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The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Natasha Du Rose

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about the ways in which the governance of illicit drug use shapes female dependent drug users’ lives. It argues female drug users’ subjectivities, and hence their experiences, are shaped ... More


The age of responsibility: social policy and citizenship in the early 21st century1

Lister Ruth

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter presents an analysis through the lens of citizenship. It outlines the dominant discourses of citizenship responsibility, discussing in particular how they have been articulated ... More


Welfare and the Children’s Hearings System: “Justice” within Welfare

Claire McDiarmid

in Childhood and Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the Scottish system of children’s hearings and the philosophical concept of welfare which underlies them – ie the principle of meeting hitherto unmet needs in the child’s life ... More


Responsibilisation of everyday life: housing and welfare state change

Stuart Lowe and Jed Meers

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Housing has been relatively neglected in national, comparative and international social policy research. In the UK an agenda based around the financialisation of the everyday in both the home owning ... More


Political context

Natasha Du Rose

in The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 3 provides a general picture of the political domain in which specific drug policies in the UK, the US and Canada have emerged. The ‘mentalities’, ‘governmental rationalities’ or ‘political ... More


Psychosocial accounts

Natasha Du Rose

in The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 7 investigates the most dominant stories the women told: psycho-social stories in which they relate their experiences of drug use and the social conditions in which it occurs, to their ... More


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