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Voluntary sector in transitionHard times or new opportunities?

Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Linda Milbourne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the private ... More

War, Genocide, and JusticeCambodian American Memory Work

War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the three years, eight months, and twenty days of the Khmer Rouge’s deadly reign over Cambodia, an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians perished as a result of forced labor, execution, starvation, and ... More

Water Security in Peri-urban South AsiaAdapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

Vishal Narain and Anjal Prakash (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464166
eISBN:
9780199087037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores the implications of urbanization and climate change for peri-urban water security in South Asia. Focusing on four locations in the region, namely Kathmandu (Nepal), Khulna ... More

We Are the UnionDemocratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

Dana L. Cloud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036378
eISBN:
9780252093418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book engages union reformers at Boeing in Wichita and Seattle to reveal how ordinary workers attempted to take command of their futures by chipping away at the cozy partnership between union ... More

We Are What We DrinkThe Temperance Battle in Minnesota

We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Sabine N. Meyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book eschews the generalities of other temperance histories to provide a close-grained story about the connections between alcohol consumption and identity in the upper Midwest. The book ... More

Wealth and the WealthyExploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is relatively little research into wealth and the wealthy, despite increasing academic, policy and public interest in the growing gap between rich and poor, and the personal assets of the ... More

Weavers of Dreams, Unite!Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

Weavers of Dreams, Unite!: Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

Sean P. Holmes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037481
eISBN:
9780252094682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037481.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Published to coincide with the centenary of the founding of the Actors' Equity Association in 1913, this book explores the history of actors' unionism in the United States from the late nineteenth ... More

Welfare and well-beingSocial value in public policy

Welfare and well-being: Social value in public policy

Bill Jordan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420800
eISBN:
9781447304210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420800.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Research on well-being reveals the significance of personal relationships, trust and participation to sustain quality of life, yet it is the economic model that remains the dominant basis for ... More

Welfare and wellbeingRichard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Pete Alcock, Howard Glennerster, and Ann Oakley (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Richard Titmuss was Professor of Social Administration at the London School of Economics (LSE) from 1950 until his death in 1973. His publications on welfare and social policy were radical and ... More

Welfare policy under New LabourViews from inside Westminster

Welfare policy under New Labour: Views from inside Westminster

Hugh Bochel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347909
eISBN:
9781447304227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347909.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Based on an extensive series of interviews with MPs and Peers from across Parliament, this book traces the dynamics of political debate on welfare both between and within parties; assesses the ... More

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