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  • Between the Social and the Spatialby Katrien De Boyser; Caroline Dewilde; Danielle Dierckx

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Research in both urban governance and European poverty measurement has developed independently of each other. This book brings together these different bodies of literature on the intersection of spatial and social exclusion, by providing a state-of-the art review written by internationally recognized experts who critically reflect on the theoretical... more...

  • Dirty Workby Glen McNamara

    New Holland Publishers (Australia) 2010; US$ 14.95

    This is a hard hitting story about the fight for justice by one lone policeman in a sea of corruption. more...

  • An Introduction to Childcare and Educationby Carolyn Meggitt; Jessica Walker

    Hodder Education 2004; US$ 33.58

    This new edition of the bestselling Level 2 textbook is fully revised in line with the latest specifications - an invaluable tool for students and tutors alike. more...

  • Towards a New Poverty Agenda in Asiaby Arjan de Haan

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95

    This book describes the role of social policy in the context of globalization and rapidly changing economies and societies in Asia. It compares the social policy experience of a number of countries with a focus on East Asian (China, Indonesia, Vietnam), and South Asian (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka) models and experiences. Over the last decade, particularly... more...

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

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 25.45

    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...

  • Aid and Inequality in Kenyaby Gerald Holtham; Arthur Hazelwood

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    This reissue, first published in 1976, considers the rapid rate of economic growth in Kenya, combined with its apparent political stability, to determine whether or not this is indeed a case of ?growth without development? and, if so, where the responsibility for aid lies in this situation.   more...

  • Aid and Dependenceby Kathryn Morton

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1975, in conjunction with the Overseas Development Institute, this study examines the case for and against aid for developing nations, taking the specific example of British aid to Malawi?s economic development since independence in 1964. more...

  • The Economics of Aidby J. M. Healey

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1971, this reissue considers the main aspects of foreign aid to developing countries in terms of economic concepts and principles. The author gives an economic definition of aid and considers the motives for giving aid and the principles on which it may be allocated. He looks at the effect on the economic growth of developing countries... 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...

  • Junkie Loveby Phil Shoenfelt

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 9.75

    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...