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- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 24.00
An examination of protest from the Gordon Riots of 1780 up to Chartism in the 1830s, first published in 2000. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The ?Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services. The oil crisis, inflation and high unemployment of the 1970s largely saw the end of welfare expansion with critical voices claiming... more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00
Describes the main institutional characteristics of the Irish model of social partnership and examines the performance of two Government sponsored programmes - the Area Development Management scheme (ADM) and the Social Economy Programme. Assesses the benefits and limitations of these local-level programmes. more...
- International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95
Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...
- Running Press 2010; US$ 12.95
This tongue-in-cheek manifesto is a humorous look at the nation?s hottest subculture, and the essential guide to achieve the guido lifestyle. Complete with sections on how to look and act like a guido, how to perform dance moves, interact with strangers, and behave at clubs like a guido, a complete guide to gui-dos and gui-don?ts, and much more?fist-pump... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.95
Hauptbeschreibung The German proverb "Misfortune seldom arrives alone", captures completely the essence of present German social economic difficulties. The decade of vibrant economic growth has become a memory and is not part of the historical experience shared by the generation born in the 70s and 80s, getting in to work now. Most of these young... more...
- Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 28.00
Durch die Erweiterung und Vertiefung der EU werden soziale Ungleichheiten zunehmend auf europäischer Ebene erzeugt und reguliert, Klassen- und Schichtungsstrukturen beschränken sich nicht mehr nur auf den nationalen Raum. Der Band beschreibt diesen innereuropäischen Strukturwandel und diskutiert dessen Bedeutung für Theorie und Praxis der Sozialforschung.... more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99
During his lifetime, British author and thinker G.K. Chesterton gained a reputation as a top-rate intellectual and social critic. In this volume, Chesterton turns his attention to a series of major problems facing the world at the turn of the twentieth century, offering his one-of-a-kind take on each topic. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 219.99
Social Mobility in Europe is the most comprehensive study to date of trends in intergenerational social mobility. It uses data from 11 European countries covering the last 30 years of the twentieth century to analyze differences between countries and changes through time. The findings call into question several long-standing views about social mobility.... more...