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Social Policy

  • Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politicsby M. Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2009; US$ 92.49

    The book examines the patterns of co-option and collaboration between the ethical and political traditions of the humanitarianism in various world political spectacles: September 11th, Iraq and Afganistan, Darfur, SARS and Avian Flu, and US transformational HIV/AIDS diplomacy. more...

  • Reforming Medicareby Henry Aaron; Jeanne M. Lambrew; Patrick F. Healy

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    Everyone agrees on the need to reform Medicare but not on how to do it. Some argue the program is too comprehensive, others that it is not comprehensive enough. Some suggest it pays too much for health care, others, too little. Meanwhile, the financial stakes continue to mount. Medicare spending exceeded $400 billion in 2007, making it more expensive... more...

  • Researching Quality in Care Transitionsby Karina Aase; Justin Waring; Lene Schibevaag

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 110.07

    This book is concerned with the complexities of achieving quality in care transitions. The organization and accomplishment of high quality care transitions relies upon the coordination of multiple professionals, working within and across multiple care processes, settings and organizations, each with their own distinct ways of working, profile of resources,... more...

  • Liberalism and Human Sufferingby A. Abbas

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2010; US$ 42.80

    A materialist critique of the politics, poetics and economics of suffering in liberalism that argues for attention to the labour of suffering of the victim in many well-meaning but flawed politics of redress, and imagines forms of representation, solidarity and justice that better honour the history and materiality of this labour. more...

  • Prozesse sozialer Positionierungenby Lisa Abbenhardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 41.11

    Lisa Abbenhardt untersucht die Frage, wie sich hilfebeziehende Gründende vor dem Hintergrund komplexer kontextueller Anforderungen und individueller biographischer Erfahrungen selbstständig machen. Anhand von sechs biographischen Fallanalysen untersucht die Autorin Gründungsprozesse als Prozesse sozialer Positionierungen. Die berufliche Selbstständigkeit... more...

  • Nudge Theory in Actionby Sherzod Abdukadirov

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 30.82

    This collection challenges the popular but abstract concept of nudging, demonstrating the real-world application of behavioral economics in policy-making and technology. Groundbreaking and practical, it considers the existing political incentives and regulatory institutions that shape the environment in which behavioral policy-making occurs, as well... more...

  • Male Rapeby N. Abdullah-Khan

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 102.78

    Focusing on male-on-male rape, this book looks at the common myths surrounding this taboo issue, including the idea that 'men who rape other men must be homosexual' and that 'real men can't be raped'. It also reveals that men are not only raped in prison, as is commonly believed, and that they suffer similar trauma to female survivors of rape. more...

  • Welfare, Poverty and Development in Latin Americaby Christopher Abel; Colin M. Lewis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 184.99

    The book analyzes the social consequences of recent development strategies in Latin America. The volume introduces readers to official strategies, private initiatives and individual responses to issues of welfare and poverty during the twentieth century. These issues are addressed from several disciplines. A substantial introduction is followed by... more...

  • Taking the Crime Out of Sex Workby Gillian Abel; Lisa Fitzgerald; Catherine Healy

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    This book examines the decriminalisation of all sectors of sex work in New Zealand. It provides first hand views and experience on this policy from the point of view of those involved in the sex industry, as well as people involved in developing, implementing, researching and reviewing the policies. more...

  • Pandemics, Science and Policyby S. Abeysinghe

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 98.97

    Pandemics, Science and Policy analyses the World Health Organisation's (WHO) management of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic. Abeysinghe illustrates the ways in which the WHO's account was vulnerable to contestation, and ultimately how uncertain risks can affect policy and action on the global level. more...