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Social Policy

  • Handbook of European Social Policyby Patricia Kennett; Noemi Lendvai-Bainton

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook will comprise of 29 original pieces from key contributors to the field of European social policy. It is intended to capture the ‘state of the art’ in European social policy and to generate and contribute to debates on the the future of European social policy in the 21st Century. It will be a comprehensive and authoritative resource... more...

  • Rethinking Neoliberalismby Sanford F. Schram; Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective level of state policymaking as well as the personal level... more...

  • Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old Peopleby Margaret Morganroth Gullette

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 25.95

    In Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People , award-winning writer and cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette raises urgent legal, economic, educational, esthetic, and ethical issues to show why anti-ageism should be the next social movement of our time. more...

  • Prozesse sozialer Positionierungenby Lisa Abbenhardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.52

    Lisa Abbenhardt untersucht die Frage, wie sich hilfebeziehende Gründende vor dem Hintergrund komplexer kontextueller Anforderungen und individueller biographischer Erfahrungen selbstständig machen. Anhand von sechs biographischen Fallanalysen untersucht die Autorin Gründungsprozesse als Prozesse sozialer Positionierungen. Die berufliche Selbstständigkeit... more...

  • Egalitarianism in Scandinaviaby Synnøve Bendixsen; Mary Bente Bringslid; Halvard Vike

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.28

    This book discusses egalitarianism in Scandinavian countries through historically oriented and empirically based studies on social and political change. The chapters engage with issues related to social class, political conflict, the emergence of the welfare state, public policy, and conceptualizations of equality. Throughout, the contributors discuss... more...

  • Land Policies in Indiaby Sony Pellissery; Benjamin Davy; Harvey M. Jacobs

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book examines how property rights are linked to socio-economic progress and development. It also provides a theoretical analysis, an economic/social analysis of planning, case studies of the implementation of planning and regulation instruments, practices related to law and planning, analysis of case laws in a particular segment. The interconnection... more...

  • The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume IVby John Joshua

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.55

    This title offers an in-depth analysis of the psychological causes and consequences of, and proposed interventions for over-eating. The author examines the history of obesity and its distribution by social class and geography, the environmental effects of overconsumption and economic remedies such as the introduction of a sugar tax to reduce obesity.... more...

  • Refugee Law in Indiaby Shuvro Prosun Sarker

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book considers refugee protection mandates and addresses how legal scholarship can articulate a comprehensive and humane response to the contemporary refugee problem. Analyzing philosophical discourses and India’s policies and practices on refugee protection, including judgments of Indian Courts in refugee related cases, it examines... more...

  • SOCIAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE IN AN AGE OF AUSTERITYby Stefano Civitarese Matteucci; Simon Halliday

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays examines the promise and limits of social rights in Europe in a time of austerity. Presenting in the first instance five national case studies, representing the biggest European economies (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it offers an account of recent reforms to social welfare and the attempts to resist them through... more...

  • The Human Right to Housing in the Face of Land Policy and Social Citizenshipby Michael Kolocek

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book explores the human right to housing, presenting the findings of a global discourse analysis to analyse the right to housing from the perspective of theories on land policy and social citizenship. The book concludes that planners and policy makers will not be able to completely fulfil the human right to housing. For that reason, the book... more...