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Social Policy

  • . . . And Communications for Allby Amit M. Schejter

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 46.50

    In this book, sixteen leading communications policy scholars present a comprehensive telecommunications policy agenda for the new federal administration. The articles address a range of topics, including network neutrality, rural connectivity, media ownership, minority ownership, spectrum policy, universal broadband policy, and media for children. more...

  • 'An Impartial Umpire'by Paul Craven

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1980; Not Available

    This book is an insightful and detailed analysis of Canadian labour relations policy at the beginning of the 20th century, and of the formulation of distinctive features which still characterize it today. more...

  • 'Non-Lethal' Weaponsby N. Davison

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 116.82

    This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the development and deployment of 'non-lethal' weapons by police and military organizations. It reviews the key technologies, issues, and dangers, with particular attention to the development of drugs, lasers, microwaves, and acoustics as incapacitating weapons. more...

  • An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?by Maris A. Vinovskis

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 104.99

    In classrooms and in livingrooms, in research institutions and on Capital Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day. In this study, Maris A. Vinovskis--a prominent demographic historian, and a participant in both Carter's and Reagan's Presidential initiatives on teenage pregnancy--traces the subject from colonial... more...

  • The "Other" Karen in Myanmarby Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 40.50

    This book is the first study to an offer insight into non-armed, non-insurgent members of ethnic groups that are associated with well-known armed organizations. It analyzes the nature of the relationships between the “quiet” minorities and their “rebel” counterparts and assesses how these intra-ethnic differences and divisions affect the armed resistance... more...

  • (K)Ein Bund fürs Lebenby Bastian Hartmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 29.77

    Bastian Hartmann untersucht die Gründe für und die Konsequenzen von Ehescheidungen. Er zeichnet dabei ein umfassendes Bild der wechselseitigen Beziehungen zwischen der ökonomischen und der familialen Situation. Ehen werden zwar als Bund fürs Leben geschlossen, doch in der Realität gelingt es häufig nicht, dieses Versprechen einzuhalten, und viele Ehen... more...

  • 1968 in Retrospectby G. Bhambra; I. Demir

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 95.58

    This volume examines the protest movements of 1968 from innovative perspectives. With contributions from leading social theorists the book reflects on the untold narratives of race, gender and sexuality and critically addresses the standard theoretical assumptions of 1968 to discuss overlooked perspectives. more...

  • The 2012 French Presidential Electionsby J. Evans; G. Ivaldi

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 106.20

    Was the victory of François Hollande, the Socialist challenger to Nicolas Sarkozy, inevitable in the 2012 French Presidential elections? This book argues that a combination of economic downturn, policy choices and personal unpopularity meant that the Right-wing incumbent faced an almost impossible task in holding onto power for another five years. more...

  • The 31st Singapore Lectureby Angela Merkel

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 22.00

    The Singapore Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1980 by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by generous donation in 1983 from Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific. The Singapore Lecture is designed to provide the opportunity for distinguished statesmen, scholars, and writers... more...

  • 50 Years of Social Issues in Singaporeby David Chan; Tharman Shanmugaratnam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 29.00 US$ 26.39

    The social context of Singapore is changing rapidly, and understanding how people think, feel and behave in various situations has become a key driver of effectiveness in addressing social issues. 50 Years of Social Issues in Singapore provides a comprehensive review and examination of various social issues at multiple levels of analysis including... more...