Sociology: Social Policy

  • New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies book cover

    New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies

    By Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal

    The ’Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services. The oil crisis, inflation and high unemployment of the 1970s largely saw the end…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Governance in America book cover

    Metropolitan Governance in America

    By Donald F. Norris

    Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses how the centrifugal forces in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Ways of Residing in Transformation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Ways of Residing in Transformation

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    By Sten Gromark, Mervi Ilmonen, Katrin Paadam, Eli Støa

    Profound transformations in residential practices are emerging in Europe as well as throughout the urban world. They can be observed in the unfolding diversity of residential architecture and spatially restructured cities. The complexity of urban and societal processes behind these changes requires…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Adolescents in Contemporary Indonesia book cover

    Adolescents in Contemporary Indonesia

    By Lyn Parker, Pam Nilan

    The youth demographic is a large and growing cohort in Indonesia, and adolescents embody the currents of social change. Throughout the twentieth century they were significant agents of social protest leading to social and political transformation. This book looks at the importance of adolescents in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China: Welfare Regimes in Transition book cover

    Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China

    Welfare Regimes in Transition

    Edited by Ka-Ho Mok, Maggie K. W. Lau

    East Asia is at the heart of the global economic transformation, and the countries of the region are witnessing rapidly changing labour markets, alongside the pressure to cut production costs and lower taxes in order to become successful ‘competition states’. These changes have resulted in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • "Helicopter Parenting" and "Boomerang Children"

    How Parents Support and Relate to Their Student and Co-Resident Graduate Children

    By Anne West, Jane Lewis

    Drawing an unfavourable contrast between the position of students and graduates with that of their baby boomer parents has become a staple for media comment. Indeed, student indebtedness and difficulties in finding graduate jobs and housing typically contrasts markedly with their parents’…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Crime, Violence and Minority Youths book cover

    Crime, Violence and Minority Youths

    By Becky L Tatum

    This title was first published in 2000:  Mainstream criminology has devoted little attention to minority perspectives in crime and violence. Criminologists who have examined minority perspectives have addressed the issue in a cursory manner, providing only brief summaries of the propositions…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Changing Family and Child Development book cover

    The Changing Family and Child Development

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000: This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Experiencing Poverty book cover

    Experiencing Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  Marking the centenary of Seebohm Rowntree’s first study of poverty in York, this volume examines the modern impact of poverty on health, nutrition, crime, gender and ethnicity.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policy Reform in China: Views from Home and Abroad book cover

    Social Policy Reform in China

    Views from Home and Abroad

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2003.The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a timely example of social policy reform in a socialist market economy. This important and topical edited collection brings together leading Chinese and Western experts to introduce and integrate policy issues of the PRC…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Local Policy for Housing Development: European Experiences book cover

    Local Policy for Housing Development

    European Experiences

    By Roelof Verhage

    This title was first published in 2002: When a developer wants to realize a housing scheme, what can the local planning authority do to assure that the resulting residential environment is of a high quality? This book explores the question through a cross-national comparison of housing development…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth in Transition: Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain book cover

    Youth in Transition

    Housing, Employment, Social Policies and Families in France and Spain

    By Teresa Jurado Guerrero

    This title was first published in 2002: In recent years there has been a trend among young people across Europe towards remaining longer in their parental homes. Many reasons have been suggested for this change in demographic patterns, but Teresa Jurado Guerrero’s study of France and Spain…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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