Sociology: Social Policy

  • Bureaucracy, Integration and Suspicion in the Welfare State book cover

    Bureaucracy, Integration and Suspicion in the Welfare State

    By Mark Graham

    This book draws on classic anthropological concerns--including person models, classification, gifts and reciprocity, and culture concepts--to explore the logic of integration policies, official concepts of culture, multiculturalism, multicultural educational strategies in schools, and debates…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Social Problems book cover

    Social Problems

    By William Hay, Selwyn Stanley

    This textbook is aimed at those with an interest in contemporary social problems of the UK, such as crime, substance misuse and suicide to name a few. It adopts a style of writing which engages and stimulates the reader. The book provides factual information and a socio-demographic analysis of each…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates book cover

    Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates addresses the need for a book that draws together the most recent debates and cutting-edge issues in forced migration. The book includes a combination of theory, policy and practice, adopts an inter-disciplinary approach and provides different regional…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 most recent dynamics of world capitalism show radical changes in the socio-economics of property management, credit provision and entrepreneurship. If on the one side the emergence of the sharing economy is fostering innovative models of collaborative agency, networking and venture business, on…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Welfare Conditionality book cover

    Welfare Conditionality

    By Beth Dr Watts, Suzanne Prof Fitzpatrick

    Welfare conditionality has become an idea of global significance in recent years. A ‘hot topic’ in North America, Australia, and across Europe, it has been linked to austerity politics, and the rise of foodbanks and destitution. In the Global South, where publicly-funded welfare protection systems…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Children, Nature and Food: Organising Eating in School book cover

    Children, Nature and Food

    Organising Eating in School

    By Mara Miele, Monica Truninger

    Children and young people's food practices and lifestyles are perhaps more visible and contested than ever before. Increased levels of public and media debate concerning young people's health, leisure and dietry activities has led to a number of recent policy initiatives aimed at improving&…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Narrative Approaches to Youth Work: Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice book cover

    Narrative Approaches to Youth Work

    Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice

    By Julie Tilsen

    This is the book that youth workers who want to put into practice their desire to "meet youth where they’re at" have been waiting for. Narrative Approaches to Youth Work provides hope-filled and fresh conversational practices anchored in a critical intersectional analysis of power and a relational…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession: Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective book cover

    Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Equal Recognition, Minority Rights and Liberal Democracy: Alan Patten and His Critics book cover

    Equal Recognition, Minority Rights and Liberal Democracy

    Alan Patten and His Critics

    Edited by Sergi Morales-Gálvez, Nenad Stojanovic

    Multiculturalism is not à la mode nowadays. It is attacked by both right-wing populists and mainstream politicians and leaders of liberal democracies. Indeed, conflicts surrounding cultural diversity and recognition are among the most salient issues in contemporary societies. Should liberal…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Social Mobility and the Legal Profession: The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar book cover

    Social Mobility and the Legal Profession

    The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar

    By Elaine Freer

    This book will be crucial reading for students across a variety of disciplines. A broadly socio-legal text, using a mixed-methods design combining grounded theory with an in-depth case-study, this research explored a rarely-seen facet of the legal profession. Sociologists studying the practical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge

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