Welfare Products

  • 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 – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Human Services Contracting

    A Public Solutions Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Shick, Lawrence Martin

    In the last 35 years, governments around the globe have increasingly contracted with nonprofit and for-profit entities designed to provide a portion of the public sector’s portfolio of goods and services. This trend can be traced to a variety of factors, including perceived or actual economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • 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 – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • 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 – 2019-12-02
    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 – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Researching Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  This collection of papers reviews the theory, method and policy relevance of post-war poverty research. It is designed to contribute to bringing high quality research in this area back to the centre of both social research and informed policy debate.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Justice and the Politics of Community

    1st Edition

    By Christine Everingham

    This title was first published in 2003. Social welfare is the focus of much discussion and there is a broad spectrum of political opinion that agrees on the need for urgent reform. The literature informing these policy debates draws on a diversity of theoretical traditions and discourses concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Idea of Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Robert Pinker

    Originally published in 1979, The Idea of Welfare critically reviews the concepts of egoism and altruism as they are expressed in residual and intuitional models of social welfare. The book describes the way in which the scope and limits of obligation and entitlement are determined in practice by…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    1st Edition

    By Christian Aspalter

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the bloodless transition from authoritarian state to fully-fledged democracy, Taiwan has undergone a period of dramatic social and political change. In a political culture increasingly dominated by platforms built on social policy issues, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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