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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 12.99
For centuries the pursuit of happiness was the preserve of either the philosopher or the voluptuary and took second place to the basic need to survive on the one hand, and the pressure to conform to social conventions and morality on the other. More recently there is a burgeoning interest in the study of happiness, in the social sciences and in the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
This innovative book explores the introduction and impact of marketization and managerialism in social policy by adopting a dual perspective, considering both governance and human resources. Welfare governance (e.g. welfare mix, regulation, employment conditions, customer involvement) has changed significantly in the past decade. The editors and contributors... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. They trace Gunnar Myrdals influence on thinking about race in the US and explore current European states approaches to the strangers in their midst, and what social citizenship looks like from a global... more...
- The New Press 2013; US$ 17.95
Peter Edelman is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. A top adviser to Senator Robert F. Kennedy from 1964 to 1968, he went on to fill various roles in President Bill Clinton?s administration, from which he famously resigned in protest after Clinton signed the 1996 welfare reform legislation. He lives in Washington, D.C. more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 52.00
Organized by stress model, this book helps readers understand the relationships among models, research, crisis prevention, and crisis management with individuals and families. Providing a balance of theory, research, hands-on applications, and intervention strategies, this innovative text presents a comprehensive overview of the field. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00
Explores the conditions under which social policy operates in the poorer regions of the world. more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 47.98
Step-by-step support for new Level 5 Leadership learners and existing managers in Health and Social Care. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) promise much and present an exciting policy option. Yet as this Handbook reveals there is still much debate about the meaning of partnership, and the degree to which potential advantages are in fact being delivered. In this timely Handbook, leading scholars from around the world explore the challenges presented by... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
Honorable Mention, 2015 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize presented by the Society for Medical Anthropology Every year in the U.S., thousands of women and hundreds of men participate in sexual assault forensic examinations. Drawing on four years of participatory research in a Baltimore emergency room, Sameena Mulla reveals the realities of sexual... more...