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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Welfare state models have for decades been the gold standard of welfare state research. Beyond Welfare State Models escapes the straightjacket of conventional welfare state models and challenges the existing literature in two ways. Firstly the contributors argue that the standard typologies have omitted important aspects of welfare state development.... more...
- United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 35.00
This volume explores the sources and manifestations of political violence in South and Southeast Asia and the myriad roles that it plays in everyday life and as part of historical narrative. It considers and critiques the manner in which political violence is understood and constructed, and the common assumptions that prevail regarding the causes,... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 44.90
Based on two years of intensive fieldwork, this detailed community study breaks new ground. Combining anthropological and historical disciplines, it deals with village politics amongst rural Malays growing oil-palm and rubber. This study traces the continuing influence of the colonial and post-colonial state policies on contemporary rural development.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
Ecuador's Avenue of the Volcanoes is the backbone of the Central Highlands, a long and beautiful stretch of eternal mountain views. Snow-capped volcanoes peer through layers of mist and each curve of the highway presents a new vision. The highest peaks, several of which are active volcanoes, lie in this stretch of the Andes. Opportunities for adventure... more...
- Dundurn 2011; US$ 40.00
One of Canada's best-known and most-honoured biographers turns to the raw material of his own life. A university professor, prolific scholar, public intellectual, and frank critic of the world, Michael Bliss describes a life that has taken him from small-town Ontario to international recognition for his books in Canadian and medical history. more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99
Aus theoretisch-formaler und aus konkret-kultureller Perspektive untersuchen die Autoren des Sammelbandes europäische Identität als eigenständige Vorstellung und in ihren bereits gelebten, regional unterschiedlichen Realisierungen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen folgende Themen: Normen einer europäischen Identität; Statik und Dynamik von Identitätsangeboten;... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
The fast changing economic climate is creating substantial pressure for welfare state restructuring worldwide. Yet the discussion regarding challenges faced and the responses required has been confined to the 'standard welfare states' in the West. This book examines whether these challenges also apply to the countries in the East, whether these countries... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00
What are the major issues confronting social policy-makers today? What theoretical perspectives shape our thinking about the causes of social problems and how we should respond? What can we do to influence decision makers about which policy choice to make? In this completely revised and updated edition of Canadian Social Policy , a new generation... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 18.94
What do you do when everything you know and believe in crashes around you in a hail of fists and boots, flying chairs and broken glass? And not just once, but seemingly every time you leave the house? When it seemed that no one was listening, that I was just another white face from a council estate, and that there was nowhere else to go and nothing... more...
- International Labour Office 2009; US$ 40.00
The purpose of this manual is to provide technical staff ranging from site supervisors to engineers with a technical reference which details commonly used work methods and best practices for constructing rural roads. It describes all phases of works management from the initial stages of identification and design, through technical planning, work organization,... more...