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Abrazando el Espíritu

Abrazando el Espíritu

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.001.0001

Embracing the Spirit/Abrazando El Espíritu is an interdisciplinary investigation of the underestimated emotional, physical, and financial exploitation framing the U.S. and Mexican governments’ ... More

The activation dilemma

The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Amilcar Moreira

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.001.0001

The activation of social welfare recipients has been, and still is, a central issue in the development of social and employment policies in Europe. This book explores the employment effectiveness of ... More

Active ageing

Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Andrea Principi, Per H. Jensen, and Giovanni Lamura (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.001.0001

‘Active ageing’ has become a key phrase in discourses about challenges and remedies for demographic ageing and the enrolment of older adults into voluntary work is an important dimension of it. The ... More

Active social policies in the EU

Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Rik van Berkel and Iver Hornemann Moller (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.001.0001

This book challenges the underlying presupposition that regular employment is the royal road to inclusion. Drawing on original empirical research, it investigates the inclusionary and exclusionary ... More

Administering welfare reform

Administering welfare reform: International transformations in welfare governance

Paul Henman and Menno Fenger (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346520
eISBN:
9781447301417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346520.001.0001

While reforms of welfare policies have been widely analysed, the reform of welfare administration has received far less attention. Using empirical case studies, this book provides significant new ... More

After the Fall of the Wall

After the Fall of the Wall: Life Courses in the Transformation of East Germany

Martin Diewald, Anne Goedicke, and Karl Ulrich Mayer (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752084
eISBN:
9780804779456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752084.001.0001

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was the beginning of one of the most interesting natural experiments in recent history. The East German transition from a Communist state to part of the Federal ... More

Ageing and intergenerational relations

Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Misa Izuhara (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.001.0001

With socio-economic and demographic changes taking place in contemporary societies, new patterns of family relations are forming partly due to significant family changes, value shifts, precariousness ... More

Ageing in a consumer society

Ageing in a consumer society: From passive to active consumption in Britain

Ian Rees Jones

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348821
eISBN:
9781447301431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348821.001.0001

Targeted as ‘grey consumers’, people retiring now participated in the creation of the post-war consumer culture. These consumers have grown older, but have not stopped consuming. Based on extensive ... More

Ageing in the Mediterranean

Ageing in the Mediterranean

Joseph Troisi and Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.001.0001

At a time of extreme globalisation Ageing in the Mediterranean fills a key void in international literature on ageing societies. This important and timely volume brings together a distinguished set ... More

Ageing in urban neighbourhoods

Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Allison E. Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.001.0001

Many western nations have experienced a rise in the number of marginalised and deprived inner-city neighbourhoods. Despite a plethora of research focused on these areas, there remain few studies that ... More

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