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  • Arbeitswissenschaftliche Arbeitsgestaltungby Walter Schmidt

    Physica-Verlag HD 2013; US$ 54.99

    In diesem Buch sind die durch die rasche technologische Entwicklung der letzten Jahre hervorgerufenen neuen Tendenzen in der Arbeitswissenschaft einbezogen. Im Hinblick auf die CIM-Fabrik wird die besondere Bedeutung der Durchlaufzeit, die Just-in-Time-Fertigungsphilosophie, die Auswirkungen der neuen Technologien auf die Arbeitsorganisation und die... more...

  • Arbeitsmarkt und Arbeitslosigkeitby W. Brandes; P. Weise

    Physica-Verlag HD 2013; US$ 54.99

    Arbeitslosigkeit ist ein gro~es Problem. Ein hoher Prozentsatz aller Arbeitskrlifte ist arbeitslos; bestimmte Gruppen wie Frauen, Junge, Alte, Personen ohne Schul-oder Berufsabschlu~ sind von der Arbeitslosigkeit besonders betroffen. In manchen Berufszwei­ gen ist die Arbeitslosigkeit besonders hoch, in anderen Berufs­ zweigen herrscht ein Mangel an... more...

  • Socialism and Foreign Policyby Kenneth E. Miller

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book is intended as a contribution to the study of the relation of political ideas and governmental policies. It seeks to examine and evaluate the British Labour Party's early efforts to apply socialist theories to foreign policy actions. Since I have focused on these ideas and events, I have not attempted to take into account happenings on the... more...

  • Diálogo socialby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 16.00

    El presente informe se inspira en el gran corpus de informes técnicos, estudios documentales, investigaciones y documentos de orientación de la OIT, además de informes del Consejo de Administración relativos al diálogo social, constituido a lo largo de los diez años transcurridos desde la adopción, en 2002, de la... more...

  • Religion and Democratizationsby Jeffrey Haynes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal ? but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or less receptive to and encouraging of democratization;... more...

  • China's Urban Health Care Reformby Chack-kie Wong; Vai Io Lo; Kwong-leung Tang

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99

    One way to describe the importance of social policy is to say it's about 'what is and what might be.' This ethos is the driving force behind Chack-Kie Wong, Vai Io Lo, and Kwong-leung Tang's China's Urban Health Care Reform. Based on a study of a mid-level city in China, these three scholars provide analysis and offer theory-based recommendations on... more...

  • Social Developmentby James O. Midgley

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    Featuring definitions, theoretical debates, coverage of social development practice, and discussion of future challenges, this key new text introduces students to all aspects of Social Development studies more...

  • Losing Our Wayby Bob Herbert

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95

    From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times , Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column in 2011, he set off on a journey... more...

  • Social policyby Paul Spicker

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 35.96

    Social Policy: Themes and approaches is a fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook, extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. The book lays out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, providing a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject while... more...

  • Negotiating Sex Workby Carisa R. Showden; Samantha Majic

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 82.50

    Globally, discussions about sex work focus on exploitation. The media regularly provides us with stories about teen girls coerced to perform sexual acts for money, frequently beaten and robbed by their pimps or traffickers. While one would have to be hard-pressed to deny that sex workers are victimized, the popular media and our political leaders... more...