Welfare Products

  • Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze, 1st Edition

    By Serena Romano

    Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long-running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Neoliberalism, Nordic Welfare States and Social Work

    Current and Future Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masoud Kamali, Jessica H. Jönsson

    How have three decades of neoliberalism affected the Nordic welfare states as well as the organisation, education and practices of social work in those countries? During recent decades the welfare states of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have gone through dramatic changes infl uenced by the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Homelessness and Social Work

    An Intersectional Approach, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Disability Identity and Marriage in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Yang

    Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability identity through marriage. As the first book to theorize the married life of rural-based women with…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Civic Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin G. Milne

    Civic engagement in this book is understood to include attendance at booked National Health Service appointments; compulsory attendance at school; the take-up of a variety of State benefits in cash and kind, such as Pension Credit and free school meals; and attendance at work. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Revival: Ethics and Social Security Reform (2001)

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Revival: Equity Choices and Long-Term Care Policies in Europe (2001)

    Allocating Resources and Burdens in Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By August Österle

    This title was first published in 2001: Employing an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to equity in long-term care, this book addresses the fact that demographic changes leading to ageing populations, financial pressures and changes in traditional support systems have brought long-term…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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