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  • Inclusive leadership in social work and social careby Trish Hafford-letchfield; Sharon Lambley

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    This critical and reflexive book looks closely at the pivotal but demanding role that leadership and management play in promoting social work and social care. more...

  • Understanding global social policyby Nicola Yeates

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 36.95

    Written by a team of leading social policy analysts, this is the leading textbook in the field and provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international actors and social policy formation in global context. It includes new chapters on global poverty and inequality, social protection, criminal justice and education. more...

  • Reclaiming local democracyby Ines Newman

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Diplomatic Afterlivesby Andrew F. Cooper

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    No longer content to fade away into comfortable retirement, a growing number of former political leaders have pursued diplomatic afterlives. From Nelson Mandela to Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton, to Tony Blair and Mikhail Gorbachev, this set of highly-empowered individuals increasingly try to make a difference on the global stage by capitalizing on... more...

  • What's Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix Itby Paul G. Harris

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    Governments have failed to stem global emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases causing climate change. Indeed, climate-changing pollution is increasing globally, and will do so for decades to come without far more aggressive action. What explains this failure to effectively tackle one of the world's most serious problems? And what can... more...

  • Public Budgeting in Contextby Katherine G. Willoughby

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.95 US$ 65.82

    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...

  • The Politics of Fearby Ruth Wodak

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 37.00

    Winner of the Austrian Book Prize for the 2016 German translation, in the category of Humanities and Social Sciences.  A cutting-edge exploration of the power and prevalence of contemporary right-wing populist discourse.  more...

  • American Governmentby Paul Soifer; Abraham Hoffman; D. Stephen Voss

    Wiley 2011; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.99

    CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. Whether you are a student under pressure, an interested citizen trying to brush up, or a recent arrival trying to understand this new land in which you find yourself,... more...

  • Implementing Public Policyby Michael Hill; Dr Peter Hupe

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 51.95

      "Evidently, the time has come to describe and assess the shift and its effects on policies per se. And this book does so brilliantly. It takes stock of the relevant literature and also identifies significant theoretical issues as well as practical problems associated with public implementation in the new context of governance. Thus, the book is... more...