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  • Understanding global social policyby Nicola Yeates

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 33.26

    Written by an international team of leading social policy analysts, Understanding Global Social Policy is the leading textbook in the field and provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international actors and social policy formation in global context and includes new chapters on global poverty and inequality, social protection, criminal... more...

  • Methods for Policy Researchby Ann Majchrzak; M. (Mary) Lynne Markus

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 27.00

    Methods for Policy Research , Second Edition , by Ann Majchrzak and M. Lynne Markus, is a book about responsible and evidence-based policy decision making written for those interested in improving the decisions that affect people?s lives. It describes how to define policy research questions so that evidence can be applied to policy decisions, how... more...

  • Reclaiming local democracyby Ines Newman

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 35.96

    Combining theory and international practice,this book examines how local government can develop active citizens and make a difference to the well-being of those in disadvantaged areas. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studiesby Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh; Gil Loescher; Katy Long

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 154.99

    Refugee and Forced Migration Studies has grown from being a concern of a relatively small number of scholars and policy researchers in the 1980s to a global field of interest with thousands of students worldwide studying displacement either from traditional disciplinary perspectives or as a core component of newer programmes across the Humanities and... more...

  • Public Budgeting in Contextby Katherine G. Willoughby

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.00

    Public budgeting structure, process, legal framework and policy with examples from industrialized and developing countries Public Budgeting in Context examines budgeting at all levels of U.S. government—federal, state, and local—and in a sample of governments around the world. The book assesses the context of public budgeting in these... more...

  • Currency Politicsby Jeffry A. Frieden

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    The exchange rate is the most important price in any economy, since it affects all other prices. Exchange rates are set, either directly or indirectly, by government policy. Exchange rates are also central to the global economy, for they profoundly influence all international economic activity. Despite the critical role of exchange rate policy, there... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Open Immigration: Yea & Nayby Alex Nowrasteh; Mark Krikorian

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 7.99

    Open Immigration: Yea by Alex Nowrasteh Extensive immigration restrictions are an attempt by the U.S. government to centrally manage the demographics, labor market, and culture of the United States instead of letting those facets of our society develop naturally as they have throughout most of history. Many objections have been raised against... more...

  • Qualitative Analysis for Planning & Policyby John Gaber; Sharon Gaber

    American Planning Association 2014; US$ 33.99

    Census data, population projections, trip estimates. Planners know numbers. But numbers don't always tell the whole story. Qualitative analysis?which yields data in words and images rather than numbers?is an important tool in any research project. Planners can use field research, photography, focus groups, and content analysis and meta-analysis... more...

  • Preventing violence against women and girlsby Jane Ellis; Ravi K. Thiara

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 35.96

    The first ever book on educational work to prevent violence against women and girls, offering insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice. more...