Welfare Products

  • Violence Against Children

    Making Human Rights Real, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gertrud Lenzer

    Violence Against Children adopts in its title the exhortation of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, "Making Human Rights Real," which also represents the leitmotif of the book. It examines the prevalence of violence against children in Africa, the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Latin America and the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Korea's Retirement Predicament

    The Ageing Tiger, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Yunjeong Yang

    The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual – and often involuntary – retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment or contract work. In the past this practice, which is also found in other East Asian nations…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies

    1st Edition

    By Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal

    The ’Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services. The oil crisis, inflation and high unemployment of the 1970s largely saw the end…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China

    Welfare Regimes in Transition, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Listening to the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Michael Seltzer, Christian Kullberg, Ilmari Rostila

    Listening to the Welfare State presents, for the first time in English, central research findings from recent studies of the welfare systems of Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. The book’s contributors are leading investigators of face-to-face encounters between welfare professionals and clients…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Welfare and Society

  • Rethinking Neoliberalism

    Resisting the Disciplinary Regime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanford F. Schram, Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • Social Welfare in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim

    First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Social Welfare in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Africa, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

  • Social Exclusion in Europe

    Problems and Paradigms, 1st Edition

    By Paul Littlewood, Ignace Glorieux, Ingrid Jönsson

    Exclusion has come to hold a prominent place in the political discourse of all governments in the European Union and in the European Commission itself. As such, it figures importantly in various research agencies’ funding priorities attracting academics to develop and conduct major research…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • The Bureaucrat and the Poor

    Encounters in French Welfare Offices, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Dubois

    Welfare offices usually attract negative descriptions of bureaucracy with their queues, routines, and impersonal nature. Are they anonymous machines or the locus of neutral service relationships? Showing how people experience state public administration, The Bureaucrat and the Poor provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe

    Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillén

    Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain. Unmet need has sharply increased while significant welfare reforms and deep social spending cuts have been prominent in the crisis management solutions implemented by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

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