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Welfare & benefit systems books

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Recently Published

The Five Giants [New Edition] A Biography of the Welfare State by Nicholas Timmins The Five Giants [New Edition] A Biography of the Welfare State

A LONGMAN/HISTORY TODAY BOOK OF THE YEAR The award-winning history of the British Welfare State -now fully revised and updated for the 21st Century. `A masterpiece' Sunday Times
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Social Rights in Russia by Eleanor (The University of Manchester, UK) Bindman Social Rights in Russia
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Russia's human rights record, especially violations of the right to life, liberty and freedom of expression, has been the subject of much international concern. Social, or welfare, rights, on the other hand, including the right to housing, health and access...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Broken benefits What's gone wrong with welfare reform by Sam Royston Broken benefits What's gone wrong with welfare reform

In Broken Benefits, Sam Royston argues that social security isn't working, and without a change in direction, it will be even less fair in the future. He provides an introductory guide to social security, correcting misunderstandings and presents practical ideas...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Understanding the Mixed Economy of Welfare by Martin (Philips Research Laboratories the Netherlands) Powell Understanding the Mixed Economy of Welfare

The past decade has seen many changes in UK policy related to the mixed economy of welfare (MEW) and the social division of welfare (SDW), including moves toward greater provider pluralism associated with the -any qualified provider- concept, greater organizational...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Failed Welfare Revolution America's Struggle over Guaranteed Income Policy by Brian Steensland The Failed Welfare Revolution America's Struggle over Guaranteed Income Policy

Today the United States has one of the highest poverty rates among the world's rich industrial democracies. The Failed Welfare Revolution shows us that things might have turned out differently. During the 1960s and 1970s, policymakers in three presidential administrations...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies by Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies
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The 'Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services. The oil crisis, inflation and high unemployment of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

After Austerity Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession by Peter (Research Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent) Taylor-Gooby After Austerity Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession
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This book examines European welfare states, how and why they are changing, and how they are likely to develop.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

After Austerity Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession by Peter (Research Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent) Taylor-Gooby After Austerity Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession
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This book examines European welfare states, how and why they are changing, and how they are likely to develop.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Coming Soon

Social policy first hand An international introduction to participatory social welfare by Peter Beresford Social policy first hand An international introduction to participatory social welfare

Social Policy First Hand is the first comprehensive international social policy text from a participatory perspective and presents a new service user-led social policy that addresses the current challenges in welfare provision. A companion volume to Peter Beresford's bestselling All...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe Activating the Unemployed by Rik van Berkel Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe Activating the Unemployed

Welfare-to-work or activation policies refer to programmes aimed at promoting the employability, labour-market and social participation of benefit recipients of working age. Frontline workers delivering these policies are conceived of as policy implementers, as policy makers, and as actors mediating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2017

Understanding the cost of welfare by Howard Glennerster Understanding the cost of welfare

A substantial, authoritative, third edition of this important textbook about the impact of economic priorities and pressures on social policies at a time when neo-liberal arguments for reducing the burden of welfare are more dominant than ever before.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter by Alicia Ely Yamin, Paul Farmer Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity Human Rights Frameworks for Health and Why They Matter
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Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity provides a solid foundation for comprehending what a human rights framework implies and the potential for greater justice in health it entails.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2017

Good Times, Bad Times The Welfare Myth of Them and Us by John Hills Good Times, Bad Times The Welfare Myth of Them and Us

This revised edition uses extensive updated research and survey evidence to challenge the view of 'skivers versus strivers', showing how much our lives vary not just as we age, but from week-to-week and year-to-year.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/02/2017

Transforming Children's Mental Health Policy into Practice Lessons from Virginia and Other States' Experiences Creating and Sustaining Comprehensive Systems of Care by Robert Cohen, Allison B. Ventura, William A. Hazel Transforming Children's Mental Health Policy into Practice Lessons from Virginia and Other States' Experiences Creating and Sustaining Comprehensive Systems of Care
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This book provides a comprehensive perspective on the development, implementation, and impact of child mental health reform on children with emotional and behavioral disorders and their families, local communities, and state-level policies. This book focuses on the practical aspects of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2016

Transforming Children's Mental Health Policy into Practice Lessons from Virginia and Other States' Experiences Creating and Sustaining Comprehensive Systems of Care by Robert Cohen, Allison B. Ventura, William A. Hazel Transforming Children's Mental Health Policy into Practice Lessons from Virginia and Other States' Experiences Creating and Sustaining Comprehensive Systems of Care
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This book provides a comprehensive perspective on the development, implementation, and impact of child mental health reform on children with emotional and behavioral disorders and their families, local communities, and state-level policies. This book focuses on the practical aspects of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/12/2016

Introduction to Social Housing by Paul Reeves Introduction to Social Housing

The provision and management of social housing for those who are unable to access the housing market is essential to the maintenance of the fabric of society. The social housing industry is vast and still growing. There are very few...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2016

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