Double Standard Social Policy in Europe and the United States

ISBN-10: 1442206586

ISBN-13: 9781442206588

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: James W. Russell

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List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

James W. Russell is University Professor of Sociology and directs the Latin American Studies Program at Eastern Connecticut State University. He was formerly Fulbright Research Professor at the North America Research Center of the Universidad Nacional Aut�noma de M�xico in Mexico City. He is the author of six books, including Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States (2006: Rowman and Littlefield) and Societies and Social Life: An Introduction to Sociology (2009: Sloan Publishing).

Note to the Second Edition
Introduction: From Social Problems to Social Policies
The Social Worldview of Medieval Christianity as Prologue
Secular Transitions and Assumptions
Marx, Durkheim, and the Limits of Laissez-Faire Capitalism
From Theory to Ideology
The Origins of Social Policy in Europe and the United States
Alternative Approaches to Social Policy
Social Cohesion and Inequality
Unemployment: The Sword of Damocles
Support for Child Raising
Support for the Aged
Health Care
Ethnic and Racial Policy
Incarceration as Social Policy
Summary: Principles for Progressive Social Policy
Afterword: Social Impacts of the Great Recession in Europe and the United States
About the Author
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