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  • The Law and Older People

    By John Williams

    This book looks at the historical background to the law's approach to ageing, focusing on questions such as: Has the law promoted ageism?  How well has the law protected older people against discrimination, abuse and social exclusion? How effective will new prohibitions on age…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy

    Who Cares?

    By Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella, Annick Masselot

    Historically the care of children and family members has been perceived as a private issue, a personal choice provided informally within the family, and accordingly has been ignored by legislators who has focused instead on the leave and time provisions in employment law. However, demographic…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Market Analysis

    By Raphael Bostic, R. Alex Saunders

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Capitalism, Welfare and Labour

    The Commonfare Hypothesis

    By Andrea Fumagalli, Stefano Lucarelli, Carlo Vercellone, Alfonso Giuliani

    This book considers the transformations of both accumulation processes and labour in the transition from a Fordist to a cognitive capitalism paradigm, with specific regard to Western economies. It outlines the advent, after industrial capitalism, of a new phase of the capitalist system in which the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU

    Edited by Asghar Zaidi

    Based on research work financed by the European Commission under their programme of Community Action to Combat Social Exclusion, this book offers a comprehensive picture of the present state of later-life poverty across the 25 member states of the European Union. The authors analyze the poverty…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • Cash Transfers for Poverty Reduction

    An International Operational Guide

    By David Lawson, Francisco Vinicio Ayala

    Over the last 20 years, more than 100 countries have decided to implement social safety nets, targeted at the poorest and most vulnerable. Impact evaluations have shown the effectiveness of these programmes, and policy makers have been exploring different methods of delivery, including cash…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination, its vicious circle of impact to the Dalit groups in Nepal and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Crime, Violence and Minority Youths

    By Becky L Tatum

    This title was first published in 2000:  Mainstream criminology has devoted little attention to minority perspectives in crime and violence. Criminologists who have examined minority perspectives have addressed the issue in a cursory manner, providing only brief summaries of the propositions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Rural Second Homes in Europe

    Examining Housing Supply and Planning Control

    By Nick Gallent, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This title was first published in 2000:  Improved communication links between urban and rural areas and an increase in property prices in urban regions have made commuting an attractive option for European town and city dwellers eager to 'escape' urban living. This has lead to a proliferation…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

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