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  • Harlots, Hussies, and Poor Unfortunate Womenby Edith M. Ziegler

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    In Harlots, Hussies, and Poor Unfortunate Women , Edith M. Ziegler recounts the history of British convict women involuntarily transported to Maryland in the eighteenth century. Great Britain?s forced transportation of convicts to colonial Australia is well known. Less widely known is Britain?s earlier program of sending convicts?including women?to... more...

  • Chinese Firms, Global Firmsby Peter Nolan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    China has achieved remarkable, sustained economic growth under the policies of ?reform and opening up? put into place since the late 1970s. China?s industrial policies have nurtured a large group of firms with high profits and a high market capitalisation. However, few people in the West can name a single Chinese firm. During the modern era of capitalist... more...

  • The Police In Occupation Japanby Christopher Aldous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... more...

  • Geopolitics of European Union Enlargementby Warwick Armstrong; James Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Under the impact of accelerated globalization, transnational integration and international security concerns, the geopolitics of Europe's borders and border regions has become an area of critical interest. The progressive enlargement of the EU has positioned its borders at the heart of recent discussions on the changing nature of the EU, the meaning... more...

  • Assessing Child Maltreatment Reportsby Jerome Beker; Michael Robin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This seminal book in the literature of child protective services stimulates critical thinking and informed discussion for those professionals and educators concerned with the quality of children?s protective services. The first book of its kind to present scholarly reports on false allegations, Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports tackles the age-old... more...

  • Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europeby Alexander Wöll; Harald Wydra

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In the absence of democratic state institutions, eastern European countries were considered to possess only myths of democracy. Working on the premise that democracy is not only an institutional arrangement but also a civilisational project, this book argues that mythical narratives help understanding the emergence of democracy without ?democrats?.... more...

  • The American Welfare Stateby Brian Glenn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state?a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described?this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In plain, approachable language, author Brian Glenn... more...

  • Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countriesby Charles Conteh; Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest groups that can constrain behaviour, as well as provide... more...

  • Jacks and Jokersby Matthew Condon

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Continuing on from the bestselling Three Crooked Kings, Jacks and Jokers opens in 1976. Terry Lewis, exiled in western Queensland, is soon to be controversially appointed Police Commissioner. As for the other two original Crooked Kings, Tony Murphy is set to ruthlessly take control of the workings of ‘The Joke?, while Glen Hallahan, retired from the... more...

  • The Struggle Withinby Dan Berger; Ruth Wilson Gilmore; dream hampton

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    An accessible yet wide-ranging historical primer, The Struggle Within discusses how mass imprisonment has been a state-sponsered tool of repression deployed against diverse, left-wing social movements over the last 50 years. Author Dan Berger goes on to examine some of the most dynamic social movements across half a century, including black liberation,... more...