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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Radical Traditions in Education in the 21st Century

    The Long Goodbye?

    By Ken Jones

    For much of the twentieth century, education was powerfully if never decisively shaped by the activities of social and political movements. Covering a range of issues – from classroom practice to policy agenda - this book traces the impact of such movements on educational practice. It also...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed...

    To Be Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong...

    To Be Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Industrial Societies (Routledge Revivals)

    Crisis and Division in Western Capatalism

    Edited by Richard Scase

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1989, addresses an issue that stood at the centre of sociological concern – the changing character of industrial societies. The authors examine the nature of the industrialization process, in terms of its impact upon and development within both state socialist and...

    To Be Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has...

    To Be Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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