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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
This book adopts novel theoretical approaches to study the diverse welfare pathways that have evolved across Central and Eastern Europe since the end of communism. It highlights the role of explanatory factors such as micro-causal mechanisms, power politics, path departure, and elite strategies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 130.00
This book builds the case for a comprehensive social security system to be developed in all countries ? to eliminate desperate conditions of poverty, reverse growing inequality and sustain economic growth. It gives the history of the rich countries in meeting poverty and shows how the strategies in the poor countries can be greatly improved. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
In contrast to a globalizing approach to 'transnational organized crime,' this edited volume studies socio-historical environments in which mafia-esque violence has found a fertile ground for growth and development within the political arena. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
The growing scale of international migration has reshaped the debate on the social rights and social protection available to people outside their countries of origin. This book uses conceptual frameworks, policy analysis and empirical studies of migrants to explore international migrants' needs for and access to social protection across the world. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
A Critical Humanitarian Intervention Approach explores ways of reconceptualising security in terms of Ken Booth's Theory of World Security. This approach, focusing on human development more broadly can improve upon the theoretical and practical limitations of solidarist theories on the subject of humanitarian intervention. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Explores the role of governments in creating and regulating private pensions in the UK and Germany since the 1980s. Private pensions have given rise to a new regulatory state in this area. The contributing authors compare pension regulation and utility regulation, while others analyse the regulatory role of the EU. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Using an analytical framework based on Foucault's concept of governmentality and through unique case-studies, this volume explores the ongoing transformations taking place in the Swedish welfare state. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Drawing on a number of examples, including religious, nationalist, and racialist, from territories across the world, this book creates an innovative framework within which to allow a holist account of terrorism to emerge. It is the first textbook on the subject based on sociological research. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 155.00
The book examines the dynamic of West European terrorism and counter-terrorism as it has evolved since the late 1960s. It assesses past, present and future terrorist trends and analyzes the internal security policies that have been initiated by the member states of the European Union (EU), both singularly and collectively, to combat terrorism in Western... more...