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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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

    By Rebecca Padot

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Inclusive Growth, Welfare and Development Policy

    A Critical Assessment

    Edited by Reza Hasmath

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 27th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 14th 2015 by Routledge

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