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Recognising difference while promoting cohesion: the role of collaborative networks in education

Tony Gallagher and Gavin Duffy

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

At the point of its creation Northern Ireland inherited a system based on Irish National Schools. Established with an inclusive ambition, this system became predominantly denominational in character ... More


The Magic of Mesosystems, Seedbeds of Solidarity

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/9780814794845.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter four explores how the activities and relationships occurring in the spaces where microsystems overlap function as seedbeds of solidarity, generating a shared sense of identity, fostering ... More


Social exclusion

Sally Witcher

in Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300038
eISBN:
9781447307730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300038.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Difficulties in pinpointing the meaning of social exclusion are particularly acute. Its relationship to poverty and inequality is explored to try to establish its distinctive features. Discourses of ... More


St Lucia: Jobs and Integration of a Small-Island Nation

Andrew S. Downes, Edwin St Catherine, and Ezra Jn Baptiste

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

St Lucia is a small developing island nation in the Caribbean which historically depended on the banana industry as a major source of output growth, employment, and foreign exchange. When external ... More


Benchmarking the well-being of European Muslims

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

in Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The sources of information that enable examination of both the structural and legal barriers to Muslims’ achievement in European states are discussed, and the changes required for the cohesion sought ... More


Collective values

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Thinking about issues collectively changes the meaning of key values, such as liberty, equality and solidarity. Collective action is often seen as a value in itself; ideas of cooperation, social ... More


Social politics puzzling: governance for inclusive growth and social investment

Jane Jenson

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Analysts of social policy often pay more attention to the content of social policy than to its governance. It is important to assess both. Policy communities currently link the concepts of social ... More


The Salvific Book

James E. Montgomery

in Al-Jā-hiẓ: In Praise of Books

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748683321
eISBN:
9780748695072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683321.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reviews the following queries: Why were al-Jāḥẓ’s books rejected in this manner? What was the point of the critique? What exactly was attacked? Was it the author’s style of thinking ... More


Jobs for an Aging Society

Olga Kupets

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the potential impact of population aging in Ukraine on labor supply, providing labor force projections until 2060 under alternative scenarios. It also describes recent ... More


A Brief Summary717

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income is an unconditional and nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. It would ameliorate the poverty and unemployment traps, hence boosting employment; it ... More


Whose housing crisis?

Nick Gallent

in Whose Housing Crisis?: Assets and Homes in a Changing Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345312
eISBN:
9781447346104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345312.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Two competing views of the housing crisis are offered. The first is that housing outcomes can be ‘corrected’ within the current political economy – that incremental remedies and ‘fixes’ can be ... More


Why inequality matters

Bent Greve and 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/9781447350439.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on why inequality matters for welfare states, why we should have an interest in this topic, and how this is related to issues of populism and welfare chauvinism. This is done by ... More


Anti-racism and disavowed racism

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Anti-racism is commonly assumed to be the opposite of racism. This chapter challenges this common-sense idea. The chapter examines the discrediting of scientific racism in the 1930s and locates this ... More


The Job Creation Challenge: Across Developing Country Settings

Gordon Betcherman and Martin Rama

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter introduces the framework underlying the 2013 World Development Report: Jobs, explains how it extends traditional approaches to employment, and summarizes how it has been applied to the ... More


Reflections on Lawrence Freedman’s ‘Deterrence’

Patrick M. Morgan

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the social aspects of strategy, arguing for the importance of relationships in strategy and, in particular, in understanding of deterrence. Deterrence, in its essence, is ... More


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