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- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In A Peoples War on Poverty , Wesley G. Phelps investigates the on-the-ground implementation of President Lyndon Johnsons War on Poverty during the 1960s and 1970s. He argues that the fluid interaction between federal policies, urban politics, and grassroots activists created a significant site of conflict over the meaning of American democracy... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 8.99
Deep Field is a UN term for humanitarian operations that take place in extremis - amid the destruction caused by war and natural disaster. In Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief Australian aid worker Tom Bamforth takes you with him as he responds to the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid under extreme circumstances... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
One of the distinguishing characteristics of London's bid to host the games was its commitment to legacy where it was argued that the legacy would lead to the regeneration of an entire community for the direct benefit of everyone who lives there. Whilst taking housing as its focus, this book adopts a sociological perspective by exploring... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Housing was at the heart of the financial collapse, and our economy is now precariously reliant on the housing market. In this groundbreaking new book, Danny Dorling argues that housing is the defining issue of our times. Tracing how we got to our current crisis and how housing has come to reflect class and wealth in Britain, All That Is Solid ... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
The Mediation of Poverty examines the impact of digital technologies on poverty politics in Canada and the United Kingdom. As the first transnational comparison of poverty coverage, this book provides several research contributions, including an inside account of how digital technologies are changing media as well as political and activist working... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00
Food insecurity, the lack of access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life, continues to be a growing problem as populations increase while the world economy struggles. Formulating effective policies for addressing these issues requires thorough understanding of the empirical data and application of appropriate measurement... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book challenges the practice of exclusion by uncovering its roots in 19th century social and educational policy targeting poor children. Revealing a hidden history of exclusion, this analysis exposes the connections between the state, the education system and social policy, and opens a space for radical alternatives. more...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 99.00
This book analyses government relationships with international financial institutions (IFIs) to evaluate the role of citizen participation in formulating national poverty reduction policies in low-income countries. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book examines parenting in an unequal society and questions whether it is a key mechanism through which poverty translates into underachievement and reduced life chances in children. more...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 99.00
In this original, topical book, leading experts from eight countries examine how early education and care is organised, funded and regulated in their countries. Bringing together recent statistical evidence, the book gives an up-to-date picture of access to services by different groups, providing rich insights on how policies play out in practice ,... more...