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  • The Transformation of Work in Welfare State Organizations

    New Public Management and the Institutional Diffusion of Ideas

    Edited by Frank Sowa, Ronald Staples, Stefan Zapfel

    How has New Public Management influenced social policy reform in different developed welfare states? New managerialism is conceptualized as a paradigm, which not only shapes the decision-making process in bureaucratic organizations but also affects the practice of individuals (citizens). Public…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    By Tracey Skillington

    A key challenge for the world community today is to decide whether this moment in the history of the Anthropocene will be one that tolerates deepening inequalities, resource destruction, widespread suffering and the erosion of the rule of law or, alternatively, will seize opportunities still…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Sociological Futures

  • Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why it is now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the effectiveness,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges

    Edited by Masoud Kamali, Jessica H Jönsson

    How have three decades of neoliberalism affected the Nordic welfare states as well as the organization, education and practices of social work in those countries? During recent decades the welfare states of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have gone through dramatic changes influenced by the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Begging, Street Politics and Power

    Secular and Religious Laws

    By Sheba Saeed

    Begging is a complex phenomenon, and its causes are multi-dimensional, ranging from religion, to socio-economic crime and politics. Likewise, the beggar does not belong to a homogenous group. Beggars are heterogenous in nature belonging to many different categories, from children, to adults, to the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Protests in the Information Age

    Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance

    Edited by Lucas Melgaço, Jeffrey Monaghan

    Information and communication technologies have transformed the dynamics of contention in contemporary society. Social networks like Facebook and Twitter and devices like smartphones have increasingly played a central role in facilitating and mobilizing social movements throughout different parts…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

    This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 

  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    By Philippa Tomczak

    Winner of the 2017 British Society of Criminology Book Prize The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy rhetoric and academic…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    Edited by Sarah Wendt, Nicole Moulding

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work

    Edited by Lena Dominelli

    Green social work espouses a holistic approach to all peoples and other living things – plants and animals, and the physical ecosystem; emphasises the relational nature of all its constituent parts; and redefines the duty to care for and about others as one that includes the duty to care for and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Paperback – 2018-02-10 
    Routledge Revivals

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