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Inequality and Punishment: The Idiosyncrasies of the Political Economy of Punishment

Susanne Karstedt

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0002
Subject:
Law

Prisons across the globe are manifestations of inequality. In any society, its most marginalised groups are overrepresented in prisons and all institutions of criminal justice. Notwithstanding this ... More


Socio-economic inequalities in health in western Europe: From description to explanation to intervention

Johan P. Mackenbach

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.00010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During the last two decades, socio-economic inequalities in health have increasingly been recognized as an important public health issue throughout Western Europe. A search for evidence-based ... More


Liberal Democracy

Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu

in Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653645
eISBN:
9780191742033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653645.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the question whether affluent liberal democracies can cope with the challenge to their survival that weapons of mass destruction, harmful climate change, and environmental ... More


Poverty, inequality, and health in international perspective: a divided world?

David A. Leon and Gill Walt

in Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter has two main goals. First, it identifies and reflects on some of the main issues addressed in the book, and explores their interconnections. It then looks at some important ... More


The psychosocial work environment and risks to health

Clare Bambra

in Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines the key theories and debates in the field of psychosocial health in relation to the work environment. The chapter is divided into four main sections. The first section provides ... More


Coronary heart disease in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

M. Bobak and M. Marmot

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the former Soviet Union (FSU). The chapter has three parts. First, it describes the levels and ... More


Presence and Representation

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter introduces the book and outlines its scope. It spells out the ideas that motivated the research, what we can learn from existing studies, and where the gaps lie. It also outlines the ... More


Poverty across the life-course and health

George Davey Smith and David Gordon

in Tackling inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341464
eISBN:
9781447303633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341464.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines socio-economic inequalities and health differences over the life-course. It considers the independent effects of childhood and adult social circumstances and their impact on ... More


Introduction

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the political importance and the themes covered by the succeeding chapters. This book is grounded in feminist political theory and the belief that unequal power relationships ... More


Which children are fully online?

Ellen Helsper

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Digital exclusion and low engagement with information and communication technologies (ICTs) by particular social groups is usually researched among adults. Little research is done in relation to ... More


Introduction

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This summarises the nature of the book and what makes it unique, and outlines its main argument. It explains that the book serves as a critique of the cultural turn and of identity politics, and a ... More


Beyond Weimar: The Long Crisis of Liberalism, the Political Economy of the Interwar Conjuncture and the Foundations of Neo-liberalism

Michael A. Wilkinson

in Authoritarian Liberalism and the Transformation of Modern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198854753
eISBN:
9780191888946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854753.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

<Online Only>This chapter examines authoritarian liberalism as a more general phenomenon ‘beyond Weimar’. It looks outside Weimar Germany and takes a longer historical perspective, revealing deeper ... More


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