Sociology: Social Policy

  • Theories of Distributive Justice: Who Gets What and Why book cover

    Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    By Helen X. H. Bao

    This book takes a behavioural approach to examine six important housing questions: tenure decision making, neighbourhood decision making, housing prices, housing cycles, housing wealth effects, and housing satisfaction. Using experimental and field data, the book demonstrates the effects of six…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Later Life: Exploring Aging through Literature book cover

    Later Life

    Exploring Aging through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Mapping Security in the Pacific: A Focus on Context, Gender and Organisational Culture book cover

    Mapping Security in the Pacific

    A Focus on Context, Gender and Organisational Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara N Amin, Danielle Watson, Christian Girard

    This book examines questions about the changing nature of security and insecurity in Pacific Island Countries (PICs). Previous discussions of security in the Pacific region have been largely determined by the geo-political interests of the Global North. This volume instead attempts to centre PICs’…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Intergenerational Contact Zones: Place-Based Tools and Tactics for Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging book cover

    Intergenerational Contact Zones

    Place-Based Tools and Tactics for Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Kaplan, Leng Leng Thang, Jaco Hoffman, Mariano Sánchez

    In Intergenerational Contact Zones, Kaplan, Thang, Sánchez and Hoffman introduce novel ways of thinking, planning, and designing intergenerationally enriched environments. Filled with vivid examples of how ICZs breathe new life into communities and social practices, this important volume focuses on…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Community, and Development book cover

    Culture, Community, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Mark A. Brennan

    Culture is a living thing. In social settings, it is often used to represent entire ways of life, including rules, values and expected behavior. Varying from nation to nation, neighborhood to neighborhood, and beyond even in the smallest localities, culture is a motivating factor in the creation of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy: Who Cares? book cover

    Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    By Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella, Annick Masselot

    This book explores the emerging engagement of EU law with care, childcare and long-term carers. The book argues that the regulation of care is crucial because it enables the development of a broad range of EU policies, allowing the sustainability of society and ultimately allowing individuals to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Henne, Rita Shah

    Featuring contributions from scholars from across the globe, Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies is a comprehensive resource that addresses the challenges related to public conversations around crime and policy. In an era of fake news, misguided rhetoric about immigrants and refugees, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Working for Women?: Gendered Work and Welfare Policies in Twentieth-Century Britain book cover

    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

  • Working Class Radicalism in Mid-Victorian England book cover

    Working Class Radicalism in Mid-Victorian England

    1st Edition

    By Trygve Tholfsen

    Originally published in 1976, Working Class Radicalism in Mid-Victorian England examines working-class radicalism in the mid-Victorian period and suggests that after the fading of Chartist militancy the radical tradition was preserved in a working-class subculture that enabled working men to resist…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual, Identity and the Mayan Diaspora book cover

    Ritual, Identity and the Mayan Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Wellmeier

    Originally published in 1998, Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora examines the lives and the continuing ritual traditions of the Mayas in the United States. The book focuses on a predominantly Maya town in rural Florida and shows how members of this ancient Central American civilization use…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • The Appearance of the Form: Four Essays on the Position Designing takes between People and Things book cover

    The Appearance of the Form

    Four Essays on the Position Designing takes between People and Things, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    Originally published in 1985 this book explores, in four interwoven essays, the many ways human life and built form interact and the place that professional designing takes in this interaction. Together, the essays touch on a number of ideas: the idea that our position in space relative to the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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