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  • 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...

  • 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$ 10.17

    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...

  • Grassroots Social Security in Asiaby James Midgley; Mitsuhiko Hosaka

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    Investigates the role of mutual associations in providing income protection to low-income people in Asia, particularly the region's developing countries. Providing a number of important case studies covering South Asia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Mongolia, Indonesia and Japan. more...

  • Everyday Evaluation on the Runby Yoland Wadsworth

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 31.82

    A practical guide to evaluating programs and organisations, both large and small, in workplace and community settings. 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...

  • The Hospital Revolutionby John Riddington Young

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 13.11

    There is no doubt that the NHS is very sick, possibly terminally ill. The cause of this illness is that it has a huge cancerous growth inside, sapping it of all its strength. This malignant mass is the management system.Just as a patient with cancer does not know for a long time that a disease is present, the vast majority of the British public is... more...