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  • Social Policy Reform in Chinaby Catherine Jones Finer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 117.72

    This title was first published in 2003.The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a timely example of social policy reform in a socialist market economy. This important and topical edited collection brings together leading Chinese and Western experts to introduce and integrate policy issues of the PRC into the mainstream of cross-national social policy... more...

  • Technology and the Future of Workby Bent Greve

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Changes in the labour market demand new solutions to mitigate the potentially dramatic wiping away of jobs, and this important book offers both analysis and suggestions for change. Bent Greve provides a systematic and vigorous assessment of the impact of new technology on the labour market and welfare states, including comprehensive analysis of the... more...

  • A History of Chinese Political Thoughtby Youngmin Kim

    Wiley 2017; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.26

    China's rapid rise as a regional and global power is one of the most important political developments of the twenty-first century. Yet the West still largely overlooks or oversimplifies the complex ideas and ideals that have shaped the country’s national and international transformation from antiquity to the present day.  In this beautifully written... more...

  • 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...

  • Risk, Education and Cultureby Andrew Hope

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.77

    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...

  • Social Justice and the Politics of Communityby Christine Everingham

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 104.64

    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...

  • Race and Ethnicity in Educationby Ranjit Arora

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 45.77

    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$ 45.77

    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...