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Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Charles Husband (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book provides a critical discussion of the fault lines in the contemporary relationship between university based researchers, research funders, and the policy sector in the production and ... More


More than a matter of choice? Consumerism and the modernisation of health care

Janet Newman and Elizabeth Vidler

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores some of the ways in which the ‘consumer’ is situated in New Labour's narrative of modernisation. It examines how health care organisations are responding to the consumerist ... More


Democracy and development

Stephen Platt and Ian Cooper

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter references some lessons from three housing futures studies that were conducted by the Cambridge Architectural Research and Eclipse Research Consultants. It shows that the aim of each ... More


Value for money? The politics of contract research

Paul Senior

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the minutiae of contract research on criminal justice matters which operate in a highly charged policy context. Maintaining the integrity of the research is challenged by the ... More


Conceptual difficulties: setting up the Research Programme

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the establishment of the Joint Working Party, including the DHSS and SSRC personnel. It surveys the setting up of the Research Programme, from the first discussions between the ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book is an attempt to establish how British children are doing. Of course, there is already a great deal of material available on children's well-being in the UK, and it specifically draws on it ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter brings together the findings and attempts to develop an index of child well-being for the UK. In particular, it tries to answer the question, was Ed Balls right? It also presents a ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation in the Republic of Korea: Linkages with Economic, Political and Social Development

Lynn Ilon

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter considers the role of knowledge mobilisation in Korea. It starts by describing the process of policy development in Korea, highlighting the contribution of the media and the general ... More


Non-university research institutes: between basic research, knowledge transfer to the public and policy analysis

Martin Thunert

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on research organisations and research institutes in Germany, which are academic institutions, but exist organisationally independent of universities, working at arms-length ... More


Making the decision about enrolment in a randomised controlled trial

Tracey J. Stone

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter describes the decision making of a purposively sampled group of oncology patients about taking part in a randomised controlled trial (RCT). The data presented in this chapter was ... More


Research with psychiatric patients: knowing their own minds?

Sarah Nelson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Beyond Trauma research project aimed to improve mental health services for female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. It explored their experiences of services, and their views on how these ... More


Researching end of life in old age: ethical challenges

Ailsa Cameron, Liz Lloyd, Naomi Kent, and Pat Anderson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

One of the ethical dilemmas facing researchers and social researchers is the most appropriate way of researching the relationship between old age and death. This chapter reviews the ethical issues ... More


Domestic violence and research ethics

The Domestic Violence Research Group, University of Bristol, Hilary Abrahams, Gill Hague, Ellen Malos, Melanie McCarry, Tais Silva, and Emma Williamson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Domestic Violence Research Group (DVRG) conducts national, international and local studies on domestic violence and on other forms of violence against women. It also offers consultancy, teaching ... More


Introduction

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This section provides an introduction to the intellectual history of the cycle speech and the Transmitted Deprivation Research Programme of the 1970s. It explores their relevance to current policy ... More


From a cycle of deprivation to cycles of disadvantage

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces early attempts to commission research, some of the applications that were received, and reports by referees. It looks in particular at the efforts that were made to correct the ... More


The final years of the Research Programme

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter surveys the final years of the Research Programme, from the publication of the Third Report of the Joint Working Party, to the appearance of the first books in the Heinemann series in ... More


Poverty, structure, and behaviour: three social scientists

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter uses the Research Programme to explore further the approach of social scientists to issues of poverty, deprivation, structure, and behaviour. It builds on the earlier work by Deacon, ... More


Conclusion

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This section draws the earlier themes together. It summarises five areas in which this intellectual history of the cycle speech and Research Programme has added significantly to existing knowledge. ... More


Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Aaron Pycroft and John McKeane (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The rise in a dominant risk paradigm focusing on public protection in criminal justice has seen the increased use of coercion to access treatment for people with substance misuse and mental health ... More


Working with different values: extremism, hate and sex crimes

Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan, and Ed Pollock

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores how researchers interact with their research/the researched (who may hold very different values to researcher) whilst maintaining personal values and addressing ethical issues. ... More


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