Welfare Products

  • Education in Prison

    Studying Through Distance Learning, 1st Edition

    By Emma Hughes

    The role of education in prisons, prisoners' decisions regarding education, the impact of prison culture on either encouraging or discouraging such activities, and the potential consequences of education for prisoners' reentry into society all have important implications. This extended analysis of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Social Work in a Global Context

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Palattiyil, Dina Sidhva, Mono Chakrabarti

    This book endeavours to explore and depict the myriad shades of social work as conceptualised and practised in different parts of the world. It makes a modest attempt at examining and critically analysing some of the current social work issues and policy drivers.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Handbook of Quality of Life in the Enlarged European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Alber, Tony Fahey, Chiara Saraceno

    Recent enlargement to the east made the European Union a more diverse social space and brought it into more direct contact with the social and cultural aftermath of communism. Sound empirical knowledge on heterogeneity and homogeneity in European societies after the EU enlargement is lacking. By…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21

  • Soul, Community and Social Change

    Theorising a Soul Perspective on Community Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Westoby

    At a time when inequalities are growing globally, when the pace of socio-economic transitions is rapid, and when traditional ties of community are under threat of dissolving, 'soul' offers a new way of thinking imaginatively about how people might respond both individually and collectively in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09

  • Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation

    A UK Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Burrage

    This ground-breaking handbook details the present situation with regard to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain, referring also to other Western nations where FGM occurs. It scrutinises current pathways to eradicating this dangerous, sometimes lethal, form of child abuse and gender-related…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28

  • The Future of Welfare in a Global Europe

    1st Edition

    By Bernd Marin

    What is the future of welfare in Europe? The European welfare state is generally considered to be one of the finest achievements of the post-1945 world. Set up to eradicate poverty by providing a minimum standard of living and social safety net, the welfare state has come under increasing strain…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19

  • Cognitive Mapping

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Freundschuh, NATIONAL UNIV OF IRELAND

    This important work brings together international academics from a variety of disciplines to explore the topic of spatial cognition on a 'geographic' scale. It provides an overview of the historical origins of the subject, a description of current debates and suggests directions for future research.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Frontiers of Cognitive Science

  • New Perspectives on Mutual Dependency in Care-Giving

    1st Edition

    By Adéla Souralová

    Many scholars see caregiving relationships as being based on mutual dependency or interdependency. Extensively cited notions of the ’global care chain’ or ’international division of reproductive labour’ have prepared the ground for analysis of global interdependencies in several domains. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28

  • Social Protection in Southern Africa

    New Opportunities for Social Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leila Patel, James Midgley, Marianne Ulriksen

    A new generation of innovative social protection strategies is emerging in southern Africa. Although cash transfers are most prevalent, some country strategies include combinations of interventions such as food, livelihood inputs and support, asset building, public works and social services. The…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04

  • The European Social Model Adrift

    Europe, Social Cohesion and the Economic Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Serena Romano, Gabriella Punziano

    This volume presents a new perspective for discussing the European social contract and its main challenges, bringing together single-nation and comparative studies from across Europe. Presenting both theoretical discussions and empirical case studies, it explores various aspects of social cohesion,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

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