Welfare Products

  • 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

  • Conceptualising Public Health

    Historical and Contemporary Struggles over Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Kananen, Sophy Bergenheim, Merle Wessel

    In Germanic and Nordic languages, the term for ‘public health’ literally translates to ‘people’s health’, for example Volksgesundheit in German, folkhälsa in Swedish and kansanterveys in Finnish. Covering a period stretching from the late nineteenth century to the present day, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals)

    Homeless Women's Survival Stories, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1990, this book emerged from the author’s experiences talking to homeless women and her desire to bring these problems to light along with the social injustice that often underlies them. The book also describes being "at risk": a paycheck, widowhood, or unfair divorce settlement…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Attitudes, Poverty and Agency in Russia and Ukraine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann-Mari Sätre, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    One of the main ideas behind this book was to trace continuities from the Soviet time to post-Soviet Russia. There are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine, indicating such a continuation. Russia and Ukraine had a lot in common in terms of culture, language and history, partly also because…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Beth Goldblatt

    The right to social security, found in international law and in the constitutions of many nations, contributes to the alleviation of poverty globally. Social security and its articulation as a human right have received increased attention in recent years both in response to austerity cuts to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Work and Welfare in the New Russia

    1st Edition

    By Nick Manning, Ovsey Shkaratan

    This title was first published in 2000. The UNDP announced on 29th July 1999 that 'A human crisis of monumental proportions is emerging in the former Soviet Union.' This book reports on the crisis through original and detailed data made possible by the changes that have taken place in Russia in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Evaluating Public Programmes: Contexts and Issues

    1st Edition

    By Ian Shaw

    This title was first published in 2000: A detailed study of a number of key issues arising in evaluation research, in particular the impact of context upon evaluation findings and the implication context has for methodology. Providing case study illustrations, the work includes discussion of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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