Welfare Products

  • Elements of an Evolutionary Theory of Welfare

    Assessing Welfare When Preferences Change, 1st Edition

    By Martin Binder

    It has always been an important task of economics to assess individual and social welfare. The traditional approach has assumed that the measuring rod for welfare is the satisfaction of the individual’s given and unchanging preferences, but recent work in behavioural economics has called this into…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Moral Economy of Welfare States

    Britain and Germany Compared, 1st Edition

    By Steffen Mau

    This book investigates why people are willing to support an institutional arrangement that realises large-scale redistribution of wealth between social groups of society. Steffen Mau introduces the concept of 'the moral economy' to show that acceptance of welfare exchanges rests on moral…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Global Variations in the Political and Social Economy of Care

    Worlds Apart, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shahra Razavi, Silke Staab

    Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered construction of welfare provisioning and welfare regimes has produced a…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

  • China's Changing Welfare Mix

    Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatriz Carrillo, Jane Duckett

    This book draws attention to two neglected areas in the growing body of research on welfare in China: subnational variation and the changing mix of state and non-state provision. The contributors to this volume demonstrate the diversity of local welfare provision that lies behind broad national…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Genetic Testing

    Accounts of Autonomy, Responsibility and Blame, 1st Edition

    By Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Srikant Sarangi, Angus Clarke

    Advances in molecular genetics have led to the increasing availability of genetic testing for a variety of inherited disorders. While this new knowledge presents many obvious health benefits to prospective individuals and their families it also raises complex ethical and moral dilemmas for families…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • The Road to Social Europe

    A Contemporary Approach to Political Cultures and Diversity in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Claude Barbier

    In the wake of the Greek and Irish crises, and at a moment when solidarity between states is hotly debated on a daily basis at EU level, it is important to understand how ‘solidarity’ can happen at all. The Road to Social Europe reviews the development of political cultural processes since the…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • New Horizons for Policy Practice

    1st Edition

    By Richard Hoefer

    This book provides fresh perspectives on the state of policy practice. Leading scholars explore such vital conceptual topics such as how to impact social justice, what the strengths-based perspective means to policy practitioners and how to bridge the all-too common gap between community organizing…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Self-care

    Embodiment, Personal Autonomy and the Shaping of Health Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Ziguras

    This book examines the widespread cultural and political consequences of the proliferation of popular health advice. It provides a key theoretical contribution to the sociological study of health and embodiment by illuminating the processes of social change that have transformed how individuals…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Essays Soc & Social Psych V 6

    1st Edition

    First published in 1969. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge

  • Transnational Social Support

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrienne Chambon, Wolfgang Schröer, Cornelia Schweppe

    In the context of ever-increasing globalization, transnational systems of support have emerged in response to the needs of transnational families, labour forces, and the communities within which they are located. This volume will be the first to systematically address transnational support…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

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