Welfare Products

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    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 – 2016-08-23 
    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 – 2016-07-20 
    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 – 2016-06-10 
    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 – 2016-05-19
    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

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents

    By Marc Szydlik

    Sharing Lives explores the most important human relationships which last for the longest period of our lives: those between adult children and their parents. Offering a new reference point for studies on the sociology of family, the book focuses on the reasons and results of lifelong…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

4Series in Welfare

Product Search