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Nuclear Energy and Environmental Justice

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 5 shows that, even when accidents are ignored, fission causes many serious pollution-induced health effects. In addition, atomic energy is ... More


Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

David Donnison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420381
eISBN:
9781447303589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Advocacy is an area of increasing importance in service provision, where new ways of working have to be found that increasingly create an enabling, rather than a providing, state. It has an important ... More


Vulnerability management

Kate Brown

in Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores how professionals working in services for vulnerable young people understood and applied the concept of vulnerability in their work. It focuses especially on links between ... More


Vulnerable young people’s lives

Kate Brown

in Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers lived experiences of vulnerability through focussing on the life stories and perspectives of vulnerable young people. Experiences of abuse, neglect, drug use, homelessness, ... More


Conclusion

Susan McLaren and Audrey Leathard

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This concluding chapter offers a summary of interrelated themes and ethical challenges that have emerged across the previous chapters. A review of the content identifies five broad, emergent themes, ... More


International Thought

Luke Glanville

in Sharing Responsibility: The History and Future of Protection from Atrocities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691205021
eISBN:
9780691205014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205021.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines a history of thinking about the duties of states to care for vulnerable people beyond their borders. It emphasizes that past thinking about duties to vindicate human rights ... More


From recession to renewal: The impact of the financial crisis on public services and local government

Joanna Richardson (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427007
eISBN:
9781447302377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The banking collapse and ensuing global financial crisis has been the subject of much analysis and speculation. One growing certainty is that there will be an impact on the delivery of public ... More


Introduction

Luke Glanville

in Sharing Responsibility: The History and Future of Protection from Atrocities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691205021
eISBN:
9780691205014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205021.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the idea that states share responsibilities for the protection of people beyond their borders from atrocities. When justifying action taken to protect people beyond borders, or ... More


Social care

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/9781847423900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Reviews the work which religious welfare organisations carry out in the area of social care, broadly defined. In many ways, religious organisations represent “caring communities” (Wuthnow, 2004) and ... More


The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the War on Drugs

Javier Sagredo

in Transforming the War on Drugs: Warriors, Victims and Vulnerable Regions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197604359
eISBN:
9780197633021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197604359.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 13 argues for a human development approach to drug policy. Taking the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a reference point, it reflects upon the basic premises that would be included ... More


Compassion

Sandro Galea

in The Contagion Next Time

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter evaluates the central role of compassion in preventing the contagion next time. During COVID-19, compassion revealed just how many people in the United States are deeply vulnerable to ... More


‘Everywhere and nowhere’: interventions and services under austerity

Stephen Crossley

in Social Policy Review 32: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explains how austerity has led to an increasingly fragmented and disparate economy and geography of welfare. These changes have affected people's ability to access services, leaving some ... More


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