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  • Freedom and the Welfare State book cover

    Freedom and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1976, Freedom and the Welfare State, critiques the Welfare State in Britain and analyses the relationship between freedom and welfare. The book considers philosophical, literary and political expressions of the ideals of liberty, and relates them to present-day issues in…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Sociology and Social Welfare book cover

    Sociology and Social Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Michael Sullivan

    Originally published in 1987, Sociology and Social Welfare looks at the relationship between state and welfare in the context of a wider sociological analysis of state and society in post-war Britain. The book looks at two main concerns, the first suggests the ways in which the theory and practice…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Social Welfare: Why and How? book cover

    Social Welfare: Why and How?

    1st Edition

    By Noel W Timms

    Originally published in 1980, Social Welfare: Why and How? is a collection of papers contributing to the subject of welfare philosophy, and to philosophising about and doing welfare. It advances emerging arguments concerning the growth grounds and uses of social welfare. The book is divided into…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Self Help in Health and Social Welfare: England and West Germany book cover

    Self Help in Health and Social Welfare

    England and West Germany, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Humble, Judith Unell

    Originally published in 1989, Self Help in Health and Social Welfare looks at the current World Health Organization policy that encourages self-help in health. The book suggests that this can more readily be achieved by international collaboration and exchange of ideas. England and West Germany are…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Talking About Welfare: Readings in Philosophy book cover

    Talking About Welfare

    Readings in Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noel W Timms, David Watson

    Originally published in 1976 Talking About Welfare is a collection of essays providing a general survey of the problems facing social welfare. The book introduces a number of philosophers, social workers and social administrators, concentrating on problems in describing a general philosophical…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Critical Visions: New Directions in Social Theory book cover

    Critical Visions

    New Directions in Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    Originally published in 2003, Critical Visions develops a wide-ranging analysis of key issues and debates in contemporary social theory. Drawing social theory, cultural studies, and psychoanalysis together in a bold configuration, the book challenges the widespread view that social theory seems to…

    Paperback – 2020-08-14 
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    Routledge Revivals: Anthony Elliott: Early Works in Social Theory

  • The Founders of Psychical Research book cover

    The Founders of Psychical Research

    1st Edition

    By Alan Gauld

    Originally published in 1968 The Founders of Psychical Research is centred upon the lives and work of Henry Sidgwick, Edmund Gurney and Frederic Myers – prominent in the Society for Psychical Research (S.P.R) - during its early years: it is not a history of the Society. It passes over important…

    Paperback – 2020-08-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Downes

    Biologists, climate scientists and economists all rely on models to move their work forward. In this book, Stephen M. Downes explores the use of models in these and other fields to introduce readers to the various philosophical issues that arise in scientific modeling. Readers learn that paying…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Postmodern Criminology book cover

    Postmodern Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Dragan Milovanovic

    Originally published in 1997. The use of postmodern criminology’s conceptual tools offers the potential for the development of a better understanding of the various configurations of repressive forces and directions for social change. This excellent text introduces the reader to the core ideas…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Sin, Sickness and Sanity: A History of Sexual Attitudes book cover

    Sin, Sickness and Sanity

    A History of Sexual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough

    Originally published in 1977. For centuries myth, misinformation and taboo have distorted our vision of our sexual nature. This book examines such cultural phenomena: from Greek dualistic thought to Buddhist philosophy; from the attempt of early Christian sects to promote total chastity to…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Homosexuality: A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation) book cover

    Homosexuality

    A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation), 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough

    Originally published in 1979. This is at once a look at the realities of homosexuality in history and an examination of the myths that have grown up around it. The record of practices and prejudices moves from biblical and classical through early and medieval Christian, Renaissance, and Victorian…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980: New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change book cover

    Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980

    New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change, 1st Edition

    By Antony Copley

    Originally published in 1989. This is the first history of modern France to explore the long-term origins of the libertarian revolt. It traces the moral history from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, examining the questions of marriage and divorce, homosexuality, and sexual morality. It includes…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

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