Sociology: Social Policy

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organised in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism: Crime, Harm and Inequality book cover

    The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Fear, Society, and the Police book cover

    Fear, Society, and the Police

    1st Edition

    By Dale L. June

    Fear, Society, and the Police examines elements of fear and how they can be controlled and turned into an effective and proper response in an emergency situation. Readers of this book will be exposed to ways fear can become an uncontrolled emotion, often leading to unnecessary acts of violence, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Violence: An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade book cover

    The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan P. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Visions of Political Violence book cover

    Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • United States Foreign Economic Policy-making: An Analysis of the Use of Food Resources 1972-1980 book cover

    United States Foreign Economic Policy-making

    An Analysis of the Use of Food Resources 1972-1980, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth A. Gold

    This book develops an analytical framework for understanding United States foreign agricultural policy through a "state interest" approach, and describes and analyses seven cases of food policy decisions through this perspective which shows that decision makers sought on most occasions to utilise…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Hunger and Food Assistance Policy in the United States book cover

    Hunger and Food Assistance Policy in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Regina Galer-Unti

    Originally published in 1995. This study collects and analyses the results of hunger studies carried out in the United States during the 1980s, whether national, state or local. It also reviews the history and development of food assistance programs and policy. This is an unusual and fascinating…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Sociology Through Literature: A Study of Kaaroor's Stories book cover

    Sociology Through Literature

    A Study of Kaaroor's Stories, 1st Edition

    By S. Devadas Pillai

    This book presents a comprehensive study of nearly 100 of Kaaroor’s short stories. Kaaroor Neelakanta Pillai is one among the Big Six of the New Wave in Malayalam literature which began in the mid-1940s. These writers wrote about the common man, peasants, fishermen, rickshaw pullers, under-paid…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • Criminalizing Dissent: The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy book cover

    Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State book cover

    Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennie Oude Nijhuis

    This edited volume provides a synthesis on the question of business attitudes towards and its influence over the development of the modern welfare state. It gathers leading scholars in the field to offer both in-depth historical country case studies and comparative chapters that discuss…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

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