Sociology: Welfare

  • 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

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Faircloth

    This cross-disciplinary volume brings together diverse perspectives on children’s food occasions inside and outside of the home across different geographical locations. By unpacking mundane food occasions - from school dinners to domestic meals and from breakfast to snacks - Feeding Children Inside…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • 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

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan book cover

    Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    By Christian Aspalter

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the bloodless transition from authoritarian state to fully-fledged democracy, Taiwan has undergone a period of dramatic social and political change. In a political culture increasingly dominated by platforms built on social policy issues, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Researching Poverty book cover

    Researching Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  This collection of papers reviews the theory, method and policy relevance of post-war poverty research. It is designed to contribute to bringing high quality research in this area back to the centre of both social research and informed policy debate.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Exclusion in Great Britain: An Empirical Investigation and Comparison with the EU book cover

    Social Exclusion in Great Britain

    An Empirical Investigation and Comparison with the EU

    By Matt Barnes

    In Great Britain, the reduction of social exclusion has been at the forefront of New Labour's social policy since 1997. However, there is ambiguity about what the notion of social exclusion actually encompasses, caused in part by the limited extent of attempts to measure and understand social…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Migration: Transnational and Intersectional Prospects book cover

    Gender and Migration

    Transnational and Intersectional Prospects

    By Helma Lutz, Anna Amelina

    From its beginnings in the 1970s and 1980s, interest towards the topic of gender and migration has grown. Gender and Migration seeks to introduce the most relevant sociological theories of gender relations and migration that consider ongoing transnationalization processes, at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • China's Pension Reforms: Political Institutions, Skill Formation, and Pension Policy in China book cover

    China's Pension Reforms

    Political Institutions, Skill Formation, and Pension Policy in China

    By Ke Meng

    Existing literature has looked at many factors which have shaped Chinese pension reforms. As China’s pension reform proceeds in an expanding and localizing fashion, this book argues that there is a pressing need to examine it in the context of China’s political institutions and economic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The Strategy of Equality: Redistribution and the Social Services book cover

    The Strategy of Equality

    Redistribution and the Social Services

    By Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1982 The Strategy of Equality examines public expenditure on the social services as a strategy for promoting social equality. Today there is a widespread belief that the strategy has worked and that public spending on the social services primarily benefits those less well…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Paupers: The Making of the New Claiming Class book cover

    Paupers

    The Making of the New Claiming Class

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1973, Paupers looks at poverty through the lens of class and the Welfare State. The book examines those living in poverty, and the direct effects poverty has. The book follows the basis that the economic factors which gave rise to poverty, have little to do with the Welfare…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Not Only the Poor: The Middle Classes and the Welfare State book cover

    Not Only the Poor

    The Middle Classes and the Welfare State

    Edited by Robert E Goodin, Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1987 Not Only the Poor explores the self-interested involvement of the non-poor in the welfare state, particularly the middle class. Using evidence from Britain, America, and Australia, they show that the non-poor were crucial in the founding of the welfare state, and in all…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

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