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  • Families and Social Policyby Linda Haas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    Empirical research that describes ways to best handle social problems concerning families Leading authorities? studies show that from the effects of globalization many social and family problems and their solutions tend to be similar in nations world-wide. Families and Social Policy: National and International Perspectives explores the latest research... more...

  • Family Policy in Transformationby Dorian R. Woods

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    In the US and UK there has been a transformation in child care, family leave, social assistance and tax credits over the last twenty years. This book explores the factors behind these changes. With detailed case studies, it shows that ideas and the power to wield them are crucial factors in the transformation of family policy. more...

  • Fixing Fragile States: A New Paradigm for Developmentby Seth Kaplan

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 72.00

    Fragile states are a menace. Their lawless environments spread instability across borders, provide havens for terrorists, threaten access to natural resources, and consign millions of people to poverty. But Western attempts to reform these benighted places have rarely made things better. Kaplan argues that to avoid revisiting the carnage and catastrophes... more...

  • For the Many or the Fewby John G. Matsusaka

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    Direct democracy is alive and well in the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives and referendums to take the law into their own hands, overriding their elected officials to set tax, expenditure, and social policies. John G. Matsusaka's For the Many or the Few provides the first even-handed and historically based treatment of... more...

  • Frankreich Jahrbuch 2014by dfi - Deutsch-Französisches Institut

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available

    Das Frankreichjahrbuch 2014 vereint praktische Erfahrungen, empirische Forschung und Überlegungen zu einer Konzeptgeschichte der ?Zivilgesellschaft?. Die Beiträge bieten in vergleichender Perspektive Untersuchungen zur Interessenvertretung im Wirtschaftssektor, zu sozialem Kapital und sozialem Vertrauen, sowie zur veränderten Rolle zivilgesellschaftlicher... more...

  • Gender and Governanceby Lisa D. Brush

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 35.99

    Lisa D. Brush turns a gendered lens on states, power, and governance, showing the inherent inequalities in political systems and gender systems and how they intersect. She reveals the way in which state power supports male dominance in American and other western political systems. This book a useful antidote to traditional textbooks on government,... more...

  • Gewaltenteilung bei Aristoteles und in der Verfassung Athensby Christoph Maier

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 18.96

    "Es gab keine Gewaltenteilung im modernen Sinne", so lautet bislang das Urteil über die griechische Antike. Die Untersuchung zeigt, daß diese Wahrnehmung auf ein verkürztes Verständnis gerade der Althistoriker in bezug auf die moderne Lehre von der Gewaltenteilung zurückgeht. Ausgehend von einer Bestandsaufnahme der äußerst komplexen modernen Lehre... more...

  • Global Social Policy and Governanceby Bob Deacon

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 49.00

    Jomo K.S., United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development How do global actors contribute to national and international social policy? How have the terms of global social policy discourse shifted in recent years? Global Social Policy and Governance explores these issues and presents a critical analysis of policy-making... more...

  • Globalization and Democracyby Stephen J. Rosow; Jim George

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 27.99

    Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy. Noted critical scholars Stephen J. Rosow and Jim George argue that democracy must be understood not as a unified concept but as a diversity of political responses to specific conditions and political struggles. Doing so reveals how democracy is taking... more...

  • Governance als Einfluss-Systemby Kerstin Seifer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Governance ist inzwischen ein prominenter Begriff in den Politikwissenschaften. Er steht für die Vorstellung, dass Teile von staatlicher Autorität auf nicht-staatliche Akteure übergehen. Die These dieses Buches lautet, dass bestehende Governance-Konzepte nicht-staatlichen Akteuren pauschal politischen Einfluss unterstellen und dazu neigen, ihre Wirkungsfähigkeit... more...