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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Exploring the work of key theorists critical of globalization, including Habermas, Negri, Holloway, Postone and de Benoist, this book examines critical theory approaches to alter-globalization, illustrated with concrete examples of movements within contemporary Europe. In so doing, it invites readers to explore the charges of nationalism, anti-Americanism... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
By examining community development stories as experienced on the ground, Westoby is able to show how the poor are organising themselves using various forms of community development as well as demonstrating how the state and non-state actors are attempting to organise, engage or accompany the poor through community development. The book also breaks... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
A number of groups have intensified their attack on social policy over the past ten years, and this revised textbook reflects these developments, along with new research on the hotly contested policy areas of poverty, welfare, disability, social security, and health care. This edition also considers the recent, ongoing effects of globalization and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95
Today we hear much talk of crisis and comparisons are often made with the Great Depression of the 1930s, but there is a crucial difference that sets our current malaise apart from the 1930s: today we no longer trust in the capacity of the state to resolve the crisis and to chart a new way forward. In our increasingly globalized world, states have been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
How do young people construct their identities in the complexity of their own country, belonging to the European Union, and being part of global society? This book is based on a unique empirical study of a thousand young people, aged between eleven and nineteen, from fifteen European countries. Covering East European states that joined the EU between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks to assess the overall management situation in the world,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Science in the Changing World , first published in 1933, contains a series of broadcasted presentations on the relationship between science and the development of European civilisation in the first half of the 20 th century. Specifically, each talk attempts to reflect the crisis through which the world seemed to be passing at the time, and to make... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Explore the influence of religion on the privacy rights of U. S. citizens in this controversial new book! Here is a compelling and controversial new book that explores the enormous political influence that some religious groups currently wield. God?s Country focuses particularly on the issue of personal privacy rights and the strategies and rhetoric... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This pioneering survey evaluates the notions of class and order throughout European history since 1500. After a general theoretical section on the concept of orders and class, the book provides discussions and case studies of the nobility, the clergy, the middle classes and the rural and urban proletariat. The studies are drawn from all over Europe,... more...