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  • The Second Sexismby David Benatar

    Wiley 2012; US$ 32.95

    Does sexism against men exist? What it looks like and why we need to take it seriously This book draws attention to the "second sexism," where it exists, how it works and what it looks like, and responds to those who would deny that it exists. Challenging conventional ways of thinking, it examines controversial issues such as sex-based affirmative... more...

  • Rethinking the Great Depressionby Gene Smiley

    Ivan R. Dee 2002; US$ 11.99

    Synthesizing new economic research of recent decades, the author offers new insights and some surprising conclusions about the Great Depression. more...

  • Reclaiming Social Policyby Dr Arjan de Haan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00

    This book re-evaluates the importance of social policies in shaping well-being and combating exclusion, and enhances understanding of how these policies are formed in a globalizing world. It emphasises the context- and path-dependence of patterns and policies of inclusion and exclusion, and provides a framework for supporting social policy making. more...

  • Drugs, Crime and Violenceby Howard Rahtz

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 28.99

    In this book, Howard Rahtz outlines a series of drug policy steps buttressed by a historical review of drug policy measures, a review of international efforts against trafficking, and a clear understanding of the dynamics of addiction and its role in facilitating the illegal drug market. more...

  • Long-Term Care in Europeby Kai Leichsenring; Jenny Billings; Henk Nies

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on research across a wide range of European countries, this book analyzes the key issues at stake in developing long-term care systems for older people in Europe with a focus on progression and improvement for policy and practice. more...

  • Major Law and Policy Issues in the South China Seaby Yann-huei Song; Keyuan Zou

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Major law and policy issues in the South China Sea are wide-ranging and often complex, involving claimants and non-claimants. In recent years disputes have resulted in third party involvement as manifested by actions taken by the United States, India and Japan. This book examines major law and policy issues in the South China Sea from legal and political... more...

  • Confronting Suburban Poverty in Americaby Elizabeth Kneebone; Alan Berube

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    It has been nearly a half century since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. Back in the 1960s tackling poverty "in place" meant focusing resources in the inner city and in rural areas. The suburbs were seen as home to middle- and upper-class families?affluent commuters and homeowners looking for good schools and safe communities in which... more...

  • Breadline Britainby Stewart Lansley; Joanna Mack

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 15.99

    Poverty in Britain is at post-war highs and - even with economic growth - is set to increase yet further. Food bank queues are growing, levels of severe deprivation have been rising, and increasing numbers of children are left with their most basic needs unmet. Based on exclusive access to the largest ever survey of poverty in the UK, and its predecessor... more...

  • Democracy, Economics, and the Public Goodby John M. Budd

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Examining essential aspects of American life, John Budd investigates how informational sources (print and broadcast media and other resources) fall short when it comes to informing citizens, failing our democracy and damaging the public good. more...

  • The European External Action Service and National Foreign Ministriesby Rosa Balfour; Caterina Carta; Kristi Raik

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 44.95

    Based on extensive empirical work by a cross-European group of researchers, this book assesses the impact of the creation of the European External Action Service (EEAS) on the national foreign policy-making processes and institutions of the EU member states. As such, the contributions cover both the involvement of the national diplomatic and foreign... more...