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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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  1. Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk....

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Education of Children and Young People in State Care

    Edited by Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Hojer

    Young people who leave care with few or no educational qualifications are at very high risk of social exclusion in adulthood. Yet in the past their education has attracted little attention from researchers or professionals. Studies by the editors and contributors to this volume show that the...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Privacy and Capitalism in the Age of Social Media

    By Sebastian Sevignani

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This book explores commodification processes of personal data and provides a critical framing of the ongoing debate of privacy in the Internet age, using the example of social media and referring to interviews with users. It advocates and expands upon two main theses: First, people’s privacy is...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to the English Novel (2 Vols)

    Edited by Arnold Kettle

    Series: Routledge Revivals: An Introduction to the English Novel

    First published in 1951, the two volumes of An Introduction to the English Novel discuss how and why the novel developed in England in the eighteenth century. The books look at the function and background of prose fiction, focusing its arguments around the study of carefully selected books that...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Chinese National Health Care Reform

    On the Mend?

    Edited by Alex Jingwei He, Qingyue Meng

    Five years have elapsed since the Chinese government announced its ambitious health care reform programme. The fact that both the United States and China unfolded their gigantic national health care reforms almost simultaneously is reflective of the daunting health policy challenges that most...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Teachers’ Unions and Education Reform in Comparative Contexts

    By Lindsay Whorton

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Teachers’ unions have long been controversial and divisive organizations, but criticism and distrust of them may be at an all-time high. This volume considers the prevailing assumption that unions successfully block change in education because they are primarily motivated to protect members’...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Comparing Super-Diversity

    Edited by Fran Meissner, Steven Vertovec

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    The concept of ‘super-diversity’ has received considerable attention since it was introduced in Ethnic and Racial Studies in 2007, reflecting a broadening interest in finding new ways to talk about contemporary social complexity. This book brings together a collection of essays which empirically...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging

    Edited by Gaik Cheng Khoo, Julian C.H. Lee

    This book provides a picture of a globalized Malaysia where its conventionally-conceived multi-ethnic composition of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Others rub shoulders with or interact more intimately on a daily basis with transnational ethnoscapes of migrant workers, asylum seekers, international...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge