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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. State Looteries

    Gambling That Taxes Racial Inequality

    By Kasey Henricks, David G. Embrick

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Fifty years ago, familiar images of the lottery would have been strange, as no state lottery existed then. Few researchers have uncovered the obscure role lotteries play in the changing composition of American taxation. Even less is known about what role race plays in this process. More than simply...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ageing, Community, and Neoliberal Governance

    By Buck Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the social and economic pressures of an ageing population mount - combined with the neo-liberal state’s retreat from its social welfare obligations - industrial societies are shifting the costs of ageing onto individuals themselves. Senior citizens are increasingly required to take personal...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights

    Edited by Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcon, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott

    On the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, feminists are at a critical juncture to re-envision and re-engage in a politics of human rights. Interdisciplinary feminist conversations among scholar-activists can both challenge and enrich new directions in feminism and...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Mapping

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Scott Freundschuh, NATIONAL UNIV OF IRELAND

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    This important work brings together international academics from a variety of disciplines to explore the topic of spatial cognition on a 'geographic' scale. It provides an overview of the historical origins of the subject, a description of current debates and suggests directions for future research....

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Eastern Europe and the Challenges of Modernity, 1800-2000

    By Stefano Bianchini

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

    This book presents a concise and comprehensive overview of the mainstream flows of ideas, politics and itineraries towards modernity in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans over two centuries from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of the Gorbachev administration. Unlike other...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    This book addresses the global need for more comparative studies on health policy and health care systems, given the rise in recent decades of societal aging, modern mass diseases, economic globalization, and resulting permanent fiscal austerity of governments which have fundamentally altered the...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Childhood

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Jenks

    Series: Key Ideas

    In this book Chris Jenks looks at what the ways in which we construct our image of childhood can tell us about ourselves. After a general discussion of the social construction of childhood, the book is structured around three examples of the way the image of the child is played out in society: the...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Lived Economies of Default

    Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect

    By Joe Deville

    Series: CRESC

    Consumer credit borrowing – using credit cards, store cards and personal loans – is an important and routine part of many of our lives. But what happens when these everyday forms of borrowing go ‘bad’, when people start to default on their loans and when they cannot, or will not, repay? It is this...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Knowing New Biotechnologies

    Social Aspects of Technological Convergence

    Edited by Matthias Wienroth, Eugénia Rodrigues

    Series: Genetics and Society

    The areas of personal genomics and citizen science draw on – and bring together – different cultures of producing and managing knowledge and meaning. They also cross local and global boundaries, are subjects and objects of transformation and mobility of research practices, evaluation and...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge