Sociology and Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Teaching Social Work

    Teaching Social Work

    Neil Thompson
    There are particular challenges involved in teaching social work. As with other professional disciplines, it is not simply a matter of passing on the key elements of the knowledge base; there is also the need to equip students to be able...
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  2. Add to Wish List Research Handbook on Sport and COVID-19

    Research Handbook on Sport and COVID-19

    Edited by Paul M. Pedersen
    This timely Research Handbook examines sport-related research and analysis pertaining to how the sport industry has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking stock of the changes over the course of the pandemic, it also provides key...
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  3. Add to Wish List Research Handbook on Mental Health Policy

    Research Handbook on Mental Health Policy

    Edited by Christopher G. Hudson
    This Research Handbook is an essential guide to the design and use of research in mental health policy from a global perspective. It focuses on public mental health, as well as quasi-public and private policies in nations with significan...
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  4. Add to Wish List Advanced Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction

    Advanced Introduction to Disaster Risk Reduction

    Douglas Paton
    With disasters increasing in both frequency and intensity, this timely Advanced Introduction provides a fresh perspective on how the concepts established in the Sendai Framework can be put into practice to reduce disaster risk, improve p...
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  5. Add to Wish List Building Markets

    Building Markets

    Gyu-Jin Hwang
    Nowhere in the world presents a more dramatic case of wealth creation than East Asia. Contrary to the common belief that social policy in the economic powerhouses of the region is secondary to their pursuit of economic growth, Gyu-Jin Hw...
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  6. Add to Wish List How to Lead Academic Departments Successfully

    How to Lead Academic Departments Successfully

    Edited by Adam Lindgreen, Alan Irwin, Flemming Poulfelt, Thyra U. Thomsen
    It is an old cliché that leading and managing academics is like herding cats. This book challenges this myth and presents a way to deal with the many challenges of academic leadership, from managing departments, research groups and teams...
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  7. Add to Wish List Nudged into Lockdown?

    Nudged into Lockdown?

    Ananish Chaudhuri
    Utilizing extensive research in economics, psychology, political science, neuroscience and evolutionary theory, Ananish Chaudhuri provides a critical perspective on the role of cognitive biases in decision-making during the Covid-19 pand...
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  8. Add to Wish List Rethinking Economics as Social Theory

    Rethinking Economics as Social Theory

    Richard E. Wagner
    Taking an innovative look at the origins of economics, this forward-thinking book relocates economics from a materialistic general theory of rational action into an idealistic theory of social organization and individual action. Adding n...
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  9. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for the Gig Economy and Society

    A Research Agenda for the Gig Economy and Society

    Edited by Valerio De Stefano, Ilda Durri, Charalampos Stylogiannis, Mathias Wouters
    Providing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of the gig economy from both a labour and employment perspective, this Research Agenda goes beyond the question of the employment status of platform workers. It investigates how the g...
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  10. Add to Wish List How to Enhance Your Research

    How to Enhance Your Research

    Don J. Webber
    Accessible in its style, yet comprehensive in content, this groundbreaking book provides a wealth of advice on how academics can enhance their research practices. It also highlights the fundamental role of research leaders and how their ...
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  11. Add to Wish List Migrants and Welfare States

    Migrants and Welfare States

    Edited by Christian A. Larsen
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This timely book explores how Northern European countries have sought to balance their welfa...
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  12. Add to Wish List Handbook on the Economics of Disasters

    Handbook on the Economics of Disasters

    Edited by Mark Skidmore
    Evaluating the myriad dimensions of how disasters can affect economic activity and decision-making, this cutting-edge Handbook presents a timely analysis of the conditions that reduce or exacerbate disaster impacts. Addressing developmen...
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