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  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Doing Gender, Doing Geography

    Emerging Research in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saraswati Raju, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

    Until the 1970s gender had been invisible in analyses of social space and place in the androcentric discipline of geography. While recent contributions to feminist geography have challenged this, in India the engagement of geographers with gender, by being conservative in its choice of focus and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Resettling Displaced People

    Policy and Practice in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hari Mohan Mathur

    Developmental projects have long been displacing people in large numbers every year, but it is only in recent years that the fate of those adversely affected has become an issue of widespread concern requiring urgent action. This volume is the scholarly exploration of these critical issues in a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Active Ageing in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

  • The Paradigm of International Social Development

    Ideologies, Development Systems and Policy Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Murli Desai

    This book takes a historical approach to analyse ideologies, policy approaches and development systems that have constructed the paradigm of international social development. It aims to review the social construction of "development" by tracing the historical dynamics of the modern ideologies and…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice…

    Hardback – 2013-04-09
    Routledge

  • Disability Studies in India

    Global Discourses, Local Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Renu Addlakha

    Since the 1970s, the international disability rights movement, the United Nations and national governments across the world have attempted to ameliorate the status of the disabled population through a range of legislative and policy measures primarily in the areas of health, education, employment,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge India

  • Quality of Life and Public Management

    Redefining Development in the Local Environment, 1st Edition

    By John Whitelegg

    Quality of Life and Public Management explores the possibility for a dramatic and significant improvement in quality of life for all population groups and sub-groups in the UK. Strongly evidence-based, the book draws on case study data and comparisons into local and central government structure,…

    Hardback – 2012-08-02
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Local Communities in the Wake of Disaster

    Social Recovery in Sri Lanka and India, 1st Edition

    By Martin Mulligan, Yaso Nadarajah

    This book examines the sociological consequences of disaster relief and recovery, and uncovers its impact on the communities that were affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. It is the most extensive and intensive study of post-disaster community rebuilding yet reported in the literature on…

    Hardback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge India

  • Social Policy and Poverty in East Asia

    The Role of Social Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Midgley, Kwong Leung Tang

    This book looks at the role of social policy and particularly social security in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region’s spectacular experience of economic growth in decent decades. The East Asian miracle resulted over the last four decades in a…

    Hardback – 2009-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

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