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  1. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights

    Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter
    This volume offers a selection of those major contributions which have shaped debate in the field of economic, social and cultural rights. The broad range of discussion includes: the nature of economic, social and cultural rights and the ability of courts to protect them; the effectiveness of non-judicial protective mechanisms at both the universal and the domestic level; ways of measuring whether states do enough to ‘progressively realize’ these rights; the impact of trade and investment liberalization, and of economic globalization generally, on the fulfilment of such rights; and the role of economic, social and cultural rights in development. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 539.00   Web: $ 485.10
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  2. Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Jill Kickul, David Gras, Sophie Bacq, Mark Griffiths
    It is over twenty years since the first research article on social entrepreneurship was published. The literature has reached the critical mass necessary for reflection and singling out of exemplar pieces, and the exponential growth in research interest in the field now merits identification of foundational and model papers to aid and guide future advancements. In creating this two-volume collection, the editors have successfully brought together the most important and influential social entrepreneurship articles to date. Topics covered include social entrepreneurship opportunities and creation, developing business models and organizational forms, social impact and contextual influences on social entrepreneurship. The collection, with an original introduction by the editors, will be of immense value to students, researchers and scholars interested in the field of social entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 722.00   Web: $ 649.80
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  3. Families and Family Policies

    Families and Family Policies

    Edited by Chiara Saraceno, Jane Lewis, Arnlaug Leira
    Governments have had a longstanding interest in family forms and the behaviour of family members, although their goals and instruments have differed over time and across countries. This timely collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, brings together seminal contributions focusing on a number of important topics relating to this field. Volume I focuses on the origins and social foundations of family policies, their main actors and drivers; together with consideration of crucial concepts and themes, including gender, intergenerational obligations and care. Volume II deals with the various areas and goals addressed by family policies and their diversity across countries: the politics of reproduction; support for children, policies to reconcile paid work and family obligations; parenthood policies; patterns of care policies and domestic violence. This important set will be of immense value to those working in the field of families and family policies and will be an excellent source of reference to both students and academics. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 693.00   Web: $ 623.70
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  4. Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction

    Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction

    Edited by Stephan Leibfried, Steffen Mau
    In this three-volume collection Leibfried and Mau have gathered together the most vital articles about the welfare state and its ‘reformation’ written since the mid-1970s. Their choices and organizing principles bring coherence and additional insight to these articles which, together, provide a comprehensive presentation of all the key empirical, conceptual and normative issues. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 1,141.00   Web: $ 1,026.90
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  5. Social Planning

    Social Planning

    Edited by Jessie P.H. Poon, Kenneth Button, Peter Nijkamp
    This volume presents a careful selection of the key contributions to social planning produced by leading scholars in the field. It addresses the many ethical and distributional matters which enter into planning processes. Many of these concern the involvement of social values and norms into otherwise positive structures. This authoritative collection includes not only papers which look at social planning from an abstract, academic perspective but also more applied work in the field. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 259.00   Web: $ 233.10
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  6. The Economics of Crime

    The Economics of Crime

    Edited by Isaac Ehrlich, Zhiqiang Liu
    This authoritative and comprehensive collection contains the most important published papers and articles on the economics of crime. It presents a variety of different perspectives and will be an essential reference source for both researchers and policymakers. The book examines the theory and methodology of the economics of law enforcement and crime prevention as they affect both public authorities and private individuals. It explores the economics of organized crime from the point of view of the criminal, but also considers the costs to the community of criminal acts and their effects. It studies the causes of crime and the costs and effectiveness of deterrence and punishment. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 1,113.00   Web: $ 1,001.70
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  7. Income Maintenance Policy

    Income Maintenance Policy

    Edited by Michael Hill
    This authoritative collection, which includes a new introduction surveying the fields, contains key contributions from the comparative literature on the politics of income maintenance policy. In recent years theoretical work has been dominated by Gøsta Esping-Andersen’s regime theory. This volume demonstrates how that theory, together with arguments on convergence and path-dependency, has been applied to the comparative study of income maintenance policy. It highlights issues about the difference between social insurance and social assistance and about the important differences in the way women and families are treated. The collection looks at the literature that seeks to explain cutbacks, or their absence, highlighting issues about pensions policy. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 287.00   Web: $ 258.30
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  8. The Foundations of the Welfare State

    The Foundations of the Welfare State

    Edited by Robert E. Goodin, Deborah Mitchell
    This three-volume compendium reproduces all the key texts on the welfare state – its rise and fall, its varying rationales and instrumentalities, its different forms in different periods and different places. Political history and social theory are interspersed with sociology and economics, and neo-liberal analyses sit alongside socialist and feminist ones, making for an invigorating blend of opposing perspectives. Anglo-American experiences are contrasted not just with those of Germany and Scandinavia but also with Japan and Taiwan, Italy and Hungary, Australia and South Asia, thus highlighting the many distinct styles of welfare states and the distinctive social, economic, political and cultural forces driving them. The juxtaposition of all the standard texts alongside many others which are deeply revealing but virtually unknown makes this an indispensable reference source for all serious students of the welfare state. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 882.00   Web: $ 793.80
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  9. Education Policy

    Education Policy

    Edited by James Marshall, Michael Peters
    There have been dramatic changes in education policy throughout the world in the final quarter of the 20th Century. This important volume presents an invaluable collection of previously published and specially commissioned articles which capture these major changes in educational policy. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  10. Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism

    Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism

    Edited by Steven Vertovec, Robin Cohen
    This authoritative collection brings together the most significant papers by leading scholars in an increasingly important area of study. Social scientists and political analysts are becoming more and more aware of the importance of long-maintained or newly embellished links between post-migration communities and the societies from which they originate. Closely tied to this field is a renewed interest in ‘diasporas’ or globally dispersed groups whose collective experiences often draw on deep historical roots in more than one place. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 371.00   Web: $ 333.90
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  11. Migration and Social Cohesion

    Migration and Social Cohesion

    Edited by Steven Vertovec
    There is a common assumption that immigrants contribute significantly to the breakdown of social cohesion. However, researchers and policymakers find that, on the contrary, immigrants contribute much to their adopted societies economically, socially, culturally and politically. This volume includes a variety of key works which explore this relationship between migration and social cohesion. The articles by some of the foremost writers in the field cover models and frameworks of immigrant incorporation, debates in multicultural policy, immigrant and ethnic minority political participation, citizenship, entrepreneurship and language and sociocultural adaptation. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 301.00   Web: $ 270.90
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  12. SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY

    SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY

    Edited by Charles K. Rowley
    This major reference collection presents in three volumes the key articles and papers on social choice theory. Learn More
    1993   Hardback Price: $ 896.00   Web: $ 806.40
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  13. Social Psychology

    Social Psychology

    Edited by Elliot Aronson, Anthony R. Pratkanis
    This major reference work is a collection of over 125 of the best, most significant and influential articles in the field of social psychology. The three volume set provides a comprehensive overview of the field of social psychology including such topics as social cognition, attribution, attitudes, self, conformity, persuasion, groups, aggression, attraction, racism and research methods. Each article was selected on the basis of its contribution to the advancement of social psychological knowledge and to provide the reader with a representative sampling of the best articles in each of the major sub-fields (topics) of social psychology. Learn More
    1993   Hardback Price: $ 1,029.00   Web: $ 926.10
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