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  • Everyday Revolutionsby Marina A. Sitrin

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 26.95

    In the wake of the global financial crisis, disparate groups of people are coming together to resist corporate globalization and seek a more positive way forward. But in Argentina such radical transformations have been taking place for years, with workers running factories themselves and people taking over land to build homes and schools. Daring and... more...

  • Identity and Controlby Harrison C. White

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    In this completely revised edition of one of the foundational texts of network sociology, Harrison White refines and enlarges his groundbreaking theory of how social structure and culture emerge from the chaos and uncertainty of social life. Incorporating new contributions from a group of young sociologists and many fascinating and novel case studies,... more...

  • The EU's Lisbon Strategyby Paul Copeland; Dimitris Papadimitriou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    How successful was the EU's Lisbon Strategy? This volume provides the first comprehensive assessment of the Strategy and reflects on its key developments during its 10-year cycle. The volume contains both theoretical and empirical contributions by some of the leading scholars of EU studies across the social sciences. more...

  • Lesbian Academic Couplesby Michelle Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Lesbian Academic Couples is a collection of writings by scholars who examine—in theory and in narrative—issues faced by partners working in the academic field, including the politics of spousal hiring, discrimination in hiring practices, collaboration between partners, long-distance relationships, team teaching, and job sharing. This unique book presents... more...

  • The squeezed middleby Sophia Parker

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The squeezed middle" brings together leading experts from both sides of the Atlantic to ask what the UK can learn from the US experience of stagnating wages and rising living costs." more...

  • The EU's Foreign Policyby Mario Telò; Frederik Ponjaert

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95

    A very timely and topical volume concerned with the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the European Union’s (EU) capacity to further develop a distinctive foreign policy in accordance with the various policy instruments necessary to fulfill its role as a global actor. This edited volume brings together a host of scholars in the fields of European... more...

  • Handbook of Family Policies Across the Globeby Mihaela Robila

    Springer 2014; US$ 279.00

    ¿¿Family Policies Across the Globe provides comprehensive coverage of explicit and implicit family policies from an international perspective. The coverage includes issues such as family-friendly work practices, work-life balance, childcare, poverty, domestic violence, social exclusion/inclusion, immigration, and disability. The chapters... more...

  • Poor Healthby Virginia Berridge; Stuart Blume

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This work explores how health inequalities have been examined in the past, and the policy record in treating them. more...

  • Collective Responsibilityby Larry May; Stacey Hoffman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1992; US$ 32.99

    This anthology presents the best recent philosophical analyses of moral, political, and legal responsibility of groups and their members. Motivated by reflection on such events as the Holocaust, the exploding Ford Pintos, the My Lai massacre, and apartheid in South Africa, the essays consider two important questions: What collective efforts could have... more...

  • Prostitution Policy in the Nordic Regionby May-Len Skilbrei; Charlotta Holmström

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    Skilbrei and Holmström’s analysis treats Nordic prostitution policies both as a product of history, of current national and Nordic debates, and of international obligations and changes in the international and national prostitution markets. Furthermore they argue that a broad understanding of the relevant context is necessary so as to place... more...