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  • 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

  • Self Help in Health and Social Welfare

    England and West Germany, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Humble, Judith Unell

    Originally published in 1989, Self Help in Health and Social Welfare looks at the current World Health Organization policy that encourages self-help in health. The book suggests that this can more readily be achieved by international collaboration and exchange of ideas. England and West Germany are…

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

  • Talking About Welfare

    Readings in Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noel W Timms, David Watson

    Originally published in 1976 Talking About Welfare is a collection of essays providing a general survey of the problems facing social welfare. The book introduces a number of philosophers, social workers and social administrators, concentrating on problems in describing a general philosophical…

    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

  • Young Working-Class Men in Transition

    1st Edition

    By Steven Roberts

    Young Working Class Men in Transition uses a unique blend of concepts from the sociologies of youth and masculinity combined with Bourdieusian social theory to investigate British young working-class men’s transition to adulthood. Indeed, utilising data from biographical interviews as well as an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Employee Voice and Participation

    Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Hyman

    Employee participation and voice (EPV) concern power and influence. Traditionally, EPV has encompassed worker attempts to wrest control from employers through radical societal transformation or to share control through collective regulation by trade unions. This book offers a controversial…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Lexicon of Pulse Crops

    1st Edition

    By Aleksandar Mikić

    Lexicon of Pulse Crops integrates botanical and linguistic data to analyze and interpret the grain legume significance from the earliest archaeological and written records until the present day. Aimed at both agronomic and linguistic research communities, this book presents a database containing…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Thorstein Veblen

    Economist and Social Theorist, 1st Edition

    By Murray G. Murphey

    In his latest book, scholar-historian Murray G. Murphey exhaustively explores the life and theory of Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929), whom, many scholars agree, remains one of the leading social theorists of all time, if not also one of the more confounding. Murphey’s account begins with a brief…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Management and Organizations in Transitional China

    1st Edition

    By Yanlong Zhang, Lisa Keister

    China’s 30-year market transition and its integration into the world economy provide a unique opportunity for exploring the nature of large-scale economic and political transformation and the mechanisms underlying organizational behavior during such a transition. Management and Organizations in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Management, Society, and the Informal Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Godfrey

    Informal economic activity, defined as exchanges made by individuals and organizations in extra-legal or non-bureaucratic contexts, represents a significant and growing share of global economic activity. The informal economy brings to mind images of street vendors in markets and bazaars throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

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