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Using evidenceHow research can inform public services

Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Sandra M. Nutley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book provides a contribution to understanding and enhancing evidence use. It draws together current knowledge about how research is used and how this can be encouraged and improved. In ... More

Valuing older peopleA humanist approach to ageing

Valuing older people: A humanist approach to ageing

Ricca Edmondson and Hans-Joachim Von Kondratowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422927
eISBN:
9781447304173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How can people understand older people as real human beings, value their wisdom, and appreciate that their norms and purposes both matter in themselves and are affected by those of others? Using a ... More

Veiled ThreatsRepresenting the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Naaz Rashid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The book looks at how ‘the Muslim woman’ is socially constructed through an analysis of contemporary racialized and gendered policy narratives in the UK. It is focused on Prevent, the UK’s ... More

The Victimization of WomenLaw, Policies, and Politics

The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765102
eISBN:
9780199944187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book presents a balanced and comprehensive summary of the most significant research on the victimizations, violence, and victim politics that disproportionately affect women. The chapters ... More

Violence Against Latina ImmigrantsCitizenship, Inequality, and Community

Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Roberta Villalon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the U.S. Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, the author volunteered at ... More

Violence at the Urban Margins

Violence at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero, Philippe Bourgois, and Nancy Scheper-Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190221447
eISBN:
9780190221461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221447.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book examines the causes, forms, and experiences of urban violence in the Americas. It does so through a series of theoretically informed ethnographic analyses of the role that violence plays in ... More

Violence, Martyrdom and PartitionA Daughter's Testimony

Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Nonica Datta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book presents the oral testimony of Subhashini (1914–2003), the woman head of a well-known Arya Samaj institution devoted to women's education in rural north India. Subhashini's narrative ... More

Violent fathering and the risks to childrenThe need for change

Violent fathering and the risks to children: The need for change

Lynne Harne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429179
eISBN:
9781447304180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429179.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Current family policy approaches emphasise the significance of paternal involvement in children's lives, yet there has been a silence on violent and abusive fathering in these discourses. This is the ... More

Virtual HomelandsIndian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Madhavi Mallapragada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Internet has transformed the idea of home for Indians and Indian Americans. This book analyzes home pages and other online communities organized by diasporic and immigrant Indians from the late ... More

Vita SexualisKarl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Ralph M. Leck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040009
eISBN:
9780252098185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040009.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Karl Ulrichs' studies of sexual diversity galvanized the burgeoning field of sexual science in the nineteenth century. But in the years since, his groundbreaking activism has overshadowed his ... More

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