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Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and ... More


Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Karen Clarke, Tony Maltby, and Patricia Kennett (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Social Policy Review provides students, academics, and all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. ... More


Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Danny Burns

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Systemic action research works with real social and organisational issues to uncover their complex dynamics, often revealing unexpected opportunities. This book shows how this process can be ... More


The politics of parental leave policies: Children, parenting, gender and the labour market

Sheila Kamerman and Peter Moss (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420671
eISBN:
9781447303961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420671.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

With the growth of parental employment, leave policy is at the centre of welfare state development and at the heart of countries' child and family policies. It is widely recognised as an essential ... More


Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Brenda Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book defines the use of rape and sexual violence as deliberate tactics used by state and non-state actors in both intra- and inter-state conflicts. It argues tactical rape is a serious human ... More


Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The current economic crisis with its gloomy implications for lost generations leaves many disadvantaged young people with ever diminishing opportunities. Violent youth protests in many countries have ... More


Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The trajectories of welfare states are being decided in hostile economic and political environments. Most are subject to austerity in one form or another, although the precise impact is uneven and ... More


Regulating international students' wellbeing

Gaby Ramia, Simon Marginson, and Erlenawat Sawir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447310150
eISBN:
9781447310174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

International education is a global market. Many nation-states regulate the welfare experience of incoming international students through formal regulation, students self-regulate and they are ... More


American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Salvatore Babones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States has become the central state of a global world-system. Analogous in structure to China's historical Ming Dynasty tianxia ("all under heaven"), the American Tianxia is centered on ... More


Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Ann Phoenix, Janet Boddy, Catherine Walker, and Uma Vennam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents innovative international research into how the term “environment” is understood within families and how that plays out in everyday lives. Based on a study that involved creative ... More


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