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  • A Most Human Enterpriseby Donald O. Granberg; John F. Galliher

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 32.99

    A Most Human Enterprise looks at controversial social science research methods and their effects on subjects and researchers. In detailing case studies in which plagiarism was alleged, subjects were mislead or seriously abused, and research denigrated certain demographics, Donald O. Granberg and John F. Galliher demonstrate how social scientists have... more...

  • New Immigrants, Changing Communitiesby Elzbieta M. Gozdziak; Micah N. Bump

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 29.99

    This handbook provides a review of promising practices and strategies facilitating immigrant integration, especially in new settlement areas. The purpose of this handbook is to foster a constructive approach to newcomers and community change. more...

  • Children of the Lucky Country?by Fiona Stanley; Margot Prior; Sue Richardson

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 24.54

    We're all concerned for our children?their health, happiness and development. Yet despite living in a society where we've come to expect increasing economic prosperity and technical advancement, many key indicators of the health, well being and development of our children are not improving, and some are worsening. And with economic growth and increasing... more...

  • The Role of International Organizations in Social Policyby R. Ervik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Illustrates how welfare policy is shaped by the interplay between national and international policymakers. This book focuses on the role of ideas rather than revisiting the more commonly discussed economic and technological issues associated with internationalization of welfare policy. more...

  • Cash-for-Childcareby Jorma Sipila; Katja Repo; Tapio Rissanen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book examines the meaning of, and impacts on, cash-for-care systems for mothers of small children. The contributors present a comprehensive overview of the major political and economic contradictions, theoretical debates concerning cash-for-care, and explore the possibility of implementing it into the social policy system. In social... more...

  • Interview Exercises for the Police Recruit Assessment Processby Richard Malthouse; Jodi Roffey-Barentsen

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 23.00

    A practical and accessible guide to the Interview part of the Police Recruit Assessment Process. more...

  • Nichtwissen als Ressourceby Marcus Twellmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 33.17

    Das Nichtwissen findet seit einiger Zeit vermehrt Beachtung als ein eigenständiger Gegenstand wissenschaftlicher Theoriebildung und empirischer Untersuchung. Wissen ist bekanntlich ein zumeist begehrtes, oftmals künstlich verknapptes und fast immer und überall umkämpftes Gut, dessen gesellschaftliche Verteilung einer Dynamik der Aushandlung unterliegt.... more...

  • Report From Ground Zeroby Dennis Smith

    Transworld 2011; US$ 9.49

    When disaster struck at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Dennis Smith was among the first to arrive on the scene. Report from Ground Zero is his insider's account of the heroic efforts of the firefighters, police and emergency workers who rushed to downtown New York to face the greatest challenge of their lives. In all, 343... more...

  • Junkie Loveby Phil Shoenfelt

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 9.50

    Camden Town. The late 1980s. A hinterland of rundown squats, petty crime and hard drugs. Amid this sordid milieu, junkies Phil and Cissy go about their daily routine of sex, shooting up and dodging the police. For a while they have each other and nothing else seems to matter. But as their addictions worsen, money runs short and Cissy's... more...

  • Cannabis: A Historyby Martin Booth

    Transworld 2011; US$ 13.58

    To some it's antisocial anathema, to others it is a harmless way to relax, or provides relief from crippling pain. Some fear it is a dangerous drug that leads to 'reefer madness' and addiction; to others still it is a legal anomaly and should be decriminalized. Whatever the viewpoint, and by whatever name it is known, cannabis - or marijuana, hashish,... more...