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  • National Policy-Makingby Pertti Alasuutari; Ali Qadir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Notions of social change are often divided into local versus international. But what actually happens at the national level?where policies are ultimately made and implemented?when policy-making is interdependent worldwide? How do policy-makers take into account the prior choices of other countries? Far more research is needed on the process of interdependent... more...

  • Social work and povertyby Lester Parrott

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    Social work and poverty: A critical approach provides a timely review of the key issues facing social workers and service users in working together to combat poverty, covering key areas including access to food, obesity and drug use. more...

  • Partnership working in health and social careby Jon Glasby; Helen Dickinson

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    UK health and social care are increasingly being asked to work together across traditional agency boundaries. The second edition of this bestselling book provides a concise 'warts and all' introduction to partnership and integration, summarising updated references to current policy and research, setting out useful frameworks and approaches,... more...

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

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 31.46

    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$ 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. Lynne Markus

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.50

    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...

  • 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 governments,... more...

  • Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Introductionby Andrew I Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    What makes a policy work? What should policies attempt to do, and what ought they not do? These questions are at the heart of both policy-making and ethics. Philosophy, Ethics and Public Policy: An Introduction examines these questions and more. Andrew I. Cohen uses contemporary examples and controversies, mainly drawn from policy in a North American... more...

  • Currency Politicsby Jeffry A. Frieden

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95 US$ 18.36

    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...