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  • Public Policy For Womenby Marjorie Griffith Cohen; Jane Pulkingham

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    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...

  • 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,... more...

  • Surveillance Futuresby Emmeline Taylor; Tonya Rooney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    From birth to adulthood, children now find themselves navigating a network of surveillance devices that attempt to identify, quantify, sort and track their thoughts, movements and actions. This book is the first collection to focus exclusively on technological surveillance and young people.?Organised around three key spheres of children?s day-to-day... more...

  • The Italian welfare state in a European perspectiveby Ugo Ascoli; Emmanuele Pavolini

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    This is the first Englishlanguage book to take a comparative look at the Italian welfare state as a whole since the 2008 economic crisis and will be a valuable resource for academics and researchers as well as students. more...

  • Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusionby Maria Petmesidou

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    Worldwide child and youth poverty remain the biggest barrier to achieving a better life in adulthood. Progress in lifting children out of poverty in the last decades has been slow and limited in the developing world, while the recent global economic crisis has exacerbated child poverty, youth unemployment, and social exclusion in many developed countries.... more...

  • Endgame for the Centre Left?by Patrick Diamond

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 16.99

    Examines the assumed decline of the centre-left parties in Europe and sets the agenda for social democracy in the years to come. more...

  • Delivering social welfareby Derek Birrell; Ann Marie Gray

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 36.95

    Drawing on examples across a range of policy areas, this important new book examines the radically changing system of governance and delivery of social welfare in the UK and assesses how changes in social policy and governance interact in the delivery of social welfare. more...

  • Marriage and Values in Public Policyby Elizabeth van Acker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Marriage is a site of political conflict. It is a controversial issue in the UK, Australia and the US where there is a clash of values between neoliberal governments and diverse groups either strongly opposing or supporting marriage. In the meantime, fewer couples are marrying, while other family forms are more widely accepted. This book explores... more...

  • Social Movements in Chileby Sofia Donoso; Marisa von Bülow

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 112.31

    This book presents rich empirical analyses of the most important movements in Chile?s post-transition era: the Student Movement, the Mapuche Movement, the Labor Movement, the Feminist Movement, and the Environmental Movement. The chapters illuminate the processes that led to their emergence, and detail how actors developed new strategies, or revisited... more...

  • Gender, migration and the global race for talentby Anna Boucher

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    The global race for skilled immigrants seeks to attract the best global workers. In the pursuit of these individuals, governments may incidentally discriminate on gender grounds. Existing gendered differences in the global labour market related to life course trajectories, pay gaps and gendered divisions in occupational specialisation are also present... more...