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  • Moving Toward Positive Systems of Child and Family Welfareby Gary Cameron; Nick Coady; Gerald R. Adams

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 85.00

    Faced with rapidly changing social and economic conditions, service professionals, policy developers, and researchers have raised significant concerns about the Canadian child welfare system. This book draws inspiration from experiences with three broad, international child welfare paradigms—child protection, family service, and community healing/caring... more...

  • Energy, Policy, and the Environmentby Marja Jarvela; Sirkku Juhola

    Springer 2011; US$ 149.00

    This book sets the questions of energy and the environment in the North in the global context and further addresses historical developments, views on energy taxation and tariffs, and effects of EU energy policy. Climate change appears more frequently than ever on the top of global and national policy agendas. In the current situation traditional environmental... more...

  • Immigration Detentionby Daniel Wilsher

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 34.00

    An examination and critique of the growth of mass administrative detention of immigrants, something contrary to the rule of law. more...

  • Livable Communities for Aging Populationsby M. Scott Ball

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    An innovative look at design solutions for building lifelong neighborhoods Livable Communities for Aging Populations provides architects and designers with critical guidance on urban planning and building design that allows people to age in their own homes and communities. The focus is on lifelong neighborhoods, where healthcare and accessibility... more...

  • The Politics of Policy Changeby Daniel Béland; Alex Waddan

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    For generations, debating the expansion or contraction of the American welfare state has produced some of the nation's most heated legislative battles. Attempting social policy reform is both risky and complicated, especially when it involves dealing with powerful vested interests, sharp ideological disagreements, and a nervous public. The Politics... more...

  • Selbstorganisation und Public Valueby Corinna Wenzel

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    Die Legitimation des ffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks und sein Beitrag zur Generierung eines Public Value werden immer fter in Frage gestellt. Anhand einer strukturellen Analyse medien konomischer und verfassungsrechtlicher Rahmenbedingungen geht Corinna Wenzel der Frage nach, ob im sterreichischen Fall staatliche Regulierungskonzepte des ffentlich-rechtlichen... more...

  • Taxation and the Financial Crisisby Julian S. Alworth; Giampaolo Arachi

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 98.99

    The financial crisis triggered a global debate on the taxation of the financial sector. A number of international policy initiatives, most notably by the G-20, have called for major changes to the tax treatment of financial institutions and transactions, as well as to working practice within the financial sector. This book examines how tax policies... more...

  • Nationalism and Social Policyby Daniel Béland; André Lecours

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Despite the recent proliferation of literature on nationalism and on social policy, relatively little has been written to analyse the possible interaction between the two. Scholars interested in social citizenship have indirectly dealt with the interaction between national identity and social programs such as the British NHS, but they have seldom examined... more...

  • Local Planning for Terror and Disasterby Leonard A. Cole; Nancy D. Connell

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    Local Planning for Terror and Disaster  gives voice to experts in key fields involved with local preparedness, assessing the quality of preparedness in each field, and offering directions for improvement. Introductory chapters provide overviews of terror medicine, security and communications, which are indispensable to successful preparedness,... more...