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  1. 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

  2. Welfare in the United States

    A History with Documents, 1935–1996

    Edited by Premilla Nadasen, Jennifer Mittelstadt, Marisa Chappell

    Welfare has been central to a number of significant political debates in modern America: What role should the government play in alleviating poverty? What does a government owe its citizens, and who is entitled to help? How have race and gender shaped economic opportunities and outcomes? How...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Paying for Progress in China

    Public Finance, Human Welfare and Changing Patterns of Inequality

    Edited by Vivienne Shue, Christine Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s stunning record of economic development since the 1970s has been marred by an increasingly obvious gap between the country’s ‘haves’ and its ‘have-nots’. While people living in some parts of the country have enjoyed dramatically improved conditions of life, those in other districts and...

    Published September 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  4. Inclusions and Exclusions in European Societies

    Edited by Martin Kohli, Alison Woodward

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    European social development over the last century has been characterized by an increasing inclusiveness of people into the ever-larger collectives of the nation state, the European Union and categories of welfare entitlement. Yet recent empirical data suggests that income gaps are growing and that...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Quality of Life in the Enlarged European Union

    Edited by Jens Alber, Tony Fahey, Chiara Saraceno

    Recent enlargement to the east made the European Union a more diverse social space and brought it into more direct contact with the social and cultural aftermath of communism. Sound empirical knowledge on heterogeneity and homogeneity in European societies after the EU enlargement is lacking. By...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Post-Industrial Welfare States

    Adapting Post-War Social Policies to New Social Risks

    Edited by Klaus Armingeon, Giuliano Bonoli

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

    This new study assesses the welfare state to ask key questions and draw new conclusions about its place in modern society. It shows how the welfare states that we have inherited from the early post-war years had one main objective: to protect the income of the male breadwinner. Today, however,...

    Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Promise of Welfare Reform

    Political Rhetoric and the Reality of Poverty in the Twenty-First Century

    By Elizabeth Segal

    Find out how—and why—legislation has made economic rights more important than human rightsSince 1996, politicians and public officials in the United States have celebrated the “success” of welfare reform legislation despite little, if any, evidence to support their claims....

    Published May 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Battle Against Poverty

    By B Rodgers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Medical Sociology

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Graham Scambler

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Medical sociology was first recognizable as a distinct area of study in the 1950s and is now probably the largest specialized area of sociology. This collection comprises a comprehensive statement of the history, current concerns and relevance of medical sociology to an understanding of health and...

    Published November 24th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Child Welfare

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Nick Frost

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    This collection focuses on child welfare in its specific sense: welfare and social interventions with children and young people undertaken by State bodies or NGO's. The term 'child welfare' is deployed differently in diverse international settings. In the United Kingdom child welfare tends to refer...

    Published November 17th 2004 by Routledge