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  • From Dissonance to Sense

    Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the new role of private law in late modernity. It analyses the pressures for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatisation and marketisation. The perspective is welfarist: in what ways and to what extent can the welfare state…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policy and the Labour Market

    1st Edition

    By Philip R. de Jong, Theodore R. Marmor

    First published in 1997, this volume examines why, while mature welfare states are being trimmed and privatised, new social welfare arrangement are implemented in formerly communist and newly industrialised countries. The papers in this volume bring together these different worlds, but also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s

    Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka

    First published in 1998, this volume represents the outcome of a seminar as part of the continuing efforts of the Convocation of the University of Dar es Salam to maintain a dialogue with the Government of Tanzania on its socio-economic problems. Its aim was to underscore heightened public concern…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Unequal Unemployed

    Discrimination, Unemployment and State Policy in Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Maura Sheehan, Mike Tomlinson

    First published in 1999, this volume is about unemployment and discrimination, with a focus on Northern Ireland and its debate over patterns of inequality between unemployed Catholics and Protestants. The Unequal Unemployed uses the important and revealing context of Northern Ireland to review the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914

    1st Edition

    By James H. Treble

    First published in 1979, Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914 examines the plight of the poor in towns as a direct result of industrialization. This valuable study examines the major causes of poverty – low pay, casual labour, unemployment, sickness, widowhood, large families, old age, drink and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Hugh W Mellor

    Originally published in 1985 The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare considers the voluntary sector as a provider of social welfare. The book asks the fundamental questions for those involved in social welfare: what should the role of this voluntary sector be, and what should its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Pension Fund Economics and Finance

    Efficiency, Investments and Risk-Taking, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Bikker

    Pension fund benefits are crucial for pensioners’ welfare and pension fund savings have accumulated to huge amounts, covering a major part of world-wide institutional investments. However, the literature on pension fund economics and finance is rather limited, caused, in part, to limited data…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Human Services Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Shick, Lawrence Martin

    In the last 35 years, governments around the globe have increasingly contracted with nonprofit and for-profit entities designed to provide a portion of the public sector’s portfolio of goods and services. This trend can be traced to a variety of factors, including perceived or actual economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

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