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  • How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Political Activism and the American Welfare Stateby Andrea Louise Campbell

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    Some groups participate in politics more than others. Why? And does it matter for policy outcomes? In this richly detailed and fluidly written book, Andrea Campbell argues that democratic participation and public policy powerfully reinforce each other. Through a case study of senior citizens in the United States and their political activity around... more...

  • Compensating Wounded Warriorsby Paul Heaton; David S. Loughran; Amalia R. Miller

    RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95

    This comprehensive, quantitative assessment of how injury sustained by service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan affects their subsequent labor market earnings also explores the extent to which retirement and disability payments compensate for any resulting earnings losses. The analysis controls for a rich array of individual-level characteristics,... more...

  • Security Studiesby Paul D. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Security Studies is the most comprehensive textbook available on security studies. Comprehensively revised for the new edition including new chapters on Polarity, Culture, Intelligence, and the Academic and Policy Worlds, it continues to give students a detailed overview of the major theoretical approaches, key themes and most significant issues... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...