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  • Populism and the Crisis of Democracy

    3 volume set

    Edited by Gregor Fitzi, Bryan S Turner, Jurgen Mackert

    Today, Western democratic societies are facing a serious threat from both populist parties and social movements. Not only the debates in the course of the presidential elections in the US or UK’s Brexit, but also the critical role the National Front will play in the upcoming presidential elections…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Populism and the Crisis of Democracy

    Volume 2: Politics, Social Movements and Extremism

    Edited by Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    Today, Western democratic societies are facing a serious threat from both populist parties and social movements. Not only the debates in the course of the presidential elections in the US or UK’s Brexit, but also the critical role the National Front will play in the upcoming presidential elections…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Populism and the Crisis of Democracy

    Volume 1: Concepts and Theory

    Edited by Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    Today, Western democratic societies are facing a serious threat from both populist parties and social movements. Not only the debates in the course of the presidential elections in the US or UK’s Brexit, but also the critical role the National Front will play in the upcoming presidential elections…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Populism and the Crisis of Democracy

    Volume 3: Migration, Gender and Religion

    Edited by Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    Today, Western democratic societies are facing a serious threat from both populist parties and social movements. Not only the debates in the course of the presidential elections in the US or UK’s Brexit, but also the critical role the National Front will play in the upcoming presidential elections…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges

    Edited by Masoud Kamali, Jessica H Jönsson

    How have three decades of neoliberalism affected the Nordic welfare states as well as the organization, education and practices of social work in those countries? During recent decades the welfare states of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have gone through dramatic changes influenced by the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Sustainable Modernity

    The Nordic Model and Beyond

    Edited by Nina Witoszek, Atle Midttun

    In the 21st century, Norway, Denmark and Sweden remain the icons of fair societies with high economic productivity and quality of life. But they are also an enigma in a cultural-evolutionary sense: though by no means following the same socio-economic formula, they are all cases of a "non-hubristic"…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld

    Since 2008, the European Union has been affected by one of the most severe crises in the history of Europe. This book builds on the work of Jürgen Habermas to answer the key question: is Europe strong enough to overcome the recent crisis? Arguing that recovery can only take place if the citizens of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries

    Situation and Socialization

    By Zsófia S. Ignácz

    Fairness of wage distribution – or the perception of such – is a phenomenon crucial for the stability of new democracies. While theories exist about how change of the political system trickles down to the attitudinal level, the systematic analysis of the effect of economic transition on public…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • Gypsy Feminism

    Intersectional Politics, Alliances, Gender and Queer Activism

    By Laura Corradi

    Clumsy stereotypes of the Romani and Travellers communities abound, not only culturally in programmes such as Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, but also amongst educators, social workers, administrators and the medical profession. Gypsy cultures are invariably presented as ruled by tradition and machismo.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Agile Actors on Complex Terrains

    Transformative Realism and Public Policy

    By Graham Room

    This book assesses the value and relevance of the literature on complex systems to policy-making, contributing to both social theory and policy analysis. For this purpose it develops two key ideas: agile action and transformative realism. The book takes some major themes from complexity science,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

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