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  • Taking the Crime Out of Sex Workby Gillian Abel; Lisa Fitzgerald; Catherine Healy

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    This book examines the decriminalisation of all sectors of sex work in New Zealand. It provides first hand views and experience on this policy from the point of view of those involved in the sex industry, as well as people involved in developing, implementing, researching and reviewing the policies. more...

  • Constructive Anarchyby Dr Jeff Shantz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Constructive Anarchy draws on over a decade of direct study within a variety of anarchist projects to provide the most wide-ranging and detailed analysis of current anarchist endeavours to date. The book offers compelling discussions of anarchism and union organizing, anti-poverty work and immigrant and refugee defence, and is a groundbreaking achievement... more...

  • Preisbildung von Arzneimitteln im internationalen Vergleich (Kieler Studien - Kiel Studies) (German Edition)by Thomas Drabinski; Jan Eschweiler; Ulrich Schmidt

    Springer 2010; US$ 79.99

    Arzneimittelmärkte werden in fast allen Industrienationen durch den Gesetzgeber reguliert. Dies umfasst vor allem die Preisbildung, in der Regel über alle Distributionsstufen hinweg, vom Hersteller, über Großhändler, Apotheken, Krankenkassen bis zum Patienten. Das Buch gibt einen Überblick über die unterschiedlichen Preisbildungsstrategien der Vergleichsländer... more...

  • After the New Social Democracyby Tony Fitzpatrick

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    Social democracy has made a political comeback in recent years, especially under the influence of the Third Way. Not everyone is convinced, however, that Third Way social democracy is the best means of reviving the Left's project. This book considers more...

  • The EU and Federalismby Dr Finn Laursen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    Tracing the evolution of federalist theory and the EU, this book brings together a distinguished array of experts from around the world to debate the pros and cons of treating the EU in a comparative context. Contributors ask whether a constitutional equilibrium has been reached in the EU, and examine policymaking in areas such as employment, health,... more...

  • Immigration Policy in Europeby Virginie Guiraudon; Gallya Lahav

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Previously published as a special issue of West European Politics , this edited volume evaluates the extent to which a policy gap between inputs and outcomes exists with regard to immigration control. In exploring an expanded migration policy-field which includes the extreme right, the media and actors, this book goes beyond traditional analyses... more...

  • Common Purposeby Lisbeth Schorr

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.95

    In her previous book, Within Our Reach, renowned Harvard social analyst Lisbeth Schorr examined pilot social programs that were successful in helping disadvantaged youth and families. But as those cutting-edge programs were expanded, the very qualities that had made them initially successful were jettisoned, and less than half of them ultimately... more...

  • Reshaping Gender and Class in Rural Spacesby Professor Belinda Leach; Professor Barbara Pini

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Leach and Pini bring together empirical and theoretical studies that consider the intersections of class, gender and rurality. Each chapter engages with current debates on these concepts to explore them in the context of contemporary social and economic transformations. This book will appeal to scholars working in the fields of gender, rurality, identity,... more...

  • Victims as Security Threatsby Dr Edward Mogire

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    The refugee phenomenon is a major force in international politics, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where refugees are major actors in the affairs of their home and host countries. This book analyses why refugees, victims of insecurity due to conflict or persecution, have themselves become viewed by scholars and practitioners as a security threat.... more...

  • Transforming Gendered Well-Being in Europeby Mercè Renom; Mr Jean-Michel Bonvin; Professor Alison E Woodward

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    Social movements can improve the well-being of men and women but are frequently analysed through a gender-neutral lens. Taking an international and cross-disciplinary perspective, this book examines the impact of social movements on political and material well-being, self-definition and the capabilities to be gendered political actors in transnational... more...