Welfare Products

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    1st Edition

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Social Justice and the Politics of Community

    1st Edition

    By Christine Everingham

    This title was first published in 2003. Social welfare is the focus of much discussion and there is a broad spectrum of political opinion that agrees on the need for urgent reform. The literature informing these policy debates draws on a diversity of theoretical traditions and discourses concerned…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Combating Poverty in Europe

    The German Welfare Regime in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Gerhard Bäcker

    Edited by Peter Krause

    Title first published in 2003. This informative volume addresses the impact of the EU on national policies to combat poverty in European member states. The editors bring together leading academics to discuss the issue of and fight against poverty in Germany in particular, within the context of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • European Disability Pension Policies

    11 Country Trends 1970–2002, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Prinz

    This title was first published in 2003. During the last twenty years, the longer-term sustainability of social insurance systems has become a major issue in all European countries. Analysts and governments are increasingly alarmed at the growth in the number of disability benefit recipients, and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Experiencing Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  Marking the centenary of Seebohm Rowntree’s first study of poverty in York, this volume examines the modern impact of poverty on health, nutrition, crime, gender and ethnicity.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis

    Reforming the European Model, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Pelagidis, Louka T. Katseli, John Milios

    This title was first published in 2001. Investigating the consequences of restrictive austerity policies and the downsizing of the welfare state this edited collection reflects on possible ways out by analyzing economic developments, social conflicts, legal forms and the prevailing directions of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work as Community Development

    A Management Model for Social Change, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Clarke

    This title was first published in 2000:  The second edition of Social Work as Community Development is thoroughly revised and updated taking into account lessons from community development and international experiences applicable in developed economies. The application of system theory to the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Protection for Dependency in Old Age

    A Study of the Fifteen EU Member States and Norway, 1st Edition

    By Jozef Pacolet, Ria Bouten, Katia Versieck

    This title was first published in 2000. An up-to-date overview of the systems of social protection for the elderly in the fifteen EU states and Norway. The book also offers a comprehensive comparative analysis of the residential, semi-residential and community services available and explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Jurado Guerrero

    This title was first published in 2002: In recent years there has been a trend among young people across Europe towards remaining longer in their parental homes. Many reasons have been suggested for this change in demographic patterns, but Teresa Jurado Guerrero’s study of France and Spain…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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