Sociology: Social Policy

  • Regulating the Lives of Women: Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present book cover

    Regulating the Lives of Women

    Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Miriam Abramovitz

    Widely praised as an outstanding contribution to social welfare and feminist scholarship, Regulating the Lives of Women (1988, 1996), was one of the first books to apply a race and gender lens to U.S. welfare state history, offering a major corrective to earlier accounts. It successfully exposes…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context book cover

    Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

  • The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education book cover

    The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education

    Edited by Mabel Ann Brown

    The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses book cover

    The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses

    Edited by Luis F. Angosto-Ferrández, Sabine Kradolfer

    The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses contributes new and original perspectives to existing discussions about the shaping of multiculturalist ideology in Latin America, its interweaving with the cultural politics of neoliberalism and the relation between ethnic identification…

    Paperback – 2017-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Women, Horseracing and Gender: Becoming 'One of the Lads' book cover

    Women, Horseracing and Gender

    Becoming 'One of the Lads'

    By Deborah Butler

    How do the class and gender inequalities found in horse-racing affect the working practices of women within the industry? Drawing on the work of Bourdieu and his concepts of field, capital and habitus, this book shows the inequalities that fracture the racing field, both historically and currently,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Governing HIV in China: Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration book cover

    Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development book cover

    Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens, Richard Peiser

    Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world, real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region-specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Public in Peril: Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism book cover

    The Public in Peril

    Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism

    By Henry A. Giroux

    This is one of the first books to thoroughly critique the rise of Trumpism and its potential impact, nationally and  globally. One of the world’s leading social critics, Giroux offers new critiques of Trump and his early Cabinet choices in the context of longer term trends, including the rise of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood: Effective Practice and Policy book cover

    Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood

    Effective Practice and Policy

    By Alison Hadley

    This essential book provides a comprehensive compendium of the learning from the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) in the UK, and considers how the lessons can be applied internationally. It sets out the rationale for prioritising teenage pregnancy and the evidence for what works both in helping…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Social Synthesis: Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems book cover

    Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging book cover

    Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging

    Edited by Gaik Cheng Khoo, Julian C.H. Lee

    This book provides a picture of a globalized Malaysia where its conventionally-conceived multi-ethnic composition of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Others rub shoulders with or interact more intimately on a daily basis with transnational ethnoscapes of migrant workers, asylum seekers, international…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

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