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Aging People, Aging PlacesExperiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Maxwell Hartt, Samantha Biglieri, Mark Rosenberg, and Sarah Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447352563
eISBN:
9781447352655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How well do the places where we live support the wellbeing of older adults? The Canadian population is growing older and is reshaping the nation's economic, social and cultural future. However, the ... More

Algorithms and the End of PoliticsHow Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Scott Timcke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

As the United States contends with issues of populism and de-democratization, this book considers the impacts of digital technologies on the country's politics and society. The book provides a ... More

The Allied Health ProfessionsA Sociological Perspective

The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The allied health professions have gained legitimacy through the pursuit of research evidence and the standardisation of practice. Yet there remains very little analysis or understanding of these ... More

Between Realism and RevoltGoverning Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Jonathan Davies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Between Realism and Revolt explores urban governance in the “age of austerity”, focusing on the period between the global financial crisis of 2008-9 and the beginning of the global Coronavirus ... More

Black Mothers and Attachment ParentingA Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Black Mothers and Attachment Parenting: A Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Patricia Hamilton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207934
eISBN:
9781529207958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207934.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Attachment parenting is an increasingly popular style of childrearing that emphasises natural activities such as extended breastfeeding, bedsharing and babywearing. Such parenting activities are ... More

Body CountThe War on Terror and Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Body Count: The War on Terror and Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Lily Hamourtziadou

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529206722
eISBN:
9781529206746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206722.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The need to secure civilians and their fundamental rights has led to the moral imperative to track, record and memorialise the killing and the suffering of those who find themselves in the midst of ... More

China Risen?Studying Chinese Global Power

China Risen?: Studying Chinese Global Power

Shaun Breslin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215809
eISBN:
9781529215847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215809.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book is framed around two very simple and interrelated questions; what is global power and in what ways does China have it? By focussing on political economy and ideational dimensions of global ... More

Collective Access to JusticeAssessing the Potential of Class Actions in England and Wales

Collective Access to Justice: Assessing the Potential of Class Actions in England and Wales

Michael Molavi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210002
eISBN:
9781529210033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210002.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

At a time when the collective redress landscape is undergoing a period of transformative change, this research focuses on class actions in England and Wales. The author provides an objective analysis ... More

Constitutional Policy & Territorial Politics in the UK Vol 1Volume 1: Union and Devolution 1997-2007

Constitutional Policy & Territorial Politics in the UK Vol 1: Volume 1: Union and Devolution 1997-2007

Jonathan Bradbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529205886
eISBN:
9781529214444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is the first of a two-volume work which provides an authoritative account of devolution in the UK since the initial settlement under New Labour in 1997. This first volume meets the need for a ... More

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

Rafe McGregor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208054
eISBN:
9781529208078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book answers the question of the usefulness of criminological fiction. Criminological fiction is fiction that can provide an explanation of the causes of crime or social harm and could, in ... More

Critical Realism for Health and Illness ResearchA Practical Introduction

Critical Realism for Health and Illness Research: A Practical Introduction

Priscilla Alderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354550
eISBN:
9781447354574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critical realism, a toolkit of practical ideas, helps researchers to extend, clarify and validate their work. Critical realism resolves problems and contradictions between quantitative factual ... More

Data LivesHow Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Rob Kitchin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake? This book explores the intricacies of data creation and charts how data-driven ... More

Engaging Comparative UrbanismArt Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Engaging Comparative Urbanism: Art Spaces in Beijing and Berlin

Julie Ren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207057
eISBN:
9781529207064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The concepts employed to understand cities around the world are sourced form a limited set of urban experiences. Comparative urbanism seeks to address this problem, but has yet to offer concrete ... More

Estate Regeneration and its DiscontentsPublic Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Paul Watt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a theoretically informed, empirically rich account of the development, causes and consequences of public housing (council/local authority/social) estate regeneration within the ... More

Financial InclusionCritique and Alternatives

Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Rajiv Prabhakar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Should the public play a greater role within the financial system? Decisions about money are a part of our everyday lives. Supporters promote financial inclusion as a way of helping people navigate ... More

The Gilets Jaunes and the New Social Contract

The Gilets Jaunes and the New Social Contract

Charles Devellennes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529212204
eISBN:
9781529214482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212204.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book provides a detailed account of the gilets jaunes, the yellow vest movement that has shaken France since 2018. The gilets jaunes are a group of French protesters named after their iconic ... More

The Ironic StateBritish Comedy and the Everyday Politics of Globalization

The Ironic State: British Comedy and the Everyday Politics of Globalization

James Brassett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208450
eISBN:
9781529208504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In this book, James Brassett builds on his prize-winning research to demonstrate how British comedy can provide intimate and vital understandings of the everyday politics of globalization in Britain. ... More

Participatory IdeologyFrom Exclusion to Involvement

Participatory Ideology: From Exclusion to Involvement

Peter Beresford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447360490
eISBN:
9781447360537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447360490.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement and renewed action against climate change all highlight the increasing gulf between narrowly based dominant political ideologies and popular demands ... More

Pioneering Social Research

Pioneering Social Research

Paul Thompson, Ken Plummer, and Neli Demireva

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447333524
eISBN:
9781447333562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333524.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Presenting the landmark pioneers' life stories project, this book documents how modern social research in the United Kingdom was shaped. It sheds new light on the lives, methods and motivations of ... More

Policy Analysis in Ireland

Policy Analysis in Ireland

John Hogan and Mary P. Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447350897
eISBN:
9781447353256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350897.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This volume constitutes the Irish element in the ever-expanding International Library of Policy Analysis series, edited by Michael Howlett and Iris Geva-May and published by Policy Press. It provides ... More

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