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Room for resistance? Parenting Orders, disciplinary power and the production of ‘the bad parent’

Amanda Holt

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Since their inception in the Crime and Disorder Act of 1998, Parenting Orders have provided New Labour with another tool with which to fight its battle against crime and anti-social behaviour. This ... More


Trends in parenting: can they help explain time trends in problem behaviour?1

Frances Gardner, Stephan Collishaw, Barbara Maughan, Jacqueline Scott, Karen Schepman, and 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/9781447301042.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the role of parenting as part of the picture of social change for young people and asks whether changes in parenting can explain the rise in adolescent problem behaviour. Has ... More


Parenting policy and the geographies of friendship: encounters in an English Sure Start Children's Centre

Eleanor Jupp

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter takes a qualitative approach to a Sure Start Children's Centre as a space framed by a particular set of policy imperatives. It is argued that the targets of policy are not simply ... More


Views from agencies

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter summarises the findings of the research which explored the operation, views and experiences of the relevant agencies in selecting and processing cases of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders ... More


Troubled and troublesome teens: mothers’ and professionals’ understandings of parenting teenagers and teenage troubles

Harriet Churchill and Karen Clarke

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses a group parenting programme for families with adolescent children, and its evaluation based on professionals’ and parents’ perspectives. Such standardized programmes have ... More


The permeating presence of past domestic and familial violence: “So, like, I’d never let anyone hit me but I’ve hit them, and I shouldn’t have done”

Dawn Mannay

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter takes a case study approach, using one woman’s narrative journey from childhood to motherhood to explore the ongoing permeating presence of her childhood experience of domestic and ... More


European perspectives on parenting and family support

Janet Boddy

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on two studies conducted across European countries, based on interviews with professional stakeholders and expert reviews, to explore similarities and differences in the way ... More


Family support and the Coalition: retrenchment, refocusing and restructuring

Harriet Churchill

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews recent developments in family support policies, entitlements and services in the first 18 months of the UK Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government in the UK. In light ... More


‘Yo momma …’: foregrounding families

Val Gillies

in Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317463
eISBN:
9781447317487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317463.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how the prevailing psychologisation of challenging behaviour relies on a construction of inadequate parenting. Home life was cited by teachers’ to make sense of conflict in the ... More


Care in families

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The archetypal image of care is that of a mother and child. Care giving is probably most immediately understood in the context of personal relationships where one person has greater needs for support ... More


Being there yet not interfering: the paradoxes of grandparenting

Vanessa May, Jennifer Mason, and Lynda Clarke

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter, which is based on a secondary analysis of qualitative interviews with 46 grandparents, focuses on ‘normative talk’ about grandparenting. We have identified two main cultural norms of ... More


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