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  • Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access)

    Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini

    Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Social Structures of Global Academia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabian Cannizzo, Nick Osbaldiston

    Higher education and research are now at the centre of economic and social policy in advanced information societies. Global networks of researchers, finance, students and policymakers invoke collaborative sociological perspectives. What it means to be an academic and to work in a technologically…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Paupers

    The Making of the New Claiming Class, 1st Edition

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1973, Paupers looks at poverty through the lens of class and the Welfare State. The book examines those living in poverty, and the direct effects poverty has. The book follows the basis that the economic factors which gave rise to poverty, have little to do with the Welfare…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Social Security and Society

    1st Edition

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1973, Social Security and Society examines of the dominant forces that form the British social security system and argues that social security provision is not the result of concern felt by the dominant groups in society. Instead the book suggests that it is the result of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Social Security: Beveridge and After

    1st Edition

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1968, Social Security: Beveridge and After concentrates on the development of social security in the U.K. since the Beveridge report. The book looks at the system of Social Security, since it was unified with the Ministry of Social Security, and looks at the extent to which…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Unemployment Services

    A Report Prepared for the Fabian Society, 1st Edition

    By Polly Hill

    Originally published in 1940, The Unemployment Services provides a thorough examination of the system of unemployment relief. The book looks at fundamental proposals for the extension of necessary provisions for improving the conditions of the unemployed, and their dependents. The book provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Origins of British Social Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Thane

    Originally published in 1978 The Origins of British Social Policy arose dissatisfaction with conventional approaches to the subject of welfare responsibilities in the state. This volume stresses the complexity of conscious and unconscious influences upon policy, which include such political…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Pressure for the Poor

    The Poverty Lobby and Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By Paul F. Whiteley, Stephen J. Winyard

    Originally published in 1987 Pressure for the Poor looks at the debate surrounding the role of pressure groups in policy making. It closely relates theories of pressure group behaviour with the findings of research into the poverty lobby in the UK. The analysis is based on interviews with leading…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Forty-five contributions from renowned international specialists in the field provide readers with expert analysis of the core issues related to the welfare state, including regional depictions of welfare states around the globe. The second edition of the Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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