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Welfare & benefit systems books

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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: 15/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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: 10/08/2017

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

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

Australia's Welfare Wars The Players, the Politics and the Ideologies by Philip Mendes Australia's Welfare Wars The Players, the Politics and the Ideologies

In this fully revised third edition of Australia's Welfare Wars, Philip Mendes questions many of the key values and assumptions that determine contemporary social welfare policies, and the factors and forces that shape these policies in Australia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

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

Coming Soon

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

Other books in this genre

Agrarian Justice by Thomas Paine Agrarian Justice

Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity.
Format: eBook - Released: 18/03/2017

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: 30/12/2016

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

The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction by David (Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology) Garland The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

This Very Short Introduction discusses the necessity of welfare states in modern capitalist societies. Situating social policy in an historical, sociological, and comparative perspective, David Garland brings a new understanding to familiar debates, policies, and institutions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/12/2016

The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe by Tom Christensen The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe

There is growing concern that welfare states are inefficient, unsustainable and lack popular support. New Public Management reforms affected the balance between managerial and political accountability and disrupted administrative, legal, professional and social accountability, causing confusion as to whom public...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2016

The Impact of Losing Your Job Unemployment and Influences from Market, Family, and State on Economic Well-Being in the US and Germany by Martin Ehlert The Impact of Losing Your Job Unemployment and Influences from Market, Family, and State on Economic Well-Being in the US and Germany

The Impact of Losing Your Job builds on findings from life course sociology to show clearly just what effects job loss has on income, family life, and future prospects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2016

Blossom Portraits 2017 Fantastic Close-Ups of European Flowers by Rebel Werner Blossom Portraits 2017 Fantastic Close-Ups of European Flowers

There are so many beautiful flowers in nature, but often you do not see them, because you are in a hurry. Now you can buy this calendar and see these wonderful flowers in peace. Calvendo calendars are premium products -...
Format: Calendar - Released: 08/06/2016

Help With Housing Costs: Volume 1 Guide to Universal Credit & Council Tax Rebates, 2016-17 by Sam Lister Help With Housing Costs: Volume 1 Guide to Universal Credit & Council Tax Rebates, 2016-17


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016

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