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  • Gendering Family Policies in Post-Communist Europeby Steven Saxonberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Through the use of a historical-institutional perspective and with particular reference to the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia; this study explores the state of family policies in Post-Communist Europe. It analyzes how these policies have developed and examines their impact on gender relations for the countries mentioned. more...

  • Inequality in Americaby Stephen M. Caliendo

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    This textbook explores racial and economic inequality in America, focusing on the division between personal and institutional racism and classicism. more...

  • The Assault on Social Policyby William Roth; Susan Peters

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    A number of groups have intensified their attack on social policy over the past ten years, and this revised textbook reflects these developments, along with new research on the hotly contested policy areas of poverty, welfare, disability, social security, and health care. This edition also considers the recent, ongoing effects of globalization and... more...

  • The Politics of the Personal in Feminist Family Therapyby Anne M. Prouty Lyness

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Address the issues vital for women and their families To be most effective, family therapists need to understand precisely what policies are in place and how they influence families and their relationships. The Politics of the Personal in Feminist Family Therapy: International Examinations of Family Policy provides an interdisciplinary look at family... more...

  • Before Roeby Rosemary Nossiff

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    Few issues in contemporary U.S> politics have remained on the public agenda so long and so divisively as abortion policy. The landmark Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Waade, which held that laws prohibiting first trimester abortions were illegal because they violated a woman's right to privacy, still generates heated controversy today, a quarter... more...

  • Innovation in Social Servicesby Tomá? Sirovátka; Bent Greve

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Through exploring patterns in the recent development of financing and governance of social services and developments of social services and employment in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and the UK, this volume provides readers with new knowledge and evidence of the options regarding social innovation in social services. Furthermore, it provides... more...

  • Against Old Europeby Raphael Schlembach

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Exploring the work of key theorists critical of globalization, including Habermas, Negri, Holloway, Postone and de Benoist, this book examines critical theory approaches to alter-globalization, illustrated with concrete examples of movements within contemporary Europe. In so doing, it invites readers to explore the charges of nationalism, anti-Americanism... more...

  • Losing Our Wayby Bob Herbert

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95

    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 and Community Development Practiceby Manohar Pawar

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95

    Social and Community Development Practice  makes a persuasive case for employing a social development approach to community development practice at local and village levels. Towards this end, the book offers a conceptual clarity of social and community development (SCD) by adding new dimensions. It also shows the significance of social policy education... more...

  • Beyond Religious Right and Secular Left Rhetoricby Karin Fry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book covers arguments made by various sides of the political-religious divide from the past 30 years, showing what the actual differences are between these groups. By stressing the typically ignored similarities, the book better informs partisans and the public to move debate forward. more...