Welfare Products

  • Globalization and Welfare Restructuring in China

    The Authoritarianism That Listens?

    By Huisheng Shou

    In the past few decades, the change in China’s welfare system has been characterised by a balanced distribution of benefits across social sectors and the institutionalization of welfare redistribution. This process has occurred without significant political change that would empower politically…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Social Basis of Community Care (Routledge Revivals)

    By Martin Bulmer

    Care for the elderly, disabled and mentally-ill within and by the community forms a vital part of current social policy. Martin Bulmer argues that this policy is inadequately thought out and rests on a series of poorly founded sociological assumptions. As a result there is a vacuum at the heart of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Capital and Economics

    Social Values, Power, and Social Identity

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, John B. Davis

    This volume provides a collection of critical new perspectives on social capital theory by examining how social values, power relationships, and social identity interact with social capital. This book seeks to extend this theory into what have been largely under-investigated domains, and, at the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • What’s Happened To The University?

    A sociological exploration of its infantilisation

    By Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Europe

    By William Outhwaite

    Europe is one of the most dynamic and interesting areas of the world, pioneering in the European Union a new form of governance for half a billion people, represented in the world’s first directly elected transnational parliament. This book situates the EU in a broader European, global historical…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Family Estrangement

    A matter of perspective

    By Kylie Agllias

    Family estrangement is larger than conflict and more complicated than betrayal. It is entwined in contradictory beliefs, values, behaviours and goals and is the result of at least one member of the family considering reconciliation impossible and/or undesirable. The cessation of familial relations,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Development and Social Policy

    The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi

    In recent years, government and policymakers around the world have shifted their attention away from money-oriented, supply-side economics to institutional economics and people-oriented social and economic development. Issues such as poverty reduction, win-win solutions and strategies in social…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

  • Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective

    By Beth Goldblatt

    The right to social security, found in international law and in the constitutions of many nations, contributes to the alleviation of poverty globally. Social security and its articulation as a human right have received increased attention in recent years both in response to austerity cuts to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals)

    Homeless Women's Survival Stories

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1990, this book emerged from the author’s experiences talking to homeless women and her desire to bring these problems to light along with the social injustice that often underlies them. The book also describes being "at risk": a paycheck, widowhood, or unfair divorce settlement…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Welfare State Transformation in the Yugoslav Successor States

    From Social to Unequal

    By Marija Stambolieva

    Welfare states are the product of economic, political and social interactions, and undergo changes as these interactions transform. Existing welfare state theories mainly tend to explain the emergence and development of the welfare state in the western, industrialized and capitalist world. While…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Sustainability and the Political Economy of Welfare

    Edited by Max Koch, Oksana Mont

    Welfare is commonly conceptualized in socio-economic terms of equity, highlighting distributive issues within growing economies. While GDP, income growth and rising material standards of living are normally not questioned as priorities in welfare theories and policy making, there is growing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

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