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  • Homes Fit For Heroes

    The Politics and Architecture of Early State Housing in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swenarton

    Homes fit for Heroes looks at the pledge made 100 years ago by the Lloyd George government to build half a million ‘homes fit for heroes’ – the pledge which made council housing a major part of the housing system in the UK. Originally published in 1981, the book is the only full-scale study of the…

    Paperback – 2020-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dwight Waldo

    Administrative Theorist for our Times, 1st Edition

    By Richard Stillman

    From the early postwar period until his death at the turn of the century, Dwight Waldo was one of the most authoritative voices in the field of public administration. Through probing questions, creative ideas, and ever-developing arguments, he perhaps contributed more than any other single figure…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • China from a U.S. Policy Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Eric J. Heikkila

    In this book, Eric J. Heikkila explores a truly important question that has not been adequately analyzed to date: how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed. Here, the policy domain of the United States government is…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Conditional Cash Transfers

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Studies of Bolsa Família, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Sacchet, Silvana Aparecida Mariano, Cássia Maria Carloto

    Conditional Cash Transfer Programs have been widely used throughout less developed countries to fight poverty and foster socioeconomic development. In Women, Gender and Conditional Cash Transfers, a multidisciplinary group of feminist scholars use survey data analysis, in-depth interviews, and…

    Paperback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • New Zealand Adopts Proportional Representation

    Accident? Design? Evolution?, 1st Edition

    By Keith Jackson, Alan McRobie

    First published in 1998, this volume is based upon the files of the Royal Commission on the Electoral System plus extensive interviews with the Commissioners, cabinet ministers, MPs and officials, as well as leaders of the principal pressure groups. It seeks to place this highly important change in…

    Paperback – 2020-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Security: Beveridge and After

    1st Edition

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1968, Social Security: Beveridge and After concentrates on the development of social security in the U.K. since the Beveridge report. The book looks at the system of Social Security, since it was unified with the Ministry of Social Security, and looks at the extent to which…

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

  • The Origins of British Social Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Thane

    Originally published in 1978 The Origins of British Social Policy arose dissatisfaction with conventional approaches to the subject of welfare responsibilities in the state. This volume stresses the complexity of conscious and unconscious influences upon policy, which include such political…

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

  • Theories of Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Forder, Terry Caslin, Geoffrey Ponton, Sandra Walklate

    Originally published in 1984 Theories of Welfare looks at theories of social administration developed in different social science disciplines. The book ranges widely and gives concise coverage to the historical and intellectual background in which the theory emerged, the implicit or explicit value…

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

  • Approaches to Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Bean, Stewart MacPherson

    Originally published in 1983 Approaches to Welfare provides a unique introduction to the study of social welfare in Britain. The contributions, by distinguished figures in the field of social welfare and social policy, explore all the dimensions of the study of social welfare demonstrating that not…

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

  • The Politics of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Oakley, Susan Williams

    Originally published in 1994 The Politics of the Welfare State looks at how the privatization and marketization of education, health and welfare services in the past decade have produced a concept of welfare that is markedly different from that envisaged when the welfare state was initially created…

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

  • The Unservile State

    Essays in Liberty and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By George Watson

    Originally published in 1957, The Unservile State looks at the theme of liberty in the Welfare State. Has it survived Welfare – is it even better for it? What of Parliament and our civil liberties? Does the present state of property distribution, of industry, agriculture and our social services…

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

  • The Welfare State

    Its Aims, Benefits and Costs, 1st Edition

    By J.F. Sleeman

    Originally published in 1973, The Welfare State traces the historical roots of the Welfare State and considers the problems to which it gives rise, especially in the allocation of resources. It focuses on the economic issue of meeting needs with scarce resources and compares the British experience…

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

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