Welfare Products

  • EU Social Inclusion Policies in Post-Socialist Countries

    Top-Down and Bottom-Up Perspectives on Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Fylling, Elena Loreni Baciu, Janne Paulsen Breimo

    The fact that post-socialist European Union (EU) countries are struggling with implementation of the EU's social inclusion policy is well known. But why is that so? Are the problems solely connected with how inclusion policies are enforced, or could it just as likely be the way policies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China

    Law, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Anna High

    Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children. The first full-length book to examine non-state organised care of modern China's ‘lonely children’ (gu'er…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe

    Activating the Unemployed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Dorte Caswell, Peter Kupka, Flemming Larsen

    Welfare-to-work or activation policies refer to programmes aimed at promoting the employability, labour-market and social participation of benefit recipients of working age. Frontline workers delivering these policies are conceived of as policy implementers, as policy makers, and as actors…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze, 1st Edition

    By Serena Romano

    Do we judge the poor? Do we fear them? Do we have a moral obligation to help those in need? The moral and social grounds of solidarity and deservedness in relation to aid for poor people are rarely steady. This is particularly true under contemporary austerity reforms, where current debates…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Cognitive Capitalism, Welfare and Labour

    The Commonfare Hypothesis, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Fumagalli, Alfonso Giuliani, Stefano Lucarelli, Carlo Vercellone

    This book deals with the transformations of both accumulation process and labour in the transition from a Fordist to a cognitive capitalism paradigm, with specific regard to Western economies. It outlines the advent, after industrial capitalism, of a new phase of the capitalist system in which the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • They Are Not Machines

    Korean Women Workers and their Fight for Democratic Trade Unionism in the 1970s, 1st Edition

    By Chun Soonok

    The multi-faceted tensions created in developing countries between a burgeoning popular desire for democracy and the harsh imperatives of modernisation and industrialisation are nowhere more evident than in the so-called 'Asian tiger' nations. Of all those nascent economies, South Korea in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Disabled People and Economic Needs in the Developing World

    A Political Perspective from Jordan, 1st Edition

    By Majid Turmusani

    This book explores the economic situation of disabled people in developing countries focusing on rehabilitation and uses particpatory framework to community development. Although dealing specifically with a case study from Jordan, this needs assessment study provides comparisons with other…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Working Europe

    Reshaping European employment systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Christiansen, Pertti Koistinen, Anne Kovalainen

    Published in 1999, Working Europe: Reshaping European employment systems offers a fresh analysis of recent changes in labour markets and the restructuring of welfare states. The analyzes presented in the articles not only focus on labour market changes, but take up the important issues of: * How…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long-running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Unemployment in Ireland

    Alternative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Charles Clark, Catherine Kavanagh

    Published in 1998, this book looks at unemployment in Ireland, the country's most serious social and economic problem. It is the major contributor to poverty, exclusion and social decay. This book contributes to the growing debate on the unemployment problem in Ireland. It is the first…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Welfare Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Fleming, Matthew Manning

    The Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing consists of five themes, namely, physical, social and emotional, economic, cultural and spiritual, and subjective wellbeing. It fills a substantial gap in the current literature on the wellbeing of Indigenous people and communities around the world.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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