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  • India Migration Report 2017by S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 140.00

    The India Migration Report 2017 examines forced migration caused by political conflicts, climate change, disasters (natural and man-made) and development projects. India accounts for large numbers of internally displaced people in the world. Apart from conflicts and disasters, over the years development projects (including urban redevelopment and... more...

  • Double Standardby James W. Russell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 30.00

    Double Standard explores how and why different models of social and welfare policy developed in the United States and Europe, examining common social problems such as poverty, inequality, unemployment, and more. Revised and updated throughout, the fourth edition discusses current political climates, updates health care debates, and much more.... more...

  • AARP: America's Largest Interest Group and its Impactby Christine Day

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 48.00

    AARP is one of Washington's most influential interest groups, but just who does it represent? To some, it represents the narrow special interests of older Americans who already consume more than their share of government benefits. To others, its advocacy encompasses everyone, including those with elderly parents and grandparents—and those who will... more...

  • The Generational Welfare Contractby Simon Birnbaum; Tommy Ferrarini; Kenneth Nelson; Joakim Palme

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This groundbreaking book brings together perspectives from political philosophy and comparative social policy to discuss generational justice. Contributing new insights about the preconditions for designing sustainable, inclusive policies for all of society, the authors expose the possibilities of supporting egalitarian principles in an aging society... more...

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africaby Nicholas Awortwi; Gregor Walter-Drop

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread presence of a broad range of infectious agents are considered,... more...

  • Institutional Neurosisby Russell Barton

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 31.95

    Institutional Neurosis is a four-chapter text that systematically presents the dreadful mental changes that may result from institutional life and the steps that can be taken to cure them. The term “institutional neurosis promotes the syndrome to the category of a disease, rather than a process, thereby encouraging the public to understand, approach,... more...

  • How To Be A Police Officerby Graham Wettone

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    Have you ever thought about being a police officer? Maybe you've wondered whether you could deal with an angry mob late at night, or daydreamed about driving a police car with the blue light flashing and sirens wailing. How to Be a Police Officer takes you from those first thoughts about joining through to the training itself and to the real... more...

  • Universal Basic Incomeby Paul O'Brien

    The History Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    This book is about a radical idea: the idea that each of us deserves enough money on which to live - and that it should be paid independently of our personal means, and independently of whether we work, or even want to work. more...

  • Social Investment and Social Welfareby James Midgley; Espen Dahl; Amy Conley Wright

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book contributes to the growing literature on social investment by discussing the way social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and in various academic and professional fields, including social policy, development studies and non-profit management. Documenting the experience of implementing social investment in different... more...

  • Agrarian Justiceby Thomas Paine

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity. more...