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  1. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge Mobilisation and Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant...

    To Be Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. M-Health in Developing Countries

    Design and Implementation Perspectives on Using Mobiles in Healthcare

    By Arul Chib

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    The first book on m-health in developing countries, this volume is a comprehensive guide to the design and evaluation of m-health projects. Including original research in six countries and drawing on a wide range of international secondary material, it covers both theory and practice, elucidating...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Beginning the Law

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Alcohol Policy in Europe

    Delivering the WHO Ideal?

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    The World Health Organisation subscribes to a structural approach to reduce alcohol-related harm. Rather than targeting individuals, it recommends that governments should control consumption through a combination of pricing strategies, restrictions on retail availability and, possibly, the...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

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