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Cracks in the System

Andrew Deener

in The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The mass merchandising system promotes extreme uniformity of products, even among fragile and decomposing objects. However, not all fruits and vegetables make it into the standard merchandising ... More


Hunger and charitable emergency food provision in the UK and beyond

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Chapter 2 discusses in more detail the rise of food charity in the United Kingdom. It provides international, historical and policy context to this rise as well as an exploration of current knowledge ... More


Britain’s hunger crisis: where’s the social policy?

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents a case for rethinking hunger (conceptualised here as ‘food poverty’) in the current welfare state and the role social policy analysis and research could play. The chapter ... More


The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Tiina Silvasti (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This edited collection provides the first comprehensive study of the rise of food charity across Europe. Bringing together leading researchers across the continent, this collection explores the ... More


The sustainability of food charity

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Chapter 5 addresses how sustainable emergency food initiatives are, in relation to the sustainability of both the availability of food to emergency food providers and the accessibility of that food ... More


Conclusions

Carl J. Griffin

in The Politics of Hunger: Protest, Poverty and Policy in England, c. 1750-c. 1840

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145628
eISBN:
9781526152022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145635.00016
Subject:
History, Social History

Hunger stalks Britain today. It – and the fear of it – lives amongst us. We live in age of austerity and food banks, of attempts to define minimum needs and to reduce those without to the elemental ... More


Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Drawing on empirical research with the UK’s two largest charitable food organisations, this book explores the prolific rise of food charity over the last 15 years and its implications for overcoming ... More


Poverty as an attack on subjectivity: the case of shame

Holger Schoneville

in Shame and Social Work: Theory, Reflexivity and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447344063
eISBN:
9781447344230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344063.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In his chapter Holger Schoneville argues that a social work perspective on poverty has to be informed by a theory of subjectivity. He sets out to show what such a perspective entails and what role ... More


Introduction

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter provides an introduction to the book. It contextualises the policy background; provides details on the empirical basis of the book; defines key terms; and establishes the wider evidence ... More


Nutrition in marginalised groups

Rosalind Fallaize and Julie Lovegrove

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines key nutritional issues and contemporary advances in human nutrition in marginalised groups. Evidence suggests that the dietary choices of communities on low income, including ... More


Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

John Hudson, Catherine Needham, and Elke Heins (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edition presents an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past 12 months, from a group of internationally renowned authors. The collection offers a ... More


The Senate Years, 1954–1958

Julian M. Pleasants

in The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146775
eISBN:
9780813156064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146775.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

Scott took his oath of office on November 19, 1954, and remained in the Senate until his death in 1958. During his four years in Washington, he concentrated on agriculture, education, the harnessing ... More


Poverty reduction and financial assistance

Rana Jawad

in Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Considers the variety of ways in which religious groups deal with poverty, particularly in relation to low income. The chapter will describe how some organisations have set up credit unions, whilst ... More


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