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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 133.00
This important book is the first to make an explicit link between management practices and service outcomes in social welfare agencies. Managing for Service Effectiveness in Social Welfare Organizations is based on the premise that the primary responsibility and distinctive competency of social welfare management is delivering high quality, effective... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
There has been a dramatic increase in expenditures on public goods over the past thirty years, particularly in the area of research and development. As governments explore the many opportunities for growth in this area, they - and the general public - are becoming increasingly concerned with the transparency, accountability and performance of public... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
There have been more prisons in London than in any other European city. Of these, Newgate was the largest, most notorious and worst. Built during the twelfth century, it became a legendary place - the inspiration for more poems, plays and novels than any other building in London. It was a place of cruelty and wretchedness, at various times holding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This book examines the rise and proliferation of 'Supermaxes', large prisons dedicated to holding prisoners in prolonged and strict solitary confinement, in the United States since the late 1980s. Drawing on unique access to two Supermax prisons and on in-depth interviews with prison officials, prison architects, current and former prisoners, mental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.00
This is the most wide-ranging study ever published of political violence and the punishment of Irish political offenders from 1848 to the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922. Those who chose violence to advance their Irish nationalist beliefs ranged from gentlemen revolutionaries to those who openly embraced terrorism or even full-scale guerilla... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 26.95
America's grantmaking foundations have grown rapidly over the course of recent decades, even in the face of financial and economic crises. Foundations have a great deal of freedom, enjoy widespread legitimacy, and wield considerable influence. In this book, David Hammack and Helmut Anheier follow up their edited volume, American Foundations , with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00
An exploration of the 1932 prison riot in Dartmoor Convict Prison. One of the most notorious and destructive in English prison history, it received unprecedented public and media attention. This book examines the causes, events and consequences to shed new light on prison cultures and violence as well as penal policy and public attitudes. more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 69.02
Hauptbeschreibung In der politischen wie auch in der gesellschaftlichen Diskussion existieren kontroverse Positionen zum adäquaten Umfang staatlicher Umverteilung. Dabei beansprucht jede Partei für sich, die aus Sicht der Bürger gewünschte Umverteilungspolitik zu kennen. Bis heute fehlt jedoch eine angemessene Analyse der Umverteilungspräferenzen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Get a balanced, comprehensive analysis of the effects from 1996 welfare reform The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 was aimed at repairing the welfare system of the United States. The Impact of Welfare Reform: Balancing Safety Nets and Behavior Modification comprehensively examines how this bill transformed the... more...