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Social Policy

  • International Handbook on Social Policy and the Environmentby T. Fitzpatrick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Search for Lasting Peaceby Rosalind Boyd

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Presenting the human security agenda as a policy response to the changing nature of violent conflicts and war, this collection traces its evolution in relation to conflicts in different contexts (Burma, India, Palestine, Canada, East Timor, Guatemala, Peru and African countries) and from the perspective of gender, addressing initiatives for peace with... more...

  • One Nation Britainby Richard Carr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Outlining the historical context, and offering suggestions for contemporary thinkers, this comprehensive overview shows how all three major UK political parties have made a significant contribution to the One Nation agenda over the past century and a half. Re-asserting the One Nation tradition inherent in interventionist liberals like Keynes and Lloyd... 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...

  • Women, Families, and Feminist Politicsby J Dianne Garner; Suzanne Cherrin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Women and their roles within families must be understood within the context of ethnic traditions, religion, and culture. Women, Families, and Feminist Politics: A Global Exploration combines all of these aspects to evaluate the similarities and differences of women around the world. Readers will learn about diverse theories relating to women and their... 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...

  • The Politics of Immigration in Multi-Level Statesby Eve Hepburn; Ricard Zapata-Barrero

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book develops an exploratory theory of immigration in multilevel states addressing two themes: governance and political parties. It examines not only how, and by whom, immigration policy is decided and implemented at different levels, but also how it has become a key-issue of party competition across multilevel states. 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...