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Social Policy

  • Unitedby Cory Booker

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 20.50

    A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.   Raised in northern New Jersey, Cory Booker went to Stanford University on a football scholarship, accepted a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University,... more...

  • Caughtby Marie Gottschalk; Marie Gottschalk

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    The huge prison buildup of the past four decades has few defenders, yet reforms to reduce the numbers of those incarcerated have been remarkably modest. Meanwhile, an ever-widening carceral state has sprouted in the shadows, extending its reach far beyond the prison gate. It sunders families and communities and reworks conceptions of democracy, rights,... more...

  • Den Arbeitsmarkt verstehen, um ihn zu gestaltenby Gerhard Bäcker; Steffen Lehndorff; Claudia Weinkopf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Der Band bilanziert in 30 Beiträgen das wissenschaftliche Werk des geschäftsführenden Direktors des Instituts Arbeit und Qualifikation, Gerhard Bosch. Autorinnen und Autoren aus politischer Praxis und Wissenschaft kommen gleichberechtigt zu Wort. Das Buch ist in die Kapitel "Zukunft der Arbeit", "Arbeitszeit", "Arbeitsbeziehungen", "Arbeitsmarktordnung"... more...

  • All our welfareby Peter Beresford

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    This unique book is the first to critique the past, present and future welfare state from a participatory perspective. Peter Beresford demonstrate the value of ?user knowledge? by challenging orthodox social policy and the limitations of both Fabian and Neo-liberal perspectives drawing on service users ? own ideas and experience. more...

  • The First Decade of Living with the Global Crisisby Anastasios Karasavvoglou; Zoran Arandelovic; Srdan Marinkovic; Persefoni Polychronidou

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This volume sheds new light on economic developments in several countries of Southeast Europe. The European Union and especially the eurozone continue to experience rhythms of fiscal crisis, as can most clearly be seen in the debt crisis in the South Periphery. Despite the fact that several measures and decisions have been taken to deal with the crisis... more...

  • Equal Ever Afterby Lynne Featherstone

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 14.57

    ?My story starts at the very end of the journey to equal marriage rights. I stand on the shoulders of giants...? In the future, people will find it difficult to believe that until 2014, somewhere between 5 and 10 per cent of Britain?s population were excluded from marriage. As Equalities Minister during the coalition government, Lynne Featherstone... more...

  • Commons, Sustainability, Democratizationby Hans Peter Hansen; Birger Steen Nielsen; Nadarajah Sriskandarajah; Ewa Gunnarsson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book presents theoretical discussions and practical examples of Action Research from Scandinavia, Latin America and Africa, primarily dealing with how to combine nature conservation and management with local democratic community development, seeing the renewal of Commons as a way to transcend the present dichotomy between these two dimensions.... more...

  • An Empirical Analysis of Population and Technological Progressby Hisakazu Kato

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 54.99

    ?Analyzing the relation between population factors and technological progress is the main purpose of this book. With its declining population, Japan faces the simple but difficult problem of whether sustained economic growth can be maintained. Although there are many studies to investigate future economic growth from the point of view of labor force... more...

  • Engaging Stakeholders in Education for Sustainable Development at University Levelby Walter Leal Filho; Luciana Brandli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    This book discusses the role of ESD stakeholders at university level, involving civil society and the private sector and public sectors (including local, national and intergovernmental bodies). In particular, it describes practical experiences, partnerships, networks, and training schemes for increasing the capacity of ESD and other initiatives aimed... more...

  • Die Anatomie digitaler Geschäftsmodelleby Michael Jaekel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99

    Dieses essential bietet eine Einführung in das Thema digitale Geschäftsmodelle. Es zielt insbesondere darauf ab, ihr Wesen verständlich zu machen, und zeigt ihre Ausgestaltung anhand von Beispielen. Die zunehmende Digitalisierung nahezu aller Lebensbereiche hat gravierende Auswirkungen auf bestehende Geschäftsmodelle in zahlreichen Branchen. Daher... more...