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Social Policy

  • Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbusby Stefanie Chambers

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    In the early 1990s, Somali refugees arrived in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Later in the decade, an additional influx of immigrants arrived in a second destination of Columbus, Ohio. These refugees found low-skill jobs in warehouses and food processing plants and struggled as social ?outsiders,? often facing discrimination based on their... more...

  • Children and Forced Migrationby Marisa O. Ensor; Elzbieta M. Gozdziak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.12

    This book responds to the reality that children and youth constitute a disproportionately large percentage of displaced populations worldwide. It demonstrates how their hopes and aspirations reflect the transient nature of their age group, and often differ from those of their elders. It also examines how they face additional difficulties due to the... more...

  • Men, Fathering and the Gender Trapby Katarzyna Suwada

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.55

    This book provides an account of fatherhood and changing parental roles in Sweden and Poland. It uses a comparative perspective to show what men understand a father?s role to be, and how they seek to live up to it. Fathering, the author argues, is a social phenomenon grounded in cultural patterns of parenting, gender roles and models of masculinity,... more...

  • EU Asylum Policiesby Natascha Zaun

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.55

    This book fills a significant lacuna in our understanding of the refugee crisis by analyzing the dynamics that lie behind fifteen years of asylum policies in the European Union. It sheds light on why cooperation has led to reinforced refugee protection on paper but has failed to provide it in practice. Offering innovative empirical, theoretical and... more...

  • The CIPP Evaluation Modelby Daniel L. Stufflebeam; Guili Zhang

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 60.00 US$ 54.50

    The authoritative presentation of a leading evaluation approach, this book describes the CIPP (Context, Input, Process, and Product) Model?s origin, concepts, and procedures. Unlike many models, CIPP provides for feedback throughout a program. Richly illustrated with evaluation cases, the book covers methods for engaging stakeholders; designing, budgeting,... more...

  • Inclusive Policing from the Inside Outby Angela L. Workman-Stark

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book provides a roadmap for how police services can address incivility in the workplace and become more inclusive from the inside out. In the past few years policing has come under increased scrutiny due to a number of police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths, where systemic racism, the inability to effectively confront persons suffering... more...

  • New Developments in Critical Race Theory and Educationby Mike Cole

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.53

    This book considers new developments in Critical Race Theory (CRT) in times of austerity and assesses both the impact of British CRT or ?BritCrit?, and CRT?s continuing growth in the US. Following transatlantic impact of the first and only book-length response from a Marxist perspective?Critical Race Theory and Education: A Marxist Response?Cole includes... more...

  • Regeneration of Peasantsby Shukai Zhao

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book focuses on analyzing the inter-relationship between Chinese peasants and the reform and it tries to understand the conditions of peasants during the course of the Chinese social transition. This book argues that Chinese peasants are the most important force that keeps the reform going. More importantly, this book argues that this force comes... more...

  • The Consequences of Mobilityby David Cairns; Valentina Cuzzocrea; Daniel Briggs; Luísa Veloso

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.55

    This book explores various forms of highly skilled mobility in the European Union, assessing the potential for this movement to contribute to individual and societal development. In doing so, the authors illustrate some of the issues arising from the opening up of Europe?s borders, and exposing its education systems and labour markets to international... more...

  • Alternatives to neoliberalismby Bryn Jones; Mike O'Donnell

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 44.50

    With contributions from innovative social and policy analysts including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, this collection provides a revised framework for social democracy. more...