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Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Charles Husband (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book provides a critical discussion of the fault lines in the contemporary relationship between university based researchers, research funders, and the policy sector in the production and ... More


Open universities, close prisons: critical arguments for the future

Rod Earle and James Mehigan (eds)

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Drawing on critical social theory and arguments that prison is a profoundly misunderstood institution only loosely related to trends in crime, Earle and Mehigan write against the grain of celebrating ... More


Peace in the Twenty-First Century: States, Capital and Institutions

Oliver P. Richmond

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Oliver Richmond asks in Chapter Two whether we can move beyond the older ideas of peace and order – and their associated rationalities and dispotifs – which simply implied that IR and politics had to ... More


Austerity and precarity: individual and collective agency in later life

Chris Phillipson

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The chapter examines both the context for the rise of precarity in the lives of older people as well as responses and alternative areas of practice. The chapter reviews the link between precarity and ... More


‘In the climate of continuing financial restraint’: Finding a sustainable future in the neo-liberal university

Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby

in Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies: Australia, America and the Fulbright Program

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526128973
eISBN:
9781526142030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526128973.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The impact of neo-liberalism on the university sector had profound consequences for the Fulbright program’s ability to support academic research. Binationalism had meant the Australian Fulbright ... More


Taxis, deregulation and racism in Irish border towns

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In September 2009 the radio station LMFM hosted a live debate on racial tensions in the taxi industry in Drogheda. Allegations were made about African-born drivers operating unlicensed taxis and ... More


Spaces and places for popular education and participatory action research

Marjorie Mayo

in Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447343257
eISBN:
9781447343301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Governments have supported popular education initiatives in the past. And so have community organisations and social movements. But the spaces for popular education have been shrinking in recent ... More


Broken society, anti-social contracts, failing state? Rethinking youth marginality

Peter Squires and Carlie Goldsmith

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/9781447330523.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Peter Squires and Carlie Goldsmith examine social exclusion of youth and the conservative the ideology of the ‘broken society.’ They address young people’s hardship and marginality through a critical ... More


Post-Ecologist Governmentality:: Post-Democracy, Post-Politics and the Politics of Unsustainability

Ingolfur Blühdorn

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

International climate and sustainability politics seem inescapably locked into a technocratic politics of unsustainability. This chapter explores what the literature on post-democracy and ... More


Introduction

Charles Husband

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a conceptual framework for the following contributions to this edited book; and outlines the linkages between them. It introduces the role of neoliberal ideology and practice in ... More


Introduction

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter argues that the intervention in Kosovo was essentially, for most actors, a development assistance exercise. Understanding the theory and practice of development is therefore ... More


What drives children’s services reform?

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter identifies two overarching narratives on children’s services reform in previous research and makes the case for more in-depth research drawing on public policy theory and data collected ... More


Class Politics and the Social Investment Welfare State

Colin Crouch

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author argues that it is increasingly difficult to maintain the old social democratic synthesis, as the globalisation of the economy, the decline of the organised industrial working class, and ... More


Labour, Skills and Education in Modern Socio-Economic Development: Can there be a Social Democratic Economic and Industrial Policy in a Globalised Economy?

Ulrich Hilpert and Desmond Hickie

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the difficulties for social democratic economy policy following the demise of national Keynesianism and the challenge of industrial competition from Asia. These difficulties ... More


Introduction: reading Loïc Wacquant – opening questions and overview

Peter Squires and John Lea

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Peter Squires and John Lea provide a critical overview of the criminological reviews, critiques and appreciations thus far published, in English, of Wacquant's two major works, Urban Outcasts and ... More


The state, sovereignty and advanced marginality in the city

Kevin Stenson

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Kevin Stenson discusses Wacquant concept of neo-liberal governance and also the resistances it encounters. Resistance is a key theme which he elaborates from the perspective of a ‘realist ... More


Loïc Wacquant, gender and cultures of resistance

Lynda Measor

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Lynda Measor raises two critical issues relating to Wacquant: firstly questions about the specific experiences of women as victims of neoliberalism and the need for a distinct gender perspective and ... More


Conclusion

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines lessons from east Manchester which are relevant to national and international policy-makers. First, the historical context is important and there is both change and continuity ... More


The political economy of twenty-first-century conservatism

Richard Hayton

in Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the political economy of twenty-first century conservatism. In 2008, the credit crunch and subsequent recession returned economic policy to the forefront of political debate in ... More


Ageing, poverty and neoliberalism in urban south India

Suresh Veeraraghavan, Marlia Hussain, Joe Henry, Arul George, and Barbara Harriss-White

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter sets out a four-year, multi-disciplinary and mixed methods study of older people’s paid and unpaid work, their contributions to their households, family networks and the economy. It ... More


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