Sociology: Social Policy

  • 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 – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Rethinking Neoliberalism: Resisting the Disciplinary Regime book cover

    Rethinking Neoliberalism

    Resisting the Disciplinary Regime

    Edited by Sanford F. Schram, Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People book cover

    Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias book cover

    Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias

    By Caterina Nirta

    Although over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of gender studies, transgender has largely remained institutionalised as an ‘umbrella term’ that encapsulates all forms of gender understandings differing from what are thought to be gender norms. In both theoretical and medical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Nordic Childhoods 1700–1960: From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking book cover

    Nordic Childhoods 1700–1960

    From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking

    Edited by Reidar Aasgaard, Marcia Bunge, Merethe Roos

    This volume strengthens interest and research in the fields of both Childhood Studies and Nordic Studies by exploring conceptions of children and childhood in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden). Although some books have been written about the history of childhood…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Dictionary of Social Welfare book cover

    Dictionary of Social Welfare

    By Noel W Timms, Rita Timms

    First published in 1982, this dictionary offers a practical aid to students of social work and of social policy in their conversation about social welfare. It explains the meaning or range of meanings of common terms and explains their applications in welfare, legislation, policy and use by welfare…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    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 horseracing 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 are prevalent within the world of racing, both historically…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Populism and the European Culture Wars: The Conflict of Values between Hungary and the EU book cover

    Populism and the European Culture Wars

    The Conflict of Values between Hungary and the EU

    By Frank Furedi

    Concern and hostility towards populism has become a distinctive feature of contemporary political culture. In Europe such concerns are frequently directed at Eurosceptics, whose opposition to the European Union is often portrayed as a cultural crime. Ancient anti-democratic claims about the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge

  • Children, Young People and Critical Geopolitics book cover

    Children, Young People and Critical Geopolitics

    By Matthew C. Benwell, Peter Hopkins

    Young people, and in particular children, have typically been marginalised in geopolitical research, positioned as too young to understand or relate to the adult-dominated world of international relations. Integrating current debates in critical geopolitics and political geography with research in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Critical Geopolitics

  • 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 – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • 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 – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

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