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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Rethinking the Welfare Rights Movement

    By Premilla Nadasen

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    The welfare rights movement was an interracial protest movement of poor women on AFDC who demanded reform of welfare policy, greater respect and dignity, and financial support to properly raise and care for their children. In short, they pushed for a right to welfare. Lasting from the early 1960s...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Happiness

    By Bent Greve

    Series: Key Ideas

    Although happiness is based upon individuals’ subjective perception of their own situation, understanding the concept of happiness is important for forming policies in modern societies. Taking into account discussions from disciplines across the social sciences, this book explores varying notions...

    Published November 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Constructing a Social Welfare System for All in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Welfare's Forgotten Past

    A Socio-Legal History of the Poor Law

    By Lorie Charlesworth

    That ‘poor law was law’ is a fact that has slipped from the consciousness of historians of welfare in England and Wales, and in North America. Welfare's Forgotten Past remedies this situation by tracing the history of the legal right of the settled poor to relief when destitute. Poor law was not...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Pension Reform in Europe

    Politics, Policies and Outcomes

    Edited by Camila Arza, Martin Kohli

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This new book provides a cross-country comparative analysis of the key issues shaping the latest pension reforms in Europe: political games, welfare models and pathways, population reactions, and observed and expected outcomes. Pension reform has been a top policy priority for European governments...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Government of Chronic Poverty

    From the politics of exclusion to the politics of citizenship?

    Edited by Sam Hickey

    What are the underlying causes of chronic poverty? Can ‘development beyond neoliberalism’ offer the strategies required to challenge such persistent forms of poverty, particularly through efforts to promote citizenship amongst poor people? Drawing on case-study evidence from Africa, Latin America...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Pension Politics

    Consensus and Social Conflict in Ageing Societies

    By Patrik Marier

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Population ageing and slower economic growth have raised serious questions about the willingness and ability of governments to maintain current social policies. Within this new reality, discussions on the future of public pensions have been predominant in political debates across Europe. This...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge