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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book is a study of collective efficacy in eight neighborhoods in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Using residential surveys, observations, and new methods of statistical and mapping analysis (kriging), the book provides a number of important findings relevant to the theory itself, ramifications for its use within communities, and implications for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
This book examines recent changes to Indigenous policy in English-speaking settler states, and locates them within the broader shift from social to neo-liberal framings of citizen-state relations via a case study of Australian federal policy between 2000 and 2007. more...
- North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 18.95
Written by the founder and CEO of the world's largest medical cannabis dispensary, The Cannabis Manifesto delivers a clear, concise history of cannabis as a medicine, details the unintended consequences of prohibition, and considers its future as a regulated consumer product. Steve DeAngelo draws on his experience serving the sick as the head... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 29.95
When the wind of the 1960s blew through the world of psychiatry In 1961, when Franco Basaglia arrived outside the grim walls of the Gorizia asylum, on the Italian border with Yugoslavia, it was a place of horror, a Bedlam for the mentally sick and excluded, redolent of Basaglia?s own wartime experience inside a fascist gaol. Patients were frequently... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00
Centering its study around three explanatory variables - actors, institutions and ideas - this book argues that Russia's hybrid institutional environment reduces the competition of policy ideas, both at the stage of policy elaboration by the community of state and non-state policy experts, and also at the stage of policy adoption by parliament. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 0.00
This book is open access under a CC BY license. Interest in social innovation is growing, yet theory lags behind practice. This collection helps bridge that gap, compiling work by leading social innovation researchers to build understanding of the nature and effects of social innovation. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
The United States is one of the only developed countries to allow a military presence in public schools, including an active role for military recruiters. This militarization of educational space has spawned a little-noticed grassroots resistance. This book provides the first account of the small, but sophisticated, counter-recruitment movement. more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 16.95
What America has at stake when some children go to school hungry and others ride in $1,000 strollers In an age of austerity, elite corporate education reformers have found new ways to transfer the costs of raising children from the state to individual families. Public schools, tasked with providing education, childcare, job training, meals, and... more...