Welfare Products

  • Work-Family Dynamics

    Competing Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berit Brandth, Sigtona Halrynjo, Elin Kvande

    Work-life integration is an increasingly hot topic in the media, social research, governments and in people’s everyday lives. This volume offers a new type of lens for understanding work-family reconciliation by studying how work-family dynamics are shaped, squeezed and developed between consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • The Moral Foundations of the Youth Justice System

    Understanding the principles of the youth justice system, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Arthur

    When is it fair to hold young people criminally responsible? If young people lack the capacity to make a meaningful choice and to control their impulses, should they be held criminally culpable for their behaviour? In what ways is the immaturity of young offenders relevant to their blameworthiness?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23

  • The Social Basis of Community Care (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Martin Bulmer

    Care for the elderly, disabled and mentally-ill within and by the community forms a vital part of current social policy. Martin Bulmer argues that this policy is inadequately thought out and rests on a series of poorly founded sociological assumptions. As a result there is a vacuum at the heart of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond the Resources of Poverty

    Gecekondu Living in the Turkish Capital, 1st Edition

    By Sebnem Eroglu

    This groundbreaking volume researches the lives of gecekondu settlers in the capital city of Turkey in order to understand how households cope with poverty and why some households are more successful than others in reducing their deprivation. It takes a critical stance towards existing conceptions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Cities and Society

  • Transforming Gendered Well-Being in Europe

    The Impact of Social Movements, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Michel Bonvin

    Edited by Alison E. Woodward

    European social movements improve the well-being of men and women but need further analysis through a gender-sensitive lens. Taking an international and cross-disciplinary perspective, this book examines the impact of European social movements on gendered political and material well-being. Insights…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Gender and Well-Being

  • The Disabling State of an Active Society

    1st Edition

    By Mikael Holmqvist

    Across the traditional welfare states of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada there has been increasing emphasis on 'activation' by the unemployed as a tool for fighting unemployment. The core idea of activation programmes is the integration and empowerment of jobseekers through active…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Welfare and Society

  • Street Practice

    Changing the Lens on Poverty and Public Assistance, 1st Edition

    By Lori McNeil

    Presenting recent studies of non-profit organizations involved in poverty relief services in New York City in comparison with programmes in existence across the US, Street Practice provides a front-line, ground-level perspective on innovative research practices designed to solve community problems.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Solving Social Problems

  • A Decent Provision

    Australian Welfare Policy, 1870 to 1949, 1st Edition

    By John Murphy

    A Decent Provision is a narrative history of how and why Australia built a distinctive welfare regime in the period from the 1870s to 1949. At the beginning of this period, the Australian colonies were belligerently insisting they must not have a Poor Law, yet had reproduced many of the systems of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Activation Policies and the Protection of Individual Rights

    A Critical Assessment of the Situation in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Paul Van Aerschot

    In Denmark, Finland and Sweden the evolution of administrative law, including social welfare law, has been marked by a shift towards a stronger protection of the recipient's individual rights. The adoption of activation policies targeting recipients of social assistance has highlighted the tensions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Probation Practice and the New Penology

    Practitioner Reflections, 1st Edition

    By John Deering

    The criminal justice system has been in a state of flux in recent decades, accompanied by growing levels of insecurity and intolerance of crime and offenders among the general population. Along with government policy and practice, these developments are seen as contributing to an increasingly…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • The Spanish Welfare State in European Context

    1st Edition

    By Ana Marta Guillén, Margarita León

    Following the death of Franco, Spain underwent a transition to democracy in the mid-1970s. Although a rapid process of modernization occurred, the Spanish welfare state was seen, until fairly recently, as relatively underdeveloped. However, given the progressive Europeanization and expansion of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

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