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Social Policy

  • Reproductive Rights and Wrongsby Betsy Hartmann

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    With a new preface, this feminist classic reveals the dangers of contemporary population-control tactics, especially for women in developing countries. more...

  • Globalization and Welfare Restructuring in Chinaby Huisheng Shou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the past few decades, the change in China?s welfare system has been characterised by a balanced distribution of benefits across social sectors and the institutionalization of welfare redistribution. This process has occurred without significant political change that would empower politically disadvantaged groups such as the urban and rural poor.... more...

  • Was bringt Vernetzung im Gesundheitswesenby Sebastian Bönisch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    Sebastian Bönisch untersucht in diesem Buch den Nutzen interorganisationaler Netzwerke im Gesundheitswesen. Er entwickelt ein Schema für Nutzenkategorien von Netzwerkmodellen und überprüft dies anhand von fünf Fallstudien. Unter einem wirkungsorientierten Fokus trägt er die Ergebnisse von 17 wissenschaftlichen Primär- und Sekundärstudien zusammen und... more...

  • Values Deliberation and Collective Actionby Beniamino Cislaghi; Diane Gillespie; Gerry Mackie

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.10

    This book describes how a program of values deliberations?-sustained group reflections on local values, aspirations, beliefs and experiences, blending with discussions of how to understand and to realize human rights--led to individual and collective empowerment in communities in rural Senegal. The study explains what happens during the... more...

  • Geschichte der Sozialen Arbeit 2by Wolf Rainer Wendt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 21.03

    Das Grundlagenwerk stellt im zweiten Teil die Entwicklung der beruflichen Sozialen Arbeit im Kontext des politischen und gesellschaftlichen Geschehens im 20. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart dar. Ausführlich werden die Professionalisierung der Sozialarbeit, das parallele Auftreten der Sozialpädagogik, die Entfaltung und Krise des Wohlfahrtsstaates... more...

  • Psychoanalyzing the Left and Right after Donald Trumpby Robert Samuels

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book outlines a new model for global social justice movements that is based on Freud and Lacan?s central insights regarding the unconscious, repetition, drives, and transference. Since most of our current social issues are global in nature, Bob Samuels convincingly argues that we need a global solution, but that global solidarity is blocked by... more...

  • Elternschaftby Prof. Dr. Irene Gerlach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.01

    Im Zentrum des Bandes stehen die Rahmenbedingungen heutiger Elternschaft. Dazu gehören rechtliche und politische Reformen der letzten Jahre genauso wie Unterstützungsangebote an Eltern, aber auch die Angebote der Arbeitswelt. Dabei kann durchaus von einer Neugewichtung des Kooperationsverhältnisses zwischen Eltern, Staat und Gesellschaft gesprochen... more...

  • The Politics of Global AIDSby Hakan Seckinelgin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 108.86

    This timely book looks critically at the policy response to AIDS and its institutionalization over time. It raises important questions about who benefits, who decides, and in whose interests decisions are made. Taking the early international response to the epidemic as its starting point, and focusing on the work of agencies such as UNAIDS, it identifies... more...

  • The Real Costs of American Health Careby David Goldhill

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Original Selection   Despite all attempts to make it otherwise, the American health care system remains arcane, bloated, inefficient, and damaging to our health. We pay high premiums, endure exorbitant out-of-pocket costs, see little to no information about treatment options, and suffer often meager and sloppy care. The Affordable... more...

  • The Politics of Evidenceby Justin Parkhurst

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 0.00

    There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within political areas. This book provides new insights into the... more...