Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Speaking Truth to Power

    Speaking Truth to Power

    Benjamin Ginsberg, Collin Paschall
    Truth and power have a difficult relationship. Decision makers are often required to make judgements that depend upon specialized knowledge and thus reluctantly surrender power. They are apt to reject advice inconsistent with their perce...
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  2. Add to Wish List Imagining Pathways for Global Cooperation

    Imagining Pathways for Global Cooperation

    Edited by Katja Freistein, Bettina Mahlert, Sigrid Quack, Christine Unrau
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-SA 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This book examines the role of imagination in initiating, contesting, and changing the pathways...
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  3. Add to Wish List Contemporary Sociological Theology

    Contemporary Sociological Theology

    Andrea Cerroni
    This book examines how ancient myths have developed and still survive in the collective public imagination in order to answer fundamental questions concerning the individual, society and historical heritage: On what basis do we form our ...
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  4. Add to Wish List Research Handbook of Comparative Criminal Justice

    Research Handbook of Comparative Criminal Justice

    Edited by David Nelken, Claire Hamilton
    With contributions from leading experts in the field, this timely Research Handbook reconsiders the theories, assumptions, values and methods of comparative criminal justice in light of the challenges and opportunities posed by globalisa...
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  5. Add to Wish List The Role of the Public Sector

    The Role of the Public Sector

    Bent Greve
    At last – a textbook on the public sector for students of social policy, public policy, political science and sociology. This book explains why we have a public sector and what tasks it is expected to perform.
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  6. Add to Wish List A Modern Guide to Creative Economies

    A Modern Guide to Creative Economies

    Edited by Roberta Comunian, Alessandra Faggian, Jarna Heinonen, Nick Wilson
    Bringing together a series of new perspectives and reflections on creative economies, this insightful Modern Guide expands and challenges current knowledge in the field. Interdisciplinary in scope, it features a broad range of contributi...
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  7. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for COVID-19 and Society

    A Research Agenda for COVID-19 and Society

    Edited by Steve Matthewman
    With contributions from leading experts in the fields of anthropology, communications, disaster studies, economics, epidemiology, Indigenous studies, philosophy and sociology, this expansive book offers a diverse range of social science ...
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  8. Add to Wish List Participation Income

    Participation Income

    Heikki Hiilamo
    This innovative book provides the first in-depth analysis of participatory income and its potential role in countering endemic poverty and unemployment in high-income countries. Heikki Hiilamo reviews the concept of basic income and spec...
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  9. Add to Wish List Property Rights and Urban Transformation in China

    Property Rights and Urban Transformation in China

    Zhu Qian
    Addressing fundamental questions surrounding the critical changes affecting China’s urban landscape, social organization and community governance, Property Rights and Urban Transformation in China thoroughly reviews the reform of propert...
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  10. Add to Wish List Debating Biopolitics

    Debating Biopolitics

    Edited by Marco Piasentier, Sara Raimondi
    Emerging out of the theoretical and practical urge to reflect on key contemporary debates arising in biopolitical scholarship, this timely book launches an in-depth investigation into the concept and history of biopolitics. In light of t...
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  11. Add to Wish List How to Engage Policy Makers with Your Research

    How to Engage Policy Makers with Your Research

    Edited by Tim Vorley, Syahirah Abdul Rahman, Lauren Tuckerman, Phil Wallace
    Increasingly, academics are finding that engaging with external stakeholders can be both fruitful in undertaking research and an effective way to impact policy. With insightful and practical advice from a diverse range of contributors, i...
    Hardback (July 2022)

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  12. Add to Wish List Handbook on Urban Social Policies

    Handbook on Urban Social Policies

    Edited by Yuri Kazepov, Eduardo Barberis, Roberta Cucca, Elisabetta Mocca
    The importance of subnational welfare measures, and their complex embeddedness in wider multilevel governance systems, has often been underplayed in both urban studies and social policy analysis. This Handbook gives readers the analytica...
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