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Developing social policy in conditions of rapid change: The role of social welfare

Howard Glennerster

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter observes that the lecture on rapid change shows that Titmuss is advanced in his thinking on environmental issues and anticipated the global implications of human pollution. It notes that ... More


HIV and the family

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the social dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the multiple ways that these affect the lives of children and families, within the global context. It summarizes the dynamics ... More


Grandparents and HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Akpovire Oduaran and Choja Oduaran

in Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on the analysis of the role of grandparents in ageing Sub-Saharan Africa. It observes that Africa is beginning to re-discover and apply what had worked in the past in terms of ... More


The foot and mouth crisis

Michael Winter

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines and analyses the Labour government's response to the Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) epidemic in Great Britain, both during and after the crisis. It evaluates the implications of ... More


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