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  • New Risks, New Welfareby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This book, based on brand new data from a major study and long-standing collaboration between a number of prominent European scholars, provides a fresh perspective on the future of the welfare state across the EU. Through detailed case-study analysis, it analyses the emergence of new social risks alongside traditional needs. more...

  • Radical Welfare State Retrenchmentby Peter Starke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    This book confronts one of the most fiercely contested issues in current political debates: how is welfare state retrenchment possible in modern democracies despite the welfare state's continuing popular appeal? Starke offers an international comparative analysis of welfare state retrenchment and an in-depth examination of its radical deployments. more...

  • Borderline Welfareby Andrew Cooper; Julian Lousada

    Karnac Books 2005; US$ 25.95

    Which 'forms of feeling' are facilitated and which discouraged within the cultures and structures of modern state welfare? This book illuminates the social and psychic dynamics of these new public cultures of welfare, locating them in relation to our understanding of borderline states of mind in individuals, organizations and society. Drawing upon... more...

  • Politics, Regulation and the Modern Welfare Stateby Professor Jacob Torfing

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 186.00

    This book presents an alternative theoretical approach to the study of the transformation of the modern welfare state. It draws upon the undogmatic Marxism of Gramsci in order to deconstruct the Marxist tradition and develop a general theory of capitalist regulation which emphasizes the primacy of the political. In so doing, it seeks to integrate French... more...

  • The Chinese Corporatist Stateby Jennifer Y.J. Hsu; Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The modern Chinese state has traditionally affected every major aspect of domestic society. With the growing liberalization of the economy, coupled with increasingly complex social issues, there is a belief that the state is retreating from an array of social problems from health to the environment. Yet, a survey of China?s contemporary political... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Welfare Stateby Bent Greve

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 99.99

    This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred cross-referenced entries that focus on the definitions and concepts that are the most relevant, long lasting, and important concepts.... more...

  • Social Engineering and Nonverbal Behavior Setby Christopher Hadnagy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00 US$ 33.00

    Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social engineering. Examines social engineering, the science... more...

  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of high calling. But we can set things right. Mintzberg argues that a healthy society is built on three balanced... more...

  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Enough of the imbalance that is causing the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves. Enough of the pendulum politics of left and right and paralysis in the political center. We require an unprecedented form of radical renewal. In this book Henry Mintzberg offers a new understanding of the root... more...

  • The Communist Centuryby Chris Kostov

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 2.99

    From the very origins of the communism, in the radicalised European working class movements of the late 19th Century, a vast an complex ideological movement that would eventually dominate much of humanity a century later emerged. The 20th Century was communism's century, a belief system that promised utopia managed instead to spread terrific suffering... more...