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Social justice and public policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Gary Craig, Tania Burchardt, and David Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349347
eISBN:
9781447303404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social justice is a contested term, incorporated into the language of widely differing political positions. Those on the left argue that it requires intervention from the state to ensure equality, at ... More


The current state of vocational rehabilitation services

Joanne Ross (ed.)

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

‘Vocational rehabilitation’ is used as an umbrella term to describe a wide range of processes and interventions that enable people with a health condition, injury or disability to enter, return to or ... More


Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work

David Wainwright

Elaine Wainwright, Rachel Black, and Susan Kenyon (eds)

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents findings from a qualitative study of long-term Incapacity Benefit (IB) recipients who had utilised return-to-work interventions. Returning Incapacity Benefit recipients to work ... More


Working for longer: self‑management of chronic health problems in the workplace

Fehmidah Munir

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers how employees with health problems can maintain their own health, wellbeing and productivity across their working life span. It examines the self-management of health problems ... More


Conclusion: setting the agenda for future research

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

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter draws together themes and issues raised in the individual chapters, identifies gaps in our current understanding of how to manage health conditions at work and set an agenda for future ... More


Building brighter futures for all our children: education, disability,1 social policy and the family

Philippa Russell

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at the possibility of having parents and families as ‘change agents’ for children with special educational and other special needs. It observes the changing population of children ... More


Overloaded or Undermined?: European Welfare States in the Face of Performance Dissatisfaction

Staffan Kumlin

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the contention that mature welfare states are facing more and more severe challenges and pressures, and that their political responses will likely involve piecemeal ... More


Welfare Performance and Welfare Support

Wim Van Oorschot and Bart Meuleman (eds)

in Contested Welfare States: Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782524
eISBN:
9780804783170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782524.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the relationship between perceived welfare performance and people's support for welfare state responsibility. It indicates that performance has predictive power in addition to ... More


Constructive Deviance: What Is DIY Urban Design? And What Is It Not?

Gordon C.C. Douglas

in The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190691332
eISBN:
9780190691349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190691332.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter defines do-it-yourself urban design in detail. It does so first in contrast to existing social science perspectives (in sociology, criminology, art criticism, psychology, and critical ... More


The Homeless Archipelago

Teresa Gowan

in Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648696
eISBN:
9781452946351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648696.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a look at San Francisco’s homeless men living under the shelter system to assess their experience in more service-rich environments. Here, social workers and counselors tried to ... More


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