Welfare Products

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Disability Identity and Marriage in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Yang

    Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability identity through marriage. As the first book to theorize the married life of rural-based women with…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Civic Engagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin G. Milne

    Civic engagement in this book is understood to include attendance at booked National Health Service appointments; compulsory attendance at school; the take-up of a variety of State benefits in cash and kind, such as Pension Credit and free school meals; and attendance at work. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Revival: Ethics and Social Security Reform (2001)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Schokkaert

    This title was first published in 2001. Ethical considerations play a key role in both the theoretical and practical functioning of the welfare state. The contributors to this book examine these ethical issues, and demonstrate how value judgements must be integrated into any analysis of social…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Jurado Guerrero

    This title was first published in 2002: In recent years there has been a trend among young people across Europe towards remaining longer in their parental homes. Many reasons have been suggested for this change in demographic patterns, but Teresa Jurado Guerrero’s study of France and Spain…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    1st Edition

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Economic Well-Being of the Elderly

    A Comparison Across Five European Countries, 1st Edition

    By Nada Stropnik

    Edited by Tine Stanovnik

    Providing an in-depth analysis of the economic well-being of the elderly across five European countries - UK, Austria, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia - this book offers an assessment of the performance of national social security systems in terms of income provision for the elderly. Each country…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Revival: Equity Choices and Long-Term Care Policies in Europe (2001)

    Allocating Resources and Burdens in Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By August Österle

    This title was first published in 2001: Employing an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to equity in long-term care, this book addresses the fact that demographic changes leading to ageing populations, financial pressures and changes in traditional support systems have brought long-term…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Disability and Rurality

    Identity, Gender and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Kelley Johnson

    This is the first book to explore how far disability challenges dominant understandings of rurality, identity, gender and belonging within the rural literature. The book focuses particularly on the ways disabled people give, and are given, meaning and value in relation to ethical rural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Development and Social Policy

    The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi

    In recent years, government and policymakers around the world have shifted their attention away from money-oriented, supply-side economics to institutional economics and people-oriented social and economic development. Issues such as poverty reduction, win-win solutions and strategies in social…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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