Sociology: Social Policy

  • Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Europe

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    At a time when Europe is witnessing major cultural, social, economic and political challenges and transformations, this book brings together leading researchers and experts to consider a range of pressing questions relating to the historical origins, contemporary manifestations and future prospects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 

  • Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime

    Edited by Matt DeLisi

    For over two centuries, psychopathy has stood as perhaps the most formidable risk factor for antisocial behavior, crime, and violence. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime presents the state-of-the-art on the full landscape of research on antisocial behavior that employs…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Chinese Family Today book cover

    The Chinese Family Today

    Edited by Anqi XU, John DeFrain, Wenrong LIU

    The Chinese economy is undergoing dramatic changes and the world is watching and changing along with it. The Chinese family is also changing in many ways in response to the economic transformation that is moving the world’s most populous nation from an agrarian economy to a global superpower. This…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Social Movements and Organised Labour: Passions and Interests book cover

    Social Movements and Organised Labour

    Passions and Interests

    By Jürgen R. Grote, Claudius Wagemann

    This book is about the building of alliances and about joint activities between two groups of social movement actors ascribed increasing relevance for the functioning and the eventual amendment of democratic capitalism. The chapters provide a well-balanced mix of theoretical and empirical accounts…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • 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 
    China Policy Series

  • Child Abuse and Protection: Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice book cover

    Child Abuse and Protection

    Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leaders in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive textbook on child abuse and child…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 

  • Towards Glocal Social Work in the Era of Compressed Modernity book cover

    Towards Glocal Social Work in the Era of Compressed Modernity

    By Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

    This book addresses the change of social work in the frame of modernisation. Through Mary Richmond’s classical idea of social work, the book seeks to set current societal trends affecting social work into the context of a long historical line, opening spaces for the new debates within the social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Islamic Social Finance: Entrepreneurship, Cooperation and the Sharing Economy book cover

    Islamic Social Finance

    Entrepreneurship, Cooperation and the Sharing Economy

    Edited by Valentino Cattelan

    The current dynamics of world economy show remarkable changes in the socio-economics of credit provision and entrepreneurship. If the emergence of the sharing economy is fostering innovative models of collaborative agency, networking and venture business, economic actors are also looking for a more…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience book cover

    The Medicalization of Marijuana

    Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience

    By Michelle Newhart, William Dolphin

    Medical marijuana laws have spread across the U.S. to all but a handful of states. Yet 80 years of social stigma and federal prohibition create dilemmas for patients who participate in state programs. The Medicalization of Marijuana takes the first comprehensive look at how patients negotiate…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 

  • Debating Social Problems book cover

    Debating Social Problems

    By Leonard A. Steverson, Jennifer Melvin

    Debating Social Problems emphasizes the process of debate as a means of addressing social problems and helps students engage in active learning. The debate format covers sensitive material in a way that encourages students to talk about this material openly in class. This succinct text includes…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing: Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle book cover

    Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

    By Helen Taylor

    Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

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