Welfare Products

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach

    By Carole Zufferey

    Drawing on intersectional theorising, Homelessness and Social Work highlights the diversities and complexities of homelessness and social work research, policy and practice. It invites social work students, practitioners, policy makers and academics to re-examine the subject by exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Social Policies and Public Action

    By Lavinia Bifulco

    The concept of public action is a magnifying lens for shedding light on the plurality of institutional and social actors interacting in policies. Taking into account a changing social world that is redefining the State and its instruments, it is well suited for picking out transformations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Routledge Revivals: Reactions to the Right (1990)

    Edited by Barry Hindess

    First published in 1990, this book was intended as a counter to the rising and continued strength of the New Right and an attempt to bolster the perceived weakness of the opposition — providing a critical discussion of New Right ideology and also of the more influential Left reactions to them. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe

    Edited by Tom Christensen, Per Laegreid

    There is growing concern that welfare states are inefficient, unsustainable and lack popular support. New Public Management reforms affected the balance between managerial and political accountability and disrupted administrative, legal, professional and social accountability causing confusion as…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    By Rebecca H. Padot

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • 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 – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 European Union in a broader European, global,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

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