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Social Policy

  • Nobodyby Marc Lamont Hill; Todd Brewster

    Atria Books 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 17.99

    ?An impassioned analysis of headline-making cases?.Timely, controversial, and bound to stir already heated discussion.? ? Kirkus Reviews ?A thought-provoking and important analysis of oppression, recommended for those seeking clarity on current events.? ? Library Journal Unarmed citizens shot by police. Drinking water turned to poison. Mass... more...

  • Rotten to the (Common) Coreby Joseph P. Farrell; Catherine Austin Fitts; Gary Lawrence

    Process 2016; US$ 18.99

    Here the hidden agenda behind Common Core standards and Federal government surveillance programs aimed at children are revealed. more...

  • The Future of Crime and Punishmentby William R. Kelly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America?s fixation with ?tough on crime? has been an utter failure. The Future of Crime and Punishment lays out a roadmap for how to effectively reduce recidivism, crime, victimization and... more...

  • The Student's Companion to Social Policyby Pete Alcock; Tina Haux; Margaret May; Sharon Wright

    Wiley 2016; US$ 46.50 US$ 40.30

    This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Student’s Companion to Social Policy charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format. Provides students with the analytical base from which to investigate and evaluate key concepts, perspectives, policies,... more...

  • Climate Change, Energy Use, and Sustainabilityby YOSHITSUGU HAYASHI; Tetsuzo Yasunari; Hiroshi Kanzawa; Hirokazu Kato

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book is an outcome of the symposium ?Towards Earth Friendly Use of Resources and Energy,? organized by the Nagoya University Center of Excellence Program ?From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies? and presents papers by four eminent researchers. 1) Syukuro Manabe, who was honored in 2008 by the Earth Hall of Fame... more...

  • Eine inklusionsorientierte Schuleby Kirsten Puhr; Jens Geldner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Konzeptionen und Praxen inklusionsorientierter Schulen werfen ambivalente Fragen von Teilhabe, Ausgrenzungen und Behinderungen auf.  Sowohl die theoretischen Einsätze als auch die lebensgeschichtlichen und analytischen Erzählungen dieses Buches geben ein Bild davon, dass solche Fragen in diskursiven Praxen schulischer Inklusion und Exklusion... more...

  • Open Data in Southeast Asiaby Manuel Stagars

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book exploresthe power of greater openness, accountability, and transparency in digitalinformation and government data for the nations of Southeast Asia. The author demonstratesthat, although the term ?open data? seems to be self-explanatory, it involvesan evolving ecosystem of complex domains. Through empirical case studies, thisbook explains... more...

  • Exploring Inequality in Europeby Martin Heidenreich

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Europe has become a dominant frame for the generation, regulation and perception of social inequalities. This trend was solidified by the current economic crisis, which is characterized by increasing inequalities between central and peripheral countries and groups. By analysing the double polarization between winners and losers of the crisis, the segmentation... more...

  • Research and policy in ethnic relationsby Charles Husband

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This unique book explores the interaction between the academic research community and those who use its research to inform their social policy interventions, thus raising awareness of the linkages between research and social policy in particular in the area of ethnic relations. more...

  • Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theoryby Shelley McKeown; Reeshma Haji; Neil Ferguson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This volume brings together perspectives on social identityand peace psychology to explore the role that categorization plays in both conflictand peace-building. To do so, it draws leading scholars from across the worldin a comprehensive exploration of social identity theory and its application tosome of the world?s most pressing problems, such as... more...