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Social Policy

  • Entangled Identitiesby Willfried Spohn; Atsuko Ichijo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Providing a comprehensive and comparative analysis of the way national and European identities are intertwined in old and new member states of the European Union, this volume assembles nine country case studies. Each country has experienced different processes of state formation, nation-building and democratization, thus they have each developed different... more...

  • Cognition and Safetyby Oliver Sträter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Safety suffers from the variety of methods and models that are used to assess human performance. For example, operation is concerned primarily with human error, while design deals with aligning the system to workload or situational awareness, and the gap between the two disassociates safety assessment from design. As a result, system design creates... more...

  • Social Justice, Legitimacy and the Welfare Stateby Benjamin Veghte; Steffen Mau

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Drawing together leading international experts such as Knut Halvorsen, Robert Y. Shapiro, Stefan Svallfors and Wim van Oorschot, this volume addresses issues of justice and legitimacy in the context of welfare state transformation. The contributors demonstrate that the Western welfare state is not at risk of losing support or encountering fundamental... more...

  • Environmentalism in Turkeyby Fikret Adaman; Murat Arsel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together a mixture of theoretical discussion, political analyses and illustrative case studies, this volume provides the first comprehensive scholarly analysis of the tension between environmental protection and economic development in Turkey. Through its dual focus on democratization and modernization, this book also makes an important contribution... more...

  • The Politics of Immigrationby Tom K. Wong

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    Why do legislators in Congress do what they do when it comes to voting on immigration policy? In The Politics of Immigration , Tom K. Wong argues that contemporary immigration politics is defined by three core features: the entrenchment of partisan divides over the issue of immigration, demographic changes that are reshaping the electorate, and how... more...

  • Building a New Educational Stateby Joan Malczewski

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Building a New Educational State examines the dynamic process of black education reform during the Jim Crow era in North Carolina and Mississippi. Through extensive archival research, Joan Malczewski explores the initiatives of foundations and reformers at the top, the impact of their work at the state and local level, and the agency of southerners?including... more...

  • Ethics and the Endangerment of Children's Bodiesby Gunter Graf; Gottfried Schweiger

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book addresses the endangerment of children?s bodies in affluent societies. Bodily integrity is an important part of a child?s physical and mental well-being, but it can also be violated through various threats during childhood; not only affecting physical health but also causing mental damage and leading to distortions in the development... more...

  • Developing Sustainable Careers Across the Lifespanby Ans De Vos; Jean-Marie Dujardin; Tim Gielens; Caroline Meyers

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 63.43

    This book offers insights into facilitating sustainable careers through the study of a wide interdisciplinary range of policy investigations and assessment of ongoing practices in the field. By assessing and comparing the transferability of policies and good practices between firms in ten countries and regions of the European Union this book considers... more...

  • Sozialmanagement ? Eine Zwischenbilanzby Armin Wöhrle; Agnès Fritze; Thomas Prinz; Gotthart Schwarz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.54

    Der Band sucht aus den Blickwinkeln der Sozialen Arbeit, der Sozialpolitik, der Verwaltungswissenschaften und der im Umbau der Sozialsysteme hereingeholten Wirtschaftswissenschaften eine Bilanz hinsichtlich der heutigen Steuerung der Organisationen im Sozialbereich zu ziehen. Was sich daraus für das Selbstverständnis des Sozialmanagements und seine... more...

  • The Public Life of Australian Multiculturalismby Anthony Moran

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book argues that in a globalising world in which nation-states have to manage population flows and intensifying cultural diversity within their borders, multicultural policy and approaches have never been more important. The author takes an extended case study approach, examining Australia?s experiments with pragmatic forms of multiculturalism... more...