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  1. Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries

    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1989, this book analyses social welfare in countries with highly developed economies, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Welfare in Latin America

    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1990, this book analyses social welfare in Latin America, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Each...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Welfare in Socialist Countries

    Edited by John Dixon, David Macarov

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1992, this book analyses social welfare in eight socialist countries, at that time: Czechoslovakia, China, Cuba, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, North Korea and the Soviet Union. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Attitudes, Poverty and Agency in Russia and Ukraine

    Edited by Ann-Mari Sätre, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    One of the main ideas behind this book was to trace continuities from the Soviet time to post-Soviet Russia. There are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine, indicating such a continuation. Russia and Ukraine had a lot in common in terms of culture, language and history, partly also because...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Economic Integration and Welfare Restructuring in China

    The Authoritarianism That Listens

    By Huisheng Shou

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the institutional origin and change of China’s new welfare system in order to understand the nature of the Chinese state in dealing with its economy and society in a context of global economic integration....

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Social Protection in Southern Africa

    New Opportunities for Social Development

    Edited by Leila Patel, James Midgley, Marianne Ulriksen

    A new generation of innovative social protection strategies is emerging in southern Africa. Although cash transfers are most prevalent, some country strategies include combinations of interventions such as food, livelihood inputs and support, asset building, public works and social services. The...

    To Be Published January 20th 2016 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 April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability and The Political Economy of Welfare:

    Perspectives, Policies and Emerging Practices

    Edited by Max Koch, Oksana Mont

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge