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  1. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Welfare and the State

    Edited by Nicholas Deakin, Catherine Jones Finer, Bob Matthews

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    One of the most contested issues of the 20th century is that of welfare - how it should be available, to whom, on what terms and by what means. The debate on welfare has taken place across the developed world, and has spread to developing nations: it encompasses a wide range of ideological...

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge

  8. An Evolutionary Approach to Social Welfare

    By Christian Sartorius

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    While not evident immediately, social norms and values play a crucial role in the theory of social choice. In the first half of the twentieth century, the special acknowledgement by economic theory of the autonomy of individuals and their subjective view of the world had led to the serious problem...

    Published October 16th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology of Health and Illness

    A Reader

    Edited by Michael Bury, Jonathan Gabe

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    A wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections: * health beliefs and knowledge* inequalities and patterning of health and illness* professional and patient interaction* chronic...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Sport

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Recent years have seen a rapid growth in the field of sports studies. This collection provides an invaluable resource for this burgeoning field, offering a selection of classic works and more recent, groundbreaking journal articles on the sociology of sport.Key features of this collection are:*...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge