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Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson, and Richard A. Settersten Jr (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book examines some of the challenges facing older people, given a context of rising life expectancy, cuts to the welfare state, and widening economic and social inequalities. It explores ... More


Immigration Justice

Peter Higgins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By what moral standards must nation-states select immigration policies? A central contention of Immigration Justice is that the justice of an immigration policy can be ascertained only through ... More


Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Glen Bramley and Nick Bailey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Based on the largest UK study of its kind ever commissioned in the UK, this book provides the most detailed national picture of poverty and social exclusion. Chapters consider a wide range of ... More


Refiguring childhood: Encounters with biosocial power

Kevin Ryan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526148612
eISBN:
9781526160959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148629
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Refiguring childhood stages a series of encounters with biosocial power, which is a specific zone of intensity within the more encompassing arena of biopower and biopolitics. Assembled at the ... More


The Appeal of the Boxing Gym

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the themes that emerged from the research, particularly those that relate to boxing’s enduring appeal, and those that demonstrate how the sport can be a fundamental source of ... More


Youth poverty and social exclusion in the UK

Eldin Fahmy

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Eldin Fahmy examines the nature, extent and social distribution of youth deprivation and social exclusion amongst 16-29 year olds living in Britain. He explores our understanding of youth marginality ... More


Routine sanctions, humiliation and human struggle: qualitative biographies of young people’s experience of live marginality

Linda Brooks

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Linda Brooks examines the impact of the current government austerity measures experienced at a local charity based in the borough of Castle Point in Essex. Linda draws from first-hand experience of ... More


A school for our community:critically assessing discourses of marginality in the establishment of a free school

Claire Tupling

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Claire Tupling examines the case study of a Free School to challenge whether Free Schools are really designed to be responsive to the needs of local communities. She argues Free Schools may not ... More


[B]othered Youth: marginalisation, stop and search and the policing of belonging

Seán F Murphy

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Seán F. Murphy examines the contemporary issues surrounding the policing of disadvantaged communities. Specifically looking at the discriminatory practice of ‘Stop and Search’ methods of policing. He ... More


Race, Racism and Social Work: Contemporary issues and debates

Michael Lavalette and Laura Penketh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307082
eISBN:
9781447312123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307082.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book draws together a range of writers to consider aspects of ‘race’, racism and contemporary social work. It considers the development of anti-racist social work theory and practice within the ... More


Are You Better Off Now Than You Were 12,000 Years Ago? An Empirical Assessment of the Hobbesian Hypothesis

Karl Widerquist and Grant S. McCall

in Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748678662
eISBN:
9781474430968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678662.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter empirically investigates “the Hobbesian hypothesis” (the claim that everyone is better off in a state society with a private property system than they could reasonably expect to be in ... More


The Priority of Disadvantage Principle

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter proposes as a necessary condition of the justice of states’ immigration policies that just immigration policies may not avoidably harm social groups that are already unjustly ... More


Conclusion – beyond austerity: critical issues for future policy

Gemma M. Carney, Kieran Walsh, and Áine Ní Léime

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The final chapter highlights the main purpose of the book: to question how ageing affects work and retirement, citizenship, health, place, disadvantage and exclusion in one county context, during a ... More


Why Equality?

Shlomi Segall

in Equality and Opportunity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199661817
eISBN:
9780191760877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661817.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Should egalitarians be concerned with equalizing some individual material good, or should they rather settle on equalizing a certain relationship between individuals? This chapter defends the former ... More


The politics of exclusion

Val Gillies

in Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317463
eISBN:
9781447317487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317463.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This final chapter will draw together all the proceeding themes and take a broader look at the political context framing the rise of in-school exclusion units. Policy initiatives now commonly seek to ... More


The Role of Poverty in the Differential Etiology of Violence

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The deleterious effects of poverty on individuals and communities have long been studied in a variety of scholarly disciplines. Clearly poor, inner-city areas are most likely to have high rates of ... More


Disadvantaged childhoods and the neuroliberal fix

Kevin Ryan

in Refiguring childhood: Encounters with biosocial power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526148612
eISBN:
9781526160959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148629.00014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 7 examines how ‘disadvantage’ has become a pervasive way of framing inequality, tracking this from the United States during the 1960s, where the theme of cultural deprivation gave rise to a ... More


Impact of COVID-19 on youth

John Bynner and Walter R. Heinz

in Youth Prospects in the Digital Society: Identities and Inequalities in an Unravelling Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447351467
eISBN:
9781447351511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351467.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Though data about the effects of the COVID-19 virus on youth are still relatively scarce this chapter attempts to illuminate the resulting disruptions of young people’s lives Pre-existing social ... More


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