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  • The Evolution of Social Innovationby Frances Westley; Katherine McGowan; Ola Tjörnbo

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    In a time where governments and civil society organizations are putting ever-greater stock in social innovation as a route to transformation, understanding what characterizes social innovation with transformative potential is important. Exciting and promising ideas seem to die out as often as they take flight, and market mechanisms, which go a long... more...

  • Social Justice and the Politics of Communityby Christine Everingham

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 104.90

    This title was first published in 2003. Social welfare is the focus of much discussion and there is a broad spectrum of political opinion that agrees on the need for urgent reform. The literature informing these policy debates draws on a diversity of theoretical traditions and discourses concerned with remaking community, yet there has been no in-depth,... more...

  • Risk, Education and Cultureby Andrew Hope

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.88

    In recent years education has become increasingly perceived as an area of risk. A number of highly publicized incidents have heightened awareness of the potential dangers to be found in teaching institutions. Although there is now a substantial conceptual literature on risk and the meaning of the risk society, such ideas have not to date been rigorously... more...

  • Race and Ethnicity in Educationby Ranjit Arora

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.88

    This publication is primarily intended for teachers, student teachers and for staff in teacher training institutions. It will also be of use to staff in further, higher and adult education. It is primarily about issues of race and ethnicity in education and includes an examination of the relationship between policies and practices concerned with equal... more...

  • Dilemmas of Care in the Nordic Welfare Stateby Tine Rask Eriksen

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.88

    The Nordic welfare model has become an ideal in feminist literature and in welfare state studies. This has heightened scientific and political interest in the model and its key aspects, including the provision and production of care as public responsibility. In this engaging volume, contributors from various professional disciplines - including sociologists,... more...

  • Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integrationby Catherine E. De Vries

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 79.99

    This book examines the role of public opinion in the European integration process, and provides a systematic insight into how people's European integration attitudes are structured, how they vary, and how they have very different determinants and behavioural implications. more...

  • Handbook on In-Work Povertyby Henning Lohmann; Ive Marx

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2018; US$ 60.00

    There has been a rapid global expansion of academic and policy attention focusing on in-work poverty, acknowledging that across the world a large number of the poor are ‘working poor’. Taking a global and multi-disciplinary perspective, this Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of current research at the intersection between work and... more...

  • Social Control and Devianceby Ali Wardak

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 118.02

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book provides an empirical account of social control and deviance in a South Asian community in Scotland. Focusing on Edinburgh’s Pakistani community, the book examines the social order of this particular community and the ways it is maintained. It explores the various social institutions and processes... more...

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europeby Roger Spear; Jacques Defourny; Jean-Louis Laville

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 39.33

    This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the context of crises of unemployment and the welfare state is of wide international concern. ... more...

  • Russian-Belarusian Integrationby Alex Danilovich

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.88

    Russian domestic politics has long been both labyrinthine and pragmatic, at once both inordinately complex and breathtakingly dynamic. The same can be said of Russia's foreign policy, in particular in relations with former Soviet republics. Any study of Russian foreign policy comes back to the intriguing question of why Russia, long perceived as an... more...