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  • 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

  • Governing Affects

    Neo-Liberalism, 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 – 2020-01-09 
    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

  • Organizing Inclusion

    Moving Diversity from Demographics to Communication Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marya L. Doerfel, Jennifer L. Gibbs

    Organizing Inclusion brings communication experts together to examine issues of inclusion and exclusion, which have emerged as a major challenge as both society and the workforce become more diverse. Connecting communication theories to diversity and inclusion, and clarifying that inclusion is…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing

  • 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 – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    The Public Solutions Handbook Series

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualizes non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2019-12-16 
    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 twenty-eight EU member states and their recent reforms, giving the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. Additional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Modernization as Lived Experiences

    Three Generations of Young Men and Women in China, 1st Edition

    By Fengshu Liu

    This book examines, in a culturally and contextually sensitive way, the particularity of what it means to be young in post-Mao China undergoing rapid and dramatic transformation by comparing childhood and youth experiences over three generations. The analysis draws on life-history interviews with…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

    Homo Sedens in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bridger

    This is a short guide on sit-stand working in the office. It reviews the research on sitting and standing at work from the 1950s to present and provides guidance for specialists, therapists, practitioners, and managers. The book is illustrated with many photos and figures, provides guidance for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24 
    CRC Press

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context, 1st Edition

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    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 – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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