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Development

James Midgley

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of development over the last half century. It begins with a formative focus of development on economic issues and the way economic development was linked to national ... More


Modernising monstrosities and transformational traumas: social theory, criminal justice and morality

Philip Whitehead

in Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The final chapter draws together the theoretical and empirical insights advanced in this book. The author justifies the claim that the probation service, criminal justice system, and penal policy, ... More


A wrong turn in the search for freedom?

Neal Lawson

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter covers Bauman's notion of excluded ‘failed consumers’, and the concept of ‘social recession’ where individuals may enjoy greater choice as consumers, but are increasingly disempowered as ... More


The NHS after 10 years of New Labour

Calum Paton

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews New Labour's health policy, focusing on the modernization of the NHS. New Labour has influenced levels of NHS expenditure for the future by its financial settlements for the NHS ... More


Manchester: Producing urban public space and city transformation

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter takes a fresh look, through a Lefebvrian spatial lens, at the intervention in Castlefield of the Central Manchester Development Corporation (CMDC). The chapter reveals for the first time ... More


Saving children

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

in Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how brain science and neoliberal ideas infuse and shape the understandings and practices of those working in the early years field. It considers the evangelical mission that ... More


Childcare markets: do they work?

Helen Penn

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the limitations of using the market as a workable model for the organisation and delivery of childcare. It presents a brief overview of the reach of economics as a basis for ... More


Bringing the state back in: understanding neoliberal security

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth discuss the restrictiveness of Wacquant's characterisation of the neoliberal state as a penal state. They argue that Wacquant's notion of the ‘centaur state’ whose ... More


Need markets be the only show in town?

Peter Moss

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores what happens when neoliberal capitalism becomes a hegemonic system of thought and practice, with its unswerving belief in the virtues of markets and the private, of competition ... More


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