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Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic Schools: Rethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Alice Bradbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447346616
eISBN:
9781447347552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346616.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The Covid-19 pandemic closed schools, but this hiatus provides an opportunity to rethink the fundamental principles of our education system. This book examines how, before the pandemic, the education ... More


Volume 3: Public Space and Mobility

Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529219005
eISBN:
9781529219036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219005.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

COVID-19 is an invisible threat that has hugely impacted cities and their inhabitants. Yet its impact is very visible, perhaps most so in urban public spaces and spaces of mobility. This ... More


Volume 2: Housing and Home

Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218961
eISBN:
9781529218992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The COVID-19 pandemic was not a great ‘equaliser’, but rather an event whose impact intersected with pre-existing inequalities affecting different people, places, and geographic scales. Nowhere is ... More


Volume 1: Community and Society

Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218879
eISBN:
9781529218909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218879.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Our experiences of the city are dependent on our gender, race, class, age, ability, and sexual orientation. It was already clear before the pandemic that cities around the world were divided and ... More


Conclusion

Brian Doucet, Pierre Filion, and Rianne van Melik

in Volume 2: Housing and Home

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218961
eISBN:
9781529218992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218961.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter reflects on how addressing the structural inequalities rendered visible during the COVID-19 pandemic requires centering the lived experiences of poverty, housing precarity, and ... More


Participatory Ideology: From Exclusion to Involvement

Peter Beresford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447360490
eISBN:
9781447360537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447360490.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement and renewed action against climate change all highlight the increasing gulf between narrowly based dominant political ideologies and popular demands ... More


Conclusion

Brian Doucet, Rianne Van Melik, and Pierre Filion (eds)

in Volume 1: Community and Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218879
eISBN:
9781529218909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218879.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter questions the idea whether inequalities rendered visible during the COVID-19 pandemic will be reduced as the pandemic subsides. It articulates why power relations that govern cities will ... More


Introduction

Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis

in The Public and their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529201055
eISBN:
9781529201109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201055.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter provides a background on the sociology about public life and the technologies that make it possible. It discusses how to rethink and write about public sociology as an endeavour that ... More


Epilogue

Masaaki Shirakawa

in Tumultuous Times: Central Banking in an Era of Crisis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300258974
eISBN:
9780300263008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300258974.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This epilogue reflects on the future of central banks. The Bank of Japan was the first central bank to find itself stuck in the “low-for-long” world, meaning that low-interest rates persist for an ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Bonner

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/9781447356233.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter explains that in order to develop interrelationships and interdependencies across the various domains within a social determinants of health rainbow model, there needs to be a ... More


The Contagion Next Time

Sandro Galea

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In a few short months, COVID-19 devastated the world and, in particular, the United States. Yet America was already in poor health before COVID-19 appeared. Racism, marginalization, socioeconomic ... More


An Introduction to Global Health Delivery: Practice, Equity, Human Rights

Joia Mukherjee

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197607251
eISBN:
9780197607282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607251.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

What has called so many young people to the field of global health is the passion to be a force for change, to work on the positive side of globalization, and to be part of a movement for human ... More


A COVID Afterword

Michael Stein

in Broke: Patients Talk about Money with Their Doctor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661148
eISBN:
9781469661162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661148.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The afterword relates some of Stein’s experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. He talks about masks, his patients’ jobs, and questions of responsibility.


Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present, and Future

Michael B. A. Oldstone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190056780
eISBN:
9780197523292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056780.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

“Viruses, Plagues, & History” focuses on the effects of viral diseases on human history. Written by an eminent internationally respected virologist, it couples the fabric of history with major ... More


Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Sally Davies and Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863458
eISBN:
9780191895890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863458.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book outlines why health, individually and collectively, is the greatest untapped opportunity for prosperity and happiness in the 21st century and introduces the concept of total health as a ... More


Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People's Health

Nancy Krieger

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197510728
eISBN:
9780197510759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510728.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book employs the ecosocial theory of disease distribution to combine critical political and economic analysis with a deep engagement with biology, in societal, ecological, and historical ... More


Europe to the Rescue?

Jonathon W. Moses

in Workaway: The Human Costs of Europe's Common Labour Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211016
eISBN:
9781529211054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211016.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In recognizing the real costs of market integration, and the reduced capacity of member states to protect their local labour markets, we might expect the EU to fill the policy void. It could do this ... More


The social question: reconciling social and economic imperatives in policy

Bradley W. Bateman

in The Struggle for Social Sustainability: Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356103
eISBN:
9781447356141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356103.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the enduring relevance of key economic ideas. It considers how the pressing social and economic questions of the day (the social questions, concerning rights and ... More


Ageing sustainably

Alan Walker

Christopher Deeming (ed.)

in The Struggle for Social Sustainability: Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356103
eISBN:
9781447356141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356103.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter investigates the implications of the major demographic shifts in global population age structures in relation to the thorny question of social sustainably. The chapter first presents the ... More


Bringing in ‘the social’: an intersectional analysis of global crises and welfare

Fiona Williams

in The Struggle for Social Sustainability: Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356103
eISBN:
9781447356141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356103.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter shows how an intersectional approach can excavate the ‘social’ in social policy analysis, not only at national and local/interpersonal scales but at global scales too. It focuses on the ... More


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