Controversies in Policy Research: critical analysis for a new era of austerity and privation

Controversies in Policy Research: critical analysis for a new era of austerity and privation

By: S. Petrie (editor)Hardback

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Under the themes of Justice, Participation and Social Exclusion contributors explore and discuss the impact on those targeted or excluded by important public and social policies in European countries. Contexts, consequences and controversies current in the global North are uncovered highlighting the ethical implications for policy research.

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Sandra Walklate, University of Liverpool, UK Helena Grangeia, Maia Higher Institute, Portugal Marlene Matos, University of Minho, Portugal Karen Evans, University of Liverpool, UK Fatima Khan, University of Liverpool, UK Gabe Mythen, University of Liverpool, UK Tomke Lask, Universite Libre de Bruxelles , Belgium Gesa Kather, University of Liverpool, UK Anne-Marie Martindale, University of Liverpool, UK Juan Ma Prieto Lobato, University of Valladolid, Spain Robert Moore, University of Liverpool, UK David Ellis, University of Liverpool, UK


1. Policy Contexts, Consequences and Controversies; S.Petrie 2. Introduction to 'Justice'; S.Walklate 3. 'Victims' and European Policy Initiatives: Symbolism or Meaningful Progress?; S.Walklate 4. 'Stalking'- the Portugese Case: Discursive Constructions of Stalking and their Implications; H.Grangeia and M.Matos 5. Women in the Criminal Justice System: One Step Forward, More Steps Back?; K.Evans 6. Young British Muslims, Counter-Terrorism and the State: Contesting the Policy Turn; F.Khan and G.Mythen 7. Introduction to 'Participation'; T.Lask 8. Community Cohesion Policy in a Northern English Town: an Ethnographic Approach; G.Kather 9. Liverpool Capital of Culture 2008: an Ethnographic Approach to Impact Evaluations; T.Lask 10. Lone Parents and 'Welfare-to-work' Policies: a 'Participatory' Approach; S.Petrie 11. Introduction to 'Social Exclusion'; G.Mythen 12. The UK Health Trainer Initiative: Critical Contexts; A-M.Martindale 13. The Rain in Spain: the Social Action Third Sector and Government Authorities; J.Prieto Lobato 14. Liberation by Numbers; R.Moore 15. Legislating for Freedom of Choice: so Long as it's the 'Right' Choice; D.Ellis 16. Research and Policy Controversies; S.Petrie

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  • ISBN13: 9780230390829
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 259
  • ID: 9780230390829
  • weight: 4434
  • ISBN10: 023039082X

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