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Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Ann Hagell (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The general well-being of British adolescents has been the topic of considerable debate in recent years, but too often this is based on myth rather than fact. Are today's young people more stressed, ... 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


Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

David Clapham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book explores the objectives, philosophies and outcomes of supported housing for vulnerable people. The exploration is intended to further our understanding of an often-neglected topic in housing ... More


Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Marian Barnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Care has been struggled for, resisted and celebrated. The failure to care in ‘care services’ has been seen as a human rights problem and evidence of malaise in contemporary society. But care has also ... More


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

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on ... More


Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life

Neera K. Badhwar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780195323276
eISBN:
9780199382996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323276.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This book offers a new argument for the ancient claim that well-being as the highest prudential good—eudaimonia—consists of happiness in a virtuous life. The argument takes into account recent work ... More


Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Alberto Minujin and Shailen Nandy (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Child poverty is a central and present part of global life, with hundreds of millions of children around the world enduring tremendous suffering and deprivation of their most basic needs. Despite its ... More


Introduction

Ann Hagell

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter outlines the underlying question which was the starting point of the authors, namely is there any evidence that social change was responsible for the rise in emotional and behavioural ... More


Child well-being in the US: proposal for the development of a ‘Tots Index’ using the human development conceptual framework

Sarah Burd-Sharps, Patrick Guyer, Ted Lechterman, and Kristen Lewis

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Despite having per capita incomes well in excess of most other countries, the US also has some of the highest rates of child poverty in the OECD and compares poorly to most high-income countries on ... More


The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book uses the ecological model of child development together with ethnographic and comparative studies of two small villages, in Italy and the US, as its framework for examining the well-being ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Mental Health and Behavioral Problems

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter estimates the consequences of paternal incarceration for childhood well-being, broadly defined as children’s internalizing, externalizing, physically aggressive, and total behavioral ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Infant Mortality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

Infant mortality—the death of a child before the first birthday—is the most consequential of all of the outcomes considered in the book. Infant mortality and imprisonment in the United States share ... More


Challenges to Learning from Experiments: Lessons from Evaluating Independent Living Services

Mark E. Courtney, Michael Pergamit, Maria Woolverton, and Marla McDaniel

in From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing from published reports of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAW) the chapter presents the intensity and multidimensionality of needs in child welfare. The authors ... More


The effect of family status on well-being

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While much research has documented the major demographic changes which have been taking place in our society and in societies around us, little research has examined the effects of these changes on ... More


Summary and discussion

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 11 summarises and integrates the key findings from the previous chapters. The results are discussed in light of the significant changes in demographic behaviour, notably later age at marriage ... More


Changing gender roles and family formation: overview of key issues and previous research

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 1 presents an overview of the key issues and previous research relevant to changing gender roles and family formation. The chapter presents a review of the literature covering several ... More


Aspects of Love: Connecting, Romancing, and Caring

Brian R. Little and David M. Frost

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Using a social ecological framework, we explore the proposition that love is manifested in the personal projects of everyday life. Three types of personal projects relevant to love are ... More


Gewirth: action and agency

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 4 presents an analytical introductory overview of the universalistic rights-based theory of action of Alan Gewirth's Reason and Morality, drawing out its focus on action and agency, its basic ... More


Care: ethics, policy and politics

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the final chapter the concept of care is revisited to reflect on what applying care ethics to different everyday contexts contributes to our understanding of care. The author suggests the ... More


Ageing, wellbeing and development: Brazil and South Africa

Armando Barrientos, Valerie Møller, João Saboia, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, and Julia Mase

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/9781447314721.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the impact of individual ageing on the wellbeing of older people and their households in low-income areas Brazil and South Africa. The research was based on a longitudinal and ... More


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