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  • Integrating Social and Employment Policies in Europeby Martin Heidenreich; Deborah Rice

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    A central goal of European activation policies is to integrate social and employment policies into a coherent active inclusion approach that fosters social cohesion and enhances the employment chances of vulnerable groups. This requires a reorganisation of social and employment services especially at the local level. On the basis of empirical studies... more...

  • Combating Poverty in Europeby Rune Halvorsen; Bjørn Hvinden

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Discovering methods to combat poverty and social exclusion has now become a major political challenge in Europe. This book offers an original and timely analysis of how actors at the European, national and subnational levels meet this challenge. Combining perspectives on multilevel and network coordination, the editors discuss to what extent actors... more...

  • Behavioral Science & Policyby Craig Fox; Sim B. Sitkin

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    The success of nearly all public- and private- sector policies hinges on the behavior of individuals, groups, and organizations. Today, such behaviors are better understood than ever, thanks to a growing body of practical behavioral science research. However, policymakers often are unaware of behavioral science findings that may help them craft and... more...

  • Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy, Second Editionby James J. Rice; Michael J. Prince

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 35.95

    Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy is a one-of-a-kind resource in the fields of political science and social work. more...

  • Public Policy For Womenby Marjorie Griffith Cohen; Jane Pulkingham

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 37.95

    Containing essays from leading feminist academics, and social activists, Public Policy for Women addresses important public policy issues that fail to address women's needs. more...

  • From Here to Prosperityby Thomas Burgess

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2016; US$ 15.99

    Are you angered by the high level of inequality but frustrated about what to do? From Here to Prosperity tells you how we can resolve this together. It is not another lengthy, learned work on the extent of the problem, it is about how to fix it, build a sustainable economy and bring greater social justice. This refreshing book is a must-read for anyone... more...

  • The Student's Companion to Social Policyby Pete Alcock; Tina Haux; Margaret May; Sharon Wright

    Wiley 2016; US$ 46.50 US$ 40.30

    This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Student?s Companion to Social Policy charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format. Provides students with the analytical base from which to investigate and evaluate key concepts, perspectives, policies, and outcomes... more...

  • Investing in the Disadvantagedby David L. Weimer; Aidan R. Vining

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50 US$ 18.00

    A comprehensive review of how cost-benefit analysis can improve effectiveness and efficiency in the most important areas of social policy. more...

  • The Other Half of Genderby Maria C. Correia

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99

    This book is an attempt to bring the gender and development debate full circle—from a much-needed focus on empowering women to a more comprehensive gender framework that considers gender as a system that affects both women and men. The chapters in this book explore definitions of masculinity and male identities in a variety of social contexts,... more...

  • From Inside Brazilby Vinod Thomas

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99

    Fifth in population and geographical size and fourteenth in total income, Brazil is not only a regional, but also potentially a global force. Will Brazil capitalize on its huge strengths and emerge as a true global leader, or will it miss out on its great opportunity? This book lays out the crucial dimensions of Brazil?s development prospects ? and... more...