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Teenage pregnancy: The making and unmaking of a problem

Lisa Arai

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420749
eISBN:
9781447303688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420749.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the last decades of the 20th century, successive British governments have regarded adolescent pregnancy and childbearing as a significant public health and social problem. Youthful pregnancy was ... More


Risk assessment and risk management: the right approach?

Hazel Kemshall

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In recent years, the ‘risk business’ has seen a phenomenal growth and net widening. This also applies to crime management, with risk forming a key ingredient of the penal policy. In the adult arena, ... More


Introduction: ‘Shattered lives and blighted futures’

Lisa Arai

in Teenage pregnancy: The making and unmaking of a problem

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420749
eISBN:
9781447303688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420749.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book aims to consider the depiction of teenage pregnancy as a social and public health problem and to explore ways in which policy makers, academics and the media have responded to teenage ... More


Contested framings: democratic conflict and the public university

Ruth Sheldon

in Tragic Encounters and Ordinary Ethics: Palestine-Israel in British Universities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993146
eISBN:
9781526120700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993146.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a brief history of the campus politics of Palestine-Israel in Britain alongside a genealogical account of how the stakes, boundaries and grammars of these struggles have been ... More


Thinking About Drinking

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

How do we understand alcohol and how do these understandings shape its regulation? ‘Rational’ explanations of this relationship depict public attitudes and regulation as simple products of a ... More


Temperance and Teetotalism

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the advent of the temperance movement in England and Wales in the late 1820s and its turn to teetotalism in the 1830s. It considers, firstly, the movement’s relationship with ... More


Balancing Acts or Spirited Measures?

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Three begins to assess the impact of the temperance movement on public attitudes and regulation. It focuses on the new forms of drink regulation established between 1864 and 1872 with a ... More


Problematising ‘sustainable aviation’ in the UK

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

in The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter investigates the various paradoxes and contradictions surrounding the regime of aviation expansion in post-war Britain. It engages in a detailed problematisation of the UK aviation ... More


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