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  1. The Economics of Marriage

    The Economics of Marriage

    Edited by Shoshana A. Grossbard
    Shoshana Grossbard, a leading scholar in this field, has selected the most influential classic and recent articles which highlight the economic importance of marriage and related institutions. The volume first considers marriage and related outcomes, including cohabitation, matching, brideprice and dowry, and law and economic questions relating to divorce. It then investigates the consequences of marriage and marriage markets for labour supply, household production, wages, consumption, household finance, education and fertility. A clear original introduction by the editor provides an illuminating guide to the selected articles and to their place within the economic and demographic literature. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 490.00   Web: $ 441.00
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  2. The Economics of Health Behaviours

    The Economics of Health Behaviours

    Edited by John Cawley, Donald S. Kenkel
    This three-volume set brings together the most important and interesting papers on the economics of health behaviours such as smoking, drinking, drug use, and risky sex. Volume I explores the theoretical foundations; it also includes empirical papers on the household production of health and the link between schooling and health. Volume II covers research into the prediction and explanations of health behaviours and into the labour market consequences of unhealthy behaviour. Volume III features interactions between health behaviours and the impact of related public policies. This authoritative collection will be of particular interest to economists, social scientists and health services researchers. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 1,008.00   Web: $ 907.20
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  3. 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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  4. Economics of Family Law

    Economics of Family Law

    Edited by Margaret F. Brinig
    The articles within this book explore a range of family law issues and include discussions on a variety of topics including cohabitation, births outside marriage, courtship, premarital contracting, marriage and parenting. The volume includes papers on the division of responsibilities between family and state, the effects of no-fault divorce, alimony, property division and child custody. There are also works on intergenerational transfers and the elderly. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 546.00   Web: $ 491.40
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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 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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  7. 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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