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- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.94
This book marks a critical contribution in assessing and extending the evidence base on the causes and consequences of women?s homelessness. Drawing together work from Europe?s leading homelessness scholars, it presents a multidisciplinary and comparative analysis of this acute social problem, including its relationship with domestic violence, lone... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.99
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.22
Judith von Heusinger untersucht aus sozialwissenschaftlicher Perspektive kulturelle Konflikte in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit am Beispiel der Länder Kambodscha und Kirgisistan. Sie analysiert diese aus der Perspektive von Entwicklungsexpertinnen und Entwicklungsexperten als rationalisierte Andere und der daraus folgenden Konfliktstruktur. Am Beispiel... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 23.80
Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people living below the poverty level, looking in particular at the tension between social isolation and social ties among the poor. Joan Maya Mazelis draws on in-depth interviews with poor people in Philadelphia to explore how they survive and the benefits they gain by being connected to one... more...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00
For over twenty-five years, Charles C. Ragin has developed Qualitative Comparative Analysis and related set-analytic techniques as a means of bridging qualitative and quantitative methods of research. Now, with Peer C. Fiss, Ragin uses these impressive new tools to unravel the varied conditions affecting life chances. Ragin and Fiss begin by taking... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99
This graduate text provides a review of the major approaches employed for estimating poverty lines and how poverty is estimated in practice. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 85.93
This book analyzes the discourse generated by pundits, politicians, and artists to examine how poverty and the income gap is framed through specific modes of representation. Set against the dichotomy of the structural narrative of poverty and the opportunity narrative, Lemke's modified concept of precarity reveals new insights into the American... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.42
This book addresses the changes in education practices, especially basic education, necessitated by the global challenges of climate change and sustainable development and in a context characterized by increasing poverty and inequality, migration and refugees. Written by a range of international scholars, scientists and grassroots practitioners... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 106.18
The book pays tribute to the celebrated economist Professor Suresh Tendulkar?s contribution and scholarship to economics, economic-policy making, and economic reforms in India. Professor Tendulkar served on numerous panels and commissions set up to reform diverse aspects of India?s economy. To name a few, he served as the Chairperson of the Prime... more...