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What We Talk About When We Talk About Austerity: Social Policy, Public Management and Politics of Eldercare Funding in Canada and China

Kendra Strauss and Feng Xu

in Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208672
eISBN:
9781529208719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208672.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter uses austerity as a lens for understanding diverse processes and argues that the market plays an ambivalent role in austerity discourse at the sub-national level in China and Canada, at ... More


Carers and the social world

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shows the crucial importance of informal social infrastructures in sustaining carers, helping them to maintain horizons beyond their initial caring situation. It suggests that carers' ... More


Extraction in motion: infrastructure-as-asset-class

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For investors, ‘infrastructure’ is now an ‘asset class’, the boundaries of which are limited only by the ability of finance to build new contracted income streams that extract wealth from funding, ... More


States’ Development Expenditures and Implications for Regional Development

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Public expenditure plays an important role in growth through contribution to physical and social infrastructure. The analysis of state level expenditures in this chapter shows that there has been a ... More


Planning with citizenship: An idea whose time has come in Greater Manchester?

Julie Froud, Mike Hodson, Sukhdev Johal, Hua Wei, and Karel Williams

in The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The chapter argues for a different kind of planning with citizen participation and different socio-economic priorities. Drawing on the example of the Greater Manchester city region, the authors ... More


Introduction

Sam Wetherell

in Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introductory chapter discusses the history of twentieth-century Britain told through the transformation of its built environment. It narrates a story about the rise of a developmental social ... More


The institutionalisation of Irish social research

Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

in Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5 returns the focus to the social sciences. The injection of resources into Ireland’s scientific research infrastructure at the end of the 1950s created two new social science research ... More


Energy and Climate Change: A Just Transition for Indian Labour

Ashim Roy, Benny Kuruvilla, and Ankit Bhardwaj

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Due to the extent of unionization in India’s coal and other carbon-rich sectors, trade unions can resist the tide of privatization and play an active role in formulating a just transition that ... More


Confirming cases: local problems and local solutions within whole systems

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter notes that there is a parallel need to create the social and ‘holding’ infrastructures that are capable of the necessary vertical and lateral integration. Just as the village or ... More


Conclusion

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Addressing the broader implications of the study, the conclusion compares the men’s experiences at the park with the ways other groups socialize and network. By telling the story of how the Mar Vista ... More


The Conservative Party and community care

Jon Glasby

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes ideas on community care of the Conservative Party. The Conservative governments of 1979–97 were responsible for a series of major changes in the conceptualisation and delivery ... More


An Uphill Battle in the 70s and 80s: Building LGBT Movement Infrastructure

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces how the groundwork of the LGBT movement was laid out during the 1970s and 1980s. It shows that the movement’s initial response to Religious Right-sponsored ballot measures against ... More


Reflections on an experiment in pragmatic social research and knowledge production

Liam Harney and Jane Wills

in The power of pragmatism: Knowledge production and social inquiry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134943
eISBN:
9781526155481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134950.00017
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter reflects upon the lessons learned through an experiment in pragmatic social research conducted in east London in the UK in 2015. The project drew upon the pragmatism of the Chicago ... More


Reforming the Natural History Museum, 1880–1900

in Modern Nature: The Rise of the Biological Perspective in Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226610894
eISBN:
9780226610924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610924.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter reports on changes in the social infrastructure of the natural history museum, stressing the significance of the professionalization of the curator and showing how curators used their ... More


Pernambuco: Patronage, Leadership, and Educational Change

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 5 analyzes the MST’s attempt to transform public schools in the state of Pernambuco, beginning in the late 1990s after the movement already developed a national pedagogical proposal. This ... More


Strengthening the Response to Disasters and Trauma: Joie D. Acosta, PhD, Senior Behavioral/Social Scientist, RAND Corporation Lauren Alexander Augustine, PhD, Executive Director, Gulf Research Program, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) Traci L. Birch, PhD, AICP, Managing Director, Louisiana State University Coastal Sustainability Studio Elka Gotfryd, MS, Principal and Consultant, Gotfryd Group Inc. Lourdes J. Rodríguez, DrPH, Senior Program Officer, St. David’s Foundation Sheila B. Savannah, MA, Managing Director, Prevention Institute Benjamin Springgate, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Healthcare Value and Equity, Chief of Community and Population Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans

Alonzo L. Plough (ed.)

in Community Resilience: Equitable Practices for an Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197559383
eISBN:
9780197559413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197559383.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 10 opens with the Gulf Research Program’s Lauren Alexander Augustine presenting four pilot programs from around the country that illustrate the cornerstones of community resilience. Next, ... More


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