Sociology: Social Policy

  • Teaching and Learning in Later Life: Theoretical Implications book cover

    Teaching and Learning in Later Life

    Theoretical Implications

    Edited by Frank Glendenning

    This title was first published in 2000:  This collection of papers examines the development of education for older adults against the background of an ageing population and the challenge of lengthening life expectancy. It brings together contributions from the UK and Canada. The book analyzes…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Labour Debate: An Investigation into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work book cover

    The Labour Debate

    An Investigation into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work

    By Michael Neary

    Edited by Ana C. Dinerstein

    This title was first published in 2002: In a world dominated by capitalist work (labour), working for a wage is the central unavoidable reality of modern social life, and yet, the category of labour remains underdeveloped in social sciences. While waged labour in all its forms, including…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Sores: On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods book cover

    Urban Sores

    On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This title was first published in 2003. Most European cities have experienced problems in certain neighbourhoods that are termed deprived or excluded. Traditionally these were found in the oldest urban areas with lowest quality housing, but since the 1980s, such areas have emerged in housing…

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    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Work and Welfare in the New Russia book cover

    Work and Welfare in the New Russia

    By Nick Manning, Ovsey Shkaratan

    This title was first published in 2000. The UNDP announced on 29th July 1999 that 'A human crisis of monumental proportions is emerging in the former Soviet Union.' This book reports on the crisis through original and detailed data made possible by the changes that have taken place in Russia in the…

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    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images of Community: Durkheim, Social Systems and the Sociology of Art book cover

    Images of Community

    Durkheim, Social Systems and the Sociology of Art

    By John A. Smith, Chris Jenks

    This title was first published in 2000. This work sets out to establish an original sociology of art and artistic practice. Based on the theories of Emile Durkheim, and contemporary models of complex social systems, it offers a critique of current history, philosophy and sociology of art. It cites…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Families as Educators for Global Citizenship book cover

    Families as Educators for Global Citizenship

    By Judith A. Myers-Walls, Péter Somlai

    This title was first published in 2001. All people and regions of the world are deeply affected by world events, no matter how closely they embrace or how actively they try to resist their impact. This book explores some of the ways globalization has changed and formed children, youth, and families…

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    Routledge

  • Employment, Technology and Construction Development: With Case Studies in Asia and China book cover

    Employment, Technology and Construction Development

    With Case Studies in Asia and China

    By Sivaguru Ganesan

    This title was first published in 2000:  An in depth analysis of employment and technology issues in the housing and construction industries of developing countries, in the context of globalization of economies and increased opportunities for advanced technology transfer. Supported by case…

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    Routledge

  • Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care: The Gateshead Community Care Scheme book cover

    Care Management in Social and Primary Health Care

    The Gateshead Community Care Scheme

    By David Challis, John Chesterman, Rosemary Luckett, Karen Stewart

    This title was first published in 2003: This book provides an evaluation of the Gateshead Community Care Scheme which was devised as an alternative to residential and hospital care for frail elderly people. An important feature of the scheme was the decentralization of control of resources to…

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    Routledge

  • Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness book cover

    Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness

    By Clare Williams

    This title was first published in 2003: Although young people are generally very healthy, it has become clear that many of the health behaviours of young people can have serious consequences later in life. This is particularly so with the management of chronic illness, where poor management can…

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    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.…

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    Routledge

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools book cover

    Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn': Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism book cover

    Cultural Studies and the 'Juridical Turn'

    Culture, law, and legitimacy in the era of neoliberal capitalism

    Edited by Jaafar Aksikas, Sean Johnson Andrews

    The relationship between culture and the law has become an emergent concern within contemporary Cultural Studies as a field, but the recent focus has been largely limited to the role played by cultural representations and identity politics in the legitimation of legal discourse and policies. While…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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