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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Discover why LGBT voters support conservative political platforms that don?t benefit the LGBT community Recent studies show that the vast majority of the LGBT community considers itself politically liberally. Yet nearly 25% of all LGBT voters helped re-elect George W. Bush in 2004who are these people and why did they make that choice? Gay Conservatives... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book approaches current controversies concerning qualitative and quantitative procedures in the social sciences and incorporates new methods showing how they can supplement each other. It is based on a comprehensive international research project that readers can apply to their findings through the data set provided on the author's home page. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This highly topical and controversial book presents a lively re-appraisal of the current changes to the health service and analyzes their effects on the status and practice of health professionals. Modern medicine is a powerful institution. With the help of highly-developed drugs and surgical techniques, it promises to relieve suffering, improve... more...
- Independent Institute 2004; US$ 10.99
A balanced and sophisticated analysis of the true costs, benefits, and consequences of enforcing drug prohibition is presented in this book. Miron argues that prohibition?s effects on drug use have been modest and that prohibition has numerous side effects, most of them highly undesirable. In particular, prohibition is shown to directly increase violent... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 94.99
This book investigates polarization and prospects for transformation in Zimbabwe through the lens of social movements working for land redistribution and constitutional change. It examines their strategy dilemmas, the outcomes of their choices, and the implications for transformative change and peace. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 99.99
Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book evaluates the relations between globalization and Africa's multifarious challenges and identities. The nineteen chapters coalesce to demonstrate that the forces and processes of globalization have increased Africa's marginalization, deepened its crises, escalated and intensified its conflicts, and undermined... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2013; US$ 32.99
Retirement is not the time to cut all ties and head off to live in a warm climate but rather to ask: Who do I want to be near? How will my relationships be reaffirmed? What do I care about? What can I create and contribute to the world? Meet Jim Brierley, who was still jumping out of planes aged eighty-eight. And Muriel Crabtree, whose exhibition... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 33.84
Die Geschichte des deutschen Sozialstaates dauert inzwischen mehr als 110 Jahre. Dieser Sammelband zu aktuellen Fragen der Sozialpolitik diskutiert nicht nur das in diesem Zeitraum entstandene umfassende Leistungssystem. Er zeigt, daß viele aktuelle Probleme des Sozialstaates von außen an diesen herangetragen wurden - etwa durch die Mitfinanzierung... more...