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- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99
Explores the rise of extra-legal protection organizations in contemporary China, contributing to the understanding of organized crime and corruption in the Chinese context. It examines two types of extra-legal protectors: Black Mafia (street gangsters) and Red Mafia (corrupt public officers), and their impact on Chinese society. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32
Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen's first great book, now reissued in a fully revised and expanded second edition 'Can the values which individual members of society attach to different alternatives be aggregated into values for society as a whole, in a way that is both fair and theoretically sound? Is the majority principle a workable rule for... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32
ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY, CONTROVERSIAL AND EXPLOSIVE DEBUTS OF 2017, Good Me Bad Me is for fans of quality psychological suspense and reading group fiction. 'The new Girl on The Train , which was the new Gone Girl. You get the picture. This psycho-thriller by Ali Land is set to be massive' Cosmopolitan 'Incredible, very special'... more...
- Policy Press 2017; US$ 36.95
This engaging and accessible text, now in its third edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to health and social care. This new edition has been updated to cover recent developments, including the integrated care agenda, potential regional devolution and austerity. more...
- Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 13.49
Bedeutend für die Einordnung der Konzeption des Kindes ist der Umstand, dass diese historisch geworden und sozial verankert ist. Der Band vereinigt Beiträge einer Heidelberger Ringvorlesung zur historischen und sozialen Konzeption des Kindes. Anhand der hier präsentierten unterschiedlichen wissenschaftlichen Perspektiven (Anthropologie, Medizin, Geschichts-... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 59.99
This volume spotlights recent advances in the worldwide use of quantitative performance measures in the public sector, especially approaches that incorporate program evaluation techniques. Chapters include single-country case studies, multi-country comparisons, and thoughtful essays on the challenges of making performance measurement and management... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96
Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept?s theoretical underpinnings in an accessible style, supported by real-life examples. From birth and becoming a parent,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2016; US$ 33.00
This report is part of the series on "Investing in Youth" which builds on the expertise of the OECD on youth employment, social support and skills. This series covers both OECD countries and countries in the process of accession to the OECD, as well as some emerging economies. The report provides a detailed diagnosis of youth policies in... more...