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Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and ... More


Empathy in pursuit of a caring ethic in international development

Diego de Merich

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

At the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, attention will turn to what new set of goals might replace them. The MDGs based in broad terms on a conception of justice which ... More


The gender dimensions of New Labour’s international development policy

Elias Juanita and Ferguson Lucy

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the gender dimensions of New Labour's international-development work and some of the internal and external limitations of these policies. It first examines the context for ... More


Experiencing later life in contexts of development

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing is becoming a major issue for international development. At the same time, processes associated with development strongly influence how later life is experienced around the world. ... More


Meanings, politics and realities of social mix and gentrification – a view from Brussels

Mathieu Van Criekingen

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In Brussels, since the early 1990s, notions of ‘social’ and ‘functional mix’ have acted as core political values in urban policies and planning frameworks that assert the indisputable need for a ... More


Work environment, health and the international development agenda

Martin Hyde and Töres Theorell

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter reviews the current debates on the role of work and working conditions in the discourse on international development and explores the impact of vulnerable work and poor psychosocial ... More


Sven Hessle, 2006: Interviewed by Darja Zaviršek

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Sven Hessle, a leader in Swedish social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


Social justice, liberalism and philanthropy: the tensions and limitations of British foundations

Balihar Sanghera and Kate Bradley

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the roles of philanthropic foundations in international development relative to NGOs, civil society and social justice. The chapter firstly highlights the changing global ... More


Harriet Jakobsson, 2000: Author: Pia Aronsson

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a biography of Harriet Jakobsson, a leader in Swedish social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International Association of Schools of Social ... More


Social Policy Review 17

Martin Powell, Linda Bauld, and Karen Clarke (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Social Policy Review 17 provides students, academics, and all those interested in welfare issues with detailed analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. ... More


Roger Hart

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this interview Professor Roger Hart discusses his background and early career and his interest in understanding the everyday lives of children in relation to their physical environment, ... More


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