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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
By focusing on developments in the Nordic welfare states during the past decade, Nordic Social Policy provides new insights into the evolution of welfare state measures and generally assesses the peoples health in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. This comparative work includes chapters on *the changed preconditions of welfare policies *changes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 58.95
This important sequel to Nordic Social Policy (Routledge 1999) compares welfare state development over the last twenty years in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden with that of Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries. Topics covered include: * income distribution, health inequalities and gender equality... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 103.95
This book propounds an all-hazards, multidisciplinary approach to emergency management. It discusses the emergency manager’s role, details how to establish an effective, integrated program, and explores the components, including: assessing risk; developing strategies; planning concepts; planning techniques and methods; coordinating response;... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 18.99
INTRODUCTION. I. THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REVOLUTION: PROMISE AND DISAPPOINTMENT. 1. The Revolution Unfolds. 2. The Revolution Stalled. II. ENIGMAS OF ABUSE. 3. The Proper Measure of Abuse. 4. The Entrapment Enigma. 5. Re-presenting Battered Women. II. FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO COERCIVE CONTROL. 6. Up to Inequality. 7. The Theory of Coercive Control.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 71.00
The Second Edition of this landmark text has been revised to provide an up-to-date, accessible introductory text to the field of disability studies. Written by disabled people who are leading academics in the field, the text comprises 45 short and engaging chapters, to provide a broad-ranging and accessible introduction to disability issues. ... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 45.95
This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the first edition of emphasizing the substantial growth of street gangs throughout the world. Although a substantial amount of research on street gangs has been conducted in recent decades, much of it has focused on the United States. This book summarizes much of the research being conducted... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 6.80
'The sun is shining through the bars of my window on what must be a glorious summer day. I've been incarcerated in a cell five paces by three for twelve and a half hours, and will not be let out again until midday; eighteen and a half hours of solitary confinement. There is a child of seventeen in the cell below me who has been charged with shoplifting... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 20.99
In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol , award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little recognized epidemic threatening society today: the precipitous rise in risky drinking among women and... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
"It wasn't until I was twelve years old that I knew for certain that my father was a gangster. Even then, I knew not to ask any questions."Karen Gravano is the daughter of Sammy 'the Bull' Gravano, one of the Mafia's most feared hitmen. With nineteen confessed murders, the former Gambino Family underboss was John Gotti's... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... more...