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The Sociology of Unemployment

The Sociology of Unemployment

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097904
eISBN:
9781781708903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097904.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Unemployment is not just the absence of work, but a specific experience, formed historically by various forms of governmentality. Indeed, only those who meet the official criteria are registered as ... More

Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Annedith Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991494
eISBN:
9781526115348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991494.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book argues for a cultural, rather than a sociological or economic, approach to understand how immigrants become part of new country. It argues that the language used to talk about immigration ... More

Unfolding Irish LandscapesTim Robinson, culture and environment

Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, culture and environment

Derek Gladwin and Christine Cusick (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992781
eISBN:
9781526104427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992781.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Unfolding Irish landscapes offers a comprehensive and sustained study of the work of cartographer, landscape writer and visual artist Tim Robinson. The visual texts and multi-genre essays included in ... More

University engagement and environmental sustainability

University engagement and environmental sustainability

Patricia Inman and Diana L. Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091629
eISBN:
9781781707746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Universities have historically generated knowledge outside of specific local contexts. These pure research methodologies produce knowledge that is carefully partitioned from the practical realities ... More

Wild Arabs and savagesA history of juvenile justice in Ireland

Wild Arabs and savages: A history of juvenile justice in Ireland

Paul Sargent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089169
eISBN:
9781781706626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089169.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book is the first history of juvenile justice in Ireland. Utilising a ‘governmentality’ framework, it charts the emergence of juvenile justice from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the ... More

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