Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Social Policy, Employment and Family Change in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jonathan Bradshaw, Aksel Hatland
    This book is a comparative study of family change, parental employment and social policy in the five Nordic countries, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom. In all these countries family forms have been profoundly affected by ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (June 2006)

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  2. Add to Wish List Young Workers, Globalization and the Labor Market

    Young Workers, Globalization and the Labor Market

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfield, Sandra Buchholz, Erzsébet Bukodi, Karin Kurz
    Underpinned by the fact that the globalization process and the subsequent increased level of market uncertainty have paved the way for employment flexibility in modern societies, this book examines the labor market chances of young adult...
    Hardback (January 2009)

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  3. Add to Wish List 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 emp...
    Hardback (2008)

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  4. Add to Wish List 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 addit...
    Hardback (2008)

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  5. Add to Wish List Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Globalization, Uncertainty and Men’s Careers

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Melinda Mills, Fabrizio Bernardi
    Globalization, argue the contributors to this book, has remarkably accelerated social and economic change in modern societies. One such change is manifested in the world of work and careers. This book explores whether the forces of globa...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  6. Add to Wish List Home Care for Ageing Populations

    Home Care for Ageing Populations

    Martha Doyle, Virpi Timonen
    This book presents an up-to-date comparative analysis of domiciliary care policies for the older populations of Denmark, the United States and Germany with a particular focus on similarities and differences between these care regimes.
    Hardback (2008)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Principles of Knowledge Creation

    The Principles of Knowledge Creation

    Edited by Bengt Gustavsson
    The Principles of Knowledge Creation is an essential guide to the various methods of collating, explaining and understanding research data. It provides an overview of the possibilities and opportunities that exist in the research world, ...
    Hardback (January 2008)

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  8. Add to Wish List Occupational Welfare

    Occupational Welfare

    Bent Greve
    Occupational welfare is becoming increasingly important in Europe. This book presents valuable new data on occupational welfare and its development, and questions not only the traditional clustering of welfare states, but also the analys...
    Hardback (October 2007)

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  9. Add to Wish List New Developments in the Economics of Population Ageing

    New Developments in the Economics of Population Ageing

    Edited by John Creedy, Ross Guest
    This volume provides an important collection of recent papers on the macroeconomic effects of population ageing. The articles are focused into three categories which cover the main channels through which population ageing affects nationa...
    Hardback (2007)

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  10. Add to Wish List 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 incl...
    Hardback (2007)

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  11. Add to Wish List Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Joe L. Wallis, Brian E. Dollery, Linda McLoughlin
    The authors provide a fresh and accessible multi-disciplinary perspective on public management reform in this study. The work includes a broad survey of the paradigms and patterns that have shaped and differentiated the reform process in...
    Hardback (2007)

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  12. Add to Wish List Trust and Crime in Information Societies

    Trust and Crime in Information Societies

    Edited by Robin Mansell, Brian S. Collins
    This fascinating book gathers together an enviable range of experts from a variety of disciplines to study how trust and crime interact with new digital technologies. It provides a critical discussion on the prospects of the Internet and...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2005)

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