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Free to access in July 2018:

The collection of articles below on the themes of care, families, gender-based violence and social justice is free to access throughout July to mark the ISA World Congress of Sociology taking place this month on the topic of 'Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities'.


There is an alternative: homines curans and the limits of neoliberalism
Author: Tronto, Joan

Care and violence through the lens of personal support workers
Author: Kelly, Christine

Care for older people in multigenerational families: a life course analysis across four generations
Author: Powell, Catherine

Long-term care and intermediary structures for frail older people: Switzerland and Germany in comparison
Authors: Kehl, Konstantin; Smith, Rahel Strohmeier Navarro


'Realising the (troubled) family', 'crafting the neoliberal state'
Author: Crossley, Stephen

Poverty and child neglect - the elephant in the room?
Author: Gupta, Anna

Telling different stories about poverty, inequality, child abuse and neglect
Author: Featherstone, Brid

I know I'm a good mum - no one can tell me different. Young mothers negotiating a stigmatised identity through time
Author: Wenham, Aniela

House, home and transforming energy in a cold climate
Authors: Webb, Janette; Hawkey, David; McCrone, David; Tingey, Margaret

The experience of co-residence: young adults returning to the parental home after graduation in England
Authors: Lewis, Jane; West, Anne; Roberts, Jonathan; Noden, Philip

Gender-Based Violence

Measuring violence to end violence: mainstreaming gender
Authors: Walby, Sylvia; Towers, Jude

Bystander intervention from the victims' perspective: experiences, impacts and justice needs of street harassment victims
Author: Fileborn, Bianca

Segmented journeys, fragmented lives: women's forced migration to escape domestic violence
Author: Bowstead, Janet Christine

Social Justice

Living with and responding to the 'scrounger' narrative in the UK: Exploring everyday strategies of acceptance, resistance and deflection
Author: Patrick, R.

Gamers or victims of the system? Welfare reform, cynical manipulation and vulnerability
Authors: Fletcher, D.R., Flint, J., Batty, E., McNeil, J.

Conceptualising the active welfare subject: welfare reform in discourse, policy and lived experience
Author: Wright, Sharon

LGBT∗ageing in the UK: Spatial inequalities in older age housing/care provision
Author:  Westwood, S.

Working-class discourses of politics, policy and health: 'I don't smoke; I don't drink. The only thing wrong with me is my health'
Authors: Mackenzie, Mhairi; Collins, Chik; Connolly, John; Doyle, Mick; McCartney, Gerry

Stigma, shame and 'people like us': An ethnographic study of foodbank use in the UK
Author: Garthwaite, K.

The sustainability of food bank provision: What happens when demand outstrips supply?
Author: Iafrati, S.

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