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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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  1. The Risk of Social Policy?

    The electoral consequences of welfare state retrenchment and social policy performance in OECD countries

    By Nathalie Giger

    The Risk of Social Policy? uses a comparative perspective to systematically analyse the effects of social policy reforms and welfare state retrenchment on voting choice for the government. It re-examines twenty elections in OECD countries to show if and how social policy issues drive elections....

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe

    Edited by Magdalena Bernaciak

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The term ‘social dumping’ regularly appears in public debates and in policymaking circles. However, due to its ambiguity it is used in a manner that is convenient for individual discourse participants, thus opening the door for misconceptions and ill-grounded accusations. This book systematically...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    How can we rethink ideas of policy failure to consider its paradoxes and contradictions as a starting point for more hopeful democratic encounters? Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is...

    To Be Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk....

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Governmentality after Neoliberalism

    Edited by MARK BEVIR

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    With the development of communication technologies, sport betting has become a truly global phenomenon. Far from the traditional small local betting operator, the current dynamic sees vast sums of money being bet by punters in one country to a betting operator located in a second for a match...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Rights in Russia

    By Eleanor Bindman

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Russia’s human rights record, especially violations of the right to life, liberty and freedom of expression, has been the subject of much international concern. Social, or welfare, rights, on the other hand, including the right to housing, health and access to social security, have received much...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside

    By Shan Wei

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book, based on extensive original research including survey research in the Chinese countryside, examines how market reforms and the changing nature of the Chinese state have made a huge impact on how ordinary Chinese people in rural areas relate to authority. The book explores the nature of...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Fighting poverty and Social Exclusion in the EU

    A Chance in Europe 2020

    Edited by Matteo Jessoula, Ilaria Madama

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    To Be Published January 14th 2016 by Routledge

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