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  1. Telework in the 21st Century

    Telework in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jon C. Messenger
    Technological developments have enabled a dramatic expansion and also an evolution of telework, broadly defined as using ICTs to perform work from outside of an employer’s premises. This volume offers a new conceptual framework explaining the evolution of telework over four decades. It reviews national experiences from Argentina, Brazil, India, Japan, the United States, and ten EU countries regarding the development of telework, its various forms and effects. It also analyses large-scale surveys and company case studies regarding the incidence of telework and its effects on working time, work-life balance, occupational health and well-being, and individual and organizational performance. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  2. The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    Edited by Sakari Hänninen, Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä, Paula Saikkonen
    The success of the Nordic welfare state is well known, but the key drivers of its remarkable expansion are not. This book explores the relationships between citizens that constitute the normative groundwork of Nordic societies, arguing that the quality of relations steers welfare development. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. Critical Policy Discourse Analysis

    Critical Policy Discourse Analysis

    Edited by Nicolina Montesano Montessori, Michael Farrelly, Jane Mulderrig
    This book provides a series of contemporary and international policy case studies analysed through discursive methodological approaches in the traditions of critical discourse analysis, social semiotics and discourse theory. This is the first volume that connects this discursive methodology systematically to the field of critical policy analysis and will therefore be an essential book for researchers who wish to include a discursive analysis in their critical policy research. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Rational Choice Sociology

    Rational Choice Sociology

    Michael Hechter
    Rational Choice Sociology shows that despite the scepticism of many sociologist, rational choice theory indeed can account for a variety of non-market outcomes, including those concerning social norms, family dynamics, crime, rebellion, state formation and social order. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  5. Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification

    Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification

    Edited by Ronald S. Burt, Yanjie Bian, Lijun Song, Nan Lin
    This insightful book explores the spread of network imagery in three areas of sociology – social capital, social support, and China – using as its protagonist a man active in all three: Nan Lin. Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification provides a unique combination of Nan Lin’s core contributions to the field presented alongside new and original analyses. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  6. Austerity, Retrenchment and the Welfare State

    Austerity, Retrenchment and the Welfare State

    Bent Greve
    Are we living in an age of permanent austerity? In this insightful book, Bent Greve provides a comprehensive empirical analysis of welfare states since 2000, exploring the ways by which austerity can be measured and quantified. Through detailed comparative analysis between states, this book dissects the implementation of economic retrenchment, its extent and impact in Europe. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  7. The Policies of Childcare and Early Childhood Education

    The Policies of Childcare and Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Katja Repo, Maarit Alasuutari, Kirsti Karila, Johanna Lammi-Taskula
    This timely book reveals how policies of childcare and early childhood education influence children’s circumstances and the daily lives of families with children. Examining how these policies are approached, it focuses particularly on the issues and pitfalls related to equal access. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Children's Lives in Southern Europe

    Children's Lives in Southern Europe

    Edited by Lourdes Gaitán, Yannis Pechtelidis, Catarina Tomás, Natália Fernandes
    This interdisciplinary book provides a sociological view of the contemporary experiences of children in Southern Europe. Focusing on regions deeply affected by the 2008 economic crisis, it offers a detailed investigation into the impact of economic downturn and austerity on the lives of children. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  9. Globalization and Spatial Mobilities

    Globalization and Spatial Mobilities

    Aharon Kellerman
    Presenting a comparative examination of five major voluntary global movements: commodities, people, capital, information and technology, this book traces and develops discussions of globalization and spatial mobility. The book further covers the means and media used for these mobilities: ports and ships, airports and airplanes, international banking electronic media, and the Internet, telephony and TV. Two concluding chapters focus on the mobile globe, highlighting present and future global mobility in general, and the relationships among the five global mobilities, in particular. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Gender Inequality and Welfare States in Europe

    Gender Inequality and Welfare States in Europe

    Mary Daly
    Gender equality has been one of the defining projects of European welfarestates. It has proven an elusive goal, not just because of political opposition but also due to a lack of clarity in how to best frame equality and take account of family-related considerations. This wide-ranging book assembles the most pertinent literature and evidence to provide a critical understanding of how contemporary state policies engage with gender inequalities. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Citizens’ Solidarity in Europe

    Citizens’ Solidarity in Europe

    Edited by Christian Lahusen
    Citizens’ Solidarity in Europe systematically dissects the manifestations of solidarity buried beneath the official policies and measures of public authority in Europe. In this exciting and innovative book, contributors offer comprehensive and original data and highlight the detrimental factors that tend to inhibit or annihilate solidarity, and those that are beneficial for the nurturing of solidarity. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  12. How to Keep your Doctorate on Track

    How to Keep your Doctorate on Track

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Mark N.K. Saunders, Rebecca Loudoun, Emily Morrison
    The path of a doctoral student can feel challenging and isolating. This guide provides doctoral students with key ideas and support to kick-start a doctoral journey, inspire progress and complete their thesis or dissertation. Featuring observations from experienced supervisors, as well as the reflections of current and recent postgraduate researchers, this intimate and entertaining book offers vital insights into the critical moments in any doctoral experience. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  13. Inequality, Social Protection and Social Justice

    Inequality, Social Protection and Social Justice

    James Midgley
    This thought-provoking book examines the role of social protection in reducing inequality and enhancing social justice. It assesses social protection’s impact on inequality in different parts of the world and shows that if carefully designed, adequately funded and effectively implemented, it can make a significant contribution to reducing income, gender and other forms of inequality. In this way, it can promote egalitarian ideals and enhance social justice. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  14. Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change

    Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change

    Emmanuel Lazega
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  15. The Small Welfare State

    The Small Welfare State

    Edited by Jae-jin Yang
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  16. Technological Innovation

    Technological Innovation

    Benoît Godin
    This timely book explores technological innovation as a concept, dissecting its emergence, development and use. Benoît Godin offers an exciting new historiography of the subject, arguing that the study of innovation originates not from scholars but from practitioners of innovation. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  17. The Rhetoric of Political Leadership

    The Rhetoric of Political Leadership

    Edited by Ofer Feldman
    This timely book details the theoretical and practical elements of political rhetoric and their effects on the interactions between politicians and the public. Expert contributors explore the issues associated with political rhetoric from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including political science, linguistics, social psychology and communication studies. Chapters examine what makes a speech effective, politicians’ use of moral appeals in political advertising, political attacks on social media, and gender and emotion in political discourse. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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