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Social Policy and Sociology

  1. Add to Wish List The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    Edited by Sakari Hänninen, Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä, Paula Saikkonen
    ‘Theoretically sophisticated and empirically rich, this is an excellent – diverse yet coherent – collection on the changing Nordic welfare state, which I highly recommend.’ – Ray Kiely, Queen Mary University of London, UK
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  2. Add to Wish List 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 'social' 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 an...
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  3. Add to Wish List Telework in the 21st Century

    Telework in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jon C. Messenger
    ‘This volume explores the development, forms, and effects of telework in countries from different regions around the world, including Argentina, Brazil, ten Member States of the European Union (EU), India, Japan, and the United States. A...
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  4. Add to Wish List Handbook on Gender and Violence

    Handbook on Gender and Violence

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd
    'This book is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in understanding and addressing gender violence. The relationship between gender and violence is complex, and constitutive. This Handbook provides analytical tools for think...
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  5. Add to Wish List Social Policy After the Financial Crisis

    Social Policy After the Financial Crisis

    Ian Greener
    ‘Ian Greener has written a stimulating book, not only with a strong analytical focus, but also looking into how to move forward and reduce the inequalities of present days societies. The combination of, and extension of, work by especial...
    Paperback (2019)

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    Hardback (2018)

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  6. Add to Wish List Research Handbook on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Law and Religion

    Research Handbook on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Law and Religion

    Edited by Russell Sandberg, Norman Doe, Bronach Kane, Caroline Roberts
    Following 9/11, increased attention has been given to the place of religion in the public sphere. Across the world, Law and Religion has developed as a sub-discipline and scholars have grappled with the meaning and effect of legal texts ...
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  7. Add to Wish List Big Data

    Big Data

    Edited by John S. Pedersen, Adrian Wilkinson
    ‘The book is a rich collection of the broader applications of big data to a wide variety of emerging contexts, not only including social media, energy, healthcare, human resources, tourism and smart cities, but also less-examined applica...
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  8. Add to Wish List Capitalism in Transformation

    Capitalism in Transformation

    Edited by Roland Atzmüller, Brigitte Aulenbacher, Ulrich Brand, Fabienne Décieux, Karin Fischer, Birgit Sauer
    ‘The book provides new historical and theoretical reflections on the work of Karl Polanyi and its relevance to today’s movements and countermovements, including new fictitious commodities, such as knowledge and care, the rise of the popu...
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  9. Add to Wish List Political Corruption in Africa

    Political Corruption in Africa

    Edited by Inge Amundsen
    ‘This exciting and timely book takes issue with much of mainstream corruption analysis and especially with the disappointing record of the resulting policy advice, at least in terms of the undiminished incidence of corrupt practices. Foc...
    Hardback (2019)

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  10. Add to Wish List European Welfare States and Globalization

    European Welfare States and Globalization

    Ali Hajighasemi
    ‘This book explores the recent history and current positions of a number of European welfare states – specifically Germany, Denmark, Poland and Italy. The author makes the case for the continuing contribution to socio-economic stability ...
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  11. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for Migration and Health

    A Research Agenda for Migration and Health

    Edited by K. Bruce Newbold, Kathi Wilson
    ‘Bruce Newbold and Kathi Wilson are both health geographers with a strong legacy; this edited volume on which they have partnered is no exception. As they state in their opening chapter, the health of an immigrant is shaped by the immig...
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  12. Add to Wish List The Invention of Technological Innovation

    The Invention of Technological Innovation

    Benoît Godin
    ‘The Invention of Technological Innovation is a meticulous and seminal work of deftly organized and presented scholarship that is unreservedly recommended for both college and university library collections.’ – Michael J. Carson, Midwest...
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