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  • Disability and Rurality

    Identity, Gender and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Kelley Johnson

    This is the first book to explore how far disability challenges dominant understandings of rurality, identity, gender and belonging within the rural literature. The book focuses particularly on the ways disabled people give, and are given, meaning and value in relation to ethical rural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Development and Social Policy

    The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi

    In recent years, government and policymakers around the world have shifted their attention away from money-oriented, supply-side economics to institutional economics and people-oriented social and economic development. Issues such as poverty reduction, win-win solutions and strategies in social…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Social Policies and Public Action

    1st Edition

    By Lavinia Bifulco

    The concept of public action is a magnifying lens for shedding light on the plurality of institutional and social actors interacting in policies. Taking into account a changing social world that is redefining the State and its instruments, it is well suited for picking out transformations that have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Knots: Selected Works of RD Laing: Vol 7

    1st Edition

    By RD Laing

    Originally published in 1970, Knots consists of a series of dialogue-scenarios that can be read as poems or brief plays, each complete in itself. Each chapter describes a different kind of relationship: the "knots" of the title: bonds of love, dependency, uncertainty, jealousy. The dialogues could…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Selected Works of R D Laing

  • Marriage and Values in Public Policy

    Conflicts in the UK, the US and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth van Acker

    Marriage is a site of political conflict. It is a controversial issue in the UK, Australia and the US where there is a clash of values between neoliberal governments and diverse groups either strongly opposing or supporting marriage. In the meantime, fewer couples are marrying, while other family…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Inequality in Financial Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Pasquale Tridico

    Recently, the issue of inequality has regained attention in the economic and political debate. This is due to both an increase in income inequality, in particular among rich countries, and an increasing interest in this issue by researchers and politicians. In the last three decades, income…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, questions of equality and social…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

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