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- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 25.95
An exploration of the corrosive effects of overpriced housing, exclusionary zoning, and the flight of the younger population in the Northeast Towns with strict zoning are the best towns, aren't they? They're all about preserving local "character," protecting the natural environment, an dmaintaining attractive neighborhoods. Right? In this bold... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
Unlike many national constitutions, which contain explicit positive rights to such things as education, a living wage, and a healthful environment, the U.S. Bill of Rights appears to contain only a long list of prohibitions on government. American constitutional rights, we are often told, protect people only from an overbearing government, but give... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
All American presidents, past and present, have cared deeply about power--acquiring, protecting, and expanding it. While individual presidents obviously have other concerns, such as shaping policy or building a legacy, the primacy of power considerations--exacerbated by expectations of the presidency and the inadequacy of explicit powers in the Constitution--sets... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Explore legal issues that often hinder the work of child welfare practitioners! Child Welfare in the Legal Setting: A Critical and Interpretive Perspective is a revolutionary study of the child welfare system that is essential for practitioners, educators, and students interested in public child welfare work. It examines the legal system surrounding... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 31.95
There are more than 700,000 self managed superannuation trustees in 360,000 Australian funds with in excess of $300 billion under management. The Self Managed Superannuation Trustee's Handbook will assist trustees to understand their role and comply with their legal obligations. Covering topics such as fund compliance, trustee duties and powers,... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 120.13
Hauptbeschreibung Das Verhältnis von Staat und Wettbewerb zählt zu den fundamentalen Spannungsfeldern moderner Staatlichkeit. Im Vordergrund steht dabei heute die Frage, unter welchen Voraussetzungen und wie intensiv der Staat regulierend in grundsätzlich wettbewerblich organisierte Märkte eingreifen soll und darf. Die Finanzmarktkrise hat dieser... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 69.95
The safeguarding of vulnerable adults continues to increase in importance. Safeguarding Adults and the Law, now in its second edition, sets this complex area of work within an extensive legal framework and provides many useful pointers for practitioners and students. The book covers, for example, Department of Health guidelines, human rights, the... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2013; US$ 39.00
Recent reforms have put Germany among the OECD countries with the fewest restrictions on labour migration for highly-skilled occupations, yet inflows continue to be relatively low. As labour migration is supposed to be one means to help meet future labour and skill shortages caused by a shrinking working-age population, this book addresses the question... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2013; US$ 33.00
Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is becoming a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
The study of police powers forms a significant part of many law courses. This book should prove helpful to a wide readership, including new members of the police service, and those studying civil liberties and constitutional law. more...