Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Books

View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy


28 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Charity and Poverty in Advanced Welfare States

Charity and Poverty in Advanced Welfare States

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 re-imagined. 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

Forthcoming

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

Forthcoming

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. ...

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
October 16, 2020

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 ...

Critical Discourses of Old Age and Telecare Technologies

Critical Discourses of Old Age and Telecare Technologies

1st Edition

By Gizdem Akdur
July 02, 2020

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: • ...

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 ...

Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Services

Innovation in Social Welfare and Human Services

1st Edition

By Rolf Rønning, Marcus Knutagard
July 05, 2019

Innovation is an oft-heard buzzword in both public and private sectors concerned with the organisation and delivery of services to vulnerable individuals. This thoughtful volume explores what innovation might actually involve in the context of contemporary human services. Highlighting both the ...

Learning in Later Life Challenges for Social Work and Social Care

Learning in Later Life: Challenges for Social Work and Social Care

1st Edition

By Trish Hafford-Letchfield
July 05, 2019

Within the UK and Europe, government legislation and policies concerned with demography have asserted a paradigmatic shift towards the increased engagement of older people with public services. The philosophy of user involvement and co-production within these contexts has become integral to finding...

Moralising Poverty The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

Moralising Poverty: The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

1st Edition

By Serena Romano
July 05, 2019

Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates ...

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 ...

1-12 of 28
AJAX loader