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  • 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

  • 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 Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09

  • Welfare in an Idle Society?

    Reinventing Retirement, Work, Wealth, Health and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Marin

    The modern welfare state is indeed one of the greatest achievements of the post-war 20th century. With its key aims of eradicating the five giant social ills of Want, Ignorance, Disease, Squalor and Idleness, it aimed to providing a minimum standard of living, with all people of working age paying…

    Paperback – 2013-06-26

  • The Institutionalization of Social Welfare

    A Study of Medicalizing Management, 1st Edition

    By Mikael Holmqvist

    Today most countries rely on formally organized welfare programs - in some cases to the extent that they are labeled "welfare states". These programs, which have been constructed over the last decades, make up a larger national and international system of good intentions. Overall, it appears…

    Paperback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Security in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Mari Osawa

    The present study analyzes the livelihood security system of contemporary Japan in international comparison from a historical and gender perspective. It posits ‘livelihood security systems’ rather than ‘welfare states’ or ‘welfare regimes’ as its object of analysis to enter the role of…

    Paperback – 2013-01-17
    Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

  • Youth Working with Girls and Women in Community Settings

    A Feminist Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Janet Batsleer

    This fully revised and expanded edition of Janet Batsleer’s (1996) Working with Girls and Young Women in Community Settings provides a significantly updated text, incorporating new research, which will serve practitioners and academics well into the twenty-first century. Youth work with girls and…

    Paperback – 2013-01-09

  • Family Life and Youth Offending

    Home is Where the Hurt is, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Arthur

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Charity and Mutual Aid in Europe and North America since 1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

    International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Rethinking the Welfare Rights Movement

    1st Edition

    By Premilla Nadasen

    The welfare rights movement was an interracial protest movement of poor women on AFDC who demanded reform of welfare policy, greater respect and dignity, and financial support to properly raise and care for their children. In short, they pushed for a right to welfare. Lasting from the early 1960s…

    Paperback – 2011-12-21
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Happiness

    1st Edition

    By Bent Greve

    Although happiness is based upon individuals’ subjective perception of their own situation, understanding the concept of happiness is important for forming policies in modern societies. Taking into account discussions from disciplines across the social sciences, this book explores varying notions…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Key Ideas

  • Constructing a Social Welfare System for All in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it…

    Paperback – 2011-08-12
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

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