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Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Ann Hagell (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The general well-being of British adolescents has been the topic of considerable debate in recent years, but too often this is based on myth rather than fact. Are today's young people more stressed, ... More


Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life

Neera K. Badhwar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780195323276
eISBN:
9780199382996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323276.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This book offers a new argument for the ancient claim that well-being as the highest prudential good—eudaimonia—consists of happiness in a virtuous life. The argument takes into account recent work ... More


Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

David Clapham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book explores the objectives, philosophies and outcomes of supported housing for vulnerable people. The exploration is intended to further our understanding of an often-neglected topic in housing ... More


Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Marian Barnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Care has been struggled for, resisted and celebrated. The failure to care in ‘care services’ has been seen as a human rights problem and evidence of malaise in contemporary society. But care has also ... More


Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Mental Health and Behavioral Problems

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter estimates the consequences of paternal incarceration for childhood well-being, broadly defined as children’s internalizing, externalizing, physically aggressive, and total behavioral ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Infant Mortality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

Infant mortality—the death of a child before the first birthday—is the most consequential of all of the outcomes considered in the book. Infant mortality and imprisonment in the United States share ... More


Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Alberto Minujin and Shailen Nandy (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Child poverty is a central and present part of global life, with hundreds of millions of children around the world enduring tremendous suffering and deprivation of their most basic needs. Despite its ... More


Introduction

Ann Hagell

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter outlines the underlying question which was the starting point of the authors, namely is there any evidence that social change was responsible for the rise in emotional and behavioural ... More


Child well-being in the US: proposal for the development of a ‘Tots Index’ using the human development conceptual framework

Sarah Burd-Sharps, Patrick Guyer, Ted Lechterman, and Kristen Lewis

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Despite having per capita incomes well in excess of most other countries, the US also has some of the highest rates of child poverty in the OECD and compares poorly to most high-income countries on ... More


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