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The meaning of housing: A pathways approach

David Clapham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346384
eISBN:
9781447303893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book offers a fresh new approach to the study of housing. It explores the meaning that housing has for individuals and households by examining ‘housing pathways’. Housing pathways refers to the ... More


The Future for Health Promotion

Colin Palfrey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Does health promotion have a lasting and positive effect on people? With mounting pressure to reduce costs to the NHS and increasing scepticism of the so-called nanny state, health promotion ... More


The seduction of outcomes: concluding remarks

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reviews the main arguments of this research and suggests future policy directions. The stubborn survival of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS) has prompted a range of ... More


Introduction

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book tries to provide a novel and comparative perspective on the governmental drive to create healthier, more productive, engaged citizens. In order to achieve this, the book is structured ... More


Dreams of the autonomous and reflexive self: the religious significance of contemporary lifestyle media

Gordon Lynch

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Lifestyle media, with its early origins in popular manuals of etiquette and household management, seeks to explore options and to offer advice in areas of everyday living. In addition to exploring ... More


“I am not that type of grandmother”: (non)compliance with the grandmother archetype among contemporary Czech grandmothers

Lucie Vidovićová and Lucie Galčanová

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the ways in which a literary character from The Grandmother: A story of country life in Bohemia, written in 1855 by Božena Němcová, is translated into the contemporary ... More


Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, and Gareth Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Improving health in populations in which it is poor is a complex process. This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is not enough ... More


Health status and lifestyle of the Oraon tea garden labourers of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Subrata K. Roy and Tanaya Kundu Chowdhury

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/9781447327363.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the health and lifestyle factors among tea garden labourers in West Bengal. Tea garden labourers enjoy access to some free facilities like education for children, medical ... More


Health inequalities during adulthood: policy and practice

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines policy and practice for addressing health inequalities during adulthood. It discusses the key sources of vulnerability including lifestyle, psychosocial health and material ... More


Older age: policy and practice

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines policy and practice in addressing health inequalities in older people. It considers efforts to improve the health and well-being of older citizens through lifestyle/behavioural ... More


Events and the lucratively sensible city

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

With sports now being cast as a solution to a range of social, economic, health and urban-related ills, this chapter explores the role played by mass participation running events (MPREs) in achieving ... More


What life is this? Some concluding thoughts

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides some concluding thoughts about the book. Both the UK and US are undergoing major governance upheavals. In the UK, the arrival of the coalition government in May 2010 instigated ... More


Housing with care communities in the UK

Simon Evans

in Community and ageing: Maintaining quality of life in housing with care settings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420718
eISBN:
9781447301905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420718.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter provides an overview of housing with care settings in the UK and examines their increasing popularity in recent years. It discusses an array of reasons for this rapid growth, such as the ... More


Housing transitions in later life

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, Chris Paris, and Terry Clower

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the housing circumstances and housing transition patterns of the current older population and of the baby boomers who are about to be classified as older persons. Although the ... More


Neighbourhoods and communities

David Clapham

in The meaning of housing: A pathways approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346384
eISBN:
9781447303893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346384.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the concepts of neighbourhood and community. It discusses the design of spaces around houses and the social interactions that take place there. The discourse of community is ... More


Housing pathways in later life

David Clapham

in The meaning of housing: A pathways approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346384
eISBN:
9781447303893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346384.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the pathways approach by focusing on the later stages of a housing pathway and examining the experience of housing in later life. The primary focus of this chapter is on the ... More


Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools

Kalwant Bhopal

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses some aspects of good practice in a mixed comprehensive school in a rural village. It argues that the rural setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of ... More


Health inequalities: a persistent problem

Sassi Franco

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines health inequalities, an area subject to considerable prominence, a number of targets, and several government inquiries, but where policy action has been less clear. The ... More


Nutrition in marginalised groups

Rosalind Fallaize and Julie Lovegrove

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines key nutritional issues and contemporary advances in human nutrition in marginalised groups. Evidence suggests that the dietary choices of communities on low income, including ... More


Strategies for health promotion

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on various strategies for health promotion in the UK. It begins with a discussion of two opposing routes to better health, known as health promotion doctrines: Approach A is a ... More


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