Sociology: Social Policy

  • Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change: Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific book cover

    Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Homeownership, Renting and Society: Historical and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Homeownership, Renting and Society

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives

    By Sebastian Kohl

    On the eve of the financial crisis, the USA was inhabited by almost 70 percent homeowning households, in comparison to about 45 percent in Germany. Homeownership, Renting and Society presents new evidence showing that this homeownership gap already existed between American and German cities around…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society book cover

    Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    Edited by Gert Verschraegen, Frédéric Vandermoere, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or technological innovation, without much knowledge of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Global Youth in Digital Trajectories book cover

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories

    Edited by Michalis Kontopodis, Christos Varvantakis, Christoph Wulf

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories explores the most recent developments regarding youth and media in a global perspective. Representing an innovative contribution to virtual research methods, this book presents research carried out in areas as diverse as Greece, the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Roads to Post-Fordism: Labour Markets and Social Structures in Europe book cover

    Roads to Post-Fordism

    Labour Markets and Social Structures in Europe

    By Max Koch

    In this book Max Koch develops a theoretical model to understand the restructuring of labour markets and social structures of advanced capitalist countries on the basis of the 'regulation approach'. This approach is then applied to comparative analysis of the national trajectories of the UK,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • French Paintings of Childhood and Adolescence, 1848–1886 book cover

    French Paintings of Childhood and Adolescence, 1848–1886

    By Anna Green

    The premise of Anna Green's timely and original book, is that nineteenth-century representations of childhood and adolescence-in paintings, but also in other forms of visual culture and in diverse written discourses of the period-are critical for understanding modernity. Whilst such well-worn…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • What Price the Poor?: William Booth, Karl Marx and the London Residuum book cover

    What Price the Poor?

    William Booth, Karl Marx and the London Residuum

    By Ann M. Woodall

    In this fascinating book, Ann Woodall investigates and compares the work and thought of William Booth and Karl Marx, who both arrived in London in 1849. She draws comparisons between their responses to the intractability of the poverty of the 'submerged tenth' of London's population, and argues…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Classical Sociology

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging book cover

    Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Trust in Military Teams book cover

    Trust in Military Teams

    Edited by Neville A. Stanton

    The objective of this book is to report on contemporary trends in the defence research community on trust in teams, including inter- and intra-team trust, multi-agency trust and coalition trust. The book also considers trust in information and automation, taking a systems view of humans as agents…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Defence

  • A Socio-cultural Perspective on Patient Safety book cover

    A Socio-cultural Perspective on Patient Safety

    By Justin Waring

    Edited by Emma Rowley

    This edited volume of original chapters brings together researchers from around the world who are exploring the facets of health care organization and delivery that are sometimes marginal to mainstream patient safety theories and methodologies but offer important insights into the socio-cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Welfare Conditionality

    By Beth Dr Watts, Suzanne Prof Fitzpatrick

    Over the past 20 years, welfare conditionality – or the arrangements that require people to behave in particular ways in order to access welfare benefits, supports or services – has become an idea of considerable international interest, in the Global North and South. This new book in Routledge’s…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Disposable Americans: Extreme Capitalism and the Case for a Guaranteed Income book cover

    Disposable Americans

    Extreme Capitalism and the Case for a Guaranteed Income

    By Paul Buchheit

    Inequality has dramatically increased in America, with few solutions on the horizon. Serious social inequalities persist. For example, the 14 richest Americans earned enough money from their investments in 2015 to hire two million preschool teachers (while the USA ranks low among developed…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

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