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Forthcoming Welfare Books

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  1. 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 1960s giving rise to real...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

    Developed in the 1930s, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was never meant to be an indicator of the level of welfare of a population, but its emphasis by politicians and news outlets has made it become one of the most popular indicators of “development”. Increasingly scholars have criticized the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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