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  • New Perspectives on Health, Disability, Welfare and the Labour Marketby Colin Lindsay; Bent Greve; Ignazio Cabras; Nick Ellison; Stephen Kellett

    Wiley 2015; US$ 32.95

    Bringing together researchers from the fields of social policy, economics, sociology and clinical psychology, this book offers new evidence on the inter-related problems faced by disability claimants, and identifies important lessons for policy. Explores how reducing the level of UK benefit claiming among those with health limitations has been... more...

  • The Stakes of Regulationby Steven L. Kaplan

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 130.00

    This engaging work functions as extended critical essay in dialogue with the republication of ?Bread, Politics and Political Economy? (1976), focused on 18th-century France, dealing with the fraught question of regulation in its multiples guises: economic, social, political, cultural and psychological. more...

  • Our Promised Landby Charles Selengut

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    This book takes readers inside radical Israeli settlements to explore how these settlements were formed, what the people in them believe, and their role in the Middle East today. Drawing on three years of research in these settlements, Selengut offers an in-depth exploration of a topic that is often mentioned in headlines but little understood. more...

  • Technology, Innovations and Economic Developmentby Lakhwinder Singh; K. J. Joseph; Daniel K. N. Johnson

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 49.95

    ·         Brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations, agricultural development, technology, and industry assessing their combined roles in developing an economy! more...

  • Wie politische Ideen Wirklichkeit werdenby Jörg Dräger; Christina Tillmann; Frank Frick

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 24.19

    Der ReformKompass ist ein praxisnahes Strategiemodell für den öffentlichen Sektor. Er führt in die Komplexität politischer Reformprozesse ein, zeigt zentrale Kriterien erfolgreicher Reformen auf und veranschaulicht diese anhand praxisnaher Fallbeispiele. Politische Reformvorhaben brauchen nicht nur gute Konzepte, sondern auch eine strukturierte, sorgfältig... more...

  • Leverage of the Weakby Hwa-Jen Liu

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Comparing Taiwan and South Korea strategically, Hwa-Jen Liu seeks an answer to a deceptively simple question: Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation?s development? Despite their apparent resemblance?a colonial heritage, authoritarian rule, rapid industrialization, and structural similarities?Taiwan and South Korea were opposites... more...

  • Making the Empire Workby Daniel E. Bender; Jana K. Lipman

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    Millions of laborers, from the Philippines to the Caribbean, performed the work of the United States empire. Forging a global economy connecting the tropics to the industrial center, workers harvested sugar, cleaned hotel rooms, provided sexual favors, and filled military ranks. Placing working men and women at the center of the long history of the... more...

  • Modeling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprisesby William B. Rouse

    Wiley 2015; US$ 120.00

    Explains multi-level models of enterprise systems and covers modeling methodology This book addresses the essential phenomena underlying the overall behaviors of complex systems and enterprises.  Understanding these phenomena can enable improving these systems. These phenomena range from physical, behavioral, and organizational, to economic and... more...

  • Experiences with Macroprudential Policy?Five Case Studiesby Salim M. Darbar; Xiaoyong Wu

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This paper presents case studies of macroprudential policy in five jurisdictions (Hong Kong SAR, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, and Sweden). The case studies describe the institutional framework, its evolution, the use of macroprudential tools, and the circumstances under which the tools have been used. The paper shows how macroprudential... more...

  • Welfare, the Working Poor, and Laborby Louise B. Simmons

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume analyses poverty and welfare reform within a context of low-wage work and the contours of the labour market that welfare recipients are entering. It aims to bring labour into the discussion of welfare reform and creates a bridge between the domains of labour and welfare. more...