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  • 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

  • Working for Women?

    Gendered Work and Welfare Policies in Twentieth-Century Britain, 1st Edition

    By Celia Briar

    Originally published in 1997 Working for Women? examines the ways in which women's patterns of paid and unpaid work have been mediated by the policies of governments throughout the 20th century. It looks at the state in defining what is women's work and men's work, and at equal pay and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fundamental Social Rights at Work in the European Community

    1st Edition

    By Alan C. Neal

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how the challenge of defining and developing an effective structure of fundamental social rights for workers has long been a focus for debate at European level. Even before the emergence of the 1989 Charter of Fundamental Social Rights of Workers,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Dissonance to Sense

    Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the new role of private law in late modernity. It analyses the pressures for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatisation and marketisation. The perspective is welfarist: in what ways and to what extent can the welfare state…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policy and the Labour Market

    1st Edition

    By Philip R. de Jong, Theodore R. Marmor

    First published in 1997, this volume examines why, while mature welfare states are being trimmed and privatised, new social welfare arrangement are implemented in formerly communist and newly industrialised countries. The papers in this volume bring together these different worlds, but also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Strategic Issues in Microfinance

    1st Edition

    By Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Robert C. Wieland

    First published in 1998, this collection of essays by eminent microfinance practitioners provides a range of perspectives on contemporary issues in the field. Different approaches are proposed for achieving improved access by the poor to financial services. The common denominator in these essays is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Healing of America

    Welfare Reform in the Cyber Economy, 1st Edition

    By James L. Morrison

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to a world in the midst of a telecommunications revolution. What this means is that societies throughout the world are now provided with new opportunities to solve nagging problems. One problem which is the focus of this book is the continual pockets of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women, Work and Care of the Elderly

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Watson, Jane Mears

    First published in 1999, this book is based on social policy research, taking a particular view of the nature of social policy, one that focuses on the direct impact of all public policies on the welfare of citizens and which defines policy as inclusive of all areas of policy development and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Services Crisis of the 1990s

    Strategies for Sustainable Systems in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka

    First published in 1998, this volume represents the outcome of a seminar as part of the continuing efforts of the Convocation of the University of Dar es Salam to maintain a dialogue with the Government of Tanzania on its socio-economic problems. Its aim was to underscore heightened public concern…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Unequal Unemployed

    Discrimination, Unemployment and State Policy in Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Maura Sheehan, Mike Tomlinson

    First published in 1999, this volume is about unemployment and discrimination, with a focus on Northern Ireland and its debate over patterns of inequality between unemployed Catholics and Protestants. The Unequal Unemployed uses the important and revealing context of Northern Ireland to review the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Construction and Social Development in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Xueyi Lu

    What is the social structure of Chinese society in the 21st century? How should China address the problem of migrant workers? How can China form a modern society? These key sociological issues are some of the topics this book covers.This book is a collection of the research articles and lectures…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Social Structure and Social Construction

    1st Edition

    By Xueyi Lu

    What is the social structure of Chinese society in the 21st century? How should China address the problem of migrant workers? How can China form a modern society? These key sociological issues are some of the topics this book covers.This book is a collection of the research articles and lectures…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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