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- The Policy Press 2000; US$ 32.50
This book makes an original contribution to current social scientific and political debates around welfare reform through a qualitative investigation of the opinions and experiences of a diversity of welfare users. Competing philosophical, political and academic perspectives on citizenship and welfare are also analysed and discussed. It is important... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99
In this memoir Peter Dwyer reflects on the events and decisions that have shaped his life, comparing them to the experiences of a new generation of young Australians. He says 'What I have learnt from them has helped me to get my own life into perspective. It has also made me realise how people of my own generation tend to perpetuate an oversimplified... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Ours is proving to be one of those decisive periods of history in which a fundamental transformation fo the human prospect is taking place.' In this book Peter Dwyer draws on expert studies to show how current economic, social and political concerns have directly affected the day-to-day lives of ordinary people. With the benefit of hindsight, we... more...
- Routledge 2002; US$ 35.95
The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period was the defining moment for modern European history. Using primary texts, this volume explains the upheavals, terror, and drama that restructured politics and society on such a large scale. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 63.95
Youth, Education and Risk: Facing the Future provides a provocative and valuable insight into how the dramatic social and economic changes of the last twenty years have affected the lives of Western youth. Covering young people's attitudes towards relationships and health, the authors provide a comprehensive perspective on young people in Western... more...
- The Policy Press 2002; US$ 39.95
Debates about citizenship in Europe, particularly in relation to social policy and welfare provision, are increasingly topical as the European Union expands and moves towards greater integration. This book charts the development of mobility and welfare rights for retired people moving or returning home under the Free Movement of Persons provisions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 160.00
Social relations in our globalising world are increasingly stretched out across the borders of two or more nation-states. Yet, despite the growing academic interest in transnational economic networks, political movements and cultural forms, too little attention has been paid to the transformations of space that these processes both reflect and reproduce.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95
What is a child? How is the concept of childhood defined? This book aims to explore these perennial and complex questions by looking at the way in which society constructs and understands childhood. The authors focus in particular on the school, a key location within which social and cultural notions of childhood are defined and performed. The book... more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2011; US$ 9.49
Contemporary Tourism Reviews will provide you with critical, state-of-the-art surveys of all of the major areas of tourism study to people who are coming to a topic for the first time. The CTR series provides accessible and structured overviews to all areas of research in the broadly defined subject of tourism with links to original sources of information,... more...