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  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914

    1st Edition

    By James H. Treble

    First published in 1979, Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914 examines the plight of the poor in towns as a direct result of industrialization. This valuable study examines the major causes of poverty – low pay, casual labour, unemployment, sickness, widowhood, large families, old age, drink and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Christensen, Per Lægreid

    There is growing concern that welfare states are inefficient, unsustainable and lack popular support. New Public Management reforms affected the balance between managerial and political accountability and disrupted administrative, legal, professional and social accountability, causing confusion as…

    Paperback – 2020-01-12
    Routledge

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Hugh W Mellor

    Originally published in 1985 The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Social Welfare considers the voluntary sector as a provider of social welfare. The book asks the fundamental questions for those involved in social welfare: what should the role of this voluntary sector be, and what should its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday lives. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Pension Fund Economics and Finance

    Efficiency, Investments and Risk-Taking, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Bikker

    Pension fund benefits are crucial for pensioners’ welfare and pension fund savings have accumulated to huge amounts, covering a major part of world-wide institutional investments. However, the literature on pension fund economics and finance is rather limited, caused, in part, to limited data…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Human Services Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Shick, Lawrence Martin

    In the last 35 years, governments around the globe have increasingly contracted with nonprofit and for-profit entities designed to provide a portion of the public sector’s portfolio of goods and services. This trend can be traced to a variety of factors, including perceived or actual economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Routledge Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sonja Blum, Johanna Kuhlmann, Klaus Schubert

    Published ten years after the first edition, this new Handbook offers topical, and comprehensive information on the welfare systems of all 28 EU member states and their recent reforms, giving the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. Additional chapters…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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