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Work, families and organisations in transitionEuropean perspectives

Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Suzan Lewis, Julia Brannen, and Ann Nilsen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Across Europe the importance of reconciling paid work and family life is increasingly recognised by a range of diverse government regulations and organisational initiatives. At the same time, ... More

Work, Health and WellbeingThe Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson, and Ross Wilkie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The relationship between health and work is widely recognised as complex and multifaceted. In the context of an ageing population, our ability to enable people with health issues to continue working ... More

The Worker Center HandbookA Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Kim Bobo and Marien Casillas Pabellon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Worker centers are becoming an important element in labor and community organizing and the struggle for fair pay and decent working conditions for low-wage workers, especially immigrants. There are ... More

Workers in Hard TimesA Long View of Economic Crises

Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Leon Fink, Joan Sangster, and Joseph A. McCartin (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Seeking to historicize today's “Great Recession,” this volume of essays uses examples from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to situate the current economic crisis and its ... More

Working for JusticeA Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Stephen John Hartnett, Eleanor Novek, and Jennifer K. Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book documents the efforts of the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education collective (PCARE) to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and activism. Through ... More

Working futures?Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book looks at the current effectiveness and future scope for enabling policy in the field of disability and employment. By addressing the current strengths and weaknesses of disability and ... More

The World Heroin MarketCan Supply Be Cut?

The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Heroin is universally considered the world's most harmful illegal drug. This is due not only to the damaging effects of the drug itself, but also to the spread of AIDS tied to its use. Burgeoning ... More

World povertyNew policies to defeat an old enemy

World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Peter Townsend and David Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book offers insights into how to tackle poverty worldwide. With contributions from scholars in the field, both internationally and in the UK, it asks whether existing international and national ... More

The World Says No to WarDemonstrations against the War on Iraq

The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq

Stefaan Walgrave and Dieter Rucht (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650958
eISBN:
9781452946030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

On February 15, 2003, the largest one-day protest in human history took place as millions of people in hundreds of cities marched in the streets, rallying against the imminent invasion of Iraq. This ... More

Worlds Apart?Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Tammy Berberi, Elizabeth C. Hamilton, and Ian Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Today's foreign language teachers are increasingly expected to be skilled in addressing multiple intelligences and differing learning styles, yet no reliable resources exist that consolidate the best ... More

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