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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


Epilogue: on developing empowering child welfare systems and the welfare research needed to create them

Keith Pringle

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews what is believed as the major future challenges facing research, policy and practice in the field of child and family social work, not only in the Nordic countries but also ... More


Researching identities and communities: key epistemological, methodological and ethical dilemmas

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores some key methodological questions, including ethical ones, when researching communities and when focusing upon identities as a way of understanding the social world. Crime and ... More


Gendered violence and the self

Suzanne Franzway, Nicole Moulding, Sarah Wendt, Carole Zufferey, and Donna Chung

in Sexual Politics of Gendered Violence and Women's Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447337782
eISBN:
9781447337836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337782.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter is devoted to questions about why intimate partner violence is understood in terms of its psychological impact on individual women. It suggests alternative ways that the serious ... More


Neglected issues in Swedish child protection policy and practice: age, ethnicity and gender

Pringle Keith

in Tackling men's violence in families: Nordic issues and dilemmas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346032
eISBN:
9781447303640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346032.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the performance of the Swedish welfare system in terms of the way it responds to violence against children. Such a broadening of the critique also further problematises the idea ... More


Introduction

Penny Leonard

in Promoting welfare?: Government information policy and social citizenship

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344885
eISBN:
9781447303091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344885.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the link between citizenship and information. It places the study within the context of the ‘risk society’, power relations, and the policymaking process. The latter portion of ... More


Mental health service users' experiences and epistemological fallacy

Hugh Middleton

in Mental health service users in research: Critical sociological perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447307334
eISBN:
9781447307938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307334.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Mental health service users’ experiences of research commonly mirror their experiences of health care. There is often a sense of ‘us’ and ‘them’, their perspectives frequently considered less ... More


The fight against unemployment as a main concern of European social policy: the implications of a new, local-level approach

Carla Valadas

in Administering welfare reform: International transformations in welfare governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346520
eISBN:
9781447301417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346520.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter talks about the fight against unemployment, which is considered as a primary concern of European social policy. The chapter begins by addressing the argument that welfare state ... More


Working at care

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Many people are employed in jobs that are linked to care. But it is in this context that care as a value has come under particular attack. The work of those paid to care for disabled people and ... More


Conclusion: Detroit and the future of the city

Brian Doucet

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/9781447327868.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this concluding chapter, the main strands of through within the book are brought together. The main narrative of Detroit as a symbol of urban failure is briefly discussed before shifting to a ... More


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