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  • 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 – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • What is Food?

    Researching a Topic with Many Meanings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulla Gustafsson, Rebecca O'Connell, Alizon Draper, Andrea Tonner

    This volume brings together contributions that provide a snapshot of current food research. What is Food? acknowledges the many dimensions of food, including its social, cultural, symbolic and sensual qualities, while also being material in that it is fundamental to our survival. The collection…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • 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 – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Services Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Shick, Lawrence Martin

    In the last thirty-five years, governments around the globe have increasingly contracted with non-profit and for-profit entities to provide a portion of the public sector’s portfolio of goods and services. In the United States, child welfare services adopted a pro-contracting approach early, and a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden

    1st Edition

    By Michele Micheletti

    Sweden, as many other prosperous nations, is presently reassessing its national goals, political culture and collective identity. Newer groups in society are demanding equal treatment, and others whose struggles for recognition are older and unwon, are successfully mobilizing support for political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Impoverishment and Asylum

    Social Policy as Slow Violence, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mayblin

    Impoverishment and Asylum argues that a shift has taken place in recent decades from construing asylum as primarily a political and/or humanitarian phenomenon, to construing it as primarily an economic phenomenon, and that this shift has had led to the purposeful impoverishment, by the state, of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

  • Physical and Social Influences on People with Senile Dementia in Residential Care

    Physical and Social Influences on People with Senile Dementia in Residential Care, 1st Edition

    By Ann Netten

    Published in 1993. The Increasing numbers of very elderly people in the population and the decreased use of long-stay hospitals are leading to pressure for services in the community for people with dementia. Residential care plays an important role in the care of such people, and developing new,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Bureaucracy?

    The Professions in the Contemporary Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Laffin

    First published in 1998, this volume has been a significant contribution to current debates over the future of the public services. Professionalism has been and is a major feature of the British welfare state. Yet the political, social and economic context in which the profession emerged…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Coping with Homelessness

    Issues to be Tackled and Best Practices in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dragana Avramov

    First published in 1999. The phenomenon of homelessness is not new, but it has only recently been perceived as a social problem in European Member States. Even in the early 1990s little was known about the paths in and out of homelessness. This volume presents the papers arising from EUROHOME:…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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