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  • The 1996 Zambia National Housing Policyby P. Makasa

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00

    Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...

  • 500 Tips for Communicating with the Publicby Maggie Kindred; Michael Kindred

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    For those in the helping professions, communicating with the public can sometimes be a challenge, and different skills are needed to those used when communicating with friends and family. This book addresses these issues by providing hundreds of tips on how to communicate with the public. more...

  • 7-7by Crispin Black

    Gibson Square 2010; US$ 5.82

    How could a moment of triumph about the Olympic Bid turn into a catastrophe? These terrible events follow on the continuing revelations that the intelligence reports that were the government's basis for the invasion of Iraq were deeply flawed and the recent admission by the Ministry of Defence that it failed to foresee the size and ferocity of the... more...

  • AIDS Policy in Ugandaby John Kinsman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book presents a history of AIDS control in Uganda, from the start of the epidemic in the early 1980s up until 2005. Uganda is well known internationally as an AIDS 'success story', both for its bringing down HIV incidence and prevalence over the 1990s, and for its innovative approach to scaling up the provision of antiretroviral therapy. more...

  • AIDS Treatment and Human Rights in Contextby Peris S. Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    The book poses and explores questions about the roles of antiretroviral treatment and human rights in the global AIDS epidemic. A novel approach is used, which places treatment and human rights in the context of global debates, national struggles, and, especially, a case study of the lived experiences within a local community in South Africa. more...

  • AIDS and Businessby Saskia Faulk; Jean-Claude Usunier

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 190.00

    The spread of HIV/AIDS affects businesses in all sectors, all industries and all countries. For companies and organizations everywhere, the question is no longer whether to take action on HIV/AIDS but which actions to take. Complete with an impressive collection of complex background and research on HIV/AIDS and a foreword by Dr. Peter Piot, former Executive... more...

  • Above the Lawby Skolnick Fyfe

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    The now-famous videotape of the beating of Rodney King precipitated a national outcry against police violence. Skolnick and Fyfe, two of the nation's top experts on law enforcement, use the incident to introduce a revealing historical analysis of such violence and the extent of its survival in law enforcement today. more...

  • Activation Policies and the Protection of Individual Rightsby Paul Van Aerschot

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Activation Policies and the Protection of Individual Rights centers on the embedded nature of social policy within the broader legal system, whilst looking at the significance of human rights within social welfare. Its findings make noteworthy reading for sociologists within a variety of fields as well as those primarily concerned with social policy... more...

  • Activation and Labour Market Reforms in Europeby Professor Sigrid Betzelt; Professor Silke Bothfeld

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    This book analyzes in what way activation policies impact on given patterns of social citizenship that predominate in national contexts. It argues that the liberal paradigm of activation introduced into labour market policies in all Western European states challenges the specific patterns of social citizenship in each country. more...

  • Active Labour Market Policies and Welfare Reformby Anne Daguerre

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    Examining recent policy responses to social exclusion in the US, France, Denmark, the UK, and at the EU level since 1997, Daguerre argues that the development of active labour market policies is not the answer and that the reforms are indicative of a shift towards conditional welfare. The book is based on in-depth interviews with key policy makers. more...