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  • Social Security Policy in Hong Kongby Chak Kwan Chan

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 89.99

    Social Security Policy in Hong Kong is undoubtedly the outstanding book on social security and the nature of the welfare system in Hong Kong. The book makes accessible a mountain of evidence and is essential reading for anyone interested in social policy in Hong Kong and China. more...

  • Municipal Policing in the European Unionby Daniel Donnelly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    The book applies a model of municipal policing to compare a number of police systems in the European Union suggesting that in the future local communities will have some form of police enforcement mechanism that will not always include the sworn police officer. more...

  • Inclusion and Resilienceby Joana Silva; Victoria Levin

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    The report aims to meet two broad objectives: (a) enhance knowledge about the current state of existing social safety nets (SSNs) and assess their effectiveness in responding to new and emerging challenges to the poor and vulnerable in the region by bringing together new evidence, data, and country-specific analysis; and (b) open up and inform a debate... more...

  • Ex-Combatants and the Post-Conflict Stateby Jaremey McMullin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    This book provides a critical analysis of the reintegration challenges facing ex-combatants. Based on extensive field research, it includes detailed case studies of ex-combatant reintegration in Namibia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. more...

  • Effective Policing?by Stuart Kirby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    This book provides a unique insight into the way policing is performed. By embracing both organizational management issues as well as operational police business such as crime reduction and detection, firearms, disorder, organised crime and terrorism, it provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary police theory and practice. more...

  • Die Sprache der (Un-)Sicherheitby Matthias Schulze

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    (Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...

  • Institutional Neurosisby Russell Barton

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Institutional Neurosis describes the clinical features of the disorder in mental hospitals, its differential diagnosis, etiology, treatment, and prevention. This book defines institutional neurosis as a disease characterized by apathy, lack of initiative, loss of interest in things and events not immediately personal or present, submissiveness, and... more...

  • Health: What Is It Worth?by Selma J. Mushkin; David W. Dunlop

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Health: What Is It Worth?: Measures of Health Benefits is a collection of papers that tackles concerns in health care services and health benefit systems. The title first deals with the measure of health status, along with the policy that governs it and the results of contemporary biomedical research. The text also covers the approaches for the assessment... more...

  • Baby Boomers of Colorby Melvin Delgado

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice... more...

  • Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethicby Andrew Dunn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates unemployed people's attitudes to employment. It reviews literature, identifies gaps in research and then presents findings from several new empirical studies. more...