Books by Publisher: Policy Press

    new dynamics of ageing volume 2

    Paperback £23.70

    A comprehensive multi-disciplinary overview of the very latest research on ageing, concentrating on four major themes: autonomy and independence in later life, biology and ageing, food and nutrition and representation of old age.

    Exploring welfare debates

    By Lee Gregory

    Paperback £22.00

    Visually and pedagogically rich, this wide-ranging introduction to key concepts and debates in welfare uses an innovative, question-based narrative to highlight the importance of theory to understanding welfare.

    new dynamics of ageing volume 1

    Paperback £23.70

    A comprehensive multi-disciplinary overview of the very latest research on ageing, concentrating on three major themes: active ageing, design for ageing well and the relationship between ageing and socio-economic development.

    Environment in the Lives of Children and Families

    By Ann Phoenix

    Hardback £40.71

    Based on involved creative, qualitative work with families in India and the UK who live in different contexts, this book illuminates how environmental practices are negotiated within families, and how they relate to values, identities, and society.

    Ageing and Globalisation

    By Martin Hyde

    Paperback £23.70

    This book provides, for the first time, an accessible overview of how population ageing and globalisation - two of the most radical social transformations that have occurred - interact.

    Challenging the Myth of Gender Equality in Sweden

    Paperback £23.70

    This is the first book to explode the myth of Swedish gender equality, offering both a new perspective for an international audience, and suggesting how equality might be re-thought more generally.

    The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

    By Graeme Atherton

    Paperback £23.70

    This timely book provides an alternative vision of social mobility and a route-map to achieving it. It examines how the term `social mobility' structures what success means and the impact that has on society. It recasts the relationship with employers and covers progress in non-work areas of life.

    Changing communities: Stories of migration, displacement and solidarities

    By Marjorie Mayo

    Paperback Save £1.29 = £23.70

    Issues of displacement and dispossession have become defining characteristics of a globalised 21st century. People are moving within and across national borders, whether displaced, relocated or moving in search of better livelihoods. This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement together with empirical illustrations of the creative, cultural ways...

    What kind of democracy is this?: Politics in a changing world

    By Matt Flinders

    Paperback £22.00

    Has there ever been a period in modern history when democratic politics seemed more unpredictable or unruly? Matthew Flinders ranges expertly across architecture, art, fell running and fairy tales in an attempt to understand the emerging democratic landscape. This refreshing and stimulating book seeks to provoke and inform in equal...

    Obama\'s welfare legacy: An assessment of US anti-poverty policies

    By Anne Daguerre

    Hardback Save £4.29 = £40.71

    Using new research, Anne Daguerre examines Obama's legacy on welfare and antipoverty policies, focusing in particular on the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families TANF and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP.

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