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

Zoë Irving, Zoë Irving, Menno Fenger, and John Hudson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Social Policy Review draws together international scholarship at the forefront in addressing concerns that emphasise both the breadth of social policy analysis, and the expanse of issues with which ... More


The Rise of Student Choice, and the Decline of Academic Autonomy

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

in Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter critically evaluates the balance between compulsion and choice in contemporary narratives around the University, as scripted by policy documents and critiqued in the literature. ... More


Continuing professional development in social work

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Continuing professional development (CPD) has become a defining issue in twenty-first century social work. There is widespread consensus in favour of CPD. But what is it? Are there discernible ... More


The new material and moral saliences of private capital

Steve Tombs

in Social Protection After the Crisis: Regulation without enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313755
eISBN:
9781447313786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A key, if often under-explored, dimension of the power and resources to which corporations have access is their level of ‘moral capital’ – the ways in and the extent to which private corporate ... More


Analysing teacher education policy: comparative and historical approaches

Moira Hulme

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter Moira Hulme offers a comparative, historical and ecological perspective on teacher education. The chapter begins by discussing the nature of comparative perspectives in analysing ... More


Conclusion: What has been learned

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The chapters in the book demonstrate the sheer scale of marketisation and privatisation that has occurred in criminal justice in the UK. There is evidence similar marketisation has occurred in other ... More


Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Eva Lloyd and Helen Penn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The viability, quality and sustainability of publicly supported early childhood education and care services is a lively issue in many countries, especially since the rights of the child imply equal ... More


Housing policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses housing practices and their related problems before China's economic reforms. It also describes the process and constraints of the privatisation of public housing in urban ... More


Global models of restructuring health care: challenges of integration and coordination

Ellen Kuhlmann

in Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of developments in different health care systems in order to identify global concepts of modernisation and major areas of change. The US and Britain serve as ... More


Compassion in Healthcare: Pilgrimage, Practice, and Civic Life

Joshua Hordern

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198790860
eISBN:
9780191833328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This book gives an account of the nature and content of compassion and its role in healthcare. The argument considers how and why contested beliefs about political life, suffering, the human ... More


Conclusion: the changing face or the fall of social work?

Steve Rogowski

in Social work: The rise and fall of a profession?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424488
eISBN:
9781447303527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424488.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This concluding chapter discusses views that continue to see social work in Britain as being compatible with values of social justice and of seeking social change, despite the current dominant belief ... More


Energies for change

Philip A. Woods

in Transforming education policy: Shaping a democratic future

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427366
eISBN:
9781447304067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427366.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter summarises key themes from the book and emphasises that the energies for change and the potential to build a more democratic system are dispersed and will involve the combined efforts of ... More


Night Futures: The Marketization of License and Control

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter discusses the challenges that night time industries and bouncers pose to public policy. These industries have become relevant in the formulation of jobs and the development of the ... More


Governing healthcare: the case of Universal Health Insurance – by competition

Cliona Loughnane

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2011, the Government committed to the introduction of Universal Health Insurance (UHI) ‘with equal access to care for all’ by 2016 (Government of Ireland 2011: 2). This chapter explores how ... More


Social work and women's oppression today

Laura Penketh

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores social work and women's oppression, with a focus on gender and class. It discusses the lives of poorer working-class women, who are overrepresented as service users in the ... More


Death Postponed Through Globalised Rebirth (and mass Tourism)?

R.J.B. Bosworth

in Italian Venice: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300193879
eISBN:
9780300210118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193879.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the rebirth of Venice and the issue of mass tourism in the city. It begins by describing the asylums on the islands of San Clemente and San Servolo, as well as the impact of ... More


Service users and social policy: developing different discussions, challenging dominant discourses

Beresford Peter

in Social policy review 22: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427113
eISBN:
9781447303497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427113.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter argues that the tensions inherent in the competing value systems around participation and involvement mean that there are risks for service users and their movements attached to ... More


The business of governorship: corporate elitism in public education

Andrew Wilkins

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter draws on primary data that details how school governors in England are being trained and responsibilised in new ways to enhance the integrity of market-based developments in public ... More


The changing role of children’s charities delivering early intervention services

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In chapter 6 we explore the impact of commissioning and policy changes on early intervention and preventative services for children delivered by the charitable sector. The definition of early ... More


Economic values and evidence: evaluating criminal justice policy

Kevin Albertson, Katherine Albertson, Chris Fox, and Dan Ellingworth

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Economic theory seeks to determine the most effective use of scarce resources in achieving a given goal. This chapter discusses evaluation of criminal justice interventions with a view to increasing ... More


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