Welfare Products

  • Welfare State and Welfare Society

    Illusion and Reality, 1st Edition

    By William Alexander Robson

    Originally published in 1976, Welfare State and Welfare Society breaks away from the prevailing notion that the welfare state is mainly concerned with the well-being of the entire nation. The book distinguishes the welfare state from the welfare society, and shows that there is often a yawning gulf…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Routledge Revivals: Reactions to the Right (1990)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Hindess

    First published in 1990, this book was intended as a counter to the rising and continued strength of the New Right and an attempt to bolster the perceived weakness of the opposition — providing a critical discussion of New Right ideology and also of the more influential Left reactions to them. The…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Forty-five contributions from renowned international specialists in the field provide readers with expert analysis of the core issues related to the welfare state, including regional depictions of welfare states around the globe. The second edition of the Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rethinking Social Inequality

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Robbins, Lesley Caldwell, Graham Day, Karen Jones, Hilary Rose

    Originally published in 1982, Rethinking Social Inequality is a collection of essays looking at the breadth of contemporary work in social inequality. The book focuses on inequality as a central project of sociological enquiry, and is unified by the overarching rejection of a distributional notion…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    1st Edition

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Precarious Generation

    A Political Economy of Young People, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing, Rob Watts

    This book draws on a wealth of evidence including young people’s own stories, to document how they are now faring in increasingly unequal societies like America, Britain, Australia, France and Spain. It points to systematic generational inequality as those born since 1980 become the first…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents, 1st Edition

    By Marc Szydlik

    Sharing Lives explores the most important human relationships which last for the longest period of our lives: those between adult children and their parents. Offering a new reference point for studies on the sociology of family, the book focuses on the reasons and results of lifelong…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food, 1st Edition

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Combatting the Causes of Inequality Affecting Young People Across Europe

    1st Edition

    By Mikael Stigendal

    Inequality is one of the most burning issues of our time, affecting young people in particular. What causes inequality? And how can actors at the local level combat the causes, not only the symptoms? By seeking to answer these questions, the book will contribute to this growing and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Modernity

    The Nordic Model and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Witoszek, Atle Midttun

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351765633, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.   In the 21st century, Norway, Denmark and Sweden remain the icons of fair societies,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Dying: A Social Perspective on the End of Life

    1st Edition

    By Alex Broom

    An inevitable and universal experience, dying is experienced by individuals in different ways, often related to the character of our relationships, family structures, gender identities, cultural backgrounds, and economic means. Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork with patients, carers and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

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