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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity

    Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world

    By Paul Hampton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F Hamm

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Communities have practiced strategic planning for decades using a variety of tools and programs based on the initial Take Charge programs of the early 1990s. These efforts generated a large amount of research regarding their effectiveness, as well as ways to measure long-term outcomes and other...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare

    Science, Law and Policy

    By John McEldowney, Wyn Grant, Graham Medley

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare draws on the research of scientists, lawyers, economists and political scientists to address the current and future regulatory problems posed by the issues of animal health and disease. Recent events such as the outbreak of mad cow disease,...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance

    Glass Handcuffs and Working Men in the U.S.

    By Sarah Blithe

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Pressure to achieve work-life "balance" has recently become a significant part of the cultural fabric of working life in United States. A very few privileged employees tout their ability to find balance between their careers and the rest of their lives, but most employees face considerable...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reforming Community Penalties

    By Sue Rex

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. The research undertaken for this book involved asking people with a particular stake in...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Willan