Medicine and Nursing
Professions in a Changing Health Service
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Medicine and Nursing by Sylvia Walby
Book DescriptionPlease update ISBN's on OBC and imprint pages: C 978-0-8039-8741-8 P 978-0-8039-8742-5
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803987425
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sylvia Walby
Crisis, Hardback (October 2015)
We are living in a time of crisis which has cascaded through society. Financial crisis has led to an economic crisis of recession and unemployment; an ensuing fiscal crisis over government deficits and austerity has led to a political crisis which threatens to become a democratic crisis.
Future of Feminism, Paperback (July 2011)
* Think-piece by one of the world s leading authorities in the field of gender studies. * Offers a provocative riposte to the notion that feminism is dead. * Provides a succinct yet comprehensive critical review of recent treatments of feminism explaining why they have got it wrong.
Globalization and Inequalities, Paperback (June 2008)
Sylvia Walby offers an innovative new theoretical framework for explaining social inequalities around the world. A highly anticipated new book from a major name in the social sciences.
Gendering the Knowledge Economy, Hardback (December 2006)» View all books by Sylvia Walby
Comparisons of the UK, US, Germany and Japan reveal the ways in which gender transforms conventional understandings of the knowledge-based economy. This volume re-thinks the processes of de-gendering and re-gendering of working practices in the context of both de-regulation and re-regulation of employment.
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Author Biography - Sylvia Walby
Sylvia Walby is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and holds the UNESCO Chair in Gender Research, at Lancaster University. She is a 'public sociologist', engaged in research designed to have impact on the world, concerning gender inequality, violence and the economic crisis. The UNESCO Chair in Gender Research Group, led by Walby, who has held the Chair since 2008, focuses on internationally relevant research on gender relations, and on building global networks for research and policy exchange on gender issues. With colleagues, Walby has since 2008 obtained funding from: UK Economic and Social Research Council, Home Office, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Northern Rock Foundation, Trust for London, NSPCC; European Commission, European Parliament, European Institute for Gender Equality, EU Presidency, European Value Added Unit, the Council of Europe; UN Women, UNESCO; the New Zealand Ministry of Social Development, and the Canadian Ministry of Justice. Walby was a member of the HEFCE REF2014 sub-panel for Sociology, a Director of the UK National Commission for UNESCO (2011-3), President of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 02 Economy and Society (2006-10), founding President of the European Sociological Association (1995-7), and Chair of the Women's Studies Network, UK (1989-90). She has been awarded an OBE for services to equal opportunities and diversity (2008), and made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (2008) and of the Royal Society of Arts (1996). Teaching is currently focused on 'violence and society' (undergraduate) and 'gender and violence' (MA).
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