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  1. European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since 2008, the European Union has been affected by one of the most severe crises in the history of Europe. This book builds on the work of Jürgen Habermas to answer the key question: is Europe strong enough to overcome the recent crisis? Arguing that recovery can only take place if the citizens of...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe

    Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State

    Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillén

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain. Unmet need has sharply increased while significant welfare reforms and deep social spending cuts have been prominent in the crisis management solutions implemented by...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Eastern Europe and the Challenges of Modernity, 1800-2000

    By Stefano Bianchini

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book presents a concise and comprehensive overview of the mainstream flows of ideas, politics and itineraries towards modernity in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans over two centuries from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of the Gorbachev administration. Unlike other...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Surveillance in Europe

    Edited by David Wright, Reinhard Kreissl

    Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion’s clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Autobiographies of Transformation

    Lives in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Mike Keen, Janusz Mucha

    Series: Studies in European Sociology

    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...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Overstretch?

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

    By Jurgen Gerhards

    Series: Studies in European Sociology

    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...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Financial Exclusion and the Poverty Trap

    Overcoming Deprivation in the Inner City

    By Pamela Lenton, Paul Mosley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    The persistence of poverty hurts us all, and attacking poverty is a major policy objective everywhere. In Britain, the main political parties have an anti-poverty mandate and in particular an agreed commitment to eliminate child poverty by 2020, but there is controversy over how this should be done...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Housing in Transition Countries

    Edited by József Hegedüs, Martin Lux, Nóra Teller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This volume intends to fill the gap in the range of publications about the post-transition social housing policy developments in Central and Eastern Europe by delivering critical evaluations about the past two decades of developments in selected countries’ social housing sectors, and showing what...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Elements of an Evolutionary Theory of Welfare

    Assessing Welfare When Preferences Change

    By Martin Binder

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    It has always been an important task of economics to assess individual and social welfare. The traditional approach has assumed that the measuring rod for welfare is the satisfaction of the individual’s given and unchanging preferences, but recent work in behavioural economics has called this into...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge