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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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Emotional Well-Being in Educational Policy and Practice

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Kathryn Ecclestone

    Schools in numerous countries around the world have become key sites for interventions designed to enhance the emotional well-being of children and young people, offering new forms of pedagogy and curriculum knowledge informed in ad hoc and eclectic ways by various strands of psychology,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Social Welfare

    The Development of Diversity

    By HyunSun Lee

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book presents a new dimension of the lives of the zainichi Koreans in Japan and the development of social policy for an ageing society. Using Aera, (a non-profit North Korean welfare organisation in Japan) as the case study, Lee investigates how this group utilises and mobilises Japanese state...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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 April 1st 2016 by Routledge