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  • OECD Reviews of Labour Market and Social Policies: Latvia 2016by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 37.00

    Latvia has undergone major economic and social change since the early 1990s. Despite an exceptionally deep recession following the global financial crisis, impressive economic growth over the past two decades has narrowed income and productivity gaps relative to comparator countries in the OECD. But Latvians report low degrees of life satisfaction,... more...

  • Post-Communist Welfare States in European Contextby Kati Kuitto

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This is the first book providing a comprehensive and systematic empirical assessment of the post-communist welfare states in Central and Eastern Europe in the context of their Western European counterparts. Based on the classical typologies of welfare regimes, the study systematically compares 26 European welfare states across three empirical dimensions.... more...

  • Transformation of the Welfare Stateby Neil Gilbert; Amitai Etzioni

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    How much has really changed in the world of welfare? A great deal, according to Neil Gilbert, one of our most deeply engaged and thoughtful analysts of social welfare policy. In this panoramic inquiry, Gilbert spans the globe to assess, in provocative yet dispassionate fashion, what welfare looks like in a free market world. From Sweden to the U.S.,... more...

  • The Maxwell Manual for Good Citizenshipby Bill Coplin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 49.99

    This is a completely revised update of the third edition of Public Policy Skills. That manual has been used to teach more than 30,000 students at Syracuse University and in a college credit course taught at more than 50 high schools as part of the academic program of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the Number 1 school of public... more...

  • Multicultural Social Work Practiceby Derald Wing Sue; Mikal N. Rasheed; Janice Matthews Rasheed

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00

    A thorough exploration of diversity and social justice within the field of social work Multicultural Social Work Practice: A Competency-Based Approach to Diversity and Social Justice, 2 nd Edition has been aligned with the Council on Social Work Education's 2015 Educational Policy and Standards and incorporates the National Association of Social... more...

  • Family Support: Prevention, Early Intervention and Early Helpby Nick Frost; Shaheen Abbott; Tracey Race

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    Family Support introduces and explores the state of the art in preventative social work with children and young people. Drawing on contemporary thinking and research, the book aims to make a contribution to current debates about how we can best support families in need. Underpinning the book is an analysis of how family support is changing, having... more...

  • Social Policy for Social Workby Lorraine Green; Karen Clarke

    Wiley 2016; US$ 29.95

    Contemporary social work cannot be understood without an appreciation of the broader context of social policy in which it takes place. Such an understanding is increasingly important as social workers are expected to work across institutional, professional and even national boundaries in new ways profoundly affected by the changing global context.... more...

  • Towards a New Pensions Settlementby Gregg McClymont; Andy Tarrant

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 16.99

    A global comparative overview of pensions systems drawing on examples from around the world. 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...

  • 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...