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  1. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    This book addresses the global need for more comparative studies on health policy and health care systems, given the rise in recent decades of societal aging, modern mass diseases, economic globalization, and resulting permanent fiscal austerity of governments which have fundamentally altered the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governance and Public Sector Reform in Asia

    Paradigm Shift or Business as Usual?

    Edited by Anthony Cheung, Ian Scott

    Based on new field research, this book assesses the current state of governance and public sector reforms in eleven Asian countries and jurisdictions, especially in the wake of the recent regional financial crisis that seriously affected some of them. It analyses reform efforts comparatively...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Innovation

    New Forms of Organisation in Knowledge–Based Societies

    Edited by Carmen Ruiz Viñals, Carmen Parra Rodríguez

    Series: Routledge/Lisbon Civic Forum Studies in Innovation

    'Social innovation’ can be simply defined as the new ideas and initiatives that make it possible to meet our society’s challenges in areas such as the environment, education, employment, culture, health and economic development. It is currently becoming increasingly important as a central concept...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Contradictions of Love

    Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality

    By Lena Gunnarsson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The Contradictions of Love: Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality offers a robust and multifaceted theoretical account of how, in contemporary western societies, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexual love. The book defends and elaborates Anna G. Jónasdóttir’s...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. New Challenges in Immigration Theory

    Edited by Crispino E.G. Akakpo, Patti Tamara Lenard

    As far as immigration theory is concerned, the attempt to reconcile concern for all persons with the reality of state boundaries and exclusionary policies has proved difficult within the limits of normative liberal political philosophy. However, the realpolitik of migration in today’s environment...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Organisations and the Politics of Migration

    Edited by Martin Geiger, Antoine Pécoud

    Series: Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

    Over the last two decades, international migration has become a global issue. It is perceived as an ongoing challenge for governments, as well as an issue that is deeply related to other international challenges, such as development, climate change, security and public health. In this context,...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Psychosocial Studies

    An Introduction

    By Kath Woodward

    There is expanding global interest in the relationship between the psychological and the social. The bringing together of affect, emotion and feeling with social, political and cultural forces offers a creative, innovative and rich set of ways of understanding what Charles Wright Mills called the...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge