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  • Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries

    Situation and Socialization, 1st Edition

    By Zsófia Ignácz

    Fairness of wage distribution – or the perception of such – is a phenomenon crucial for the stability of new democracies. While theories exist about how change of the political system trickles down to the attitudinal level, the systematic analysis of the effect of economic transition on public…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • Social Policy Reform in China

    Views from Home and Abroad, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2003.The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a timely example of social policy reform in a socialist market economy. This important and topical edited collection brings together leading Chinese and Western experts to introduce and integrate policy issues of the PRC…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Living on the Margins: Social Access to Shelter in Urban South Asia

    1st Edition

    By Navtej K. Purewal

    This title was first published in 2000. The privatization of former social state housing through recent public-private partnerships is becoming increasingly prevalent in Third World as well as in Western countries. In most Third World countries, this shift has had profound effects upon the patterns…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

  • 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

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