Social Construction of Social Policy: Methodologies, Racism, Citizenship and the Environment

Social Construction of Social Policy: Methodologies, Racism, Citizenship and the Environment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312127176
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/28/1995
Series: Explorations in Sociology Series
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.77(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Introduction: Social Policy isn't what it used to be: the Social Construction of Social Policy in the 1980s and 1990s; C.Samson & N.South - CRITIQUES OF THE POLICY RESEARCH PROCESS - Probably Minister: The 'Strong Programme' Approach to the Relationship between Research and Policy; M.Bartley - How (and how not) to design Research to inform Policy-Making; R.Pawson & N.Tilley - RACISM, HEALTH AND POLICY THINKING - Naming Difference: Race thinking, Common Sense and Sociology; M.Green & B.Carter - Consanguinity and Related Demons: Science and Racism in the Debate on Consanguinity and Health; W.Ahmad - Representing the Asian Client in Social Policy Discourse; C.Watters - CITIZENSHIP, RIGHTS AND INEQUALITIES - Difference in the City: Locating Marginal Use of Public Space; K.Evans & P.Fraser - No Key, No Door? Young People's Access to Housing; G.Jones - Island Homes for Island People: Competition, Conflict and Racism in the Battle over Public Housing on the Isle of Dogs; J.Foster - ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING AND BUREAUCRACY - Contracting Knowledge: Commissioned Research and the Sociology of the Environment; E.Shove - Us and Them: the Construction and Maintenance of Divisions in a Planning Dispute; K.Burningham - Inter-Organisational Negotiations in Political Decision Making: Brussels' EC Bureaucrats and the Environment; C.Ruzza - Index

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