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  • Organized Crime and Statesby Jean-Louis Briquet; Gilles Favarel-Garrigues

    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...

  • Migration and Social Protectionby Rachel Sabates-Wheeler; Rayah Feldman

    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...

  • A Critical Humanitarian Intervention Approachby Karina Z. Butler

    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...

  • The Third Lieby Richard J Gelles

    Left Coast Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    “I am from the government and I am here to help you” is one of the three biggest lies, or so the old joke goes. Richard J. Gelles, dean of social policy at University of Pennsylvania, explains why government programs designed to cure social ills don’t work in sector after sector…and never could work. He demonstrates how each... more...

  • The New Regulatory Stateby Professor Lutz Leisering

    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...

  • Transformations of the Swedish Welfare Stateby Bengt Larsson; Martin Letell; Håkan Thörn

    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...

  • The Sociology of Terrorismby Stephen Vertigans

    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...

  • West European Terrorism and Counter-Terrorismby Peter Chalk

    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...

  • Carers and their rightsby Luke Clements; Dr Hywel Francis

    Cargo Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 7.29

    Carers and their Rights is Carers UK?s definitive guide to carers? rights to support from health and social services, as they care unpaid for ill, frail or disabled friends or family members. Written by solicitor and community care law expert Professor Luke Clements, this fifth edition includes updates based on a number of statutory and case law developments... more...

  • Comparing How Various Nations Administer Retirement Incomeby Mark Hyde; John Dixon

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95

    This book makes an innovative contribution to the field of retirement income security in three distinctive ways. First, it seeks to develop a sophisticated philosophical rationale for the social dimension, in the context of retirement. Such a rationale is frequently implicit in much of the relevant literature, and where explicit, is often crudely developed.... more...