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Exploring the Relationship between Crime, Punishment, and Inequality: Some Afterthoughts on Method

Leonidas K. Cheliotis and Sappho Xenakis

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0013
Subject:
Law

The aim of this concluding essay is, first, to reflect on methodological difficulties of studying the trilateral relationship between inequality, crime and punishment; and second, to offer some ... More


Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Bob Smale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores questions of trade union identities and what is termed ‘niche unionism’ in the work. It exposes the inadequacy of the extant industrial relations literature in explaining both ... More


Comparative Analysis of Union Identities

Bob Smale

in Exploring Trade Union Identities: Union Identity, Niche Identity and the Problem of Organizing the Unorganized

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204070
eISBN:
9781529204117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204070.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a limited comparative analysis in order to explore the potential transferability of the multidimensional framework. It considers five countries, namely, China, France, Germany, ... More


Pathways to Conflict Using Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

Marinko Bobić

in Why Minor Powers Risk Wars with Major Powers: A Comparative Study of the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529205206
eISBN:
9781529205244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205206.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three provides a medium-N, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) analysis of the empirical record, assessing the outcomes of all 20 militarised interstate disputes that have taken place in ... More


Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): What It Is, What It Does, and How It Works

Claudius Wagemann

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this chapter, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) is introduced as a research design which can be a fruitful tool for the (comparative) analysis of social movements. QCA is a case-study ... More


Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Katharina Zimmermann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In the context of an ‘activation turn’ in many European welfare states, the local level gained increasing relevance in the last decades and brought local social policies and national employment ... More


The research programme in a nutshell

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In chapter 4, the particular epistemological aspects of the study’s research programme as well as its actual methodological approach and the database are outlined. As sketched out in chapter 3, the ... More


What responses under what conditions? Formal qualitative comparative analyses and preliminary interpretations

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 unravels the contextual conditions enabling the three different response-patterns – 1) no usage, no change. 2) usage without change, and 3) usage and change – described in the previous ... More


Comparative case study analysis: Varieties of international parliamentarization

Frank Schimmelfennig, Thomas Winzen, Tobias Lenz, Jofre Rocabert, Loriana Crasnic, Cristina Gherasimov, Jana Lipps, and Densua Mumford

in The Rise of International Parliaments: Strategic Legitimation in International Organizations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198864974
eISBN:
9780191897412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864974.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the results of a Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) of the case studies on the establishment and empowerment of international parliamentary institutions by international ... More


What form has the development in welfare spending taken?

Bent Greve

in Welfare, Populism and Welfare Chauvinism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350439
eISBN:
9781447350484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350439.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter look into the size of the overall spending on welfare as a percentage of the total economy, measured by GDP, as this is one indicator of whether in relative terms social policy is ... More


Reconciling work and care: an international analysis

Teppo Kröger and Sue Yeandle

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains the book’s rationale, arguing that work-care reconciliation debates and analyses have previously drawn rather limited attention to the care given by family members of working ... More


The responsiveness of social assistance policies

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

in The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses and explains the dynamics of social assistance policies in the Netherlands and reflects on the evolution of Dutch social assistance policies from a European comparative ... More


Conclusion

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter looks at what can be learnt and done using the model of development analysed in the book. It also examines the theoretical and practical implications of an approach such as Tostan’s for ... More


The responsiveness of sheltered work policies

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

in The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses and explains the dynamics of disability policies and, more specifically, sheltered work policies in the Netherlands and reflects on the evolution of Dutch sheltered work ... More


Reconciling work and care for older parents, disabled children and partners: convergent or separate paths in three welfare systems?

Sue Yeandle and Teppo Kröger

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter concludes the book, highlighting its attention to the care provided by family members of working age to people with long-term care needs in three kinds of relational context (to a ... More


Introduction: Self-building as a right to the city

Willem Salet, Camila D’Ottaviano, Stan Majoor, and Daniël Bossuyt

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter sets up the analytical framework for the comparison of cases of self-building by low income groups in city-regions of the Global North and South. Considering the enormous local ... More


The responsiveness of labour migration policies

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

in The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses and explains the dynamics of labour migration policies in the Netherlands and reflects on the evolution of Dutch labour migration policies from a European comparative ... More


New politics/new institutions/new strategies

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Rhys Jones

in Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the formation of new institutional structures of economic governance following devolution in each of the devolved territories. It then examines the economic development ... More


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