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  • International Migration Outlook 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 126.00

    This  publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries including migration of highly qualified and low qualified workers, temporary and permanent, as well as students. Three special chapters cover: the 50 th anniversary of the OECD and the work of the SOPEMI, migrant... more...

  • The European Union and the End of Politicsby James Heartfield

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 18.99

    Despite its crises the European Union keeps on getting stronger its power comes from the decline of participation in national politics. more...

  • OECD Health Policy Studies: Strengthening Health Information Infrastructure for Health Care Quality Governanceby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 70.00

    Health data constitutes a significant resource in most OECD countries that could be used to improve population health, the quality of health care and the performance of health systems. Rising levels of chronic diseases; concerns about the quality and safety of patient care; the need to assure value for investments in health care; and the need to allocate... more...

  • Welfare As We Knew Itby Charles Noble

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 64.99

    Compared to other rich Western democracies, the U.S. does less to help its citizens adapt to the uncertainties of life in a market economy. In Welfare As We Knew It , Charles Noble offers a groundbreaking explanation of why America is so different. Drawing on research in comparative politics, history, and sociology, he demonstrates that deeply-rooted... more...

  • The Changing Welfare State in Europeby D. G. Mayes; A. Michalski

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The welfare state in Europe has been reformed gradually over the past two decades, with the intensification of the economic and monetary union and the addition of fifteen new members to the EU. This book explores the pressures that have been placed on the welfare state through a variety of insightful and thought-provoking contributions. more...

  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policyby Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is strong in this new environment.  The neoliberal policies... more...

  • Preparation for Parenthoodby Gillian Pugh

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1980; US$ 9.95

    This book looks at developments in work carried out in schools, in antenatal preparation and in support for families with young children. more...

  • Nordic Cooperationby Johan Strang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    The recent crises in global economy and in European integration have caused a considerable revival of interest in the Nordic Welfare Model. However, less attention has been given to the ways in which the nations that form Scandinavia or ?Norden? are connected through various forms of inter- and transnational cooperation. With contributions from... more...

  • Preventing Child Deathsby Sharon Vincent

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2012; US$ 39.00

    Drawing on the findings from a study of child death review processes across three continents Sharon Vincent assesses the effectiveness of different review mechanisms and identifies good practice in relation to prevention. more...

  • Child Maltreatment and High Risk Familiesby Julie Taylor; Anne Lazenbatt

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2014; US$ 39.00

    Offers an understanding of risk, analysis, impact, learning and service delivery in relation to the maltreatment of children living in high risk families. more...