Social Policy Products

  • To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITY

    Edited by Stefano Civitarese Matteucci, Simon Halliday

    This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Moral Panics and School Educational Policy

    By Grant Rodwell

    How do the moral panics that have plagued school education since it’s nineteenth-century beginnings impact current school education policy? Research has shown young people to be particularly vulnerable to moral panics and, with the rise of social media, the impact of moral panics on school…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Decentring Health Policy

    Learning from British Experiences in Healthcare Governance

    Edited by Mark Bevir, Justin Waring

    Taking a ‘decentred’ approach to the analysis of health policy means being attentive to the historical contingencies and circumstances within which reforms are located, the influence of dominant or elite narratives in the shaping of policy, the local traditions and customary practices through which…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Open Borders, Unlocked Cultures

    Romanian Roma Migrants in Western Europe

    Edited by Yaron Matras, Daniele Viktor Leggio

    The book examines some of the dilemmas surrounding Europe’s open borders, migrations, and identities through the prism of the Roma – Europe’s most dispersed and socially marginalised population. The volume challenges some of the myths surrounding the Roma as a ‘problem population’, and places the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Handbook of Victims and Victimology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sandra Walklate

    This second edition of the Handbook of Victims and Victimology presents a comprehensively revised and updated set of essays, bringing together internationally recognised scholars and practitioners to offer substantial research informed overviews within their specialist fields of investigation. This…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Edited by Ralf Schneider, Sandra Dinter

    In the light of the complex demographic shifts associated with late modernity and the impetus of neo-liberal politics, childhood continues all the more to operate as a repository for the articulation of diverse social and cultural anxieties. Since the Thatcher years, juvenile delinquency, child…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Gender, Negotiation and Human Potential In Organizations

    Historical, Cultural, and Personal Influences

    By Teresa L. Smith, Jean-Luc Grosso

    The ability to influence others in the workplace is crucial to achieving goals and utilizing resources effectively. Thus, argue the authors in Gender, Negotiation and Human Potential in Organizations, negotiation is an essential part of organizational life, affecting careers and the contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Childhood Nostalgia

    Books, Toys, and Contemporary Media Culture

    By Elisabeth Wesseling

    While Romantic-era concepts of childhood nostalgia have been understood as the desire to retrieve the ephemeral mindset of the child, this collection proposes that the emergence of digital media has altered this reflective gesture towards the past. No longer is childhood nostalgia reliant on…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa

    Governance Below the State

    Edited by Nicholas Awortwi, Gregor Walter-Drop

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

    By Serena Romano

    Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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