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  • Durch die Krise kommt keiner alleinby Christian Rathner

    Verlagsgruppe Styria 2013; US$ 9.13

    Nein, die Krise in Griechenland ist nicht vorüber. Im Gegenteil: Wie Säure frisst sie sich in den Alltag. Menschen wie du und ich rutschen in Armut und Obdachlosigkeit. Eine Besserung ist nicht in Sicht. Was hilft gegen die Verzweiflung? Die Verführungskraft radikaler Positionen wächst. Die neonazistische Partei ?Goldene Morgenröte? wittert... more...

  • The Middle Class Fights Backby Brian D'Agostino

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    The Middle Class Fights Back: How Progressive Movements Can Restore Democracy in America presents an unapologetic and coherent analysis of American state capitalism. Is there a way to stop politicians, corporate CEOs, and predatory investors from plunging the entire world further into a new economic dark age? According to author, teacher, and political... more...

  • Decarcerationby Andrew T. Scull

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.50

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  • Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policyby Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • The Politics of Extreme Austerityby Georgios Karyotis; Roman Gerodimos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Georgios Karyotis is Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK and Secretary of Greek Politics Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association. Roman Gerodimos is Principal Lecturer in Global Current Affairs in the Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University,... more...

  • The Welfare of Nationsby James Bartholomew

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 24.78

    Why is unemployment so low in Switzerland but so high in Spain? Why is social housing more successful in Singapore than in France? Why do welfare states across the world function so differently to Britain?s? The twentieth century experienced an epochal war between capitalism and communism, but the real winner of the conflict, James Bartholomew argues,... more...

  • Analyzing Social Policyby Mary Katherine O'Connor; F. Ellen Netting

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    From formulation to implementation, an approach to the analysis of social policy through the lens of research Analyzing Social Policy prepares professionals and students to make better informed decisions related to identifying and understanding the intricacies and potential impact of social policymaking and enactment on their organization as well... more...

  • Firefightersby Gary McKay

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22

    Firefighters takes an unflinching look at what it means to do the highly dangerous job of saving lives from fire. It is drawn from interviews with over 50 firefighters - from the new recruit on the station house floor to the area director managing thousands of hectares of regional Queensland. Together, the firies recount their personal experiences,... more...

  • Home Telehealthby Richard Wootton; Susan L Dimmick; Joseph C Kvedar

    Taylor & Francis Ltd 2006; US$ 55.98

    As demand on hospitals increases, as well as concern about the secondary infections that can be contracted during visits, health experts and government advisors are looking at ways in which the long term sick, as well as acute patients, can be treated in alternate settings. This book covers what has been done to date, as well as practical guides to... more...