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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
This is the second e-book of the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy dedicated to the discussion and analysis of the introduction of new modes of governance in activation or reintegration policies. While the introduction of the previous issue focused on the concepts of "governance" and "activation", their multiple... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
Provides a detailed description of violence that flows from a social order that requires war, poverty and injustice, herntifying institutions and people who propel this system while hiding their power from the masses. more...
- The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2007; US$ 48.00
This work brings together 23 papers from the College's popular journal 'Advances in Psychiatric Treatment', which are then updated to give systematic, authoritative and well-referenced accounts of key clinical topics relating to substance misuse. It includes papers on various substances of misuse: opioids, stimulants, hallucinogens, alcohol and nicotine.... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 34.95
This practical text book covers all areas of the National Occupational Standards Framework including social work ethics, residential care practice, child protection, risk analysis and protecting adults with learning difficulties. Numerous case studies effectively convey competent practice in social work practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
The term ?social capital? is a way of defining the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable international currency across the social sciences through the very different work of Pierre Bourdieu in France and James Coleman and Robert Putnam in the United States, and has... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1958; US$ 90.00
The Institutions of Advanced Societies was first published in 1958. By perceiving the similarities and differences between various societies, social scientists are better able to understand the complexities of social structure itself. This volume makes a substantial contribution to the field of comparative sociology by providing sociological descriptions... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 228.00 US$ 197.60
The Blackwell Companion to Sociology is a milestone collection of new essays by renowned sociologists, covering both the traditions and strengths of the field as well as newer developments and directions. Authors from the US, the UK, Europe and elsewhere have contributed to this all-in-one reference work, highlighting the relevance of interdisciplinary... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 43.00
This is a comprehensive, critical review of social theory that places leading contributions in their larger context. Written predominantly for students, the scope and range of the subjects and authors dealt with results in one of the most comprehensive introductions to social theory published to date. Ranging from the philosophical foundations of sociology... more...
- International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95
Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...