Sociology: Social Policy

  • Existentialism and Social Work book cover

    Existentialism and Social Work

    By Neil Thompson

    Existentialism and Social Work provides a clearly-expressed and well-argued exposition of Sartrean existentialism as a theory base for social work practice. It introduces the key concepts and themes of the philosophy and relates them to social welfare theory and practice. Existentialism is a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Welfare Law book cover

    Welfare Law

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life: Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands book cover

    Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

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  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law: The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context book cover

    The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

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  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe: The Contribution of the Social Economy book cover

    Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

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  • New Horizons in Sociological Theory and Research: The Frontiers of Sociology at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century book cover

    New Horizons in Sociological Theory and Research

    The Frontiers of Sociology at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Luigi Tomasi

    This title was first published in 2001. This book tackles the important issue of the tasks that confront sociology in the third millennium. It examines the sociological interpretations of the World-Wide revolution which - amid unprecedented scientific and technological progress and the…

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  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan book cover

    Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

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  • Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis: Reforming the European Model book cover

    Welfare State and Democracy in Crisis

    Reforming the European Model

    Edited by Theodore Pelagidis, Louka T. Katseli, John Milios

    This title was first published in 2001. Investigating the consequences of restrictive austerity policies and the downsizing of the welfare state this edited collection reflects on possible ways out by analyzing economic developments, social conflicts, legal forms and the prevailing directions of…

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  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State: Sweden, UK, Japan, US book cover

    Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

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  • Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries book cover

    Poverty and Low Income in the Nordic Countries

    By Björn Gustafsson, Peder J. Pedersen

    This title was first published in 2000:  The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers decided in 1994 to initiate and finance a comparative study to understand better the structure and development of poverty in five Nordic countries, (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden).…

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  • Realising Participation: Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care book cover

    Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

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  • 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…

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