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  1. The Institutionalization of Social Welfare

    A Study of Medicalizing Management

    By Mikael Holmqvist

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Today most countries rely on formally organized welfare programs - in some cases to the extent that they are labeled "welfare states". These programs, which have been constructed over the last decades, make up a larger national and international system of good intentions. Overall, it appears...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Solidarity in Individualized Societies

    Recognition, Justice and Good Judgement

    By Søren Juul

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In today’s individualized, culturally diverse and globalized society, many sociologists have concluded that the conceptualizations developed by classical sociology are no longer sufficient to promote social cohesion. So what kind of solidarity can achieve this? Engaging with recent thought in...

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Security in Contemporary Japan

    By Mari Osawa

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    The present study analyzes the livelihood security system of contemporary Japan in international comparison from a historical and gender perspective. It posits ‘livelihood security systems’ rather than ‘welfare states’ or ‘welfare regimes’ as its object of analysis to enter the role of...

    Published January 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

    3-volume set

    Edited by Tony Fitzpatrick, Nick Manning, James Midgely, Huck-ju Kwon, Gillian Pascall

    This milestone work is the first to offer in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international advisory board, the editors have compiled almost 900,000 words across 734 entries written by 284 leading specialists to...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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....

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of the European Social Model

    By Philip B. Whyman, Mark J. Baimbridge, Andrew Mullen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    This book seeks to analyse the development of the European Union (EU), which was founded upon the principle of the free movement of capital, goods, services and people in 1957. Its central thesis is that, from a practical and theoretical point of view, such a basis is fundamentally at odds with the...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Family Life and Youth Offending

    Home is Where the Hurt is

    By Raymond Arthur

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Charity and Mutual Aid in Europe and North America since 1800

    Edited by Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision,...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge