Social Policy Products

  • Autoethnography as Feminist Method

    Sensitising the feminist 'I'

    By Elizabeth Ettorre

    Autoethnography is an ideal method to study the ‘feminist I’. Through personal stories, the author reflects on how feminists negotiate agency and the effect this has on one's political sensibilities. Speaking about oneself transforms into stories of political responsibility - a key issue for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe

    Development and Prospects

    By Bent Greve

    Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This groundbreaking book provides detailed case-studies of 11 EU-member states’ welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures and deliver…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • The Capability Approach

    Development Practice and Public Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by Francesca Panzironi, Katharine Gelber

    This book provides a unique laboratory of ‘capabilities in practice’ in the Asia-Pacific region. It explores the application of the capability approach in development practice and public policy from a multidisciplinary perspective by bringing together scholars and practitioners from a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being , with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach

    By Carole Zufferey

    Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students, practitioners, policy makers and academics to re-examine the subject by exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Contemporary Narratives of Dementia

    Ethics, Ageing, Politics

    By Sarah Falcus, Katsura Sako

    This book examines narratives of dementia in contemporary literary texts, studying what is now a pressing issue with deep political, economic, and social implications for many ageing societies. The volume contributes to key critical and ethical debates in its analysis of some of the many literary…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Society and the Policeman's Role (Routledge Revivals)

    By Maureen E. Cain

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policies and Public Action

    By Lavinia Bifulco

    The concept of public action is a magnifying lens for shedding light on the plurality of institutional and social actors interacting in policies. Taking into account a changing social world that is redefining the State and its instruments, it is well suited for picking out transformations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Design Against Crime

    A Human-Centred Approach to Designing for Safety and Security

    By Caroline L. Davey, Andrew B. Wootton

    Design Against Crime will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

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