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  • Restoration of Class Society in Russia?

    Edited by Jouko Nikula

    This title was first published in 2002: Advancing the understanding of a transition society, this book presents an in-depth analysis of social structures in modern Russia. Using unique survey data spanning nearly a decade, it describes and analyzes Russia’s social development and class formation…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Slums, States and Citizens

    Citizenship and Slum Policies in Dehli, Durban and Nairobi

    By Stein Sundstøl Eriksen

    Urbanisation in the global South is happening at a rate and scale which is far greater than when the same process unfolded in the north. Many people living under sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal democratic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery

    By Rachel Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Learning Beyond the School

    International Perspectives on the Schooled Society

    Edited by Julian Sefton-Green, Ola Erstad

    Whilst learning is central to most understandings of what it is to be human, we now live in a knowledge society where being educated defines life chances more than ever before. Learning Beyond the School brings together accounts of learning from around the world in organisations, spaces and places…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Strategy of Equality

    Redistribution and the Social Services

    By Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1982 The Strategy of Equality examines public expenditure on the social services as a strategy for promoting social equality. Today there is a widespread belief that the strategy has worked and that public spending on the social services primarily benefits those less well…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Paupers

    The Making of the New Claiming Class

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1973, Paupers looks at poverty through the lens of class and the Welfare State. The book examines those living in poverty, and the direct effects poverty has. The book follows the basis that the economic factors which gave rise to poverty, have little to do with the Welfare…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Not Only the Poor

    The Middle Classes and the Welfare State

    Edited by Robert E Goodin, Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1987 Not Only the Poor explores the self-interested involvement of the non-poor in the welfare state, particularly the middle class. Using evidence from Britain, America, and Australia, they show that the non-poor were crucial in the founding of the welfare state, and in all…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Social Security and Society

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1973, Social Security and Society examines of the dominant forces that form the British social security system and argues that social security provision is not the result of concern felt by the dominant groups in society. Instead the book suggests that it is the result of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Automatic Poverty

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1981, Automatic Poverty provides a much-needed alternative to the Radical Right’s analysis. The book argues that Britain’s economic decline is symptomatic of an advanced stage of industrialisation in which productive processes are increasingly mechanised, but output remains…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Social Security: Beveridge and After

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Origins of British Social Policy

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

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