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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Southern European welfare states - in common with their northern counterparts - are under stress. They have become the object of studies exploring the southern "type" or "model" of welfare. This collection provides a series of both comparative and specific country analyses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
At the point of independence in 1948, Sri Lanka was projected to be a success story in the developing world. However, in July 1983 a violent ethnic conflict which pitted the Sinhalese against the Tamils began, and did not come to an end until 2009. This conflict led to nearly 50,000 combatant deaths and approximately 40,000 civilian deaths, as well... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regions: The United States and Australia provides an understanding of the special difficulties encountered by those living in sparselands and the issues facing government policy makers. This book discusses the regional aspects of human settlement as well as the regional differences in human welfare. Organized... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Urban Policy and the Exterior City: Federal, State and Corporate Impacts upon Major Cities emphasizes the idea that problems that riddle cities are not matters of local choice, but are rooted in the larger environment of American society. This book is divided into three main topics? the dynamic of the exterior city, exterior cities in the arena of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Anthropology and the Public Interest: Field work and Theory provides an understanding of how culture affects human lives, and uses this understanding in formulating and implementing domestic social policy. This book defines basic research as contributing to theory, knowledge, and method that contributes to the advancement of social science. Organized... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 54.00 US$ 49.14
The vital issue facing urban America during the 1960's?the downward spiral of poverty, deterioration, and exploitation in poor neighborhoods?was attacked by The Woodlawn Organization (TWO) in Chicago. John Hall Fish, an active participant in TWO, tells the story of one of the most exciting, controversial, and significant experiments in community control.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 17.76
Ole Wintermann analysiert die Determinanten erfolgreicher sozial- und wirtschaftspolitischer Krisenreaktionsfähigkeiten des schwedischen und des deutschen Wohlfahrtsstaates von Beginn der 90er Jahre bis zur Jahrhundertwende. Der hierzu untersuchte Erklärungsansatz geht von der These aus, dass nur die Gleichzeitigkeit der parteipolitischen und institutionellen... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00
Information alone does not ensure sustainable development. People and communities also need to be actively engaged in the processes, and their participation should be harnessed through communications activities designed for development purposes. Who should be made responsible for initiating these activities? What are the best conditions for launching... more...
- University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95
This book examines the resurgence in Australia of locality-based social policy (concerned with the spatial dimensions of disadvantage), after the political failures of the market oriented approach to regional reform. The book proposes that these trends are leading to a new ?post-competition? policy regime in Australia that mirrors global policy trends. more...