Social Policy Products

  • Law and Society

    Canadian Edition

    By Steven Vago, Adie Nelson, Veronica Nelson, Steven E. Barkan

    Law and Society provides a balanced and comprehensive analysis of the interplay between law and society using both Canadian and international examples. This clear and readable text is filled with interesting information, ideas and insights. All materials and supporting statistics have been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Henrietta O'Connor, Réka Plugor

    It is argued that levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than suggested by governments. Indeed, policies towards young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Social Marketing

    Rebels with a Cause, 3rd Edition

    By Gerard Hastings, Christine Domegan

    Social Marketing involves the application of marketing techniques (usually associated with promoting consumption) to social ends. This new addition will arm the socially conscious marketing student with: Case studies from across the globe, accessible exercises, engaging stories and online…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Changing Mobilities

    By Monika Büscher

    The hypermobility of the twenty-first century is fragile, arguably on the verge of momentous change. Public space is a particularly important locale of socio-technical innovation in mobile living. Based on studies of emerging mobility practices in and around public places, undertaken as part…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Creative Ageing Cities

    Urban design with the elderly in high-density Asian cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and urbanization have become global concerns in recent years. Concepts such as ‘ageing-in-place’ and ‘active ageing’ deal with issues of ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration the evolving…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Education and Warfare in Europe

    By David Coulby, Crispin Jones

    This title was first published in 28/11/2001: This book explores the ways in which European educational systems influence culture, identity, ethnicity and politics and may reinforce ethnic or national cleavages, violence and warfare.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Welfare Law

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Horizons in Sociological Theory and Research

    The Frontiers of Sociology at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Luigi Tomasi

    This title was first published in 2001. This book tackles the important issue of the tasks that confront sociology in the third millennium. It examines the sociological interpretations of the World-Wide revolution which - amid unprecedented scientific and technological progress and the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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