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  • Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development

    Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective

    Edited by Aurora Lopez-Fogues, Firdevs Melis Cin

    Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development investigates to what extent young people have access to fair opportunities, the factors influencing their aspirations, and how able they are to pursue these aspirations and to carry out their life plans. The book positions itself in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Sporting Capital

    Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice

    By Nicholas F. Rowe

    In a world of competing public policy priorities, economic challenges and political uncertainty, sports development organisations and initiatives need to adapt to survive. This book makes the case for 'Sporting Capital' as a new conceptual model of sports participation with the potential to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

  • Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • 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

  • Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe

    Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State

    Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillén

    Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain. Unmet need has sharply increased while significant welfare reforms and deep social spending cuts have been prominent in the crisis management solutions implemented by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • The Changing Disability Policy System

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 1

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Jerome Bickenbach, Delia Ferri, Ana Marta Guillén Rodriguez

    Being an ‘active citizen’ involves exercising social rights and duties, enjoying choice and autonomy, and participating in political decision-making processes which are of importance for one’s life. Amid the new challenges facing contemporary welfare states, debate over just how ‘active’ citizens…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Local Identities and Politics

    Negotiating the Old and the New

    By Kees Terlouw

    The relation between identity and space is strong and generates many conflicts. Most people attach great importance to their local community and its identity. The possibility of change can cause turmoil and become fertile ground for staking new identities. Understanding how these changes can take…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Social Welfare in Asia

    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim

    First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Social Welfare in The Middle East

    Edited by John Dixon

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of the Middle East, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Social Welfare in Africa

    Edited by John Dixon

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Africa, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

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