Welfare Products

  • Work, Identity and Economic Change

    Working-Class Men in the 'Post-Industrial Economy'

    By Darren Nixon

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Capitalism, Welfare and Labour

    The Commonfare Hypothesis

    By Andrea Fumagalli, Stefano Lucarelli, Carlo Vercellone, Alfonso Giuliani

    This book considers the transformations of both accumulation processes and labour in the transition from a Fordist to a cognitive capitalism paradigm, with specific regard to Western economies. It outlines the advent, after industrial capitalism, of a new phase of the capitalist system in which the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Poverty Among Older People and Pensions Policy in the EU

    Edited by Asghar Zaidi

    Based on research work financed by the European Commission under their programme of Community Action to Combat Social Exclusion, this book offers a comprehensive picture of the present state of later-life poverty across the 25 member states of the European Union. The authors analyze the poverty…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Ethics and Social Security Reform (2001)

    Edited by Erik Schokkaert

    This title was first published in 2001. Ethical considerations play a key role in both the theoretical and practical functioning of the welfare state. The contributors to this book examine these ethical issues, and demonstrate how value judgements must be integrated into any analysis of social…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Well-Being of the Elderly

    A Comparison Across Five European Countries

    By Nada Stropnik

    Edited by Tine Stanovnik

    Providing an in-depth analysis of the economic well-being of the elderly across five European countries - UK, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia - this book offers an assessment of the performance of national social security systems in terms of income provision for the elderly. Each country…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Women and the State

    The Shifting Boundaries of Public and Private

    Edited by Anne Showstack Sassoon

    In the late 1980s, despite the fact that the vast majority of women now had a dual role – in paid work and in the domestic realm – the world of work, the welfare state, and the domestic sphere were all still organized as though women’s place were primarily in the home. Though this contradiction…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Politics

  • Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain

    By Teresa Jurado Guerrero

    This title was first published in 2002: In recent years there has been a trend among young people across Europe towards remaining longer in their parental homes. Many reasons have been suggested for this change in demographic patterns, but Teresa Jurado Guerrero’s study of France and Spain…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 2002, draw together research by leading academics in the area of higher education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of learning, teaching, student experience and administration…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

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