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Forthcoming Welfare Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cognitive Mapping

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Scott Freundschuh, NATIONAL UNIV OF IRELAND

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Science

    This important work brings together international academics from a variety of disciplines to explore the topic of spatial cognition on a 'geographic' scale. It provides an overview of the historical origins of the subject, a description of current debates and suggests directions for future research....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Work in a Global Context

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by George Palattiyil, Dina Sidhva, Mono Chakrabarti

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world. Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world. However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1990s giving rise to real social outcry...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Poverty, Income and Social Protection

    International Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Hoefer, James Midgley

    This book provides insights into the way social protection policy is being redefined as a result of the new commitment by governments around the world to use these programs to reduce poverty. The case studies presented show how innovations in social protection have emerged in different countries....

    To Be Published September 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Development and Social Work Perspectives on Social Protection

    Edited by Julie Drolet

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Social protection is now considered a development milestone and an important tool in combating poverty. Interventions can include, for example, health insurance, school feeding programs, public works programs or guaranteed employment schemes, or cash transfers targeting vulnerable populations...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge