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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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  1. The Role of Business in the Development of the Welfare State and Labor Markets in Germany

    Containing Social Reforms

    By Thomas Paster

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

    This book assesses the role of employers in the development of welfare state and labour market institutions. Building on an in-depth analysis of Germany, a market economy known to often provide economic benefits to firms, this book explores one of the most contested issues in the comparative and...

    To Be Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    By Rebecca Padot

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Foster care is understudied in political science, that government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care and that there is significant state-to-state variance in the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Power, Politics and the Emotions

    Impossible Governance?

    By Shona Hunter

    Series: Social Justice

    Offering a provocative and innovative theorisation of governance as relational politics, the central argument of Power, Politics and the Emotions is that there are complex sets of emotional dynamics which complicate the already contested terrain of social policy-making. Equality and diversity...

    To Be Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and Australia. Unlike existing literature on childhood rights, this book takes a political perspective, analysing the policy, law and sociology that govern the transition from childhood to adulthood. This book offers an...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

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