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  • Rural, Regional and Remote Social Workby Amanda Howard; Meaghan Katrak; Tamara Blakemore; Phillip Pallas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book gives voice to the direct practice experience of social workers working in rural and remote contexts using Australia as the primary case-study. The authors undertake a qualitative research project, conducting in-depth interviews to examine social work theory and practice against the reality of rural and remote contexts. Practice examples... more...

  • China's Transition from Socialism?: Statist Legacies and Market Reforms, 1980-90by Dorothy J. Solinger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The essays in this volume address the industrial, commercial, urban and regional reforms of China's planned economy during the 1980s. The emphasis is on the dominating institutional and bureaucratic presence of the state even as it sought to loosen the pre-1979 vertically structured centralised command system and to introduce some market principles... more...

  • Summary of Evictedby . Instaread

    Instaread 2016; US$ 2.99

    Summary of Evicted by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis Preview: Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is a sociological study of evictions, housing, and homelessness in Milwaukee. The book follows the lives of a number of tenants and landlords in order to examine how access to housing affects the poor. Desmond... more...

  • Poor Women, Poor Childrenby Rodgers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    This work presents the most recent data on poverty, family structure and participation in welfare programmes. It analyses the causes for the continuing rise in female-headed households, the high rates of poverty among such families, and evaluates past, present and future reform policies. more...

  • The Return of Foodby Godfrey Tawodzera; Jonathan Crush

    Southern African Migration Programme 2016; US$ 14.00

    The nadir of Zimbabwe�s political and economic crisis in 2008 coincided with the implementation of a baseline household food security survey in Harare by AFSUN. This survey found that households in low income urban areas in Zimbabwe�s capital were far worse off in terms of all the food insecurity and poverty indicators than households in the other... more...

  • Unequal Healthby Grace Budrys

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 32.00

    Unequal Health examines why stark differences in health and well-being persist across demographic groups. The third edition features a new chapter on diet, new discussions of substance abuse and the attention it receives depending on who is using, new discussion of the Affordable Care Act and its impact, and more. more...

  • Radical solutions to the housing supply crisisby Duncan Bowie

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 15.00

    This book analyses the roots of the current housing crisis in England, critically reviewing the development of policy under successive UK Governments and presenting a specific critique of the current Conservative Government’s housing and planning reforms. more...

  • Neighbourhoods of Povertyby S. Musterd; A. Murie; C. Kesteloot

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 123.67

    Neighbourhoods of Poverty is concerned with the spatial dimension of urban social exclusion and integration. It draws on research from twenty-two neighbourhoods in eleven European cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, Antwerp, London, Birmingham, Berlin, Hamburg, Milan, Naples and Paris and addresses two questions: - How do different neighbourhoods... more...

  • Inequality in the 21st Centuryby David B. Grusky; Jasmine Hill

    Avalon Publishing 2017; US$ 102.00

    Why are so many types of inequality suddenly increasing? Should we be worried that we're moving into a "second gilded age" with unprecedented levels of income inequality? In this new collection, David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill present readings that lay bare the main changes in play, what's driving these changes, and what might be done to reverse... more...