Social Inequality Products

  • Understanding Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    By Steven Pressman

    Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century reached the top of most best-seller lists last year shortly after it was released. Nonetheless, few people actually read the book. Yet reviewers have agreed that the book is important because it touches on one of the major problems facing…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive and unique study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in depth examination of legal…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • National Minorities in Putin's Russia

    Diversity and Assimilation

    By Federica Prina

    Using a human rights approach, the book analyses the dynamics in the application of minority policies for the preservation of cultural and linguistic diversity in Russia. Despite Russia’s legacy of ethno-cultural and linguistic pluralism, the book argues that the Putin leadership’s overwhelming…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Capitalism: The Basics

    By David Coates

    The global economy is dominated by a powerful set of established and emerging capitalisms, from the long-standing capitalist economies of the West to the rising economies of the BRIC countries. An understanding of capitalism is therefore fundamental to understanding the modern world. Capitalism:…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Markets without Limits

    Moral Virtues and Commercial Interests

    By Jason F. Brennan, Peter Jaworski

    May you sell your vote? May you sell your kidney? May gay men pay surrogates to bear them children? May spouses pay each other to watch the kids, do the dishes, or have sex? Should we allow the rich to genetically engineer gifted, beautiful children? Should we allow betting markets on terrorist…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1990s giving rise to real social outcry…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Social Work, Marriage, and Ethnicity

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Colita Fairfax

    By looking at a variety of racial and ethnic groups in society, Social Work, Marriage and Ethnicity examines the conventional knowledge, theories and best practices relating to marriages. Contributors address marriage interventions, female empowerment, parenting, and cohabitation, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Poverty, Income and Social Protection

    International Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Hoefer, James Midgley

    This book provides insights into the way social protection policy is being redefined as a result of the new commitment by governments around the world to use these programs to reduce poverty. The case studies presented show how innovations in social protection have emerged in different countries.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

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