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A victim-centred approach to conceptualising ‘hate crime’

Paul Iganski

in 'Hate crime' and the city

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Even though the term ‘hate crime’ has caught on in some quarters, it is a rather slippery concept. Varying interpretations have been provided in the scholarly and policy literature, but they do have ... More


Complex needs, divergent frameworks: challenges disabled children face in accessing appropriate support services and inclusive educational opportunities

Cherie Booth, Marc Bush, and Ruth Scott

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter shows that bias towards special schools is due to the complex relationship that has evolved between social care law and children's education. It provides an analysis of England and Wales ... More


Talking to communities

Liz Richardson

in DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the Gatsby Project and its study areas and groups. It studies how the information was collected, and analyses the things the participants shared during the course of data ... More


The emotionality of official documents: the serious case review as an active text

Joanne Warner

in The emotional politics of social work and child protection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318422
eISBN:
9781447318446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318422.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter is concerned with the emotional politics of documents, specifically serious case reviews. After providing background information, the chapter shows how case reviews can be understood as ... More


Does participation always have a democratic spirit?

Michele Micheletti

in Political (dis)engagement: The changing nature of the 'political'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317012
eISBN:
9781447317036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317012.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the democratic quality of different forms of political participation and invites readers to ponder if citizen engagement in politics always carries a democratic spirit. The ... More


Make sure you are helping: experts, solidarity, and effective partnering with locals

Drew Philp

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Detroit has attracted many people who come to the city to try to work towards making it better. However, not all who come to the city end up improving the conditions for Detroiters. In this chapter, ... More


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