Welfare Products

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and the Welfare State

    The Historical and Contemporary Role of CSR in the Mixed Economy of Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Brejning

    Over the past four decades many European welfare states have seen an increasing involvement of the commercial sector in their mixed economies of welfare. One aspect of this development that has yet to be fully understood in social policy analysis is the engagement of businesses to address social…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Gender and Well-Being

    The Role of Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Paloma de Villota, John Eriksen

    Edited by Elisabetta Addis

    Provisioning for basic human needs is done in three main kind of institutions: the familial household; the commercial enterprise selling goods and services; the institutions of the Welfare State that provide education, medical care and other goods and personal services to all or to some specific…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Gender and Well-Being

  • What’s Happened To The University?

    A sociological exploration of its infantilisation, 1st Edition

    By Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today, when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education, what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Europe

    1st Edition

    By William Outhwaite

    Europe is one of the most dynamic and interesting areas of the world, pioneering in the European Union a new form of governance for half a billion people, represented in the world’s first directly elected transnational parliament. This book situates the European Union in a broader European, global,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • Family Estrangement

    A matter of perspective, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Agllias

    Family estrangement is larger than conflict and more complicated than betrayal. It is entwined in contradictory beliefs, values, behaviours and goals and is the result of at least one member of the family considering reconciliation impossible and/or undesirable. The cessation of familial relations,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • Participation, Marginalization and Welfare Services

    Concepts, Politics and Practices Across European Countries, 1st Edition

    By Aila-Leena Matthies, Lars Uggerhøj

    Current debates around participation and marginalization dominate the agenda of many European political forums. There is an increasing concern about the stability of social cohesion and a growing number of particular groups of people who are regarded as being at risk of being socially excluded or…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Nordic Welfare State in Three Eras

    From Emancipation to Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Kananen

    Nordic welfare states are known for a unique combination of equity and efficiency and for political institutions facilitating compromise and consensus between conflicting interests. The Nordic Welfare State in Three Eras: From Emancipation to Discipline analyses the historical and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Innovation in Social Services

    The Public-Private Mix in Service Provision, Fiscal Policy and Employment, 1st Edition

    By Tomáš Sirovátka, Bent Greve

    EU member states have seen high levels of unemployment in recent years especially amongst young people. At the same time the fiscal crisis of welfare states has made it difficult for them to invest in new jobs and new economic growth. The EU, at least since the enactment of the Amsterdam treaty,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Social Worker Speaks

    A History of Social Workers Through the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By David Burnham

    The Social Worker Speaks charts the motivations, work activities and attitudes of social workers across the country from 1904 to 1989. The book is about workers in the public sector (from Poor Law to Social Services Departments), probation and workers in the voluntary field (including early…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • New Pathways in Microsimulation

    1st Edition

    By Gijs Dekkers, Marcia Keegan

    Microsimulation as a modelling tool in social sciences has increased in importance over the last few decades. Once restricted to a handful of universities and government departments, as a scientific field it has achieved a new dynamism during the last decade. As computing power increases and data…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Supporting People with Dementia at Home

    Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By David Challis, Caroline Sutcliffe, Jane Hughes, Richard von Abendorff, Pamela Brown, John Chesterman

    Supporting People with Dementia at Home details a groundbreaking study of an intensive care management scheme designed for older people with dementia that are at risk of entry into residential care. The authors use a quasi-experimental approach to compare how the individuals on the mental health…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Institutional Logic of Welfare Attitudes

    How Welfare Regimes Influence Public Support, 1st Edition

    By Christian Albrekt Larsen

    Why are people who live in liberal welfare regimes reluctant to support welfare policy? And conversely, why are people who live in social democratic welfare regimes so keen to support it? These core questions lie at the heart of this intriguing book. By examining how different welfare regimes…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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