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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Atoms, Bytes and Genes

    Public Resistance and Techno-Scientific Responses

    By Martin W. Bauer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    "Atom," "byte" and "gene" are metonymies for techno-scientific developments of the 20th century: nuclear power, computing and genetic engineering. Resistance continues to challenge these developments in public opinion. This book traces historical debates over atoms, bytes and genes which raised...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Doing Probation Work

    Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation

    By Rob Mawby, Anne Worrall

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    A great deal has been written about the political, policy and practice changes that have shaped probation work but little has been written on the changes to occupational cultures and the ways in which probation workers themselves view their role. This book fills that gap by exploring the meaning of...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically...

    To Be Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Welfare and the Welfare State

    Present and Future

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state plays a key role in people’s everyday lives in developed societies. At the same time, the welfare state is contested and there are constant discussions on how and to what degree the state should intervene, influence and have an impact on the development of society. Recent years...

    To Be Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Medical Confidentiality and Legal Privilege

    By Jean V. McHale

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Overstretch?

    Differences Between Old and New Member States of the EU and Turkey

    By Jurgen Gerhards

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Within a few years the European Union will be enlarged from fifteen to twenty-eight member states, including Turkey. Cultural Overstretch investigates whether the new countries culturally fit into the European Union. Interpreting the European treaties and the European Law, Gerhards describes...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Autobiographies of Transformation

    Lives in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Mike Keen, Janusz Mucha

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Autobiographies of Transformation is a completely unique history of sociology in Central and Eastern Europe in the post-Communist era. Through the autobiographies of ten key sociological witnesses from the region, the sociological imagination is turned upon itself, resulting in a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden

    By Jay Levy

    In an attempt to abolish prostitution, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex in 1999, while simultaneously decriminalising its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge