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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
When Work Disappears is a sane, courageous, and desperately important work. "Wilson is the keenest liberal analyst of the most perplexing of all American problems...[This book is] more ambitious and more accessible than anything he has done before." --The New Yorker From the Trade Paperback edition. ]]> more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This collection brings together an interdisciplinary pool of scholars to explore the relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders affect children's lives and how children play a constitutive role in the social life of borders. more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Lesley Williams is forced to leave Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement and her family at a young age to work as a domestic servant. Apart from a bit of pocket money, Lesley never sees her wages ? they are kept ?safe? for her and for countless others just like her. She is taught not to question her life, until desperation makes her start to wonder, where... more...
- The Floating Press 1903; US$ 3.99
The experiences related in this volume fell to me in the summer of 1902. I went down into the under-world of London with an attitude of mind which I may best liken to that of the explorer. I was open to be convinced by the evidence of my eyes, rather than by the teachings of those who had not seen, or by the words of those who had seen and gone before.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99
Despite the recent proliferation of literature on nationalism and on social policy, relatively little has been written to analyse the possible interaction between the two. Scholars interested in social citizenship have indirectly dealt with the interaction between national identity and social programs, but they have seldom examined this connection... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbelly of London in this comprehensive look at the mobsters, murderers, and assorted ne'er-do-wells who... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 19.99
The 2007 Global Monitoring Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) assesses the contributions of developing countries, developed countries, and international financial institutions toward meeting universally agreed development commitments. Fourth in a series of annual reports leading up to 2015, this year's report reviews key developments... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.63
Hauptbeschreibung Die Probleme des deutschen Gesundheitssystems erfordern zu ihrer Bewältigung die Übernahme eines marktorientierten Gedankengutes in das bestehende Gesundheitssystem. Die steigende Gesundheitsnachfrage könnte so zu mehr Beschäftigung und Wohlstand statt leerer Staatskassen führen. Das Gesundheitsmarketing als Kernelement der Ökonomisierung... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 15.47
Prekäre Beschäftigung, Arbeitslosigkeit und Armut bringen Formen sozialer Ausgrenzung hervor, die in allen westlichen Gesellschaften ein Problem darstellen. Über die Ursachen und Folgen wird in den Sozialwissenschaften in Europa und den USA breit diskutiert. Martin Kronauer bietet in seiner grundlegenden Studie einen gut verständlichen Überblick über... more...