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Social Policy

  • Krisendiskurse und kapitalistische Entwicklungspfadeby Julia Lux

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 37.62

    Julia Lux diskutiert die arbeits- und sozialpolitischen Projekte in Deutschland und Frankreich vor dem Hintergrund der Krisenprozesse seit 2007. Zentral argumentiert sie, dass Deutschland auch in der Krise das Arbeits- und Sozialsystem der Agenda 2010 konsolidiert, während in Frankreich starke Veränderungen in der Arbeits- und Sozialpolitik erkennbar... more...

  • The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume IIIby John Joshua

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    This title offers an in-depth analysis of the causes, consequences and treatments of illicit drug abuse. The author examines the effects of existing drug policies and proposes drug use legalisation within a regulated market as a viable alternative. Joshua assesses the factors that make individuals vulnerable to drug abuse and the pathways they may... more...

  • Plain Textby Dennis Tenen

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    Plain Text offers a rich media history of software and hardware that reflects critically on the material contexts of knowledge production, that is, on the way we read and write today. more...

  • Young People and Social Controlby Ross Deuchar; Kalwant Bhopal

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 111.92

    This book explores young people’s experiences of social control and the state, especially those living at the margins of society within the UK. In particular, the book focuses on disadvantaged young people’s experiences in education, in the labour market, with police and within the criminal justice system. It draws upon insights gathered by the authors... more...

  • Dream and Legacyby Michael L. Clemons; Donathan L. Brown; William H. L. Dorsey

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 30.00

    Current injustices and public policy examined in light of M. L. K.’s vision more...

  • Future Directions in Well-Beingby Mathew A White; Gavin R. Slemp; A. Simon Murray

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 67.15

    This book is a collection of essays advancing the discourse in well-being science, authored by key thought leaders in positive psychology and its variants, including positive education, character education, and positive organizational scholarship. The authors address topics such as the next big ideas in well-being research and practice, potential strategies... more...

  • Counter-terrorism and the Prospects of Human Rightsby Ipek Demirsu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.31

    This book offers a systematic analysis of how the interaction between language of security and language of rights produces policies which not only affect everyday functioning of democracy, but also redefine the understanding of sovereignty. Demirsu presents a rich theoretical framework and a novel methodological design, premised on a multi-method qualitative... more...

  • The Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelinesby Svein Jentoft; Ratana Chuenpagdee; María José Barragán-Paladines; Nicole Franz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 123.11

    In June 2014, FAO member-states endorsed the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF Guidelines). These Guidelines are one of the most significant landmarks for small-scale fisheries around the world. They are comprehensive in terms of topics covered, and progressive, with their foundations based on human rights and... more...

  • Vote-Seeking in der deutschen Gesundheitspolitikby Andreas Köhler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 32.91

    Ausgehend von der These, dass wahltaktische Erwägungen bei der Positionierung von Gesetzesinitiativen in der Gesundheitspolitik eine Rolle spielen, stellt Andreas Köhler dar, wie Initiativen von politischen Akteuren bewusst inhaltlich und hinsichtlich ihrer Terminierung an bevorstehenden Wahlen ausgerichtet werden und sich mit dem Ziel der Stimmenmaximierung... more...

  • The Role of State Agencies in Translational Criminologyby Mark S Davis

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    This Brief discusses the role of state-level criminal justice organizations in the prevention and control of crime and delinquency. State agencies play an important role in translating criminological knowledge into criminal justice policy and practice. Their unique position enables them to help bridge the divide between the academic and federal agencies,... more...