Welfare Products

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment, 1st Edition

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

  • Women and the State

    The Shifting Boundaries of Public and Private, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Showstack Sassoon

    In the late 1980s, despite the fact that the vast majority of women now had a dual role – in paid work and in the domestic realm – the world of work, the welfare state, and the domestic sphere were all still organized as though women’s place were primarily in the home. Though this contradiction…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Politics

  • Gender and Migration

    Transnational and Intersectional Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Anna Amelina, Helma Lutz

    From its beginnings in the 1970s and 1980s, interest in the topic of gender and migration has grown. Gender and Migration seeks to introduce the most relevant sociological theories of gender relations and migration that consider ongoing transnationalization processes, at the beginning of the third…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Faircloth

    This cross-disciplinary volume brings together diverse perspectives on children’s food occasions inside and outside of the home across different geographical locations. By unpacking mundane food occasions - from school dinners to domestic meals and from breakfast to snacks - Feeding Children Inside…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Sociological Futures

  • Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 2002, draw together research by leading academics in the area of higher education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of learning, teaching, student experience and administration…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Understanding the Transformation of Germany’s CDU

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Green, Ed Turner

    This book analyses the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), one of Europe’s most successful and influential political parties. The CDU might have been expected to struggle in the circumstances of a more diverse, secular reunified Germany, yet it has prospered to an extent almost…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10

  • Dilemmas of Care in the Nordic Welfare State

    Continuity and Change, 1st Edition

    By Tine Rask Eriksen

    The Nordic welfare model has become an ideal in feminist literature and in welfare state studies. This has heightened scientific and political interest in the model and its key aspects, including the provision and production of care as public responsibility. In this engaging volume, contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16

  • China's Pension Reforms

    Political Institutions, Skill Formation and Pension Policy in China, 1st Edition

    By Ke Meng

    Existing literature has looked at many factors which have shaped Chinese pension reforms. As China’s pension reform proceeds in an expanding and localising fashion, this book argues that there is a pressing need to examine it in the context of China’s political institutions and economic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    China Policy Series

  • Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie L. Drolet

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, public works programs, guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations groups. This innovative volume…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Social Policies and Public Action

    1st Edition

    By Lavinia Bifulco

    The concept of public action is a magnifying lens for shedding light on the plurality of institutional and social actors interacting in policies. Taking into account a changing social world that is redefining the State and its instruments, it is well suited for picking out transformations that have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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