Our monographs, multi-authored and edited works include original scholarly research, thorough and structured reviews of important subjects and engaging works that push forward the boundaries of the disciplines in which we publish.
This book assesses the challenges young people face in the contemporary labour markets of England and Germany in the context of mass migration, rising nationalism and accelerating technological change, and considers the resources and skills young people in Europe will need in the future.
Every household has to perform housework. Using quantitative, nationally representative survey data this book theorizes about how power dynamics as reflected in housework performance help us understand broader family variations.
Using a wide-range of interdisciplinary perspectives which examine the diverse issues of urban policy, regeneration and economic and social change, this book explores the transition of Glasgow from a de-industrial to a post-industrial city.
This book uses up-to-date evidence to interrogate contemporary patterns of ethnic and social segregation at a school-level, looking at how the changing geographies of ethnic segregation reflect those of social segregation.
This book offers an analysis of the limitations of child attachment theory as the basis for decision-making in child welfare practice, examining controversies and offering a new pedagogy that is responsive to the changing dynamics of contemporary families.
This book examines existing cycling structures and the current policies and practices used to promote cycling in Europe. Its interdisciplinary analysis considers the cultural politics of infrastructural provision and connects this to questions of sustainability, citizenship and justice in cities.
Based on up-to-date qualitative and ethnographic research, and using a Foucauldian theoretical approach, this book examines youth education-to-work transitions in the UK and demonstrates how different employability schemes work in practice for young people from varying social and regional backgrounds.
Based on more than thirty case studies in eight different countries, this book explores the governance dynamics of local social innovations in the field of poverty reduction, illustrating how different governance dynamics and welfare mixes enable or hinder poverty reduction strategies.
Comprising an innovative series of intersectional chapters, this book examines the ways that transport influences and is influenced by contemporary life in Britain and considers why we should change our attitude towards it in terms of key policy goals for a sustainable future.
Comparing data from 18 local case studies across 6 European countries, and deploying an innovative mixed-method approach, this book presents comparative evidence on everyday challenges in the context of the European Social Fund (ESF) and discusses how these findings are applicable to other funding schemes.