Welfare Products

  • Pension Fund Economics and Finance

    Efficiency, Investments and Risk-Taking

    Edited by Jacob Bikker

    Pension fund benefits are crucial for pensioners’ welfare and pension fund savings have accumulated to huge amounts, covering a major part of world-wide institutional investments. However, the literature on pension fund economics and finance is rather limited, caused, in part, to limited data…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • Attitudes, Poverty and Agency in Russia and Ukraine

    Edited by Ann-Mari Sätre, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    One of the main ideas behind this book was to trace continuities from the Soviet time to post-Soviet Russia. There are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine, indicating such a continuation. Russia and Ukraine had a lot in common in terms of culture, language and history, partly also because…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China

    Welfare Regimes in Transition

    Edited by Ka-Ho Mok, Maggie K. W. Lau

    East Asia is at the heart of the global economic transformation, and the countries of the region are witnessing rapidly changing labour markets, alongside the pressure to cut production costs and lower taxes in order to become successful ‘competition states’. These changes have resulted in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Welfare Law

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis

    Reforming the European Model

    Edited by Theodore Pelagidis, Louka T. Katseli, John Milios

    This title was first published in 2001. Investigating the consequences of restrictive austerity policies and the downsizing of the welfare state this edited collection reflects on possible ways out by analyzing economic developments, social conflicts, legal forms and the prevailing directions of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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).…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Combating Poverty in Europe

    The German Welfare Regime in Practice

    By Gerhard Bäcker

    Edited by Peter Krause

    Title first published in 2003. This informative volume addresses the impact of the EU on national policies to combat poverty in European member states. The editors bring together leading academics to discuss the issue of and fight against poverty in Germany in particular, within the context of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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