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  • So Rich, So Poorby Peter Edelman

    The New Press 2013; US$ 17.95

    Peter Edelman is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. A top adviser to Senator Robert F. Kennedy from 1964 to 1968, he went on to fill various roles in President Bill Clinton?s administration, from which he famously resigned in protest after Clinton signed the 1996 welfare reform legislation. He lives in Washington, D.C. more...

  • Australian Social Policy and the Human Servicesby Ed Carson; Lorraine Kerr

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 80.00

    A comprehensive introduction to the subject which explores the relationship between social policy and the human services. more...

  • Gendering Family Policies in Post-Communist Europeby Steven Saxonberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Through the use of a historical-institutional perspective and with particular reference to the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia; this study explores the state of family policies in Post-Communist Europe. It analyzes how these policies have developed and examines their impact on gender relations for the countries mentioned. more...

  • Governing Social Risks in Post-Crisis Europeby C. Crouch

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this illuminating book Colin Crouch examines the diverse approaches presented by advanced societies in their attempts to resolve a central dilemma of a capitalist economy: the need to combine buoyant mass consumption with insecure workers, subject to, and responsive to, the fluctuations of an unregulated global economy. He demonstrates that the... more...

  • Inequality in Americaby Stephen M. Caliendo

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 6.99

    This textbook explores racial and economic inequality in America, focusing on the division between personal and institutional racism and classicism. more...

  • The New Economic Diplomacyby Dr Stephen Woolcock; Sir Nicholas Bayne

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95

    This third, fully updated edition of The New Economic Diplomacy explains how states conduct their external economic relations in the 21st century: how they make decisions domestically; how they negotiate internationally; and how these processes interact. It documents the transformation of economic diplomacy in the 1990s and 2000s in response to the... more...

  • The Politics of Self-Governanceby Professor Eva Sørensen; Professor Peter Triantafillou

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Liberal democracies are experiencing a major transformation of public governance by which self-regulation, co-operation and negotiation between public and private actors and across different political-administrative levels play an increasingly important role for policy-making and implementation. Using the term 'governance imagery', or what a given... more...

  • A Short History of Reconstructionby Eric Foner

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.99

    From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" ( New York Times Book Review ), a newly updated AND abridged edition of the prizewinning classic on the post?Civil War period that shaped modern America In this updated edition of the abridged Reconstruction , Eric Foner redefines how the post-Civil War period was viewed. Reconstruction chronicles... more...

  • All our welfareby Peter Beresford

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    This unique book is the first to critique the past, present and future welfare state from a participatory perspective. Peter Beresford demonstrate the value of ?user knowledge? by challenging orthodox social policy and the limitations of both Fabian and Neo-liberal perspectives drawing on service users ? own ideas and experience. more...

  • Becoming a Citizen Activistby Nick Licata

    Sasquatch Books 2016; US$ 16.95

    Recent waves of social activism like the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter show that you can fight city hall--or any other powerful entity for that matter. Now comes the playbook for citizen activists wanting to improve the world around them from Nick Licata, admired Seattle city councilmember and one of the city?s most effective leaders of political... more...