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  • Who Rules the Earth?by Paul F. Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    By unveiling the influence of social rules at all levels of society-from private property to government policy, and from the rules governing our oceans to the dynamics of innovation and change within corporations and communities- Who Rules the Earth? is essential reading for anyone who understands that sustainability is not just a personal choice,... more...

  • American Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 87.00

    American Public Policy  provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the landscape of public policy. This foundational text takes students through the governmental systems and core theories of policymaking before turning to in-depth exploration of key policy areas and tools of policy analysis.  Important additions to this  Tenth Edition  include... more...

  • Advanced Introduction to Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Making effective public policies is a difficult task, but considering policymaking as a problem of design analogous to architecture or engineering can assist in that process. This book outlines three vital components of policy design: understanding the causes behind the problem being addressed; identifying means of intervention, including selection... more...

  • A Practical Guide for Policy Analysisby Eugene S. Bardach; Eric M. Patashnik

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 31.00

    In the Fifth Edition of A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving , Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting... more...

  • Schools and Societyby Jeanne H. Ballantine; Joan Z. Spade

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 63.00

    Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education, Fifth Edition by Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade is a comprehensive anthology featuring classical readings on the Sociology of Education, as well as original essays by notable contemporary scholars. Assigned as a main text or a supplement, this fully updated Fifth Edition uses the... more...

  • Childhood, Youth, and Social Work in Transformationby Lynn M. Nybell; Jeffrey J. Shook; Janet L. Finn

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 69.99

    Social workers today not only face competing claims concerning the rights and needs of children and youth, but they also confront contradictions between policy and practice. Social workers are expected to fight for the best interests of the child, even though financial support for children's welfare and education grows scarce. They are asked to save... more...

  • The Social Movements Readerby Jeff Goodwin; James M. Jasper

    Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    Providing a unique blend of cases, concepts, and essential readings The Social Movements Reader, Third Edition, delivers key classic and contemporary articles and book selections from around the world. Includes the latest research on contemporary movements in the US and abroad, including the Arab spring, Occupy, and the global justice movement... more...

  • Social Welfare Policy and Advocacyby Bruce S. Jansson

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 78.00

    Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy: Advancing Social Justice through 8 Policy Sectors provides the first framework that links micro, mezzo, and macro policy advocacy, demonstrating how each type can be used to promote social justice in health, gerontology, safety net, child welfare, education, immigrants/global, mental health, and criminal justice... more...

  • Demographic Change and Fiscal Policyby Alan J. Auerbach; Ronald D. Lee

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 38.00

    An analyses the effect of changing demography in the US and elsewhere on tax revenues and public programmes. more...

  • Leading public sector innovationby Christian Bason

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    Using global case studies and many practical examples, this book explores the innovation challenges that face the public sector today. more...