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“I Gotta Get Out of This Place”: Workplace Stress as a Threat to Public Health

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Most people may not recognize that stress has become a major risk for a wide variety of health and mental health problems, although when surveyed most people talk passionately about the stress they ... More


Public health and local government in Wales: every policy a health policy – a collaborative agenda

Catherine Farrell, Jennifer Law, and Steve Thomas

in Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447356233
eISBN:
9781447356271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on public health in Wales and the context within which it is delivered. As a devolved service, health policy and the wider public policy legislative framework are the ... More


Re-storying Offending Behaviour: A Normal Response to an Overdose of Trauma?

Jane Mulcahy

in Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological Research: Nothing about Us without Us'

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529215526
eISBN:
9781529215557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215526.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drawing on qualitative interview data with twelve men approaching release from prison, I explore how childhood trauma is at the root of their offending, based on their personal backstories of ... More


How a Comparative Study of Childhood Became a Story of Global Crisis

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter one provides a chronological account of the evolution of the project. It began in 2008 as a study comparing Italy’s social welfare approach and with the United States’ free market approach, ... More


Adversity and poverty

Morag C. Treanor

in Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter nine looks at the children who are particularly vulnerable and who are at increased risk of living in poverty. Some of these children are living outwith the protection of family and ... More


Policing Parenting, Family ‘Support’ and the Discipline and Punishment of Poor Families

Elizabeth Kiely and Katharina Swirak

in The Criminalisation of Social Policy in Neoliberal Societies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529202960
eISBN:
9781529203004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202960.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the void between the social and economic realities of working class parenting and family life and the unrealities of what working class parents and families are expected to ... More


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