Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 21 items for:

  • Keywords: professions x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson, and Marek Perlinski (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book discusses current social and caring welfare professions and their practices in a number of European countries in a comprehensive and structured way. It presents research-based knowledge in ... More


Analysing teacher education policy: comparative and historical approaches

Moira Hulme

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter Moira Hulme offers a comparative, historical and ecological perspective on teacher education. The chapter begins by discussing the nature of comparative perspectives in analysing ... More


Social Origins

Ann Oakley

in Social Support and Motherhood: The Natural History of a Research Project

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349457
eISBN:
9781447349464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349457.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The Social Support and Pregnancy Outcome study had its origins in six sets of observations about social relations. This chapter expands these six observations as a prelude to describing the ... More


Professions, de-professionalisation and welfare work

Nanna Mik-Meyer

in The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters: The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526110282
eISBN:
9781526128638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110282.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter engages with the primary scholarly work on the concepts of profession, professionals and professionalisation and positions the book within this research as well. The chapter thus ... More


European social and caring professions in transition

Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson, and Marek Perlinski

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the background, the aim and the content of the book. It gives a short introduction to social and caring professions in Europe, and argues that they have undergone considerable ... More


Social and caring professions in European welfare states: trends and challenges

Marek Perlinski, Björn Blom, and Lars Evertsson

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter concentrates on current tendencies, movements and challenges for social and caring welfare professions in Europe. It takes a ”bird’s-eye view” to spot a number of key issues and trends ... More


An integrated conceptual approach to daily life

Walter Van Dongen

in Towards a democratic division of labour in Europe?: The Combination Model as a new integrated approach to professional and family life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422941
eISBN:
9781447304029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422941.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter deals with the integrated conceptual approach of the Combination Model to the daily life of men and women within a complex modern society, with the division of professional and family ... More


Guns, Gangs, and Doughnut Kings

Aihwa Ong

in Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229983
eISBN:
9780520937161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229983.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the risky activities of Cambodians who formed their own sense of belonging. It looks at those who started businesses at the bottom, specifically family-run and gang-operated ... More


Escaping Conflict: Afghan Women in Transit

Asha Hans

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates Afghan women's flight and temporary sanctuary. It argues that women have fled more than one political regime in Afghanistan but that under the Taliban, women's space is all ... More


Workers’ values and commitments

Paul Hoggett, Marjorie Mayo, and Miller Chris

in The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the types of values that development workers have and where these values come from. It argues that unlike some other public sector professions, so many development workers are ... More


Professional barriers and facilitators: policy issues for an enabling salariat

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the barriers and facilitators that operate within a number of human-services professions in relation to disabled people's access to those occupational groups. It draws attention ... More


Introduction

Nanna Mik-Meyer

in The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters: The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526110282
eISBN:
9781526128638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110282.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter presents the aims and focus of this book: to explore current encounters between citizens and welfare staff and to investigate the effects of principles from the bureaucracy, ... More


All in Her Brain

Joanna Kempner

in Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226179018
eISBN:
9780226179292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226179292.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book chapter analyzes the notion that migraine has recently undergone a paradigm shift-an idea that permeates headache specialists’ narrative retellings of their discipline’s own history. ... More


“Is the Tattoo Guy Here?”: Women Tattoo Artists’ Experience Working in a Male-Dominated Profession

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Female tattoo artists have faced occupational stigma, discrimination, and invisibility within the field. Like many women in non-traditional professions, tattooists have faced many barriers, and also ... More


Public Policy Making and Public Policy Analysis

Lee S. Friedman

in Does Policy Analysis Matter?: Exploring Its Effectiveness in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520287396
eISBN:
9780520962538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287396.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter reviews the development and growth of the policy-analytic profession. Historically, government decision makers have often called upon those with expertise to assist them in reaching ... More


Summary and Future Directions

Lee S. Friedman

in Does Policy Analysis Matter?: Exploring Its Effectiveness in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520287396
eISBN:
9780520962538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287396.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter summarizes the major findings of the previous chapters in considering the development and impact of the policy-analytic profession. The growth in the voluntary employment of analysts not ... More


Medical Interests and Priorities

Drew Halfmann

in Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226313429
eISBN:
9780226313443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313443.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains the differing engagement of the medical associations with abortion politics by focusing on the ways in which they constructed their “interests” and priorities in the context of ... More


Questioning Authority: The State and Medicine Strike Back

Laura J. Miller

in Building Nature's Market: The Business and Politics of Natural Foods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501239
eISBN:
9780226501406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501406.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes the repression of natural foods advocates by government and the health professions, hostilities that lasted for most of the twentieth century. Professional associations such as ... More


The formation of a profession: the case of physiotherapy in Norway

Eline Thornquist and Hildur Kalman

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter claims that a profession progresses through interaction and conflict with adjacent professions. Using the professional development of physiotherapy in Norway as an example, the chapter ... More


On the unnoticed aspects of professional practice

Rasmus Antoft, Kjeld Høgsbro, Maria Appel Nissen, and Søren Peter Olesen

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter focuses on some mostly unnoticed, but crucial, aspects of professional practice among welfare professions. One such aspect comprises of the informal and strategic forms of negotiations ... More


View: