Sociology: Social Policy

  • Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates book cover

    Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates provides a critical engagement with and analysis of contemporary issues in the field using inter-disciplinary perspectives, through different geographical case studies and by employing varying methodologies. The combination of authors reviewing both the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Residential Real Estate: Urban & Regional Economic Analysis book cover

    Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Excluding Immigrants through State Policy: A Comparative Study book cover

    Excluding Immigrants through State Policy

    A Comparative Study

    By Lea Sitkin

    This book offers a systematic exploration of the ways in which state policy contributes to the marginalisation and criminalisation of immigrant communities in Western societies. It does so across a uniquely wide range of policy areas: immigration admissions, citizenship, internal immigration…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a divided nation book cover

    Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland

    Shareness in a divided nation

    By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Gehan Selim

    Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multi-layered socio-spatial politics. In this environment issues of communication, self-representation and expression of identity are central to the experience of urban space and architecture where the dichotomy of division and shared living are…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Capitalism, Welfare and Labour: The Commonfare Hypothesis book cover

    Cognitive Capitalism, Welfare and Labour

    The Commonfare Hypothesis

    By Andrea Fumagalli, Stefano Lucarelli, Carlo Vercellone, Alfonso Giuliani

    This book considers the transformations of both accumulation processes and labour in the transition from a Fordist to a cognitive capitalism paradigm, with specific regard to Western economies. It outlines the advent, after industrial capitalism, of a new phase of the capitalist system in which the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Children, Nature and Food: Organising Eating in School book cover

    Children, Nature and Food

    Organising Eating in School

    By Mara Miele, Monica Truninger

    Children and young people's food practices and lifestyles are perhaps more visible and contested than ever before. Increased levels of public and media debate concerning young people's health, leisure and dietry activities has led to a number of recent policy initiatives aimed at improving&…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Welfare Law book cover

    Welfare Law

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life: Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands book cover

    Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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