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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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  1. 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

  2. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

    Edited by Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Community and the Problem of Crime

    By Karen Evans

    The relationship between crime and community has a long history in criminological thought, from the early notion of the criminogenic community developed by the Chicago sociologists through to various crime prevention models in research and policy. This book offers a useful theoretical overview of...

    To Be Published July 6th 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 July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge