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Essays on the Welfare State

Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers ... More

The Gift RelationshipFrom Human Blood to Social Policy

The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Richard Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book's author was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy). In this reissued classic, listed by the New York Times as one of the 10 most important books of the year ... More

Social Policy Review 30Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2018

Social Policy Review 30: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2018

Catherine Needham, Elke Heins, and James Rees (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447349990
eISBN:
9781447350026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349990.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The book contains invaluable research, including discussions on modern slavery, childcare and social justice and welfare chauvinism, as well as a chapter centred on the Grenfell Tower fire. Bringing ... More

Social Innovation and Social PolicyTheory, Policy and Practice

Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides an introduction to the concept of Social Innovation for readers interested in social and public policy. It explains why social and public policy analysts, policy makers and ... More

Reframing Global Social PolicySocial Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book is concerned with ‘Social Investment’, in terms of a supply-side strategy complementing the demand-side emphasis of ‘Inclusive Growth’. Our aim is to show the logic of integrating and ... More

Capability-Promoting PoliciesEnhancing Individual and Social Development

Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Hans-Uwe Otto, Melanie Walker, and Holger Ziegler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Most current social welfare policies aim to ameliorate immediate problems or injustices, but they do little to foster human development or support the potential of people within marginalized ... More

Social Policy and Welfare PluralismSelected Writings of Robert Pinker

Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

John Offer and Robert Pinker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book presents a thematic selection of writings by eminent sociologist Robert Pinker on social policy and welfare pluralism, bringing together for the first time many articles that have either ... More

The Political Economy of the Irish Welfare StateChurch, State and Capital

The Political Economy of the Irish Welfare State: Church, State and Capital

Fred Powell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332916
eISBN:
9781447332930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332916.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book analyzes the changing shape of Irish society over the hundred years since the 1916 rising, arguing that there are distinctive master patterns that characterize its development of a welfare ... More

Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Shana Cohen, Christina Fuhr, and Jan-Jonathan Bock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines local responses to political and economic crises in Germany and the UK. In Germany, the influx of refugees has thrown into question state capacity to cope with crisis and the ... More

Social Policy Review 28Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Menno Fenger, John Hudson, and Catherine Needham (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331797
eISBN:
9781447332589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331797.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Drawing together a mix of internationally renowned contributors, Social Policy Review 28 provides an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship. This book contains three ... More

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