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Social Policy

  • The Hero's Fightby Patricia Fernández-Kelly; Patricia Fernández-Kelly

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    Baltimore was once a vibrant manufacturing town, but today, with factory closings and steady job loss since the 1970s, it is home to some of the most impoverished neighborhoods in America. The Hero?s Fight provides an intimate look at the effects of deindustrialization on the lives of Baltimore?s urban poor, and sheds critical light on the unintended... 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...

  • Weltweite Energiewirtschaft und Klimaschutzby Valentin Crastan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 54.99

    Dieser Bericht stellt die wesentlichen Indikatoren, die für die Beurteilung der klimatischen Entwicklung maßgeblich sind, zusammen und kommentiert sie. Dabei werden Daten für alle Kontinente und die wesentlichen Länder dargestellt. Damit ist die Hoffnung verbunden, dass die kritische Auseinandersetzung mit der eigenen und der weltweiten Energiewirtschaft... more...

  • Zum Verhältnis von sozialem und politischem Lernenby Alexander Wohnig

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Alexander Wohnig stellt mittels einer Studie einen Katalog von Bedingungen einer Verbindung von sozialem und politischem Lernen auf, der als Teil einer Konzeption politischer Bildung entworfen ist ? vor dem Hintergrund der Frage, wie politisches Lernen im Anschluss an schulisch organisierte Projekte bürgerlichen Engagements gelingen kann. Eine kritisch-theoretische... more...

  • Agenda for Social Justiceby Glenn Muschert; Brian V. Klocke

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 18.00

    The Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions 2016 provides accessible insights into some of the most pressing social problems in the United States and proposes public policy responses to those problems. It offers recommendations for action around key issues for social justice. more...

  • Simulation and Gaming in the Network Societyby Toshiyuki Kaneda; Hidehiko Kanegae; Yusuke Toyoda; Paola Rizzi

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 169.00

    This book provides the state of the art in the simulation and gaming study field by systematically collecting excellent papers presented at the 46th International Simulation and Gaming Association annual conference held in Kyoto 17?25 July 2015. Simulation and gaming has been used in a wide variety of areas ranging from early childhood education and... more...

  • Innovative Approaches to Supporting Families of Young Childrenby Cheri J Shapiro; Charlyn Harper Browne

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This invaluable reference introduces successful strengths-based programs for aiding families of young children in critical social contexts: family, school, community, and policy. The wide range of systems/contextual approaches described here are based in current understanding of children?s development, stress and resilience in families, cultural competence,... more...

  • Paradiplomacyby Rodrigo Tavares

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    This book addresses one of the most intriguing challenges in global affairs: the international political practices of cities and states, or "paradiplomacy." The rapidly growing international activism of cities and states across the world is discreetly transforming diplomatic practices and the delivery of public services. This book provides practitioners... more...

  • Genossenschaft innovativby Ingrid Schmale; Johannes Blome-Drees

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dieser Band gibt einen Überblick über den begrifflichen undkonzeptionellen Bezugsrahmen, in dem aktuell WissenschaftlerSozialgenossenschaften verorten und diskutieren. Der rechtliche Rahmen ?Genossenschaftsgesetz sowie die Sozialgesetzgebung ? werden in ihrer rahmensetzendenWirkung ausgelotet. Praxisbeispiele wirken überblickgebend, illustrierend... more...

  • Demographic Dividends: Emerging Challenges and Policy Implicationsby Roberta Pace; Roberto Ham-Chande

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book examines potential economic opportunities that countries can experience when fertility rates fall and the average life expectancy of the working age population increases. It presents detailed demographic and economic analysis of middle-income countries throughout the world in order to show how these countries can take advantage of this demographic... more...