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Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy


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Critical Discourses of Old Age and Telecare Technologies

Critical Discourses of Old Age and Telecare Technologies

1st Edition

By Gizdem Akdur
May 06, 2022

This book makes an enquiry into policies surrounding old age and telecare. It contextualises telecare within the wider history of health and social care in England to build the case that there are grand narratives of old age embedded in policies. Divided into four sections, the book covers: • ...

Social Suffering in the Neoliberal Age State Power, Logics and Resistance

Social Suffering in the Neoliberal Age: State Power, Logics and Resistance

1st Edition

Edited By Karen Soldatic, Louise St Guillaume
May 06, 2022

This book provides a rich synthesis of research and theory of nascent and emergent critically engaged work examining changing welfare structures, regimes and technologies and the social suffering that is generated in everyday lives. By rigorously examining social security restructuring with the ...

Aging Veterans with Disabilities A Cross-National Study of Policies and Challenges

Aging Veterans with Disabilities: A Cross-National Study of Policies and Challenges

1st Edition

By Arie Rimmerman
April 29, 2022

The number of older war veterans receiving disability benefits is steadily growing and is predicted to rise in the next decade. This book provides comprehensive knowledge about health and psychosocial concerns of veterans aging with disabilities and unmet needs and compares policy in three ...

Child and Youth Participation in Policy, Practice and Research

Child and Youth Participation in Policy, Practice and Research

1st Edition

Edited By Deirdre Horgan, Danielle Kennan
December 24, 2021

This book showcases rights based participatory approaches to policy-making, practice and research with children and youth. Throughout its three parts, the book conceptualises a rights-based participatory approach; showcases constructive and innovative rights based participatory approaches across ...

Charity and Poverty in Advanced Welfare States

Charity and Poverty in Advanced Welfare States

1st Edition

By Cameron Parsell, Andrew Clarke, Francisco Perales
September 21, 2021

This book conceptualises the role of charity to people who are poor in wealthy countries and outlines a set of practical and conceptual ideas for how it could be reimagined. Despite professionalised welfare states and strong economies, in many advanced industrialised nations, charity continues to ...

Death, Grief and Loss in the Context of COVID-19

Death, Grief and Loss in the Context of COVID-19

1st Edition

Edited By Panagiotis Pentaris
August 06, 2021

This book provides detailed analysis of the manifold ways in which COVID-19 has influenced death, dying and bereavement. Through three parts: Reconsidering Death and Grief in Covid-19; Institutional Care and Covid-19; and the Impact of COVID-19 in Context, the book explores COVID-19 as a reminder ...

Igniting Justice and Progressive Power The Partnership for Working Families Cities

Igniting Justice and Progressive Power: The Partnership for Working Families Cities

1st Edition

Edited By David B. Reynolds, Louise Simmons
June 22, 2021

A progressive resurgence is happening across the United States. This book shows how long-lasting coalitions have built progressive power from the regional level on up. Anchored by the "think and act" affiliate organizations of the Partnership for Working Families (PWF) these regional power building...

Creative Arts-Based Research in Aged Care Photovoice, Photography and Poetry in Action

Creative Arts-Based Research in Aged Care: Photovoice, Photography and Poetry in Action

1st Edition

By Evonne Miller
March 30, 2021

This timely book explores what it is like to live in an aged care home: the expectations that new residents and their families enter with, their relationships with fellow residents and formal caregivers, and how they approach, in different ways, the reality that this place is where they will die. ...

Research and Evaluation in Community, Health and Social Care Settings Experiences from Practice

Research and Evaluation in Community, Health and Social Care Settings: Experiences from Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Suzanne Guerin, Nóirín Hayes, Sinéad McNally
September 11, 2019

How can we develop a comprehensive understanding of the research process in community, health and social care settings? Covering all stages of the research process, from funding to dissemination, this book considers the views of funders, researchers, communities and policy makers. Drawing on ...

White Nativism, Ethnic Identity and US Immigration Policy Reforms American Citizenship and Children in Mixed Status, Hispanic Families

White Nativism, Ethnic Identity and US Immigration Policy Reforms: American Citizenship and Children in Mixed Status, Hispanic Families

1st Edition

By Maria del Mar Farina
September 11, 2019

Analysing US immigration and deportation policy over the last twenty years, this book illustrates how US immigration reform can be conceived as a psychological, legal, policy-driven tool which is inexorably entwined with themes of American identity, national belonging and white nativism. Focusing ...

Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context: Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

1st Edition

Edited By Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate
June 06, 2019

This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter ...

Effective Interventions for Unemployed Young People in Europe Social Innovation or Paradigm Shift?

Effective Interventions for Unemployed Young People in Europe: Social Innovation or Paradigm Shift?

1st Edition

Edited By Tomáš Sirovátka, Henk Spies
May 21, 2019

Young people in Europe have been disproportionally affected by unemployment as a result of the economic crisis and a large number of the most disadvantaged are migrant youth, or those of a different ethnic origin, living in deprived city neighbourhoods. This book examines the need for more ...

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