africa are a curiously neglected subject of study, even within the framework of security issues and African states. This book brings together criminologists, anthropologists, ... More

Hungry BritainThe Rise of Food Charity

Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Drawing on empirical research with the UK’s two largest charitable food organisations, this book explores the prolific rise of food charity over the last 15 years and its implications for overcoming ... More

Community Groups in ContextLocal Activities and Actions

Community Groups in Context: Local Activities and Actions

Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327776
eISBN:
9781447327806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Whilst there is a growing body of literature on formal voluntary organisations, relatively little research has been undertaken into the roles and functioning of small, informal, below the radar ... More

Personalising public servicesUnderstanding the personalisation narrative

Personalising public services: Understanding the personalisation narrative

Catherine Needham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427601
eISBN:
9781447302957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427601.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Personalisation – the idea that public services should be tailored to the individual, with budgets devolved to the service user or frontline staff – is increasingly seen as the future of the welfare ... More

The new politicsLiberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

The new politics: Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

Peter King

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428547
eISBN:
9781447303923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Does the coalition government represent a new politics in Britain, or is the new government just the same old Tories hiding behind an opportunist pact with the Liberal Democrats? Does Cameron differ ... More

The governance of problemsPuzzling, powering and participation

The governance of problems: Puzzling, powering and participation

Robert Hoppe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429629
eISBN:
9781447303848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Contemporary democracies need to develop a better governance of problems, as all too often policy is a sophisticated answer to the wrong problem. This book offers a new approach to public-policy ... More

Public policy analysis

Public policy analysis

Professor Peter Knoepfel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349071
eISBN:
9781447303121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349071.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This book is an English version of a successful text on public policy analysis originally written for policy practitioners in Switzerland and France. It presents a model for the analysis of public ... More

Leading public sector innovationCo-creating for a better society

Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Christian Bason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

In a time of unprecedented turbulence, how can public sector organisations increase their ability to find innovative solutions to society's problems? This book shows how government agencies can use ... More

Rethinking the publicInnovations in research, theory and politics

Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Nick Mahony, Janet Newman, and Clive Barnett (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This book rethinks the public, public communication, and public action in a globalising and mediated world. It develops theoretical perspectives for investigating the formation of publics, focusing ... More

Laughing Saints and Righteous HeroesEmotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups

Laughing Saints and Righteous Heroes: Emotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups

Erika Effler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226188652
eISBN:
9780226188676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226188676.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Why do people keep fighting for social causes in the face of consistent failure? Why do they risk their physical, emotional, and financial safety on behalf of strangers? How do these groups survive ... More

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