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  • Policy, Discourse and Rhetoricby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This is not yet another book on New Labour and neoliberalism - but the only book which uses policy case study evidence to show the rhetorical nature of the commitment New Labour appeared to have been making to education. Unlike other books on that era, this one aims to review New Labour's time in government through specific policy texts. This book... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 69.99

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Sudden Deaths in Custodyby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 209.00

    Sudden in-custody restraint deaths have emerged as a critical and imp- tant problem for police, correctional, and medical care workers. The scope and magnitude of the problem clearly reveals that the subject matter is worthy of further consideration. Although the frequency of these deaths is very low, the criticality of its occurrence requires attention... more...

  • Comparative E-Governmentby

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 279.00

    This book explores information and communication technology in delivery of government services. Experts describe e-government initiatives in developed and developing countries region by region, with a final section on global developments and future prospects. more...

  • Work and Education in Americaby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book surveys vocational education in the U.S. for an international audience. The coverage shows that vocational and technical education must be connected to academic learning, to different approaches to workplace teaching and learning and to people. more...

  • The Social, Political and Historical Contours of Deportationby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    This thorough, interdisciplinary study of long-term trends in deportation examines the historical, institutional, and social dimensions of its use by liberal democracies. It is given added relevance by the rapid contemporary rise in deportee numbers worldwide. more...

  • Soziale Arbeit in der Kriseby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99

    Die Gruppe 'Soziale Arbeit als Wohlfahrtsproduktion' fasst in diesem Sammelband hochaktuelle Ergebnisse ihrer Forschungsarbeiten zusammen. In den Beiträgen geht es um die Analyse einer Sozialen Arbeit in gesellschaftlichen Transformationsprozessen in 'Krisenzeiten' und auch um die Krise der Sozialen Arbeit als Institution. In einem dritten Verständnis... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Child Welfare Practiceby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 79.99

    This volume provides an overview of practice issues relevant to contemporary child welfare professionals. It includes coverage of special populations such as LGBTQ youth and racial minorities, and discusses special issues such as working with foster care. more...

  • Zwischen Anarchie und Strategieby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99

    Der Band untersucht den Erfolg von Parteiorganisationen und die Bedeutung von strategischen Entscheidungen. Zudem werden anarchische Einflüsse einer komplexen Binnenstruktur und turbulente Umwelten analysiert. Aus unterschiedlichen wissenschaftlichen Perspektiven und mit praktischen Bezügen werden die Bedingungen und Grenzen des Erfolges beleuchtet.... more...

  • European Unionby

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    This innovative and lively book draws upon recent and ongoing research on the EU policy process and utilizes theoretical concepts from both international relations and public policy studies. The contributors are some of the best-known writers on European politics and policy making. Their contibutions offer accessible and stimulating introductions to... more...